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Ok guys, so i have a stock F250. I am curious about how to launch and race it. Can someone give me some instructions? And do i leave it in 4X4 Hi all the way down the strip?

My buddy has a 95 Mercury sedan with a Ford V8 in it. Do you think I could beat him?

And soon I will be getting an SCT with custom tunes, do I need to race it any different? Thanks guys

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4x4 high, foot on the brake, mash the skinny pedal until you reach a boost level you are ok with and take your foot off the brake while simulataneuosly pushing the skinny one thru the floor board! And yes you leave it in 4x4 high all the way because it is not coming out until you get to the end and let off. Letting off anywhere before the end is not good!

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this is what i do lock in 4x4 put it in 4 hi boost when i stage up on the lights and build boost until the tree goes green then let her rip let it shift to second then switch into 2hi and ur good to go

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yep and it will be a close race but he might take you cause you dont have a sct yet. get a sct and give him 5 car lengths and youll still blow by him

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Yep I'm gonna get an SCT once i get my studs installed! Swamp's Diesel in Nashville is gonna install my studs for $600!!!!! I can't resist with a price that cheap

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Yeah I'm hoping to beat him cuz he always talks smack about my "work" truck! And when I get the SCT I'm planning on leaving black spots all over his car

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$600 is a dam good price. dont forget to get gauges too

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is that price just for you or always that cheap

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this is what i do lock in 4x4 put it in 4 hi boost when i stage up on the lights and build boost until the tree goes green then let her rip let it shift to second then switch into 2hi and ur good to go
You might as well not switch out of four after it shifts cause it stays locked in until you take the load off the drivetrain

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I plan on my mods in this order. Tell me what ya think

2.5" Leveling Kit- $300
20" KMC Rockstars and 305/55/20 Nitto Terra Grapplers- $2500
Painted Door Handles and Mirrors- $325
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SCT with Xtreme Race by Eric- $509
'05 Conversion- $700

And maybe an EGR Block Off PLate, but I'm not sure how efficient that is... but then again, I have an '03 so the EGR system is a tad less restrictive

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