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Post  dr's wife racing on October 21st 2015, 11:34 am

Planning on heading up and making a few runs on Sat. Hope to finally get a few hits on spray. Any of Y'all live close enough to make it out, bring your car ect.. It is a grudge race. Track is always good and not too hard to get to the starting line. Plenty of action to be had.
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 23rd 2015, 9:15 am

anybody ?
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Post  cool40 on October 23rd 2015, 10:37 am

Hope you get some good passes in! Looking a little cloudy for tomorrow with some showers in the afternoon.
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 23rd 2015, 2:49 pm

I sure hope it holds off. I've been chased by rain all yr.
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Post  cool40 on October 24th 2015, 6:09 pm

Bump for some results. ... Cool
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 25th 2015, 2:07 pm

Rain held off. I battled the chassis most of the night. It was hitting the bars hard. It was also having violent f tire shake. Track was like glue. Best it went was a 5.24 with a 1.23 60 foot. at 137 mph. This was on motor. Only true to spray it once. It went into tire shake before the nos ever came on. We killed a buch of timing trying to drop power but didn't get enough. I believe the track was too good and would not let it slip the tire at all. I was happy with it over all. Car went good and straight. Mph was good. Just need to get the 60 foot down.
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 25th 2015, 2:07 pm

Rain held off. I battled the chassis most of the night. It was hitting the bars hard. It was also having violent f tire shake. Track was like glue. Best it went was a 5.24 with a 1.23 60 foot. at 137 mph. This was on motor. Only true to spray it once. It went into tire shake before the nos ever came on. We killed a buch of timing trying to drop power but didn't get enough. I believe the track was too good and would not let it slip the tire at all. I was happy with it over all. Car went good and straight. Mph was good. Just need to get the 60 foot down.
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Post  cool40 on October 25th 2015, 4:56 pm

Cool that mph tells you its got a bunch left!
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 25th 2015, 7:16 pm

I think so. It's best 60 foot is 1.16. I just need to put the 137 mph with the 60 foot. This was the first time I've had problems with tire shake. David Cole was with me. As well as a couple other good friends and racers. We just could not come up with a answer for it all. At least it is making some good laps now. It puts the fun back in it. I had to quit on them early my neck was giving me fits. It sucks to get old.
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Post  cool40 on October 25th 2015, 8:19 pm

dr's wife racing wrote:I think so. It's best 60 foot is 1.16. I just need to put the 137 mph with the 60 foot. This was the first time I've had problems with tire shake. David Cole was with me. As well as a couple other good friends and racers. We just could not come up with a answer for it all.  At least it is making some good laps now. It puts the fun back in it. I had to quit on them early  my neck was giving me fits.  It sucks to get old.
what size of tire you running?
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 26th 2015, 5:55 am

14/32 Hoosier. I ordered a set of 315 drag radials for my next trip to Holley springs. It is a very radial friendly track. That should be fun. Lol. Eveybody keeps telling me carbs and alcohol won't make power? I have been pleased so far.
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Post  cool40 on October 26th 2015, 11:03 am

You need some MT slicks and traction wouldn't be a problem. Smile you coming to Huntsville this weekend?
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Post  gmsmkr on October 26th 2015, 11:31 am

cool40 wrote:You need some MT slicks and traction wouldn't be a problem. Smile  you coming to Huntsville this weekend?

Lee , you going to put some radials on that car of yours???
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 26th 2015, 3:58 pm

My neck is giving me fits. Dont think I'll be back in it for a while. I've run M/T s as well as hoshiers I like both of them fine. I don't think it was a tire problem as much as a tune , set up problem. I don't have much in the way of expierence with the level of power I have now. I ve always had less power and spray it. I want to spray this one but I have yet to get it down the track to my satisfaction on motor. I'm sure the converter is making it tricky. We are getting closer. I just hope I can keep driving it long enough to get it maxed out. My neck is about to do me in. One more surgery and my wife will pull my keys.
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 26th 2015, 4:04 pm

I wasn't the only car on slicks having issues getting down the track. When they prep the track as tight as they had it sat. a slick can't slip at all and want to wad the side walls up and tend to chatter. I really did order a set of 315 radials. Just hope I get to use them.
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Post  yellowhorse7 on October 26th 2015, 4:42 pm

dr's wife racing wrote:  Eveybody keeps telling me carbs and alcohol won't make power?

Somebody should tell Fabian....
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Post  cool40 on October 26th 2015, 6:36 pm

dr's wife racing wrote:I wasn't the only car on slicks having issues getting down the track. When they prep the track as tight as they had it sat. a slick can't slip at all and want to wad the side walls up and tend to chatter. I really did order a set of 315 radials. Just hope I get to use them.
I'd like to see you get it going. It shouldn't be that hard to get it down the track with that much tire,IMO.
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Post  cool40 on October 26th 2015, 6:37 pm

yellowhorse7 wrote:
dr's wife racing wrote:  Eveybody keeps telling me carbs and alcohol won't make power?  

Somebody should tell Fabian....
who's he? Razz
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Post  dr's wife racing on October 27th 2015, 11:56 am

Its not just Jon. Several people o have seen it run thought it was on spray. We had a bottle in it that one pass. It had tire shake and shut it off.
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