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sweetride
06-23-2005, 10:10 AM
Since I cannot find a straight answer anywhere, can someone please tell me what I should be able to get for 1/4 mile times if I install this on a stock car? Or what are some times that you have seen? http://forums.freshalloy.com/images/graemlins/confused.gif

Thanks

D_Nyholm
06-23-2005, 11:20 AM
I would say somewhere about 13.3 @ 106 or so. By the numbers the car should be much faster, but it just doesn't pull it off. I have seen times as slow as 13.7 @ 102 or so. I would thin kthe car should be capable of high 12's at 108 or higher. Seems like you need the torque of a turbo to really pull off some nice 1/4 mile times in this car. Let's just say that the 3.5L VQ is not a drag motor!!!

helldorado
06-23-2005, 12:03 PM
CSC's on the VQ just aren't suited to drag racing because its exponential gains on power curve of the base engine. You don't make that big kick of extra power until you break past 4k. Its great for racing where you can downshift and hit the power for passing, but not so much for quick starts from idle.

If you really want faster acceleration and 1/4 mile times; look at either twin turbo (smaller turbos spool faster on less exhaust and they're not controlled by the crank speed like a CSC) or a twin screw supercharger like Stillen (makes even boost at all RPM so its much faster off the line with more bottom end torque). Overall, from what I've seen and like D said, don't expect anything much faster than mid 13's from any of the superchargers.

If its any help, compare the stock to Stillen to Vortech dyno charts that Sport Z ran on a 350Z

Stock
http://www.sportzmagazine.com/images_pages/images_downloads/Shootout-Stock_Chart.gif

Vortech
http://www.sportzmagazine.com/images_pages/images_downloads/Shootout-Vortech_Chart.gif

Stillen
http://www.sportzmagazine.com/images_pages/images_downloads/Shootout-Stillen_Chart.gif

NSHAIKH_G35
06-23-2005, 12:05 PM
I used to have a 1999 Honda Civic Si (B16 - 1.6L DOHC VTECH). I installed the Vortech supercharger setup with aftercooler. The best time I ever ran was 13.8 at 100mph. I'm assuming the same setup in a G35 would do much better. I'm thinking low 13's, high 12's. I'm planning on doing the Vortech setup to my G35 as soon as the warranty is up.

helldorado
06-23-2005, 12:26 PM
Also, what kind of mods do you have or plan on doing and is it a 6MT, 5AT, '03-04, '05 or what else? All adds up into the calculation. I did some searching, heavily modded 6MT coupe with a good driver hit 12.9, a heavily modded 5AT sedan did 13.3. Lightly modded to near stock coupes are hitting high 13's.

Oh and lets not forget, weight is everything. Even 1/2 tank vs full tank of gas can be a .1 or .2 difference. So who know how heavy their car was at the time the run went.

neffster
06-24-2005, 05:15 AM
Gspot35's 5AT Sedan is pushing just over 400rwhp with his custom Vortec. He ran 12.9 @ ??? about 1 year ago in hot/humid FL weather, then again he has quite a few mods along with things like functioning wastegates... http://forums.freshalloy.com/images/graemlins/grin.gif

My guess is low 13's for an average to good driver should be what you should expect. Just for a baseline comparison, I have a buddie, Matt (ZUL8R on my350z.com), with a 350z that is modded and he runs a 'wet 100 shot' and he get's 13.3 on EVERY RUN!

sweetride
06-24-2005, 08:26 AM
Thanks for the input everyone. My intial thoughts were to at least have a high 12s car.....But now after some actual times given I may not got this route.http://forums.freshalloy.com/images/graemlins/mad.gif I may have to wait for the V8 M3....

TXREFI
08-01-2005, 07:17 PM
Totally agree, VQ runs much better on TT.
2003 TT G35 (http://www.txrefi.com/g35)

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CSC's on the VQ just aren't suited to drag racing because its exponential gains on power curve of the base engine. You don't make that big kick of extra power until you break past 4k. Its great for racing where you can downshift and hit the power for passing, but not so much for quick starts from idle.

If you really want faster acceleration and 1/4 mile times; look at either twin turbo (smaller turbos spool faster on less exhaust and they're not controlled by the crank speed like a CSC) or a twin screw supercharger like Stillen (makes even boost at all RPM so its much faster off the line with more bottom end torque). Overall, from what I've seen and like D said, don't expect anything much faster than mid 13's from any of the superchargers.