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post #1 of 14 Old 03-26-2009, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
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boosted launch

i know how to do it and what it does and all that
except for what it does to your clutch? is it not gonna wear it out faster? or anything? i'm just clueless on that part



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Oh yes - it wears stuff and breaks it too.

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Avoid as many boosted launces as possible. Well i try to at least. Unless those pesky ricers get on my nerves

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yea i figured it wasn't too good but i was just getting some professional opinions lol.
yea if i get a ricer wanting to race i will, but other than that i won't cause my trans is stock for 259k miles.

hey blowinsmoke7.3, saw in your sig that you zoodad is useless. why is that?



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ok. i'll ask....

What is a Boost Launch??


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yea i figured it wasn't too good but i was just getting some professional opinions lol.
yea if i get a ricer wanting to race i will, but other than that i won't cause my trans is stock for 259k miles.

hey blowinsmoke7.3, saw in your sig that you zoodad is useless. why is that?
I did the mod back when i still had the stock airbox that had that "air tube" that ran straight to the air filter. When i did my DIY filter the tube got removed with the stock airbox. I may be wrong but without air being forced straight to the intake through that tube i dont see how it could help

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ok. i'll ask....

What is a Boost Launch??
hold the brake down mash on the go pedal build up about 18lbs of boost let off the brake and hold on.
These big trucks will GOOOOO

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I did the mod back when i still had the stock airbox that had that "air tube" that ran straight to the air filter. When i did my DIY filter the tube got removed with the stock airbox. I may be wrong but without air being forced straight to the intake through that tube i dont see how it could help
oh ok i get it. i did the DIY first then the zoodad but i still had the batter box and the air tube in take. i just took out the top part of the air box so there is still air being forced in and i can tell just by putting my hand in there it's cooler



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hold the brake down mash on the go pedal build up about 18lbs of boost let off the brake and hold on.
These big trucks will GOOOOO
18 lbs dang, is that with 4x4? I know that would just roast my tires in 2 wheel drive.

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Never tried one before, figured id break something. I had the urge to do one during lunch today and damn its fun! But in the midst of white and black smoke fogging the street I see my boss taking his daily "after lunch walk". He saw every bit of it. We're on the "pretend it never happened page".

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