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Hey guys,
With boost coming I am gonna need something to help out with my straight line traction. I drag race a good bit, so I dont need autocross mods. But, I dont really know what to add? I have yellow TRD sway bars waiting to be installed, Zeal Coilovers fixing to be ordered. What else??

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for drag racing, get some wider tires in the rear or some slicks

i guess a torque converter wouldn't hurt either
 

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Aubie83 said:
Hey guys,
With boost coming I am gonna need something to help out with my straight line traction. I drag race a good bit, so I dont need autocross mods. But, I dont really know what to add? I have yellow TRD sway bars waiting to be installed, Zeal Coilovers fixing to be ordered. What else??

Thanks,
Chad(Aubie83)
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Hey guys,
I WILL not be drag racing with 19's. I will slicks on the stock rims. I was just wondering if there was anything else to help with maybe weight transfer and putting more traction to the ground?

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Chad(Aubie83)
 

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get a drag type suspension kit. usually coilovers with high spring rates and hard dampers...

wheelie bars might help ya launch if you're that crazy about it
 

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not so sure....

but when i was a honda-head, i heard that sways aren't good for drag racing....no clue way it would hurt

38psi tire pressure.......?
 

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Wxman said:
I hear that "X" shaped underbody brace is very important for launching your car.
It's helps tremendously. I've got the JIC chssis braces and I noticed a nice bit of stability not only in turns, but launching as well.

Very much worth the money. I like them better than the TRD one's due to the TRD ones not being as rigid, since they're only an "X" design rather than an "X" with a box frame like the JIC.

This and good shocks/springs or coilovers will allow you to stiffen up the suspension to keep the weight in the right spots for ultimate traction.

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For your suspension, add helper springs to the front. When dragging, set the rear dampers stiff and the fronts soft. This will allow you to transfer the weight to the rear. I have the JIC lower frame brace for sale, $200.
Kevin
 
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