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P85D vs P85 1/8th mile drag (video)

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    wk057 Senior Tinkerer

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    #1 wk057, Apr 18, 2015
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    Great info as always.
    I think contibuting to the spikes is probably the 5m 95% CEP values of the GPS readings themselves (ie not a PBox issue but a limitation of GPS accuracy.

    Do you have an external GPS antenna - this can increase reliability of readings

    Even better if you could get access to a VBox Sport as it has a 20Hz GPS capture, so can average more data for each point.
     
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    Awesome video as always. 1.3g initial acceleration. NICE.
     
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    wk057, do you ever sleep?
     
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    nice, SOC for both cars was?
     
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    I actually just received the external antenna in the mail today.... so doesn't help me with these runs, but, maybe next time. :)

    Sleep? This word is foreign to me...

    For this run the P85D was down to about 88% and the P85 somewhere around 70%.
     
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    Wk057 thanks for doing this! Awesome vid, this is very useful to me. All the angles captured and the data plotted output, hit the jackpot here.
     
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    #9 Pilot_51, Apr 18, 2015
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    This gets me thinking. We need the ultimate race: All Tesla models/variants on a runway, like Motor Trend's World's Greatest Drag Race series. Roadster 1.0, 1.5, 2.0; Model S 40, 60, 70D, 85, 85D, P85, P85+, P85D.
     
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    wk057, what firmware versions are used while filmed?
     
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    i believe el toro has enough space :D
     
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    Both on 6.2 with the P85D on 2.4.153 and the P85 on that weird 101.36.2 build.
     
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    Great video. For comparison, my best time in my 1997 Dodge Viper was 8.032 at 92.5 MPH. Interesting as I would have thought my P85 would be a bit faster in the 1/8 mile than the Viper. It certainly is a lot easier to launch. The newer Vipers can do 7.1 to 7.2 with drag radials.
     
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    Only six? :)

    Quite cool! Thanks!
     

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