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0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester #373140 Jan 12, 8:27pm Jan 12, 8:27pm
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0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester
well i didnt know a beter way to explain this thing but i barrowed it from my friend .. you plug it in your cigarette lighter and stick it like a radar then you can test your hp 1/4 mile 0-60 and some more stuff .. well i havent had a chance to realy try it out because its raining here so much but does any1 have one of these and do you think its accurate...?

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373141 Jan 12, 8:38pm Jan 12, 8:38pm
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This is the one i have

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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373142 Jan 12, 8:38pm Jan 12, 8:38pm
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Hmm..never seen the one you have but I was thinking about getting one of these ones: http://www.beltronics.com/fx.html


The one you have looks like an old one or something. tongue


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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: jl2fast4u] #373143 Jan 12, 8:40pm Jan 12, 8:40pm
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i had one, they seemed pretty accurate to me, pulled a 6.58 0-60 and a 14.9 quarter, and in my cavalier i did 8.95 0-60 and 17.1 quarter mile. Seems logical to me


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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: silverOOgts] #373144 Jan 12, 8:41pm Jan 12, 8:41pm
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did any1 ever try takin it to a track and seeing how accurate it realy is

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373145 Jan 12, 8:46pm Jan 12, 8:46pm
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wow the Vector FX1 looks nice there are some more Gtechs such as this http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayIS...;category=46100

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373146 Jan 12, 9:15pm Jan 12, 9:15pm
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Here's the website for the updated Gtech. It looks awesome. I saw the add on Speedvision.

http://www.gtechpro.com/

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: GlassCurtain] #373147 Jan 12, 9:23pm Jan 12, 9:23pm
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damn that thing is accurate it got same time as the track go to that site to see video ^

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373148 Jan 12, 11:38pm Jan 12, 11:38pm
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I tried it on like 3-4 different cars (me & friends) and we ran with it at the 1/4 mile track. The GTECH 0-60mph & 1/4 mile compared to the official timeslips were almost dead on. So its highly accurate for that. But its weak on the other functions it has.

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: GTS_Rosh] #373149 Jan 12, 11:39pm Jan 12, 11:39pm
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with the gtech i did 0-60 in 5.9 secs in my GT... with another person in it... grin

launch is key thumbsup

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: spaztikid] #373150 Jan 13, 12:07am Jan 13, 12:07am
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yeah said 4.6 0-60 for me wink

I noticed the 60' times are off a bit but the ET is usually within .05 of the track.

It's very important to know the exact weight of your car. if that is off then your times will be incorrect.

they are very fun to play with. also on the g-tech you can see your shift points and when you land your shifts. It's a great visual to show people how far outa lift they land rofl


Best 60' 1.959 best 1/4 - 13.7 @ 101mph
Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Lucky_317] #373151 Jan 13, 9:50am Jan 13, 9:50am
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The G-Tech is only accurate if you test it on a straightest smoothest road you can find (similar to the track). If your timing on a bumpy road, it will be off. Same if you timing on a road that has inclines/declines, it will be off. If your getting 0-60 in 4secs, then it must be that the road had a good decline in it, plus the bumpiness threw the timer off.

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: GTS_Rosh] #373152 Jan 13, 10:13am Jan 13, 10:13am
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Originally Posted by GTS_Rosh
The G-Tech is only accurate if you test it on a straightest smoothest road you can find (similar to the track). If your timing on a bumpy road, it will be off. Same if you timing on a road that has inclines/declines, it will be off. If your getting 0-60 in 4secs, then it must be that the road had a good decline in it, plus the bumpiness threw the timer off.


when you can pull a 1.9 60', a 4.X 0-60 isnt impossible.

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: GTS_Rosh] #373153 Jan 13, 10:23am Jan 13, 10:23am
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Originally Posted by GTS_Rosh
The G-Tech is only accurate if you test it on a straightest smoothest road you can find (similar to the track). If your timing on a bumpy road, it will be off. Same if you timing on a road that has inclines/declines, it will be off. If your getting 0-60 in 4secs, then it must be that the road had a good decline in it, plus the bumpiness threw the timer off.


the road is fairly straight and isnt bumpy. but yeah it's a lil bit off. measured at the track I actually ran a 4.8 0-60 thumbsup


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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Lucky_317] #373154 Jan 13, 10:27am Jan 13, 10:27am
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317
the road is fairly straight and isnt bumpy. but yeah it's a lil bit off. measured at the track I actually ran a 4.8 0-60 thumbsup


Oops, I didn't realize it was you. If your pulling 13.7s, then I totally see a 4.x out of your car for sure. What about Spaztikid, can he really do that quick with another person in the car? confused

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: GTS_Rosh] #373155 Jan 13, 11:03am Jan 13, 11:03am
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I dunno lol right now no, cause he has no engine rofl


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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Lucky_317] #373156 Jan 13, 11:04am Jan 13, 11:04am
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josh you need to come up to irwindale with us and we'll post your 0-60 wink see how close it is. 5.8 does sound really fast.


