Launch control

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  1. MABBRYFL30

    MABBRYFL30 NYS President Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    What was it like the first time you tried launch control? Sounds daunting but I have to try it!!!!!
     
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    saagz87 Senior Hellcat Member

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    Does the same thing launch control on my ZL1 did. Makes for an epic burnout if you keep you foot in it haha
     
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    Still haven't tried it buddy. From what I've read so far....I'm not missing anything yet.
     
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    Mine has a sunroof and when I press it, it launches me straight up out of the car. Exhilarating and surprising experience if the timing is right. I'm thinking something may be wired wrong or I have a special edition. I have an appointment at the dealer next week to check it out.
     
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    With any luck you will get the flash to update so the sunroof opens before you go through it.
     
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    Bond .... Jimmy Bond....
     
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    shadowsk SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I spun more with it than on my own. It might work better with DR's but it's pretty much no good with the stock tires. At least for me.
     
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    are you talking about LC on a A8 or M6?
     
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    Have an M6. Tried launching. Didn't work for me. Prefer not to use it. I did do some pretty good manual launches but I'm in need of drag radials I think. Everytime it just smokes the tires. Even let my cousin try and he accidentally started in second gear....still smoked the tires. It's a fine line to feather the throttle with stock tires.
     
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    The trick on the automatics is that you have to put more pressure on the brake pedal than what you would expect in order for the laumch control to actually engage. Failure to do so will give you a big fat burnout.
     
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    What RPM do you have launch set at?
     
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    MattG Gold Member Hellcat Car Club

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    Would love to see a video of how that works. I have tried it and does not seem to do anything.
    I have to be doing it wrong.
     
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    Well you're in luck...stand by
     
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    Here's what happens when you haven't applied enough brake pressure to satisfy the car (i.e. You did it wrong)

     
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    If you did it right, it will do this:

     

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