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Author Topic: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank  (Read 641281 times)

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Offline SPARKY

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2160 on: May 16, 2016, 07:50:44 AM »
hear yee!, hear yee!, hear yee!----ALL HAIL SIR FRANCIS  !!!!!!!!!

  Ms LIBERTY's new canopy he built,  WORKED--no visibility issues at all---no clinging dust

Marty got in his first two runs at his 2 DAY ROOKIE meet now has his C Lisc with no car issues

the new El Mirage chute that Stroud build for Ms Liberty worked flawlessly  we ran on some M/T 15" with the new 2.73 rear end  Marty said the car pulled hard--looking forward to seeing what that can do for us

The track was great first ten cars went to impound on Saturday! 

It sure is great to see and visit old friend and acquaintances    almost makes one wish you didn't have to mess with a car
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2161 on: May 16, 2016, 08:45:40 AM »
Awesome Sparky! Great to hear everything went well.  :cheers:
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2162 on: May 16, 2016, 09:54:08 AM »
Canopy looks great Sparky.
Awesome job he/you did. :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2163 on: May 16, 2016, 10:02:53 AM »
Sparky, progress in spite of your efforts is always a good thing!  :-D :-D

Please post some "dirty" pictures!  :cheers:
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2164 on: May 16, 2016, 01:23:49 PM »
Car looked good in the lanes and as it started off the truck. Glad things went well Sparky

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2165 on: May 21, 2016, 04:26:18 PM »
We were very happy especially the results of the canopy!!

Looks like we better be building us a wing so we can run harder at EL M
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2166 on: May 21, 2016, 07:19:53 PM »
Do you need more drag? :roll: :evil:
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2167 on: May 21, 2016, 07:23:11 PM »
Sparky,
Since you are a "wheels away from the body" guy (which I also think is the best plan for a lakester) maybe you should do something like Rob and Brandon did on their streamliner as you are intending to cover the rear axle to streamline it why not make the axle covers a good aerofoil shape and be able to give it some angle of attack or better yet put a small flap on the rear to set the down force.

Great to hear you ran well.

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2168 on: May 21, 2016, 07:57:27 PM »
What Sid said
Unless it's crazy, ambitious and delusional, it's not worth our time!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2169 on: May 21, 2016, 11:16:00 PM »
Sparky,
Since you are a "wheels away from the body" guy (which I also think is the best plan for a lakester) maybe you should do something like Rob and Brandon did on their streamliner as you are intending to cover the rear axle to streamline it why not make the axle covers a good aerofoil shape and be able to give it some angle of attack or better yet put a small flap on the rear to set the down force.

Great to hear you ran well.

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If you steamline the axle, you are a "streamliner".

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2170 on: May 21, 2016, 11:23:42 PM »
Slightly off-topic question: If round is one of the least aerodynamic shapes, is their some OE axle cross-section that is any better?
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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2171 on: May 22, 2016, 07:36:21 AM »
We have narrowed the rear axle for lisc. and early turbo experience--to make it easier to drive  and we loved how it came off the truck with the 2.73 gears and the 23.5 tires

  on  a lakester --we can streamline anything inside of the narrowest tire inner plane

Sid & Stan I am with you on the drag---if we had a track every time as good as last weekend but we most likely will not
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing T.K.I.  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2172 on: May 22, 2016, 03:36:48 PM »
Any pics of Sparky's car at Elmo???

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2173 on: May 23, 2016, 09:36:16 AM »
John got this off the internet.  I wish I could credit whom ever took it.
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing T.K.I.  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: MS LIBERTY a Wild Weasel's belly tank
« Reply #2174 on: May 23, 2016, 12:30:30 PM »
Another on from the HAMB if this thing stops fighting me and lets me post it