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Tip for kills with auto 6.0?

Hi guys I have an 06 auto and I was wondering from the auto owners whats the best way to launch or race? When I mean race more on road and street kills..I put it on d3 at the light and then just punch it to drive then I guess I am off. I was curious for those auto owners whats the best tip to get the best result from us auto owners?

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Most automatics I`ve raced have been the fastest just leaving the shifter in drive, mash the gas pedal and let the tranny shift out were it wants. Trying to manually shift it results in slower 1/4 mile times.
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so your basically saying gun it from the light?
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usually i keep the tc on and tap it and first to get moving then punch it and usually that works other wise u get wheel hop
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I just realised Randy has the same plates on his 66' I think. Saw it in his GIANT gallery haha.

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If your computer is stock, the car won't let you spin the tires while holding the brake down. If you mash the gas down, the ass end just squats and the car sits there at 600 rpms or so. Hold the brake down, push the gas pedal all the way down to the floor then bring it up about an in inch or 2 and hold it there. Light goes green, let off the brake and keep it pointed straight. You'll get a feel when the car digs in and gets traction, that's when you can give it full throttle.

If you have a flash tuner or a dyno tune, the torque management and wheel spin inhibitor is removed so you can't mash the gas down at a light with the brake pressed in because it will light up your rotors and pads like a Christmas tree, not to mention melt expensive rubber.

At highway speeds, if you sense that there may be a confrontation about to come up, all you can do is downshift into 3rd and wait. If you're driving less then 80, you can downshift into 2nd. My car holds 2nd gear until 80 mph and 3rd gear until 120, I don't know how long it holds 1st gear, that's the intense-just trying to keep the damn thing pointed straight-moments of racing that I don't have time to glance down at the gauge panel for.
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I need to do a lot of learning in this area too. I went to the track today for the first time and ran a 14.8.
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