Acceleration Tests: 2004 CTS 3.6L

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Thanks, Bruce

Here are some initial numbers on my 2004 CTS 3.6L auto.  

Temperature 37 F / 3 C
Windchill 29 F / -2 C
Humidity 93%
Dew Point 36 F / 2 C
Wind ESE at 12 mph / 19.3 km/h
Wind Gust -
Pressure 29.96 in / 1014 hPa (Steady)
Conditions Fog
AP-22 Vehicle data: Mass 3900 lb CdA 0.710 Roll Resistance 0.013; Tilt Factor 0.001; Roll Factor 0.011; Smoothing 0.004.  Trigger Value: 0.29g.

 

First run -- Traction control on, 1/8 tank gas, no wheelspin. 
Start Speed 0.0mph
mph seconds g-force feet wheel hp
10 0.76 0.66 5

 69

20 1.57 0.5 23 106
30 2.53 0.46 58 149
40 3.65 0.33 116 146
50 5.01 0.31 206 177
60 6.56 0.27 332 189
70 8.47 0.22 514 189

Pk Power: 76.5mph 9.88s 666ft 200hp
Peak G: 12.2mph 0.91s 7ft 0.66g

Second Run -- Traction Control OFF, 1/8 tank gas, still no wheelspin (too soft a launch, or very good traction?):
mph seconds g-force feet wheel hp
10 0.72 0.69 4           72
20 1.5 0.53 22 113
30 2.44 0.47 56 153
40 3.5 0.39 111 171
50 4.79 0.33 197 185
60 6.26 0.29 315 201
70 7.99 0.23 481 199

Pk Power: 67.8mph 7.58s 439ft 220hp
Peak G: 10.1mph 0.73s 4ft 0.69g

Compare to my last 1996 STS runs during the Air filter study:

Car: 1996 STS 4.6L V8. Temp: 69F. Gas: 13 gal. AP-22 Vehicle data: Mass 4100 lb CdA 0.710 Roll Resistance 0.013; Tilt Factor 0.001; Roll Factor 0.011; Smoothing 0.004.  Trigger Value: 0.29g.
mph seconds g-force feet wheel hp
10 0.87 0.54 6 61
20 1.73 0.48 25 107
30 2.69 0.48 60 164
40 3.67 0.43 111 199
50 5.00 0.34 199 202
60 6.51 0.30 321 216
70 8.09 0.27 472 235

 

Racing Technology AP-22 Details:

    Introduction    
    Description & Details
    How well does it  work?
    Have you compared side by side results from a G-Tech Pro?
    How do Quarter Mile Results Compare between the G-Tech and AP-22?    
    Can you use the AP-22 to tell if a Mod Works?
   What could be improved on the AP-22?
    Why not just get a G-Tech Pro?
    Where can I get one?

 

 

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