Vegas showdown

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  1. Noquarter

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    SRT Hellcats Invade Vegas For Drag Showdown

    Not sure what the DA was at this track but these times seem slow. Also calling out the big guns for not being there :rolleyes:
     
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    Ok, I'll admit it....I have no idea what DA is. From what I can gather from reading several other threads, it has some correlation to elevation above sea level and therefore the amount of oxygen in the air, which affects performance of the car being raced. Can anyone explain this a bit further? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Density Altitude. Density altitude - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    It factors humidity, temp and elevation to tell you what your altitude is relative to the actual altitude.

    There are calculators out there but in lamens terms, the higher the DA the more horsepower you lose.
    0 DA is what is known as mine shaft air... cool, no humidity air and below sea level.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    I know i wasn't running as fast as I should have been. I didn't bring the DRs and I just couldn't get the power down. So I went back to the autoX haha
     
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    I was there and watched most if not all of their runs. DA was 3800-4000 feet. So they were running right where they should have been. The winner had 305/35R20 MT ET Street SS drag radials on stock rims, a upper pulley and a tune. He never opened his hood but I asked him and he told me what he had.
     
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    I agree with dragrcr, the DA was around 4000 ft. I was the runner up in that competition, and did pretty well for having a stock car with only drag radials. I was only pushing out 10 pounds of boost in Vegas, what are others seeing with their cars and at what elevations?
     

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    4000 da is No Bueno... That anyone broke into the 10s witht that is pretty good
     
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    Agree with your post 100%, thank you for posting
     

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