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« on: October 13, 2017, 09:26:33 AM »



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Every programmer occasionally, opens up a file on their computer. Sometimes they wrote it, or they found it and knew they had to save it. They read over the lines, and weep at their beauty. This file is Good Code. It has sensible names for functions and variables. It's concise. It has never had to answer to a sales team. It does exactly one thing, and it does it well. It reads like poetry.
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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2017, 09:44:33 AM »

If you find a complete working one, let me know.

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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2017, 10:05:57 AM »

Did they all blow up?
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Every programmer occasionally, opens up a file on their computer. Sometimes they wrote it, or they found it and knew they had to save it. They read over the lines, and weep at their beauty. This file is Good Code. It has sensible names for functions and variables. It's concise. It has never had to answer to a sales team. It does exactly one thing, and it does it well. It reads like poetry.
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 10:20:06 AM »

From what I could find out, yes. However, it depended upon who was using it. Easy to get the thing to fail if you are not familiar with fuel type and how it all works. Definitely not a simple bolt on arrangement. I was looking at this for my lakester. It yields the hp I was looking for and sized correctly for my car.

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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2017, 10:50:11 AM »

Did you look at the set up in the little blue truck with the GXSR 1000? Just like the Shadow, Stainless knows cheers
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 01:24:52 PM »

Those turn up from time to time....Just don`t google the fuel required....you`ll get a visit from real serious people. shocked
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« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 01:26:15 PM »

OK, Mike -- where the photo of one of them in a go-kart putting it a top fuel dragster?

(I thought they ran on hydrazine (sp?), but could, as usual, be wrong.
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 01:53:01 PM »

   Contact Ky Michelson on Facebook. I believe he can fill you in.
  Doug  cheers cheers cheers
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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2017, 03:15:10 PM »

Did you look at the set up in the little blue truck with the GXSR 1000? Just like the Shadow, Stainless knows cheers

I did, Johnboy. Surprised to see an MC engine in it. BJ said handling was an issue. I can sympathize.

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« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2017, 04:22:49 PM »

this little engine brought a biker and lakester driver into the two club....and was in the first mini pick up over 150 mph...very interesting career..... grin grin grin grin


Did you look at the set up in the little blue truck with the GXSR 1000? Just like the Shadow, Stainless knows cheers
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« Reply #10 on: October 13, 2017, 06:56:51 PM »

Same company did this ....

BTW, I think Jon was driving the mini-van in the video...

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« Reply #11 on: October 13, 2017, 07:43:18 PM »

December Hot Rod

http://www.hotrod.com/articles/1960-buy-mail-order-1300hp-rocket-engine/
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« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2017, 09:58:38 PM »

I need this.
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« Reply #13 on: October 14, 2017, 01:00:12 AM »

I watched an exhibition run by a car with a Turbonique drag axle at an early NHRA Nationals at Indy ('63?). I'm curious how well the turbo-powered centrifugal supercharger worked, but have never seen or read about anyone trying one.
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« Reply #14 on: October 14, 2017, 07:29:24 PM »

I think I remember a VW Bug, in the 60's, called the "Black Widow". I recall it ran a Turbonique trans axle or direct drive. I think it ran in the 9's. Hot Rod, Popular Hot Rodding or Car Craft ran articles on it. I recall it was more than a handful to keep straight and made some aero enhanced, challenging runs. (As in getting very light at speed because of the solid pan chassis of the Bug.) If I remember right, the crew and driver were Afro-American, thus the tag Black Widow?.
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