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The weekend AMG meet continued with a trip to the drag strip. Had a pretty good turn out. Kleeman SL65 had traction issues and could not beat an 11.7. Stock SL65 drivers first trip to the drag strip hit 12.0. CLS55 was running 12.8 (or was it 12.3). G-wagon (putting out 600hp) was able to spin all 4 tires and hit 13.45 (if I remember correctly) in the quarter. C55, C32, CLK55 were all running mid-high 13's.

This was my second trip to the drag strip and I was able to improve on my previous time. This time around I was able to consistently hit 13.0 @ 109. Best launch technique seemed to be to brake torque to 600-700 rpm and quickly squeeze the throttle to full open. If you slam it open all you will do is spin the tires. Still getting more wheel spin than is ideal. I think it is possible to hit 12.8-12.9 next trip to the strip (depending on weather and if I can control wheel spin).
 
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