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  1. gonna try to fit 305/35/18 R888's on the V

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    Like it says...... My 295/35/18 BFG drag radials are showing belts and I need to get something that wears just a little better on the rear,Since I'm only getting about 1800 miles out of the drag radials. So I bought a set of used Toyo R888 305/35/18 & I'm gonna see how they fit or what I need...
  2. Interested in 2 things

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Looking for both a good autocross spot near tristate area, and a good drag strip. I'm familiar with Englishtown. Any reviews, pricing, and just general information would be great. I'm planning on taking a trip with a couple of my friends, and figured I'd ask everyone here. Its a change of...
  3. CTS kill of the week?

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    hi yall, wanna know if yall got some kills this week? well on my way home today i was toying around with a hottie in a VW Jetta, then turned on my road to get home when I did i saw a mitsubishi eclipse up ahead swerving in and out of traffic so i dropped it to catch up. I pulled in behind at...
  4. New personal best of 11.2 but still looking for the 10's

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I came back from the local track this weekend and with the help of 20lbs bag of ice to cool the intake I was able to improve by times from an 11.4 to an 11.2 but still am missing the ten second range. This was the first run with full automatic control on, 2000rpm brake stand and tire pressure at...
  5. Went to the drag strip last night, 7/15/2010

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    12.89 @ 108.9. It was a hot and humid evening. I was running my street tires, 275/40Toyo Proxes T1R's. Here is the DA calculator conversion: Stock and Mildly Modified Naturally Aspirated Engines 12.391 @ 113.467 MPH This track is known to be about 2-3 tenths slower than other tracks in the...
  6. My first ever 21 passes at the drag strip

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    On Friday, my friend who belongs to a Ford Lighting club invited me to get in on their Atco Raceway track rental. There was only about 30-40 cars/trucks there and we had the drag strip to ourselves from 9am to 4:30pm. I ran down that thing 21 times because there was no waiting. For about 30...
  7. stupid movie...

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
    That stupid Eclipse movie grosses $68.5 million on opening night. :annoyed: What the heck man? http://movies.yahoo.com/photos/collections/gallery/2713/top-10-biggest-opening-days?nc#photo0 Why anyone would want to see that crap is beyond me...as stated before...one woman's choice between...
  8. Whats Tire pressure did you use at the drag strip for best traction?

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Was wondering what tire pressure worked best you people to get traction with stock PS2 tires. I ran a 1.73 on 32psi in 78 degree weather. Im hoping others have experimented with this and can shed some helpeful hints so that the next time I hit the track I can do better.
  9. Wont start in rain

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    So I have a weird problem right now. It rained extremely heavy last night and I go to start my car(90 olds 350) today and it just clicks, I dont lose power to anything, radio doesnt reset, just clicks at the starter. Tried to jump it but get the same click. Thinking the rain might have...
  10. V at the drag strip

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Wife and I took the V to the drag strip the other day- her best pass was 12.52 @ 116. Not to bad for the first time out with the car. Temps were 84* with high humidity. 1/4 tank of gas. She didnt heat up the tires but also drove around the water box. car is an auto with 4k miles- and only...
  11. Possilbe DRL FOG Mod (Rendering)

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Hey Guys, I'm New here. I bought my CTS 3.6 Sport/Lux about a month ago, best decision in my life. I love it, and being only 20, it gets all the girls breaking their neck lol. ANYWAYS. Even though I haven't done anything to my CTS I've been day dreaming like crazy. SOOOO being that I'm handy at...
  12. Frustration at drag strip

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    While I'm new to drag racing and any type of motor sports, it frustrates the crap out o me that I cant turn out some decent times in the V:crybaby:. The weather today was a warm 82 degrees at 3k elevation. I understand many things can be factored in because of track conditions, etc... Here are...
  13. 01 deville just bought a lemon?

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    Hey guys im new here, and kind of to cadillac. I have owned an STS but sold it due to the mileage it had(got scared). Anyway I bought this thing, and knowing that Northstars are not very good motors I got it anyway, cruised around came to my friend driveway and BOOM a/c shut off message center...
  14. 2005 Cadillac STS V8 Drag Times

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    I Googled the above and got these results,Mostly drag times in this forum are for the STS-V, or the CTS-V,so here they are for NON-Supercharged V8. 2005 STS 4.6 liter V8, Northstar,320 HP, Non-Supercharged. 0-60 6 seconds 1/4 mile 14.6 @ 97 miles/hr These times are NOT spectacular, but will...
  15. Looking at 05 CTS 3.6L with luxury and sport package

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    local dealer has an 05 'silver smoke' CTS with 55k miles on it. says it has balance of Caddy bumper to bumper warranty till june 2011 or 100k miles. how can i verify this? i'm currently in a DeVille and just wonder if the rear seating is that much smaller in the cts. i have one child in a kid...
  16. Metal Shavings in oil?

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Well, it's going to the dealer next week for the clunking driveshaft and unfindable steering wheel shake but I took it up today to oil xchange to get my oil changed. They pointed out to me that my Oil Plug had collected metal shavings since the last oil change and showed it to me, Haven't seen...
  17. best oil for 4.9?

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    im due for an oil change, and i was wondering whats the best oil. to quiet down that classic 4.9 thump?
  18. Drag Strip with the V

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    I picked up my car at the exhaust shop a little after 6PM (custom 3" cat-back, secondary cat-delete, x-pipe, Vibrant Performance ultra-quiet resonators 3" inlet/outlet). I had the shop cut up the OEM exhaust and threw it in the trunk. The exhaust tips look OEM. There was one problem with the...
  19. Completely Random but want to hear your opinion!

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Hey guys, its early Wednesday morning :yawn: and I'm in the middle of writing a research paper for a class and have reached writers block. :gah:The research paper needed to be based off the book 1984. I decided to write about personal privacy and the governments surveillance technics as in...
  20. Drag competition coming up, risk that diff?

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    So high school drags is coming up on the 30th and my car is coming along to getting put back together. I have seriously been contemplating on going to high school drags when it comes home, yeah yeah you guys hate youngins owning a V, sry. I'm not sure what gen diff I have I am pretty sure it is...
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