: Texas Mile this weekend



majdewey
03-22-11, 05:45 PM
Just wondering if anyone is going to the Texas Mile in Goliad, Texas this weekend. I will be there with my Black CTS-V Coupe. I will be parked about the half mile mark with Corvette friends.

Dewey

Mystical_Ice
03-22-11, 06:32 PM
Usually I would go, but this time i can't - have prior arrangements unfortunately.

Would have liked to go though.

transam79
03-23-11, 05:42 AM
I'll be there on Saturday with my 2011 Black Sedan. Wont be running due to closed registration though :annoyed:

Mike

Silver -V-
03-23-11, 10:16 AM
I believe DonS from the the Dallas area is running in his V sedan. Introduce yourself to him, he is a great guy.

He runs a Black Sedan with two gray daytona stripes on the front fenders.

Mystical_Ice
03-23-11, 03:25 PM
I think i met him last year

RizeUp
03-25-11, 05:09 PM
It sounds sooooo goood!!!

RizeUp
03-25-11, 05:23 PM
Cant post links till i have 5 post

RizeUp
03-25-11, 05:24 PM
no post no links ;(

RizeUp
03-25-11, 05:24 PM
just a couple more - bare with me it will be worth it

RizeUp
03-25-11, 05:25 PM
1 more

RizeUp
03-25-11, 05:27 PM
NOW I CAN POST WHAT SOUNDED SOOOO GOOOD!!!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck9e4NzGBxo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chzBAyO8RkI

Enjoy - turn you speakers up for the second one. -

whisler151
03-25-11, 06:04 PM
Whose V was that? Dons? I thought he had his slicks on the black wheels.

whisler151
03-25-11, 07:51 PM
Whose V was that? Dons? I thought he had his slicks on the black wheels.

Nevermind, Dons' V is an auto.

dvandentop
03-26-11, 12:15 AM
damn thats a loud biatch

odla
03-26-11, 08:11 AM
that sounded great.

wait4me
03-26-11, 09:38 AM
what hp? and what mph did he get?

aj660
03-26-11, 11:28 AM
Too loud for a Cadillac..

dons
03-26-11, 01:48 PM
Whose V was that? Dons? I thought he had his slicks on the black wheels.

The black V you see in the video is a real nice fellow from San Antonio, running about a 2009 V with 640 RWHP, with cutouts. His name is Dan Baker. It is a 6 speed. I saw him run the first two runs of which his best of those two runs I believe was 173MPH. I had to leave early so he may have gone faster on subsequent runs. I don't know. I did not take my V as I had castastropic transmission failure two days before I was scheduled to go to the mile. So I just went and watched. A great event to say the least. DonS

dons
03-26-11, 01:50 PM
It had cutouts which are electrical controlled to open when he races. DonS

GMX322V S/C
03-26-11, 07:19 PM
...I did not take my V as I had castastropic transmission failure two days before I was scheduled to go to the mile...

Oh no, was that from removing the limiter on your auto, Don?

dons
03-26-11, 08:14 PM
Oh no, was that from removing the limiter on your auto, Don?

Probably so. I am having the transmission rebuilt as I write. It should be ready in a couple of weeks. Once it is apart we can see what happened. My tranny has held up pretty good considering it has been to the Texas Mile several times and to the drag strip on a few occassions putting out around 650 RWHP.

GMX322V S/C
03-26-11, 08:28 PM
Are they going to beef it up for you? If it ends up that it was clutch basket GM limited output shaft RPM for, perhaps they can fab one out of $omething tougher :D

dons
03-26-11, 10:30 PM
Are they going to beef it up for you? If it ends up that it was clutch basket GM limited output shaft RPM for, perhaps they can fab one out of $omething tougher :D

I hope the shop will beef it up for me. They will probably make it stronger than it was. Anyway, looking forward to getting it back. Thanks for asking. Don

hunterkiller
03-28-11, 07:26 PM
That happens to be my car. I ran at 174.8 mph with a 15 mph head wind. I will post more videos ASAP I had a great time. The M5 guys were a good 10 mph slower.

dons
03-28-11, 10:18 PM
That happens to be my car. I ran at 174.8 mph with a 15 mph head wind. I will post more videos ASAP I had a great time. The M5 guys were a good 10 mph slower.

Hunterkiller you are Dan the man. It was a joy visiting with you and Paul. I am glad you ran 174.8 a good run. We had to get back to Dallas area, so I only got to see your first two runs. Hopefully you will be back in May? You did us V guys proud. DonS

e6t
03-28-11, 11:03 PM
So if he is running 630 rwhp and hit 174, what does a stock v do?

aj660
03-29-11, 01:41 AM
I think Hennessey V700 on youtube did 185mph in the mile. I think that car also dynoed at about 630rwhp and it's also a manual. Is 185 possible with 630hp or do you think that V700 was more like a V800?

hunterkiller
03-29-11, 05:03 PM
Ive been told he also runs Nitrous. That would explain the 185 but I dought we will ever know for sure unless he himself answers that. I believe he had the same 15 to 20mph head winds. The temp outside was very hot when I ran, wright around 85. There was a silver six speed v that had 550hp and ran 165mph. I would love to here what you guys think.

e6t
03-29-11, 06:26 PM
I'm glad I didn't run then... I'd be disappointed with my stock speed. I'm not sure why, but I just would be.

wait4me
03-29-11, 07:17 PM
Ive been told he also runs Nitrous. That would explain the 185 but I dought we will ever know for sure unless he himself answers that. I believe he had the same 15 to 20mph head winds. The temp outside was very hot when I ran, wright around 85. There was a silver six speed v that had 550hp and ran 165mph. I would love to here what you guys think.

I was there, the car had no nitrous. Just heads/cam/ ported stuff/ ect..

wait4me
03-29-11, 07:18 PM
most cars will hit 175~ There are secret limiters for that.. :)

dons
03-31-11, 09:10 AM
I think Hennessey V700 on youtube did 185mph in the mile. I think that car also dynoed at about 630rwhp and it's also a manual. Is 185 possible with 630hp or do you think that V700 was more like a V800?

I just read something about the Hennessey V that ran at the mile last year. It stated that it ran 185.2 MPH with dyno RWHP being 650. They called it a "tweaked " version of the V700. DonS

DRod
05-06-11, 09:30 PM
That happens to be my car. I ran at 174.8 mph with a 15 mph head wind. I will post more videos ASAP I had a great time. The M5 guys were a good 10 mph slower.
Any chance this was you I saw today?
http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/cadillac-cts-v-series-forum-2009/168530-official-spotted-thread-8.html