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Old 02-14-2014, 08:50 AM   #1
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Traction control on or off?

Do you run your best times with the traction control on or off? with street tires or drag radials?
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Less spinning with it on.
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Always off and learn to launch properly.
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I've tried it both ways trying to see the effect it has on wheel hop. Of course, pulling timing out of the engine is not going to help run quick either. It's always a much heated topic in the staging lanes. It works for one and not another. With good suspension mods and drag radials, I say turn it off. In stock or street trim maybe it helps.
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It's all about how well you drive the car. Drag racing street or strip all about the first 60 ft. The rest is just running the car out. So depends on driver skill level which will be best. Either way hammer down and enjoy!
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If you practice - off. If you go once in a while just for fun - on.
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Off.... The computer limits power to prevent wheel spin on the launch. Just get some seat time and learn to launch. I dropped my rears to 30 psi and ran 12.76 @ 110 on "Sport Mode".
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If you turn traction control off does it stay off or do you have to shut it off everytime you restart the car . I have a new 14 coming and someone said it resets to the "on" mode everytime the car is shut off and started again. Thanks
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Our car always goes back to on every time we start it.
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Our car always goes back to on every time we start it.
That's the way they all are on purpose. Some moron wouldn't turn it on and then try to sue Ford because they wrecked so of course Ford has it set to be on by default.
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Does Sport mode produce quicker times??
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I keep mine on but when somthings next to me worth running im quick to turn it off i have drag radials. Racing i always have off .
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On the Drag Strip turn it off.
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Sport mode

Ok, traction control off. How about the shifter in Sport Mode??
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