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Post  FalconEh on August 2nd 2016, 12:08 am

Dave De wrote:I think we should change the topic to wide hood scoops that look like Hemi  scoops. We all know that the size of the scoop is all about horse power.

Lol...1.5 B9 hemi scoops, limited HP Laughing
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Post  Dave De on August 2nd 2016, 12:48 pm

Big tires -vs- Small tires

BIG TIRES
Nothing special just use a rim width equal to the contact patch and go racing. Only issues are if it dead hooks when no wheelie bars you may in for a ride.

SMALL TIRES
Widest bead lock rims possible for a 10.5 tire, 14" wide rims will be best. The car leaves on the side walls but MPH's faster. Has to be driven on the edge to make it down the track.
More costly than big tires to run this setup.

Every time I'm at Milan No ET at least one of those small tire cars ends up hitting the wall. This happens after the dew begins to fall in the evening. I hope that I haven't offended anyone but if I have I'm not sorry.

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Post  Moodyblues on August 8th 2016, 11:40 pm

rmcomprandy wrote:
Dave De wrote:I think we should change the topic to wide hood scoops that look like Hemi  scoops. We all know that the size of the scoop is all about horse power.

Yea ... ask the people running Pro Stock these days.  With their high hood height, it seems all that they did was cut-off the forward facing opening ...

Amen!!!
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Post  FalconEh on August 9th 2016, 12:42 am

Dave De wrote:Big tires -vs- Small tires

BIG TIRES
Nothing special just use a rim width equal to the contact patch and go racing. Only issues are if it dead hooks when no wheelie bars you may in for a ride.

SMALL TIRES
Widest bead lock rims possible for a 10.5 tire, 14" wide rims will be best. The car leaves on the side walls but MPH's faster. Has to be driven on the edge to make it down the track.
More costly than big tires to run this setup.

Every time I'm at Milan No ET at least one of those small tire cars ends up hitting the wall. This happens after the dew begins to fall in the evening. I hope that I haven't offended anyone but if I have I'm not sorry.


Truth be known this was "stir the pot" but I only run the ragged edge on the small tire car because I don't have the chassis car to ride, nor the ability yet to build it, but I will jump at the opportunity to switch to the big tire when the cards line up. In the mean time I will just try to keep my raggedy ass off the wall.
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Post  cool40 on August 9th 2016, 12:55 am

They all eat the wall .....big or small! Razz
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Post  bruno on August 9th 2016, 10:40 am

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Post  bruno on August 9th 2016, 4:11 pm

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Post  dr's wife racing on August 9th 2016, 8:40 pm

It only takes a different track prep for a small tire / radial tire down the track. I may bring my own prep to the memorial race next yr. Lol

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Post  DILLIGASDAVE on August 13th 2016, 6:58 am

Meh, often with super light full chassis cars the big tire/calmer initial hit/wheel speed combo is about the only workable choice cuz they don't have a ton of extra weight to work with to help hold a hard/violent suspension initial hit on a small tire without bouncing the sidewalls.

Sometimes that dreaded extra weight a SS/mini tub/back half car often has comes in handy on a small tire combo.
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