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32Fountain
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Originally Posted by GT_2006 View Post
do you think i should get a offroad x pipe? do you think if i tune the car to race fuel will it get me into 11s my shifting is very good but my launching is bad because i had bad tires

An offroad 3" X or H pipe will work. When I said "race" tune I did not mean one that requires racing fuel. I meant a tune for the drag strip. I believe you can get tunes from 87 octane up to 93 octane. However, the first thing to do is replace your "bad tires". Adding power will not help you if you can't get your tires to hook up. Also, if you get drag radials you need to get someone to show you how to do a proper burn out to heat them up. It does take some getting used to if you have not done it before.

2014 GT 5.0 Premium (Ordered 2/1/2013, received 3/20/2013) 6A - 401A premium trim - Steeda CAI - (Mike Rousch) SCT Dynojet custom tune - Lethal offroad H-pipe - J&M LCA's - BMR relocation brackets - Circle D 5C converter - DSS aluminum drive shaft - front sway bar delete kit - stock mufflers - and a stock 3:15 gear. Best pass so far - 60 ft. 1.577, 1/4 mile e.t. 11.567, mph 117.22.

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