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What RPM's To Race? What Do YOU Do?

When Im doing some pulls in my car down this closed road near me, what rpms do you get your mustang to before popping the clutch? i do like 2500 ish

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I don't "Pop" the clutch unless I'm trying to do a burnout. A much more effective technique is to learn to ride the clutch just enough to prevent wheelspin.

On the track (drag radials, of course) I launch somewhere between 4500-5000 rpms depending on how the track is prepped, and slip the clutch just enough to keep from just spinning the tires. I get some chirping, but don't just sit and spin.

It takes some practice, but all the guys who run really good 60ft times for their mods use this technique.


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ohh okay, thanks!
 
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yea you have the ease the power to the wheels otherwise you will just sit and spin. keep trying and you will figure this out, and find that sweet spot that works for you and your car

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