Wagon @ the Dragway
gregsj2 at comcast.net
Thu May 27 23:22:18 EDT 2004
Zounds! Where did you find a stock 200TQW with <57K miles!
What colors? What kind of seats? What kind of brakes?
Paul Royal wrote, in part,
>Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 05:19:57 -0700 (PDT)
>From: MAXIMUM at WEETAMOO.COM
>Subject: Wagon @ the Dragway
>To: 200q20v at audifans.com
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>Last night was cool spring night, and a fine mist settled over NH so I figured it was a good night
>to attempt to see what my new bone stock wagon would do at New England Dragway before any
>modifications are done. No lines at the dragway and pretty damp pavement. Many, if not most cars
>were spinning tires badly on the wet. Good night to find a baseline without really beating on the
>car. Thought you folks might be interested. Car is a stock 200TQW with <57K miles. These times
>were achieved with a 1st gear launch and 3rd gear finish. I'm no racer, but finishing in fourth
>gear dropped top speed by about 3 to 4 MPH, and the time by about 1/2 second. Admittedly, only two
>3rd gear finish runs were made because of the very high revs in 3rd at 90mph.
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