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Old 07-09-2019, 11:16 AM
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Easy stuff first, lower front end, clamp springs if not already done. Worst thing is you are pulling in a street diesel class, like Zak said you can only do so much too keep up with the cheaters. The blue LMM and yourself looked damn close distance wise so I would say you two likely are stock turbos where that big ford or the M.A dmax are not. Lots of setup left in that truck.
My truck pulls in the "street diesel" class here in WI. Our rules are:

1) 8200lb max, no weight bars, all weights must be in box
2) Must be reece style hitch in factory location. Opening must be 3"3.75 or larger, 26" hitch height
3) No sanctioned trucks allowed
4) Helmet and seat belt recommended
5) No whining, bitching or complaining. Violators will be subject to running scale rest of the night!
6) Run what you brung, hope you brought enough
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Old 07-09-2019, 11:22 AM
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Thanks guys. Appreciate the input. I'll keep plugging away at it. I'll drop the front tonight. Next pull is Friday
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Old 07-09-2019, 11:25 AM
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My truck pulls in the "street diesel" class here in WI. Our rules are:

1) 8200lb max, no weight bars, all weights must be in box
2) Must be reece style hitch in factory location. Opening must be 3"3.75 or larger, 26" hitch height
3) No sanctioned trucks allowed
4) Helmet and seat belt recommended
5) No whining, bitching or complaining. Violators will be subject to running scale rest of the night!
6) Run what you brung, hope you brought enough
Wild lol. I love hearing about that type of class but hate it in the same breath. Very hard to get much hook without front weight but I can appreciate a RWYB no front weight class!
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Old 07-09-2019, 11:28 AM
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Wild lol. I love hearing about that type of class but hate it in the same breath. Very hard to get much hook without front weight but I can appreciate a RWYB no front weight class!
I mean I'm still hitting 26-28mph ground speed in the class. Hanging weight adds 2-3mph when I've got all 1000lb off the nose with the front locker. I can leave harder, lock sooner etc.



The part I don't like about the class is it doesn't allow guys with stock turbos/small upgrades to be competitive so it makes them not want to hook. We need an entry class and we've tried getting the local organizations to get an entry level class to get more people into the sport. Drag racing isn't pronounced here in regards to the diesel scene, all we really do is sled pulling. Myself and another guy with a very very similar built duramax have to turn down at the strip to keep inside the roll bar limits.
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Old 07-09-2019, 11:30 AM
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I mean I'm still hitting 26-28mph ground speed in the class. Hanging weight adds 2-3mph when I've got all 1000lb off the nose with the front locker. I can leave harder, lock sooner etc.
Yep I ran mine for years that way no front weight etc just in box and went up a class to what we call Pro Street Diesel (LPSD) and the truck loved the front weight. No locker, stock trans, stock turbo. Still working on that truck now and have a dedicated LPSD, bumped the other truck back to the street class.
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Old 07-09-2019, 01:14 PM
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I'll get the front end dropped down his week. We pull again Friday. Thanks for the advice. I'll keep plugging away at it.
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Old 07-09-2019, 04:21 PM
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Is clamping the springs doing the same thing as having ladder bars? If not where do I clamp them? I can get the clamps here local
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Old 07-11-2019, 09:12 AM
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Is clamping the springs doing the same thing as having ladder bars? If not where do I clamp them? I can get the clamps here local
On my work stock truck, I run stops, clamps and bars. Clamps will lower the rear a bit but makes the suspension much more solid. I would clamp then confirm hitch height. It will ride like S*** though I can guarantee it
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:26 AM
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On my work stock truck, I run stops, clamps and bars. Clamps will lower the rear a bit but makes the suspension much more solid. I would clamp then confirm hitch height. It will ride like S*** though I can guarantee it
I just run stops and bars, seems to be doing well for me.
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Old 07-11-2019, 12:36 PM
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On my work stock truck, I run stops, clamps and bars. Clamps will lower the rear a bit but makes the suspension much more solid. I would clamp then confirm hitch height. It will ride like S*** though I can guarantee it
I assume your rules must require the stops to have a certain amount of gap? 1"?

OP, can you post your rules?
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Old 07-11-2019, 12:48 PM
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I assume your rules must require the stops to have a certain amount of gap? 1"?

OP, can you post your rules?
No they dont. I clamp and lift the truck high to install the blocks.
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Old 07-11-2019, 05:48 PM
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Truck sounds great!
Easy stuff, Clamp the front of the leaf springs to the overload, dump torsions all the way down, get better front end parts, traction bars. I ran my 33 inch bfg all terrains about 20psi higher than my fronts. Bump the shifter into neutral at the end of the run. The converter is stopping the motor cause its locked and your tires stopped turning. Neutralat the end of the run will resolve that issue
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:19 PM
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Front end is dropped low as I can get it and springs are clamped. Track is usually pretty tight we are pulling on tommorow night. Any recommendations on tire pressure?
General Grabber ATx 285/75/16 Load Range E with a max tire pressure 80psi
Been running 45 rears 32 in front
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Old 07-11-2019, 08:30 PM
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80psi in the rear
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Im curious, how do you go about starting your pull? Do you raise RPM to about 1500-2000rpm and hold it before you let off the brakes, or do you simply start at idle and punch it off the start?
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