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      04-18-2010, 04:13 PM   #1
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Best way to Launch DCT. Please help.

I went to the drag strip Today and was slightly disappointed with my 13.51 110.32 ET.

My problem was the awful 60ft time of 2.65 at best.

I was using D5 with DSC off.

If I mashed the throttle I just spun up.

I tried gradually adding some gas to keep traction but it just seemed to bog down before jumping forward.

Next I tried LC , The flag came up in the dash as it should, but when I revved the throttle it just kept revving to 7k without stopping at around 5k like it should have done. I let the shift lever go and nothing happened. Was the trans too hot perhaps?

Surely there must be a way of getting a 2 second 60ft without using LC. Or is LC the only option for a good 60ft?

Any tips on improving my times?
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      04-18-2010, 08:46 PM   #2
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There are many posts on this topic. Try using google to search the forums. Use some booleans (AND, OR) and then append your search with site:m3post.com .
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Depending on your setup, this post should give you some data points and get you pointed in the right direction.
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Depending on your setup, this post should give you some data points and get you pointed in the right direction.
Thanks for the link. It seems that the only way to get a good time is to use launch control.

Is there a way of getting a good 60ft without using LC?
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Trial and error. It is very dependent on track prep as well. My recommendation would be figure out what you can consistently do on the street then go 500-1000 RPM higher on the track. I would think D modes will yield more consistent times or maybe throw in a short shift to 2nd???
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