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Old 01-21-2012, 03:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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How do you launch your Civic SI???

So I have looked on here for the last hour and cant find any good answers for my question. I have actuall tried to launch my SI all day with no luck. I have tried to launch from 4500 I pretty much burned the tires completley off. Then went down to 3500 same thing. I have went as far as launch at 2300 and still have alot of wheelspin. I dont want to ride the clutch and burn it up but everything that I try doesnt work. I only have 245hp and 169tq so should I even be having this problem? The only thing I can come up with is that I need stickier tires. If I can get some imput it would be greatly appreicated.
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Stickier / thicker tires and engine mounts
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Lmao youve been complaining about tires since like November....THAT'S 4 MONTHS AGO.
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Lmfao I know... I could have got them but got retros lol
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Honestly, I personally don't like launching my car. Stresses the axels...
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Old 01-21-2012, 03:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I was thinking 225 40 17's good choice?


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You can do 235s
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I'm not lowered since I live in Hawaii right now it would be to hard on the car lol. Is there any problem with rubbing? It seems a little big


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225 minor rubbing if the car is on prokit with hfp strut/shocks
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Yea you could do 225s ... I was saying 235 with coilovers and camber
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Ok cool I will have to check into it.
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Does engine mounts really help?
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If you can't afford full motor mounts and want a good remedy ingalls has two different torque dampners that work pretty well and are easy to install. I got the power stick and it helped a considerable amount. But if you got the hay, feed your pony the real thing. Boomba mounts all the way!
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Old 01-21-2012, 03:26 PM   #13 (permalink)
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If you buy 3M window weld and search on here on how to fill your stock mounts it will almost completely get rid wheel hop and window weld is only like $12. I for one use the Ingall's power stick. Your other option would be to buy the whole mount kit for like $400, or you buy just the rear hasport mount for only like $100.
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Honestly, I personally don't like launching my car. Stresses the axels...
Yes, I agree with david, plus your burning you clutch.
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If you buy 3M window weld and search on here on how to fill your stock mounts it will almost completely get rid wheel hop and window weld is only like $12. I for one use the Ingall's power stick. Your other option would be to buy the whole mount kit for like $400, or you buy just the rear hasport mount for only like $100.
Rear hasport mount and window weld the other two. You can put in the ingalls stick for absolute no wheel hop lol but the engine mounts will reduce that greatly and reduce engine movement.
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The weird thing is that I dont have any wheel hop but I definately still need the rear mount and the TD that is still going to be my next mods. I am thinking that tires are still going to be needed since no matter what I still have wheelspin. When I race in Mexico lol even from a 2nd gear pull I still get wheelspin.
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You will always have wheel spin with a lot of power. Tires and the such only cut down on it
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Mounts and tires will help a lot ..but you are also gonna have to learn your power band and figure out how to control the wheelspin with your throttle without loosing time...my two cents
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Have you tried slicks yet? I'd be afraid with that much power to break stock axles tho.
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Slicks are great yet but they should only be used on the track.
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