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Old 02-24-2004, 05:20 AM
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Can I Get Some Traction?

How can I get my Lightning to hook up? I love smoking the tires but I also want to be able to launch it hard when the race is on. I've seen some old style Lakewood slapper bars for the Lightning. Any recommendations? I don't want the dealership to have any excuses for axing any warranty work though.
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Old 02-26-2004, 02:10 PM
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I have a '93 and used the Lakewoods...work fine for me. Last time out I went 1.88 60' on BFG street radials.
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Old 02-29-2004, 09:42 AM
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Use drop shackles and some traction bar and your good to go. The drop shackles will prerotate the rear end -2 degrees which will preload to help w/ leaf spring wind up and distortion. It will also lower the rear to make it sit level. Looks trick!!
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Old 02-29-2004, 09:43 AM
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BTW, I'm hitting 1.8's @60 ft.
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Old 12-31-2004, 07:34 PM
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geting traction

I used competition engineering slide a link traction bars,by 60 foot times are 160 on street tires and they bolt on.
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