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Post  richter69 on September 30th 2013, 1:32 pm

good deal......
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Post  bigblockfox468 on September 30th 2013, 1:40 pm

Here's an off idle launch.....

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Post  bigblockfox468 on October 1st 2013, 7:42 am

Trans brake launch.....
 
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Post  Dave De on October 2nd 2013, 10:07 pm

I think you will lose another .15 at Ubly next week. I am concerned at the amount of mph that was lost on the gear change. And you had to post the slip with my junk next to yours. Will 29.5s fit the wheel house? That may help.
If you are interested in running e85 on a carb swap that can be arranged.
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Post  bigblockfox468 on November 2nd 2013, 1:22 pm

My last time out. I'm car 38...best 1/4 mi ET and mph to date. Footbraking, the transbrake still acting up. 60 ft times need to improve, my goal on that is some mid 1.30's Once I get that I think my 9.70 goal will achieved  Very Happy 

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Post  bigblockfox468 on November 13th 2013, 7:22 pm

My latest video...........Okay you ss guru's critique it please...need better 60' times...DA rears needed Question scratch 

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Post  yellowhorse7 on November 13th 2013, 8:27 pm

bigblockfox468 wrote:My latest video...........Okay you ss guru's critique it please...need better 60' times...DA rears needed Question scratch 

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Your other videos show more.
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Post  nitrous.f on November 13th 2013, 9:18 pm

put the bottle to it! that will get those 60" down!
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Post  nitrous.f on November 13th 2013, 9:24 pm

put the bottle to it! that will get those 60" down!
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Post  Dave De on November 14th 2013, 10:54 pm

I've watched that car leave many times on all the videos. The front end doesnt stretch or rise enough. Maybe the spring rate is way to high but compared to other Fox bodies it needs more travel. I would like to hear from the suspension experts on this issue.
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Post  whatbumper on November 15th 2013, 5:43 pm

the front end has plenty of travel. you get the rear right you will tighten it up some.

We would: increase the anti-squat. and put DA shocks on the rear to control it.

if you watch the videos again you can see the entire car "rock" backward when it launches instead of wanting to go forward.

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Post  richter69 on November 15th 2013, 8:04 pm

put mr frosty on it .........
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Post  bigblockfox468 on November 15th 2013, 10:32 pm

richter69 wrote:put mr frosty on it .........
elaborate why, I have an idea why, but I'm pushing 750 right now on a stock block and how I understand it, it's good to bout 900. Really don't want to reinvent the wheel ......I hear it....here it comes.........should've would've could've deal. I'm sure this pig can 60 better without it pig but what confused
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Post  richter69 on November 15th 2013, 11:31 pm

make it hapin' captin'....

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Post  yellowhorse7 on November 16th 2013, 12:04 am

richter69 wrote:put mr frosty on it .........
It'll get worse....

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Post  whatbumper on November 16th 2013, 12:08 am

yellowhorse7 wrote:
richter69 wrote:put mr frosty on it .........
It'll get worse....

I was thinking it might make it 2 foot then before blowing the tires.

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Post  dfree383 on November 16th 2013, 3:48 am

yellowhorse7 wrote:
richter69 wrote:put mr frosty on it .........
It'll get worse....

X2 get the car working first.
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Post  bigblockfox468 on May 12th 2014, 12:11 pm

Well the weather has improved and got me in the urge to install these over the weekend. Planning on trying them out this Saturday.



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Post  windsor on May 12th 2014, 4:23 pm

Assuming those are the Vikings you posted on the other site. Interested to hear how they work.
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Post  butterbean on December 28th 2014, 4:04 pm

any updates??? just read the whole thread and I'm very impressed with your combo and all the fine folks on this site for the helping hands, congratulations to you!!!!!!!!!!
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Post  gas6999 on March 20th 2015, 7:37 am

car looks good, I saw the pic, of the rear trans mount do you think you want a soft mount there , for flex? I have seen a lot of tail shafts broke because they didn't use a soft mount on the tail shaft.

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Post  old blue on March 20th 2015, 11:34 am

Pretty nice build and a lot of good hands helping. very nice
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Post  bigblockfox468 on April 3rd 2015, 7:50 pm

gas6999 wrote:car looks good, I saw the pic, of the rear trans mount do you think you want a soft mount there , for flex?  I have seen a lot of tail shafts broke because they didn't use a soft mount on the tail shaft.

I do have a thin piece of rubber between the mount and trans, the bolts are just finger tight with locktite so they don't vibrate out. Leaving the bolts loose like that helps for flex and prevents cracked cases. I believe Blake or Damon or both told me that little tip. I think Jon doesn't even run a rear mount.
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Post  bigblockfox468 on April 3rd 2015, 8:01 pm

butterbean wrote:any updates??? just read the whole thread and I'm very impressed with your combo and all the fine folks on this site for the helping hands, congratulations to you!!!!!!!!!!

No....not any new updates. Got it to best of date on ET and mph (see below my signature). I've been through a very trying work ordeal the past 6 months not sure if I was going to have a job or not (company buyout) so I laid low on spending $. Everything is all good now. I have to get my mind back into it and see where I want to go from here to address my traction issues Neutral

Thanks to all for your compliments Smile
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Post  Dave De on April 3rd 2015, 9:40 pm

Mike,
Glad go see you getting back in to it. Now let's get it into the 9.40s.
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