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Where can I order a fire jacket that will ship ASAP and what jacket do you guys use? I never been in the 10s so I never needed a jacket before and spaced it. Friday is race day and I’m not normal or I’d borrow one. I’m for lack of better words a body builder 269 lbs pretty much all muscle. What size will I need 3X any advise is good please
 

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Ur def not normal. I still luvs ya though.
So why do u need a fire suit? I know u need a rollcage if ur so fast but I honestly don’t have a clue about any “legal” racing requirements.
I dont need a full suit just the jacket and helmet. I dont need a roll cage either something about the weight of the TH lets me get away with no cage at least while I am in the 10s no clue if you go 9s (I wont ill prob end up 10.4 - 10.5) so cage free lol.
 

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Most tracks just want to see the jacket at inspection , not necessarily you wearing it while racing.

I think the only time mine has been out of the bag is when it chilly and I wanted to keep warm... lol


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Let’s see it!!! I can’t wait to go myself. Waiting till I put on the interchiller n hit up a dyno to see what’s getting put down. So I know u need a helmet but didn’t know about the jacket. Is that nationwide or only if ur under 11 seconds ?
 

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Good to know. Thanks
And then roll cage is needed in the 9’s or sub 9?


It ET and-or trap mph dependent.

Without me looking it up, for our cars , I want to say sub 10.0 or 135+.

That changes though with how old the car is. Older cars, I wanna say pre 2010, are sub 11.0 ET’s.

They recently changed these rules, so I’m not exactly up to date




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I’m hoping to be 10.5 or less but I’ve never been to a drag strip
for the TH its under 10 sec for cage.
you will get a 10.5 you have smaller pulley then I do you pretty much run exactly what my buddy has and hes 10.2 best run. both of you have the spacers installed and not the chiller hes on stock wheel and tire (only difference)
 

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Just what I need, another really expensive hobby. Lol


Yes, it’s going to be one, but also one that’s going to put a smile on your face.

My tip, don’t be afraid of some spin with this truck off the line.

Wheel hop? Get out of it and settle it down before getting back into it.

Both of those will help preserve your oem axles, which are going to be next on your pricey “need to buy” list.


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Let’s see it!!! I can’t wait to go myself. Waiting till I put on the interchiller n hit up a dyno to see what’s getting put down. So I know u need a helmet but didn’t know about the jacket. Is that nationwide or only if ur under 11 seconds ?
yes get the jacket now so you dont end up like me hoping it shows up before race day. amazon had 1 second jackets but not 5 so I went over night with summit. I have no idea if 1sec is good enough for my track I figured if I am gonna buy a stupid looking jacket its gonna at least work more then 1 second. LMAO
 

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Yes, it’s going to be one, but also one that’s going to put a smile on your face.

My tip, don’t be afraid of some spin with this truck off the line.

Wheel hop? Get out of it and settle it down before getting back into it.

Both of those will help preserve your oem axles, which are going to be next on your pricey “need to buy” list.


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wheel hop def get out of it I agree but thats with any car or truck.
seems if you preload (gas brake) the shock on axles isnt that bad and pretty safe at our HP levels. the guys that just hit the gas and it sticks seem to brake. I am thinking the extreme shock is doing it. besides they all seem to be 100hp or so more then us.
I wont go every weekend so I will let them brake before I buy (4-6 week down time) but if you are going all the time to the strip I would probably just buy them and be done with it.

Im porting the snout and adding a bigger TB depending on how much more power that gives me i might just get them now.
my buddy has them in stock right now free shipping. I think he has 1 set so if anyone wants a set now is a good time to save on shipping. I think shipping was $200 but not sure. ha who knows maybe I need them after tonight lol.
 
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