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So, taking in all the advice on the forum I did a 0-60 test today. Two major differences. . .

1) I timed it using the video recorder on my phone instead of trying to press the cars stopwatch just as I floor it  ::)

2) I foolishly only realised when swmbo pointed it out...that the road I usually use for testing. . . Has an incline  :-[

So. I'll upload the 0-60 video later as I'm at work at the mo. But it was awesome. . . I need to look at it against a device that read tenths of seconds but worst case scenario its 9.5.  :)

Very happy bear.

I assumed the slight incline wouldn't make a difference. Wrong! Plus also being able to look at it on vid is a lot easier so I can concentrate on flooring it.

So sorry for all the 'dangle berries' I been chatting lately. . . It appears my omegas doing fine   :y

. . . . Still may check out the chip tho  :-X
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #1 on: 04 August 2015, 18:24:59 »

There's an old saying that cars bikes ect run and respond quicker with cooler air like on a frosty morning  :) Seem to be true when i ran my old air cooled RD250  :D
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #2 on: 04 August 2015, 18:30:20 »

So, taking in all the advice on the forum I did a 0-60 test today. Two major differences. . .

1) I timed it using the video recorder on my phone instead of trying to press the cars stopwatch just as I floor it  ::)

2) I foolishly only realised when swmbo pointed it out...that the road I usually use for testing. . . Has an incline  :-[

So. I'll upload the 0-60 video later as I'm at work at the mo. But it was awesome. . . I need to look at it against a device that read tenths of seconds but worst case scenario its 9.5.  :)

Very happy bear.

I assumed the slight incline wouldn't make a difference. Wrong! Plus also being able to look at it on vid is a lot easier so I can concentrate on flooring it.

So sorry for all the 'dangle berries' I been chatting lately. . . It appears my omegas doing fine   :y

. . . . Still may check out the chip tho  :-X

About as accurate as a sundial. :)
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #3 on: 04 August 2015, 18:34:35 »

So, taking in all the advice on the forum I did a 0-60 test today. Two major differences. . .

1) I timed it using the video recorder on my phone instead of trying to press the cars stopwatch just as I floor it  ::)

2) I foolishly only realised when swmbo pointed it out...that the road I usually use for testing. . . Has an incline  :-[

So. I'll upload the 0-60 video later as I'm at work at the mo. But it was awesome. . . I need to look at it against a device that read tenths of seconds but worst case scenario its 9.5.  :)

Very happy bear.

I assumed the slight incline wouldn't make a difference. Wrong! Plus also being able to look at it on vid is a lot easier so I can concentrate on flooring it.

So sorry for all the 'dangle berries' I been chatting lately. . . It appears my omegas doing fine   :y

. . . . Still may check out the chip tho  :-X

About as accurate as a sundial. :)

Opti,you can be a mean bastard,Webby was made up till you posted that !!!! Lol
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #4 on: 04 August 2015, 19:26:06 »

Well, it is the best I can do! opti may have radar guns and his own private test track for 0-60 tests but I don't lol plus it was a bloody sight better than trying to negotiate cars stop watch, whilst keeping an eye on it followed by driving it  ;D at least I can measure the time exactly from 0-60  :)

Heres the vid. skip to around 32 secs to see the start if youre interested :) just cant believe how much a slight incline affected the time



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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #5 on: 04 August 2015, 19:34:10 »

I shall post a vid later of me doing it in 7.6 on my Raleigh grafter  8) ;D
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #6 on: 04 August 2015, 19:43:42 »

 ;D

its all irrelevant anyway as either way theyre slow cars. but its nice to know its exactly powered as it should be.

AND

if what I read the other day is true...0-60 tests don't start until the cars doing 3mph. if that's true, then after checking the video mine gets an 8.2 or thereabouts time!!!!

but im happy.

now ive done this I can put my feet up and drive round at 2mph again  ;D
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #7 on: 04 August 2015, 19:55:42 »

0 to 56'ish then, as the Omega Speedo clocks tend to read a higher mph.
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #8 on: 04 August 2015, 20:01:19 »

Webby....you have just proved that you NEED a 3.2, it is useless to resist,just give in :)
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #9 on: 04 August 2015, 20:03:50 »

Webby....you have just proved that you NEED a 3.2, it is useless to resist,just give in :)
3.2 with a Calibrated Speedo might be in order.  ;)
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #10 on: 04 August 2015, 20:09:40 »

haha nah, i'm happy with the 2.5.

ok, well if you do as ive just done and watch the video from 0-65 (just to please my own curiosity after the speedo comment..... the old girl does it in 9.490 secs  :y :y :y :y :y :y :y :y
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #11 on: 04 August 2015, 20:12:30 »

;D

its all irrelevant anyway as either way theyre slow cars. but its nice to know its exactly powered as it should be.

AND

if what I read the other day is true...0-60 tests don't start until the cars doing 3mph. if that's true, then after checking the video mine gets an 8.2 or thereabouts time!!!!

but im happy.

now ive done this I can put my feet up and drive round at 2mph again  ;D

That'll be the 'one foot rollout facility' used at Santa Pod and the like. It's cheating. It'll knock about 0.3-0.4 off your 0-60 time as well as your standing quarter mile time.

The yanks use it all the time which is why they can get a Hillman Imp to sixty MPH in less than 3 seconds.  :)
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #12 on: 04 August 2015, 20:13:40 »

got ya.

no drama opti. 0-65 (to account for the speedo calibration) and its 9.490. bang on my son!!!!!
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #13 on: 05 August 2015, 07:11:16 »

Webby....you have just proved that you NEED a 3.2, it is useless to resist,just give in :)
Nah, 3.0. ESP if auto, as 3.2 TCM is poor by comparison. Plus the donk is a straight swap in webbys ;)
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Re: Ok, I can officially put this 0-60 'dangle berries' to rest
« Reply #14 on: 06 August 2015, 08:11:49 »

But did you launch using the TC stall approach?
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