Drag Race Simulator for
1/4 mile, 1/8 mile or Top Speed
This simulator was developed by John Bolton with updates by Stan
Adams. Default values
entered into the simulator were provided by Motorcycle Performance Guide and
Stan Adams. The values entered represent a Stage 1 Twin
Cam 96 engine in a Dyna or
Softtail frame with an 150 pound rider.
You can watch the speed of your vehicle as it accelerates in the
lower left hand corner of this window. The summary information for your
simulation is displayed in the computational window.
Simulator Notes and User Guide
Torque (pound-feet)/RPM Pairs
(Default values are from a stock TC 96 CID with aftermarket
Check Auto Recall of Last Run and all form settings and
values as of your most recent "run" (after clicking the Go!
button) will be automatically restored for you the next time you visit! For this to work,
your browser must be configured to accept cookies.
Be sure to select the desired memory location before clicking one of the
memory buttons (Recall, Store, Clear).
Launches are clutch-slipping with traction control, meaning RPM will
stay at or above Launch RPM, and if torque to the rear wheels exceeds available traction,
torque is reduced as much as is necessary to "prevent" wheel spin.
Be patient after the results window pops up. This simulator (minus the
200 MHz Pentium running Netscape Navigator 3+, 1/4 mile results can take 5-10 seconds,
while top speed results can take up to 30 seconds or so. Microsoft Explorer may take 2
to 3 times longer.
© 1998 John A
All Rights Reserved.