New guy from Watertown, MA

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New guy from Watertown, MA

Postby JFTuning » Mon May 16, 2011 5:59 pm

What's up guys? I was referred to this site by SilvaMan61 from GPForums.net. I recently picked up a 2000 GTP coupe with a few mods done to it for my daily driver. So far I love it. I actually just took the car to NED this past Friday and ran a best of 14.3@94. Not bad but the track sucked ass for traction, but that's nothing new for NED. Here's a mod list and a few pics.


Wizaired intake
TB spacer
180 thermostat
3" ZZP catted downpipe
3" QTP elec. cutout
Resonator/Cat deleted
Stainless Plog and ported rear
Stock Catback
ZZP PCM Tune
NGK TR6 plugs
3.5 press on pulley (~10psi)
F-body 12" front brakes (dual piston aluminum caliper)
17x7.5" Bonneville rims (black)
8000k HIDs and yellow fogs

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I may head back up in the next couple weeks on my friends 26" Hoosier QTPs to try and get that 13.9s slip.
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2000 GTP Coupe (R.I.P.)
230whp/325wtq
14.3@94
1991 Eagle Talon AWD
10.4@142 on 93oct
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Postby whitdog54 » Mon May 16, 2011 7:00 pm

welcome to the site. What was your 60'? Tires make a huge difference
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Postby Swiggles » Mon May 16, 2011 7:21 pm

welcome
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Postby Andrew » Mon May 16, 2011 10:43 pm

Welcome!

Why does everyone say that NED sucks for traction?! I have personally seen them on friday afternoons spray the shit out of the track over and over again before 6PM. If "traction sucked" so bad than RWD cars would smash into the walls every run.
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Postby SilvaMan61 » Mon May 16, 2011 11:44 pm

glad you made the jump, welcome
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Postby Slizzo » Tue May 17, 2011 12:34 am

Hello and welcome! I'm not familiar with those wheels, but they look great on the car!
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Postby 78Nova » Tue May 17, 2011 2:26 am

Where are those pictures taken? I am a Watertown boy too.
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Postby BillBoost37 » Tue May 17, 2011 7:18 am

My girlfriend lives in Belmont.. (for now) I was in Watertown this weekend.

Welcome. One suggestion though. Pull that TB spacer out before it causes a tow from leaking into the TB. They cause more leaks and grief than good.
Swiggles wrote:pics slow down the build process ....


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Postby JFTuning » Tue May 17, 2011 7:56 am

Thanks for the warm welcome guys! This seems very much like the DSM community that I'm used to.

whitdog54 wrote:welcome to the site. What was your 60'? Tires make a huge difference


Best 60' was 2.1 on the wheels/tires pictured.

Andrew wrote:Welcome!

Why does everyone say that NED sucks for traction?! I have personally seen them on friday afternoons spray the shit out of the track over and over again before 6PM. If "traction sucked" so bad than RWD cars would smash into the walls every run.


Well, from my experience when they spray they're targeting the area where the rear tires would be. This does no good for me in this FWD torque monster. I witnessed them do this a couple times on Friday. I used to say something which will usually work that time, but then they just go back to spraying for the RWD guys. Other tracks I've been to spray down the whole 60'. Just sayin'. This usually isn't an issue for me when I'm in my other car which is AWD.

The pics were taken behind Randy's Car Wash in Watertown. There's a business there with a huge parking lot. I live right on the Belmont/Watertown line off of Trapelo Rd. So it looks like I'll be pulling that spacer because this isn't the first time I've been told to take it off. It was installed by the PO.
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2000 GTP Coupe (R.I.P.)
230whp/325wtq
14.3@94
1991 Eagle Talon AWD
10.4@142 on 93oct
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Postby JFTuning » Tue May 17, 2011 8:18 am

Here's a vid from Friday, not my best run. The Evo is a friend of mine who usually runs mid 11s, but you can hear him spinning through 1st and 2nd, then he cruises by me. :lol:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_IRwV_n ... r_embedded
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14.3@94
1991 Eagle Talon AWD
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Postby Got2003gtp » Tue May 17, 2011 10:42 am

Welcome. Hope you like the site. No BS here that's usally found on CGP. You'll meet some great people on this site.

P.S. If you want to ever get rid of that 3.5 pulley and go to a 3.4 let me know. I don't have a 3.4 but I've been trying to get my hands on a 3.5 for a few months now.. Again Welcome
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Postby sleeperZ96BT » Tue May 17, 2011 12:45 pm

Andrew wrote:Welcome!

Why does everyone say that NED sucks for traction?! I have personally seen them on friday afternoons spray the shit out of the track over and over again before 6PM. If "traction sucked" so bad than RWD cars would smash into the walls every run.


Because it's all relative........people are speaking based on other track experiences that were better.

Welcome to the site - I love the Watertown/Waltham area; I'm in Natick so not that far and lived in Waltham for 3 years back in the day.
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Postby americansoldier » Tue May 17, 2011 4:39 pm

welcome! ever get that car scanned after putting the zzp pcm in? :?
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ESP Tune
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Postby JFTuning » Tue May 17, 2011 5:00 pm

americansoldier wrote:welcome! ever get that car scanned after putting the zzp pcm in? :?


Ya when I got my sticker last July if that's what you're referring to. Why do you ask?
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2000 GTP Coupe (R.I.P.)
230whp/325wtq
14.3@94
1991 Eagle Talon AWD
10.4@142 on 93oct
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Postby Wotgtp » Tue May 17, 2011 5:31 pm

Hello and welcome!
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