Landracing Forum Home
November 24, 2017, 04:27:33 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News:
BACK TO LANDRACING.COM HOMEPAGE
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Login Register  


(Note: Donations are not tax deductible)







Live Audio Streaming and Archives of Past Events
Next Live Event: TBD
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: new street roadster  (Read 1776 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
33 coupe
New folks

Offline Offline

Age: 61
Location: DFW, Texas
Posts: 1




Ignore
« on: January 13, 2009, 09:51:12 AM »

Gentlemen,
I am new to this speed racing thing. Having lurked on the site for a while after going to the salt with a friend of mine, I am hooked. I am starting the build on a street roadster, using a 32 body, stretched frame, C motor, 4 speed tranny, champ sized q. change pretty basic stuff to start with. I have a mutitude of questions. What wheel and tire size for the rear do you guys recommend? We are wanting to run in the 175 to 200 MPh range.  Am I  better off using something other than the Muncie 4 speed? Rear ballast will be mounted low on the inside of the frame rails, forward of the rear end and forward ballast will be mounted to the inside of the frame rails, under the floor just behind and adjacent to the bellhousing. How much ballast weight should we plan for, with a car like this. Thanks to everyone in advance and let me know if these details have been posted somewhere else, and I will gladly chase them so as to not beat everyone up with the same questions that have probably been asked a hundred times.


Bobby Neisler,
33 coupe
Logged
wilcox garage
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Age: 42
Location: Enumclaw Wa.
Posts: 117





Ignore
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2009, 01:30:17 AM »

Check out the build diaries on our street roadster from the end of December ( d/bstr under construction). there are some pictures and good feedback and ideas for your build. We run a modified close ratio Muncie in our car , the car after ballast was about 3450# and it was placed about the same that you are describing. I decided to run a 26"  mickey thompson front runner rear tire to keep the car as low as possable.                                                                                                                                                                        Mark
Logged

www.wilcoxgarage.com                                                               Mark Wilcox, 142 D/BSTR                                           looking for a red hat one piston at a time... record qualifier 2011 219.935
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
Simple Audio Video Embedder
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!


Google visited last this page August 02, 2017, 10:38:01 PM