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1987 Buick Grand National vs 2009 Saleen Racecraft Mustang 420S

11 February 2012, Silver Dollar Raceway, Reynolds, Georgia Near lane: Me, 1987 Buick Grand National Car & driver: 3940 lbs Tires: BFGoodrich 225 50-15 street radials Boost: 16psi Timeslip: R/T: 0.135 60': 2.320 330: 6.069 1/8: 9.001 @ 84.53 1000: 11.4887 1/4: 13.603 @ 106.09 1st 0.4313 Far lane: 2009 Saleen Mustang 420S Tires: Mickey Thompson drag radials Boost: 18psi R/T: 0.134 60': 2.676 330: 7.050 1/8: 9.868 @ 92.43 1000: 12.136 1/4: 14.035 @ 117.13


 


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Yadrian Fox Body vs Fast Grand National Grand National 7.74 @ 99.5mph Fox Body 8.37 @ 87.7mph If these times are wrong let me know, I will update the description.




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