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Me and some buddies from work are going to the track next wednesday. anybody else gone? I was hoping to see a common forum for sedans/koup so we could compile all times down. 2.0/2.4 and mt/at.

I have no idea what my 100% stock 2.0 5sp should run so I guess i'll find out :)
 

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I think I may be going to the track sometime soon so I'll let you know how I do.
 

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Was able to do 4 runs until it got very busy and I didn't feel like sitting in a long lineup plus was getting hungry. Out of my 3 good runs and I won't count the first run since I forgot to turn off the TCS...
This is my best out of 3:
R/T .960 (I know it is slow I was was caught asleep at the wheel)
60' 2.491
330' 6.942
1/8 10.613
MPH 66.42
1000' 13.805
1/4 16.479
MPH 85.08

This is a stock 2.0L EX Koup 5 M/T with the TurboKits CAI
 

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I really wanna take a few runs at the track but I want to master launching it first
lol
and I dont have the money
 

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Was able to do 4 runs until it got very busy and I didn't feel like sitting in a long lineup plus was getting hungry. Out of my 3 good runs and I won't count the first run since I forgot to turn off the TCS...
This is my best out of 3:
R/T .960 (I know it is slow I was was caught asleep at the wheel)
60' 2.491
330' 6.942
1/8 10.613
MPH 66.42
1000' 13.805
1/4 16.479
MPH 85.08

This is a stock 2.0L EX Koup 5 M/T with the TurboKits CAI
what is the difference in curb weight between the koup and sedan?

i am very impressed the car trapped in the mid 80s. I was thinking 78-79 mph trap. I'll keep everyone updated.
 

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they are around 9 lbs lighter than a Koup in the same model.

lbs.
______Sedan Koup
Auto EX 2740 2749
____SX 2868 2875
Man EX 2707 2716
____SX 2853 2859
 

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i ran a 14.1 with a 7 second 60 ft on street tires @ 121
Junk tires and junk driver....<-------
I need the driver mod BAD. Your 60ft is great. How many times to the track?
 

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This was my first time to the track after 15 years...
First run it wheel hopped like mad until a Kia tech came over after and told me to turn off the TCS :) I was too nervous first time to notice I had forgotten to turn it back off after shutting car off during wait. Stupid auto TCS on start...
 

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You can fill your factory mounts will a compound that will REALLY reduce wheelhop. And it won't void your warranty!! For info, pm me.. I would think tcs would help... guess not.
 

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silicone is not as hard as this stuff. It might be window weld, even though i have never heard it called such. lol. Sounds like an emo band.
 

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dojaman, your 14.1 quarter mile was with your SRT, not a Forte. Correct?
If a stock forte could trap 120, ill take two. :)

Yes sir.
I did however over rev the crap out of it (forte) when i started in 1st. I own 2 Man trans, both with aftermarket clutches and flexplates and i still rev'd it up. I can see how launching that could be a task. I imagine this thing with power being about as useless in first as every turbo car i have owned.
I LOVE the 2.4. ITs Just begging for boost......i can't wait............
 

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just got back

got 3 runs in, trying different launching techniques. I still believe i can get a better 60'. Each run got better than the one before.

Car is 100% stock, my fatass is 210 lbs, 90 degree florida heat

#1:
60' - 2.634
1/8 - 11.156 @ 64.23
1/4 - 17.197 @ 82.35

#2
60' - 2.444
1/8 - 10.833 @ 64.84
1/4 - 16.821 @ 83.14

#3
60' - 2.339
1/8 - 10.723 @ 64.87
1/4 - 16.700 @ 83.22

Will try again in a few weeks with lower front tire pressure and maybe an intake and more driver mod :)
 

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I did with my friend and I on board a lill

15,8 87mph was my best so this car have SOME CRAPPY ENGINE MOUNTS its was a wheel hop party time !!! I wasn't able to drop the clutch a lot faster cause of the crappy motor mounts causing it so I was expecting a little bit better time for the koup sx but its ok its my daily drive car anyway !

I beat an rsx-s and a civic si cause he miss the 2nd hehe and wasnt too much away from a ...shelby gt lol well its dosent look THAT far away from me at this time lol
 

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I took my Koup SX 2.4 6spd out yesterday to establish a baseline for it as bone stock, with approximately 950 km on it.

The car weighed 1390 kg (3064 lbs) with me in it, and 7/8ths of a tank of fuel.

60 ft in 2.25 seconds
0-60mph in 7.63 seconds
1/8 mile in 10.08 @ 69.1 mph
1/4 mile in 15.65 @ 89.3 mph
169 hp to the wheels
 

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I'm trying to decide if I want to do some 1/8 runs at the school drag day this month, never ran on a track in my life lol so I'm thinking it'll be time to get embarrassed=]
I'm being optimistic and hoping for something in the 10's, still on stock tires lol
friend's stock cobalts ss sc ran like a 10.5 completely stock including tires, shitty 60 ft but trapped at a bit over 90 lol
 

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just got back

got 3 runs in, trying different launching techniques. I still believe i can get a better 60'. Each run got better than the one before.

Car is 100% stock, my fatass is 210 lbs, 90 degree florida heat

#1:
60' - 2.634
1/8 - 11.156 @ 64.23
1/4 - 17.197 @ 82.35

#2
60' - 2.444
1/8 - 10.833 @ 64.84
1/4 - 16.821 @ 83.14

#3
60' - 2.339
1/8 - 10.723 @ 64.87
1/4 - 16.700 @ 83.22

Will try again in a few weeks with lower front tire pressure and maybe an intake and more driver mod :)
If you plan on lowering tire pressure in street tires, please do not go any lower than 24 psi. I've done over 300 1/4 mile passes, and in all my street tire passes I've never seen an improvement below 26 psi.

You should be able to get a 2.1 60', which would lower your 1/4 ET by 2-3 tenths. You will also see some improvement with power shifting, although I do not recommend it as I have blown quite a few trannies with that method.
 
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