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07-20-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,252
Posted By topfool

Not to mention welds near 50% price hike in 12...

Not to mention welds near 50% price hike in 12 months on beadlocks
07-20-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,273
Posted By topfool

I've been here for 4 years, need a reference ask...

I've been here for 4 years, need a reference ask brian or tom, or try asking the moderator on MSV, especially Sam.. he'll give an excellent ref.. :lol: :wink:
07-14-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 18,273
Posted By topfool

stick with it guys, I got help on here with...

stick with it guys, I got help on here with shiping a car to the UK, I sourced my shipping in the uk via a USA branch office..

just doing another for someone else too..
07-14-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By topfool

Good to see you back brian, I mailed you as I was...

Good to see you back brian, I mailed you as I was going to drop by while I was out there in june but could not get any contact..

Take care mate
05-02-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,367
Posted By topfool

Over here in the UK its $9.04 a US gallon its...

Over here in the UK its $9.04 a US gallon its still going up.

its about 60 cents a Litre dearer than unleaded petrol. (95oct)
Forum: In The Pits
05-02-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,900
Posted By topfool

how do you grow a seedless grape?

how do you grow a seedless grape?
Forum: In The Pits
05-01-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 36,633
Posted By topfool

Well not a 7 but close 5.00 1/8th 8.00 @...

Well not a 7 but close

5.00 1/8th
8.00 @ 165 1/4 no change of hardware, just a bit of setup time.. gas only no bottle
04-30-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By topfool

Brian, The car had a 511 in when I bought it, I...

Brian, The car had a 511 in when I bought it, I changed the heads when I dropped a valve (big over rev) but basically its the same engine god know how many runs it had on it... but I've not even put...
04-30-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By topfool

R.I.P. the 511's.. mine died too ... ...

R.I.P. the 511's..

mine died too ...

mind you it ran 8.00 @165 (5.00--1/8th) before I found a crack in it, well another crack that I didnt wqant to ignore..

I wanted a 7 but will take the...
Forum: In The Pits
09-10-2007, 07:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 36,633
Posted By topfool

511 BBC powerglide (1.8 low) 33.6 x16x 16 tires...

511 BBC powerglide (1.8 low) 33.6 x16x 16 tires 4.30 rear end 1950 lbs
heads manifold exhaust and carb all too big for this engine (going 540 next year maybe) when they will be more suitable.
...
Forum: Transmission
08-24-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By topfool

have you got zero chips in any unused sections ?

have you got zero chips in any unused sections ?
Forum: Show Off
08-16-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,723
Posted By topfool

LOL....Yeah i been told that more then once...i...

LOL....Yeah i been told that more then once...i am down to 214/215 lbs..

the car weighed 2170 lbs with a iron BBC and a 250 lbs driver ,,wet and ready to race..

i have an Aluminmum block but i...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-16-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 32,866
Posted By topfool

To be honest when I got back into the sport I...

To be honest when I got back into the sport I wasn't really too bothered about big or small block (come to that I would have considered a ford or chrysler). The car I bought had a BBC in it ready to...
08-13-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,807
Posted By topfool

lively, take a look at the wild rides and...

lively,

take a look at the wild rides and wheelies post, its got a bit of video (2 mins 55 seconds in) thats the run.. No time to be scared.
08-11-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,427
Posted By topfool

not so much a wheelie but a bit of a wild ride.. ...

not so much a wheelie but a bit of a wild ride..

2mins and 55 seconds into this video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRDjRiGl9ec
08-11-2007, 12:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,807
Posted By topfool

this is my altered. ...

this is my altered.

http://hometown.aol.co.uk/Mastsaf/final+approach.jpg


not often you see one flying so low. :lol: :wink:
08-11-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,807
Posted By topfool

Brian, I'll mail you the high res ones you...

Brian,

I'll mail you the high res ones you sent me, I found them yesterday..

I don't think I have the one with the baby, I seem to remember it was posted in here or MSV, so if you could find...
08-10-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,807
Posted By topfool

hey brian, a couple of pics of your old altered ...

hey brian, a couple of pics of your old altered

http://hometown.aol.co.uk/Mastsaf/brian+1.jpg

http://hometown.aol.co.uk/Mastsaf/brian2.jpg

enjoy
Forum: Show Off
08-09-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,723
Posted By topfool

Brian, What that vette needs is a nice light...

Brian, What that vette needs is a nice light driver.... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Forum: Engine Tech
08-09-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By topfool

From what I have heard it's not really adviseable...

From what I have heard it's not really adviseable to go much more than 14 inches of depression with the Vac pump, two reasons

1) the trade off at anything much more becomes negligable
2) it will...
08-09-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,451
Posted By topfool

Sorry I cheated and copied this off my web site...

Sorry I cheated and copied this off my web site with a bit of info about me.. Wesley asked me to put something here..

I Work for Prodrive Automotive Technology and I am currently located at Ford...
08-09-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,807
Posted By topfool

I nearly bought a roadster before I got the...

I nearly bought a roadster before I got the altered, I still prefer altereds, not that I am that experienced with them, sure are fun tho..
08-09-2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,524
Posted By topfool

Thanks for the welcome guys. Tom have you...

Thanks for the welcome guys.

Tom have you run that car yet ??

Carl, long time no see hows things?

Brian, I wish I was half as good as that !! now that little girl of yours is growing fast,...
08-08-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,524
Posted By topfool

Just saying Hi

Hi to all, some of you will know me already, Tom, Brian and a few others.

I used to use this forum a while ago but have not been on for quite a while.

Anyway I'll probably be around a bit more...
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