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just wondering what gear to launch in. you can read my sig to let me know. i tried doing one before the adrenaline in 3rd at 2500rpms and it fell on its face
 

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I would say out of second gear... I can't even start mine off in 3rd gear...

But What do I know I don't drag race though...:w:
 

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Third gear boosted launch. Right foot, brake and gas. Slip clutch hold brake and gas do 10psi boosted launch. Do not try unless you dd clutch. Takes practice.
 

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I dont use the "sidestep" method ... too much foot dancing for me.

Set E-Brake ... 3rd Gear ... Slip Clutch & Build Boost ... Let her rip and pull brake handle :peelout
 

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I dont use the "sidestep" method ... too much foot dancing for me.

Set E-Brake ... 3rd Gear ... Slip Clutch & Build Boost ... Let her rip and pull brake handle :peelout
:thumbsupsmart!
 

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What about a southbend con fe clutch,rev it up in 2nd and dump the clutch
 

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you can do 3rd if you have the clutch, But its tricky if your not running huge HP. Lots of slipping,. But if done properly, will launch really hard. Saves that tricky 2nd-3rd shift after 20 feet.
 

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Reason your truck probably fell flat on it's face is either A, you didn't have enough power to pull through 3rd gear, B, you didn't build boost, or C (most likely), you slipped the heck out of the clutch and it never really engaged.
 

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truck has plenty of hp just didn't build boost
 

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Put in an auto and boost launch at 20psi, thats what I do anyways. Lol.

I wouldnt recommend doing a 3rd gear boosted launch unless you have a stout double-disk clutch. Just my 2cents. Good luck.
 
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