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Old 10-11-17, 11:06PM   #331
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Hey Doc, good to see you getting out again.
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Old 10-12-17, 01:46PM   #332
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Hey Doc, good to see you getting out again.
Yeah, its been a long few years, but finally committing time to the cars again. FEELS GOOOOOD!
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Old 10-12-17, 06:38PM   #333
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I hear you, been in limbo myself for last 3 years. Either got the money and no time, or all the time in the world and no money. I did make a couple of test passes last year, 9.30 on pump gas. But definitely need a convertor change, my goal was 8.90 on pump gas, but thatís not going to happen. Sold the top end. Now have health issues. My mind like a kid, but my body says no !
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Old 10-12-17, 09:02PM   #334
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I hear you, been in limbo myself for last 3 years. Either got the money and no time, or all the time in the world and no money. I did make a couple of test passes last year, 9.30 on pump gas. But definitely need a convertor change, my goal was 8.90 on pump gas, but thatís not going to happen. Sold the top end. Now have health issues. My mind like a kid, but my body says no !
You would of got that no problem Gach....
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Old 10-14-17, 09:21AM   #335
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Good track trip. 9.65 @ 140.

Lost first gear in trans so I couldn't try to improve.
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Old 10-14-17, 10:11AM   #336
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Nice!! How much boost?
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Old 10-14-17, 04:41PM   #337
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Nice!! How much boost?
3500 RPM and 4 lbs on t-brake, 14 lbs off. Shifted at 5500 RPM. 5950 at the traps.
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Great, I am going to a rental Monday. I have less motor than you and a stick shift. Should be fun if it hooks!
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Old 10-15-17, 01:37PM   #339
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Good track trip. 9.65 @ 140.

Lost first gear in trans so I couldn't try to improve.
Sounds like you have some lows 9's coming for the future..

Either way your doing great . Congratulations !
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JSPONT, good luck tomorrow. Let us know how you do.

Video a buddy of mine took with his cellphone.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7LkFrt12as8
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Old 10-16-17, 08:18PM   #341
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Congratulations on the 9's. Only gonna get faster!
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