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Nov 17, 9:09pm - #329426 
Okay, this has been bothering me.

Is it even possible to pull wheelies in automatic RWD cars? My friend says it is, but i just don't see how it could ever work.


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Nov 17, 9:23pm - #329427 
I dont see why not if it has enough horsepower/torque.


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Nov 17, 9:37pm - #329428 
ofcoures why would you think not???

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Nov 17, 9:37pm - #329429 
Yes, it is.

You need some heavy-duty traction, but I've seen some heavily-modded Camaros pullin' wheelies.

In a stock car, it's not possible.

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Nov 17, 10:27pm - #329430 
yeah, I know of this charger that has so much torque it twisted the chasis coming off the line.


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Nov 17, 10:59pm - #329431 
sure. actualy all the old drag cars were automatics


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Nov 18, 10:51am - #329432 
Originally Posted by Kim
yeah, I know of this charger that has so much torque it twisted the chasis coming off the line.


TFTF charger doesn't count lol j/k

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Nov 18, 10:57am - #329433 
I've seen american muscle cars do it. Never seen a Jap car do a wheely.

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Nov 18, 11:07am - #329434 
^^Add soem European muscle to that list too. You're right, I've never seen a STOCK japanese car do a wheely.


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Nov 18, 2:21pm - #329435 
Torque is torque, automatic or not!! thumbsup wink


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Nov 18, 3:20pm - #329436 
I can't find the video but I saw a drag race between a supra and mustang and the mustang did a pretty long wheelie. Maybe a full second. it's all in the torque thumbsup


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Nov 18, 3:37pm - #329437 
My friends 68 Mustang can do them. Its manual though.

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Nov 18, 3:41pm - #329438 
i've seen a newer mustang go bouncing literally down the track. it had so much power it was nuts. i think that was one done by xtacy (sp) motorsports or somethin...

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Nov 18, 3:52pm - #329439 
You know if you put your frt wheel drive in reverse you can also do a wheelie.











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Nov 18, 9:49pm - #329440 
But I dont understand...would you just stomp the gas? Neutral bomb? Hold brake, floor, and let go?

Yeah. Advice would be cool.


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Nov 18, 10:02pm - #329441 
hell ya... theres a drag class thats auto, and they can get there wheels off the ground

its all about where the weight is distrubuited...

if its really heavy in the rear and has enough torque hell you can get it off the ground with an auto...

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Nov 19, 10:43pm - #329442 
Originally Posted by FastCelicaGT22
sure. actualy all the old drag cars were automatics

I wouldn't say all. A great combo is the two speed power glide-manual. Then theres 350 turbo auto which is a three speed.

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Nov 19, 10:44pm - #329443 
Originally Posted by ACE_GTS
I've seen american muscle cars do it. Never seen a Jap car do a wheely.

There are a lot of Drag Supra's that dont think twice about pullin the front wheels off the ground.

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Nov 19, 10:48pm - #329444 
Poppon the front tires off the ground is actually a loss in quarter mile time if you think about it so I guess you could say that doin wheelies looks cool but is a disadvantage if you need to run faster down the track

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Nov 21, 2:05am - #329445 
my other, and first car, a 1985 ElCamino that me and my dad dropped a 454 bigblock into with hooker headers and MSD iginition, bored 60 over with a crane cam, i can get it almost off and it it's running just street radials and a 87 camero rear end, but thats a hella lot of power and it wants to go straight, if i was at the track though with some really sticky slicks im sure it would do better.

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Nov 24, 11:13pm - #329446 
christ, that was your first car?! VERY nice! thumbsup


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Nov 24, 11:19pm - #329447 
yeah y not?

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