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Author Topic: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank  (Read 647944 times)

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Offline SPARKY

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1545 on: November 11, 2013, 07:22:21 PM »
Does anyone have picts of the chute deployment or the car down track that the can share ---thanks
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1546 on: November 11, 2013, 07:49:11 PM »
Oh by the way  :wink:  "the beauty" sent their spy out   :-o under the cover story of watching Jeanie in her quest for the  MC points championship.
 He dropped by the pits to checkout the new beast--- Ms Liberty --
but I kept my eye on him and he didn't pull his spy camera out  :-D
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1547 on: November 11, 2013, 08:12:52 PM »
Sparky,

Don't know if these pictures will do you any good as I took them while you were working on the car. For a chute deployment shot, you might try the SCTA site in the results section, under pictures look for Stewart Harnick pictures as he takes shots from the finish line area.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1548 on: November 12, 2013, 07:42:41 AM »
Found the camera

0 5  the goal
At the start line for the 1st time
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1549 on: November 12, 2013, 07:53:51 AM »
Way to go Sparky. You finished the build and made to the meet. That in itself is a win.

She looks good, reminds me of a fighter ready to taxi out on a desert airbase.

Great stuff, wish you and all the guys a safe run and return drive. :cheers:

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1550 on: November 12, 2013, 08:05:20 AM »
Sparky, BIG congrats on getting the car finished and running at Elmo!

Car looks GREAT on the dirt and I REALLY love the dirty Elmo 200 hat pic!
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1551 on: November 12, 2013, 08:12:43 AM »
Congrats Sparky!!  :cheers:  Way to go!

For some reason, in person, Miss Liberty seemed smaller than I expected.  :|
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1552 on: November 12, 2013, 09:17:59 AM »
THe car always looked big in the shop but now that its out in the open with the nose on it, you really get to see how truly long it is. Great job Sparky, Andy, Joey, Marty and everybody else who pitched in to get Miss Liberty done and out to the track this year.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1553 on: November 12, 2013, 10:27:38 AM »
That is because she is still a Ms and not a Mrs.   just a SALOB  :-o

We are working hard to keep her skinny and sleek track person not a field person -- a sprinter not a weighty shot putter  :-D
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1554 on: November 12, 2013, 10:59:17 AM »
We made it home Sparky-and I brought the drivers suit and helmet with me. :-D
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1555 on: November 12, 2013, 11:11:41 AM »
another had shot in frt of another much smaller lakester's frt.  tire
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1556 on: November 12, 2013, 04:03:08 PM »
Sparky,
The narrow "Top Fuel" tire which is a 2.5 x 17 Goodyear part number 808-102-089, as I understand, is limited to a max of 200 mph, although I have seen many of them run over 250 at the Salt. I do not know what the SCTA/Goodyear speed limit is on the new "Top Fuel" tire, 4 x 17 Goodyear part number  808-130-089 which is about an inch wider but still is made to fit a 17 x 2.5 wheel. Either one is a lot better than what you have on the front now.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1557 on: November 12, 2013, 05:20:43 PM »
You are right Rex  I have seen several of the real light MC eng lakesters with these on the frt end  I was in line during the hold and was walking around and saw this small light dragster-lakester with those on the frt.  I started drooling, then decided to put my cap down for scale--- :cry:
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1558 on: November 12, 2013, 07:19:15 PM »
Good to see you get a run under your belt Mate, been a lot of work to get here. :cheers:
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« Reply #1559 on: November 12, 2013, 10:14:58 PM »
Sid you are so right..

I hope to be much better prepared for the May meet.  We have a lot of tweaks but nothing like finishing from scratch.   We now know what all we have to deal with and it appears that  she likes to go where you point her --according to Andy---that is nice to know
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