anyone done any drifting?

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  1. Baldnut

    Baldnut SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Anyone drift their hellcat?

    Looking to start doing a monthly track day in my car and considering learning how to drift it. Would it work just in track mode for suspension and traction?
     
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    You'll need to learn to turn your TC completely off.
    Press and hold the TC button at a dead stop for ~5seconds. (You can start rolling after you begin holding). The car will chime, and give you a picture saying TC off.

    If you plan on drifting for a while, I would imagine track suspension would give the most consistent driving experience.

    Get some tires that are as hard as iron, and if you can camber out your rear suspension, it makes it a little easier to keep the tail hanging out when you can't be balls deep in the throttle.
     
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    i think i drift mine a little every day.. ;)
     
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    Baldnut SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I have drifted it out of a few roundabouts (after my first attempt and the traction control slammed my head into the door pillar lol)

    I would love to know how to do it not really for drifting but for controlling the car if it turns into a drift on a tight bend so I dont panic and crash it!
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    Pure TRACK Mode will drift.
    Be smooth or it will slap you!
     
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    rayzazoo DRIVESRT.COM Gold Supporting Member

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    Go to the free SRT Bondurant course; they teach this during the skid pad exercise.

    SRT Bondurant - Why You Should Go

     
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    That's got to be an expensive hobby with 20" tires... but sure fun to watch!
     
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    carcass SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Please do it!
    A drifting challenger would be awesome, I've seen enough LS swapped supras to choke a horse.
     
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    Baldnut SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Would love to, but im in the UK :( (as much as my heart is in Florida!)
     
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    TC is not fully off in track mode. Just in track mode.

    If you get to Willy Nilly, it'll make you act right.
    When drifting you are pretty much 99% out of control. Lol
     
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    That would be fun to do. When tires are very low I may try it. I don't get nearly enough seat time to even think about
     
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