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Passed over 10K miles last week so decided to take Boostie up to Byron Dragway to see how well the Ford Engineers did. Best time was 15.209 @ 90+ mph. Ran it bone stock, in drive w/1500 rpm on converter, traction control on. Only slipped the tire on the last launch and still pulled a 15.250 and over 90 on that one, too.

Put a serious spanking on a 5.3 Tuned Silverado, too! He asked me if I would line up to run with him to see the comparison.

Will have more but for now i need to get to cuttin' the grass!



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Nice! Sounds like you had fun.
 

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Sweet! How is the track in Byron?
I usually go to Great Lakes but have been kicking around a trip to Byron.

Very respectable numbers for a stock EcoBeast!

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Passed over 10K miles last week so decided to take Boostie up to Byron Dragway to see how well the Ford Engineers did. Best time was 15.209 @ 90+ mph. Ran it bone stock, in drive w/1500 rpm on converter, traction control on. Only slipped the tire on the last launch and still pulled a 15.250 and over 90 on that one, too.

Put a serious spanking on a 5.3 Tuned Silverado, too! He asked me if I would line up to run with him to see the comparison.

Will have more but for now i need to get to cuttin' the grass!



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Close to what mine ran last time out,15.20 at 90 mph and a 15.13 at 89.58 mph 2.09 60ft 84 degree day.I ran a 14.88 at 90.83 mph 2.07 60 ft.and a 14.91 at 91.22 mph in April 50 degree day.What gears are in your truck?my truck is also a Supercab 4X4 with 3.31 gears.

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Byron is stickier than GLD, but it has no lights/night racing. Just sat/sun racing and its usually packed as all hell on nice days. GLD is much slower and their mid week track days are usually dead. You can hotlap if you want. Very cool. Byron also has the most annoying announcer ever. And hes the owner sooooooo....
 

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LOL Sounds like you had a good time Mike! Always happy to hear the EcoBeast laying the pain... Amazing even more so you beat a tuned V8 this motor keeps on impressing me as time goes on miles rack up!
 

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Thanks for sharing that info. What were your 60' times? I'm interested in how a stock truck leaves the line especially with Traction Control on. Did you launch in 2 or 4WD? Oh and what rear-end gears?
 
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