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Author Topic: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)  (Read 730758 times)
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« Reply #2340 on: May 18, 2018, 07:45:47 AM »

It's been too quiet over here. What's going on? You guys racing this year?
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« Reply #2341 on: May 18, 2018, 01:51:43 PM »

It's been too quiet over here. What's going on? You guys racing this year?

   We held off on El Mirage as Linda has been having radiation treatments since December and I need to be with her.

   Not making Bville either but hopefully Nov. El Mirage.

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« Reply #2342 on: May 18, 2018, 05:23:56 PM »

John and Troy,

Sorry to hear about Linda. Thoughts and prayers for her.

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« Reply #2343 on: May 23, 2018, 09:58:23 PM »

Sorry to hear that. Best wishes and thoughts going out to yall
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« Reply #2344 on: June 13, 2018, 06:20:53 PM »

Looks like my photos are back up:)
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« Reply #2345 on: June 13, 2018, 08:59:26 PM »

Desoto and Rev, thanks for the well wishes itís a tough time right now.
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« Reply #2346 on: June 29, 2018, 12:26:26 AM »

Some future plans discussed tonight: before we race again we need to pull the engine and replace all of the sleeves and pistons, pull the water tanks out and modify the tin underneath to creat more space for the panhard bar, replace rear brake system.  Hopefully we will race again next May!
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« Reply #2347 on: July 02, 2018, 04:42:35 PM »

Some future plans discussed tonight: before we race again we need to pull the engine and replace all of the sleeves and pistons, pull the water tanks out and modify the tin underneath to creat more space for the panhard bar, replace rear brake system.  Hopefully we will race again next May!

  Maybe Nov? We got away from our original chassis tune because the sheet metal on the chassis was bottoming out on the panhard bar. there's adjustments on the shock mounts so we moved the shocks up + the spring platforms. this changed the set up to much + made the car to stiff. So by cutting the sheet metal to make space for the panhard bar we can get back to the original setup.

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« Reply #2348 on: August 21, 2018, 07:08:54 PM »

Every few pages I like to put up videos of our runs so if people want to find them they can locate them a little easier.  These are some of our better videos.

     These are in 2008





                 2009



                 2010





 More from the past

            JL222

  Rob...here's the videos. The 1st one is El Mirage, car hooks up and goes 152 mph in 10.2 sec. Then track turns bad which you can see from other video.

  Another year already shocked


  The second video shows the in car view of the 1st video, you can see the throttle on left of hood and how busy Troy's
hands are steering back and forth, saving a spin.
  Makes me think that faster steering would help.
 
  Hurry up EL NINO and flood the lakebed, so the 222 Camaro could make a full pass cool

           JL222

 I like to watch these videos, gets me inthused grin

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« Reply #2349 on: August 21, 2018, 07:50:31 PM »

The last two videos are the last until Monday where we will take some more.  





 Dyno results, more about dyno pulls around pgs 80-85 there abouts grin
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« Reply #2350 on: August 21, 2018, 08:10:46 PM »

 cheers cheers cheers cheers
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