Drag Strip Performance

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Have you ever wondered just how fast your car might really be in the quarter mile? Guess no more -- take it to your local drag strip and find out! Once you know for sure I'll gladly post your results and a copy of your time slip, and we'll confirm how our cars really measure up. Results for both 1/8 mile runs and 1/4 mile runs are both appreciated.

You can send me either an image file copy of your time slip, or a clear photocopy. Please send image files via email to the address below, but please try to keep the size of the file as small as possible. Paper copies can be sent using info found on the registry contact page.

Before I can post your results I need to understand some thing about your car: what year is it, and what kind of modifications (if any) it was sporting for the run. I won't post anything if you don't provide this info, and I won't post any results without a time slip to document the results. It would also be nice to know the environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, etc.) under which the run was made. Finally, your car must be registered to have results posted here.

If you're interested in drag strip results reported in magazine articles over the years please check out the books and articles page.

1/8 Mile Results

Driver's NameVehicleConditionsTime SlipComments
Greg Gilliam9F02R132295Unknown8.914@80.23
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: C-6 automatic with shift kit
Rear: 3.91:1 traction-lok
Tires: 275/60/14 BFG belted T/A
Modifications: aluminum PI intake, headers
Brian Conway9T02R108444Clear, 68 degrees Fahrenheit9.689@78.26
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: 4-speed close ratio toploader
Rear: 3.25:1 traction-lok
Tires: 215/70/14 BFG T/A
Modifications: Offy 360 intake and Holley 780 cfm carb

1/4 Mile Results

Driver's NameVehicleConditionsTime SlipComments
Eric Heitman8F02R19888765 degrees Fahrenheit14.0952@98.86
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: C6 automatic
Rear: 3.91:1 traction-lok
Tires: BF Goodrich Radial T/A
Modifications: None (stock transmission, stock exhaust).
Eric Heitman8F02R19888765 degrees Fahrenheit14.0989@97.81
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: C6 automatic
Rear: 3.91:1 traction-lok
Tires: BF Goodrich Radial T/A
Modifications: None (stock transmission, stock exhaust).
Lawry Larson8F02R206801Unknown14.254@101.27
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: 4-speed toploader
Rear: 3.91:1 traction-lok
Tires: F70-14 polyglas
Modifications: None described.
Dave Bickler9T02R152466Unknown11.90@114.35
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Engine type: SCJ
Transmission: 4-speed toploader
Rear: 4.30:1 traction-lok
Tires: 10 1/2 x 28 1/2 M&H Racemaster 330 compound slicks
Modifications: aluminum PI intake, Holley 800cfm double pumper, Accel dual point distributor, Crane 312-H (hydraulic) cam with Crane lifters and Ford 427 adjustable rocker arms, Hooker headers with 1 3/4" primary tubes with a 3" collector (car would have run better with a 2 inch tube), Lakewood traction bars.
Per Åke Kjellberg9F02R106510Unknown11.765@115.31
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: 4-speed toploader
Rear: 3.25:1 traction-lok
Tires: Unknown
Modifications: bigger tires, headers and a 3-inch exhaust system.
Note that the time slip reports kilometers per hour.
Timothy Melody9T02R143760Unknown13.525@102.63
13.590@103.77
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Engine type: CJ
Transmission: 4-speed close ratio toploader
Rear: 3.25:1 traction-lok
Tires: 235/60/15 front, 245/60/15 rear Goodyear radial
Modifications: .040 over, 750cfm Holley carb, 565 lift cam, mild head work, 3-angle valve job, headers, full 2 1/2 to 2 1/4 exhaust, stock suspension, 325 bhp to the wheels on dyno.