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Author Topic: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)  (Read 885860 times)

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Offline bvillercr

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1530 on: August 16, 2011, 09:48:37 PM »
Chasing some gremlins in the car, should have them all figured out and will run in the morning on a new track. :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1531 on: August 16, 2011, 09:58:29 PM »
Electronics or mechanical?

Watching for 300 from you guys.  Don't let us down!   :mrgreen:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1532 on: August 16, 2011, 11:43:20 PM »
Electronics or mechanical?

Watching for 300 from you guys.  Don't let us down!   :mrgreen:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1533 on: August 17, 2011, 09:30:54 PM »
The car is running great, unfortunatelythe new lexan window rule is kicking our donkey!! :evil:  everytime we run the driver side window blows out!  This new rule has really slowed us down. :|  we think we got it fixed and will run again in the morning. :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1534 on: August 17, 2011, 09:52:42 PM »
Keep up the hard work  :cheers:
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1535 on: August 18, 2011, 12:01:01 AM »
  It was good talking to you guys today! Good luck the rest of the week , get that thing in impound , we will be watching!
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1536 on: August 18, 2011, 07:49:59 AM »
  It was good talking to you guys today! Good luck the rest of the week , get that thing in impound , we will be watching!
  The 142 Crew 

Mark, it was great talking with all you Mohawks too. :-D. We are going to the hardware store this morning and get extra supplies, just in case. :mrgreen:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1537 on: August 18, 2011, 06:27:55 PM »
We made it to impound on our first pass through the 3.  The bad news is that our windows are still flexing out some, preventing us from going farther down the course.  We went through the 2 1/4 at 256 and JL222 was backing out of the throttle because of the window, he slowed to 255 in the mile.  The data logger shows he was goin over 280 some where between the 2 1/4 and the 3.  Hopefully record return run will be better. :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1538 on: August 18, 2011, 09:39:38 PM »
One thing I didn't mention was in line behavior.  We are next to a nice diesel rig with a motorcycle trailer on the back and while my dad was in the car suited up and buckled in the guy starts his rig and let's it idle.  All the fumes are going inside our car and we asked him to shut if off and explained why.  The guy we asked said we are cooling the cab with the A.C.!!! :evil: WTF!!  That didn't go over very well with me and let this guy know it!  He did eventually turn his truck off.  Unbelievable how some people think.  Sorry for the rant. :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1539 on: August 19, 2011, 05:29:01 PM »
JL222 is now in the Bonneville 2 club. :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1540 on: August 19, 2011, 06:12:29 PM »
JL222 is now in the Bonneville 2 club. :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1541 on: August 19, 2011, 06:13:32 PM »
x2  :cheers:  :cheers:

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1542 on: August 19, 2011, 06:27:57 PM »
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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1543 on: August 19, 2011, 06:35:42 PM »
Good Deal!

Some how I missed your car every time I went into the pits. I was hoping to stop and say hello to you guys again this year.

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Re: Getting ready for Bonneville(rebuild)
« Reply #1544 on: August 19, 2011, 06:41:41 PM »
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