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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Lucky_317] #373157 Jan 13, 11:29am Jan 13, 11:29am
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How does it compute HP? Displays the peak HP of a run derived from the acceleration? (to do this it would have to know the weight of the car)


300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
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hmmm thats a pretty nifty gadget there... How much did your friend get it for?

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: ExNihilo] #373159 Jan 13, 12:09pm Jan 13, 12:09pm
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Originally Posted by ExNihilo
How does it compute HP? Displays the peak HP of a run derived from the acceleration? (to do this it would have to know the weight of the car)


I don't really know. I tried using that feature, but just doesn't seem accurate. You gotta put in the weight of your car exactly (so you gotta weight it at the track or truck scale somehow first), then go full throttle through all the gears. It will then estimate how much power you got. I don't trust the other functions, the results are real iffy.

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any one have a auto GTS with this lil doo-hickey attached? id like to know what that clocks according to it.


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wel i just got back from school and tried doing 0-60 because its actualy dry in cleveland pretty amazing and i was going down hill and got 6.4 0-60 but yes i beleive if you dont have starit road with no bumps it wont work because its very motion senstive.. and my friend got it for like 20$ or so but you wont find it that cheap.. you can get it around 50$ on ebay im pretty sure... i would go try some more and take pics but its raining right now or about to

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373162 Jan 13, 12:34pm Jan 13, 12:34pm
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these ar nice to at least give you and idea other than going straight o the dyno


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I'd actually trust the timing function more then the HP function thumbsup

but really the key is knowing the EXACT weight of your car. the more off you are on the weight the farther off your car will be.

for example if you were to tell it your car weighed 5,000 lbs but it really weighed 2500, it would say you have a 300whp stock celica lol so it's only gonna be as accurate as you allow it to be.


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ask john... he was in the car with me when i did it, and it was his gtech.

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Lucky_317] #373165 Jan 13, 1:53pm Jan 13, 1:53pm
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Originally Posted by Lucky_317

but really the key is knowing the EXACT weight of your car. the more off you are on the weight the farther off your car will be.


a member and i went to a weigh station waaay back when i had my GT to try out the g-tech. it weighed at 2625..seems right since the GT weighs a tad below 2500lbs dry. i had some gas in the car plus me in it.


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Next they'll develop your own little scale to drive onto and weigh the car with. That would be pretty cool.


300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
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^^ dont think so lol


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they are pretty accurate, no complaints here

Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: MightyGnu] #373169 Jan 13, 5:49pm Jan 13, 5:49pm
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when i do it i put 2660 lb or around there is that about how much the GTS weighs with me in it? i weigh 155

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Originally Posted by Vlad
when i do it i put 2660 lb or around there is that about how much the GTS weighs with me in it? i weigh 155


2500 lbs. is around where a gts weighs dry...you have to compensate for all the fuids in your car (esp. gas) and you as well.


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Celica dry = 2500lbs
Gas = 7.2lbs/gallon
Fuel Tank = 14.5 gallons
You = 155lbs

7.2 x 14.5 = 104.4lbs
104.4 + 155 = 159.4lbs
2500 + 156.4 = 2656.4lbs total

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thnx
tried doing hp a few times i got 171, 164 , 158 and got 0-60 downa hill in 6.1

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confused how does 104.4 + 155 = 159.4 and then turn into 156.4

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^because im a tard haha

Celica dry = 2500lbs
Gas = 7.2lbs/gallon
Fuel Tank = 14.5 gallons
You = 155lbs

7.2 x 14.5 = 104.4lbs
104.4 + 155 = 259.4lbs
2500 + 259.4 = 2759.4lbs total

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wel comin home from work i tried 0-60 once this is wat i got im sure with more practice id do better

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Re: 0-60 , HP, 1/4 mile Tester [Re: Vlad] #373176 Jan 15, 8:57pm Jan 15, 8:57pm
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oops here i go again

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