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What do you launch your S3 at?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by DaveMK^, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. DaveMK^
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    [Feb 3, 2008]
    Hey.

    Im gonna be going to do some 1/4 runs shortly and wondered what revs you launch at? Also ESP on/off?

    Thanks for any tips!
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    ESP off
    5k but thats with a revo remap which you haven't got so 5.8 0-60 isn't what your going to acheive
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    Where did I say I was trying to achieve 0-60 in 5.8?
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    Hold it around 3500 RPM if you value your clutch.
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    jeffers999 got boost

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    im sorry but i run a 13.8 on standard clutch (but it broke the same day) and held it around 5.5 rpm and came off the clutch and it held just pulled like a train look at my vid vrs a scooby...
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    Nor did I,just a bit of whatever creeping in mate as I and a few gave you good sound advice and you seemed to fly in the face of it so do as you will.
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    are you on crack?
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    :laugh:
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    Wouldn't this vary depending on wheels / tyres / suspension / engine modifications etc? :happy:
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    ask the guy on crack :)
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    hehehe funny... a guy asks a simple question... gets a dig about 0-60 times.... i dont get it :banghead:
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    ESP off an around the 5k mark. Any less an it just bogs down. Also depends on the surface and weatehr conditions mind.
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    Without trying to sound real stupid how do you turn your ESP on/off?
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    Press the ESP button to the right of the cup holder :icon_thumright:
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    OXYMORON??
    lol
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    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    Hehehehhehe
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    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    You'll lose about 1000-1500rpm when you drop the clutch so you need to make sure that you launch about 1000rpm above your full boost level.
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    Nope aint got that button on my s3
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    Then you proably don't have ESP
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