Dubwars report

Jim Green jeg1976 at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 14 11:47:18 EDT 2003

--- ed armstrong <edshred2000 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi gang,
> Spent yesterday at the Dubwars show and race in
> Bakersfield, CA and had a good 'ol time.
> Did a bit of drag racing for the first time in the
> Audi 90tq which was fun. I was the slowest guy on
> the
> track but the car ran fine with ~6 psi boost. My
> fastest time in the 1/4 mile was 15.95 which is not
> too bad considering my stock turbo setup and the hot
> 95 degF temperature. Plus I won (by default) the 16
> sec class trial and came home with a big trophy! My
> kids were impressed. Sometimes it pays to be slow.
> Javads car was the champ. His best time was 13.2 or
> so. He was blowin everyone away. I know drag racing
> is
> not these cars forte but its fun nonetheless. I'll
> be
> back next year hopefully with a lot more performance
> to break into the 14 sec range. I know there is alot
> these cars can do because I was beating more
> powerful
> fwd VWs with 1.8 turbos and VR6s off the line only
> to
> be caught in the last 1/2 of the run. With a few
> more
> ponies things will be different next time.

Man I wish I could have been there, congrats everyone
on the drag racing.  Mike, were you able to get some
runs in, or does your car look like mine right now?
(10 different projects going at once=not running at
the moment)

Jim Green
'89 90tq 034EFI Stage II

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