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10-08-2014, 01:55 PM
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Views: 1,089
Posted By dparker

Insight on crossing border and racing in Canada....

Just had a guy wanting to buy my chassised Corvette...professionally built racecar...he wants a title...I told him a chassised racecar has no title...he said without a title he can't race in...
Forum: In The Pits
06-16-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,899
Posted By dparker

red lights

We have a car we run in no electronics...or foot brake...car had red light issues so we softened shocks etc...This year track went IHRA so transbrakes are legal...only problem is ..450 red...just...
Forum: In The Pits
06-16-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 531
Posted By dparker

red lights

We have a car we run in no electronics...or foot brake...car had red light issues so we softened shocks etc...This year track went IHRA so transbrakes are legal...only problem is ..450 red...just...
10-22-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By dparker

how about with a flying toilet

how about with a flying toilet
06-07-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By dparker

The yoke going into the trans seems alittle...

The yoke going into the trans seems alittle loose...I ordered a new rear cover and the yoke is a little worn..I going to call Strange and see what a new balanced driveshaft might be...
06-06-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By dparker

Vibration

I have a real bad vibration at 3/4 track 1/8mile...4-link dragster...34.5x17.0x16 tires...632 bbc...4.70...marginal tracks...I bought a new set of wheels and tires trying to alleviate the vibration....
05-09-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 21,349
Posted By dparker

It has started off great so far, two final round...

It has started off great so far, two final round appearances the first two races, finally winning the second one...
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08-18-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By dparker

Ed

Thank you doorracer. We are starting a Racers forum that will keep up with all the racetracks we race here in N.M. and Texas. Winners,events,payouts,points,and racer help similar to here on...
08-17-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By dparker

searching for Chassis article by edvancedengines...

Ed had a very informative post on Chassis...does any have the thread or copy of the post...
06-16-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By dparker

sons dragster

Went from 4 3/4 lb of air pressure in the rear tires to 5 1/2, we went from 40psi in the front tires to 25psi. The car went red in the second round with a .485 and ran off .02. We bought back in and...
06-10-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,802
Posted By dparker

Whats the best way to check pinion angle on a...

Whats the best way to check pinion angle on a 4-link dragster...
06-02-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By dparker

I guess next race we'll try the tire...

I guess next race we'll try the tire pressure..what so yall think about a 1 wheel wheelie bar?
06-02-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By dparker

Goodyear 15x14.5x33 #2070. And 5lb of...

Goodyear 15x14.5x33 #2070. And 5lb of air...4200rpm chip at lauch..
06-02-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By dparker

The last redlight was .488, or -.012..the other...

The last redlight was .488, or -.012..the other lights were .510 to .520.
We added 42lb battery in midchassis. figuring that would add approx. 30 more lb to the nose. But it seem to upset how the...
06-01-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,911
Posted By dparker

234" Mike Bos slip joint dragster...pulling the wheels

Our problem is we have a 234" Mike Bos dragster with a SBC it runs 8.50s with 1.18 60ft...the car is pulling the wheels out of the beams causing the car to have inconsistant reaction times and ETs....
Forum: Engine Tech
08-31-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,806
Posted By dparker

guess I need one.....trying to type to fast...

guess I need one.....trying to type to fast sometimes my brain is a sentence ahead of my typing......
I still think the reason that the rotor is pointing at 6 when he's on TDC on the harmonic...
Forum: Engine Tech
08-30-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,806
Posted By dparker

Jeff your not at tdc.....one time the piston is...

Jeff your not at tdc.....one time the piston is at the top the rotor will point at number 6 the next time the piston comes up to the top the rotor will be pointing at number1....thats because the cam...
08-30-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,824
Posted By dparker

Your lean, but at idle.....don't change your main...

Your lean, but at idle.....don't change your main jets yet.....turn your idle screws in 1/2 a turn and see how that does.....also go bigger on your squirters....the reason it got worse when it was...
08-04-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By dparker

Great Race Event with big monies....

Hobbsmotorsportspark is putting on a big payout small entry race on Aug.15,09
The race is the Lynsey Callaway Memorial race where if you bring toys your eligable for bonus monies and bonus...
07-27-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By dparker

:lol: :lol: congrats Josh, not an easy...

:lol: :lol: congrats Josh, not an easy task!!:lol: :lol:

:x I'm still jealous :x
07-24-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By dparker

yes I did. Actually I was just past the finish...

yes I did. Actually I was just past the finish line. Had a bad cross wind. One of the other racers in a fast car came and told me it jerked his car sideways when he pulled the chute. I had planned on...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-22-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,187
Posted By dparker

Re: cometic head gaskets have you tried them.........

I asked in my earliar post, How did you come up with .005 valve to piston (ptv) after pulling your heads? Is .005 valve to piston a typo? If not was this a running engine? I know these questions are...
Forum: Help
07-22-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By dparker

littlehotrod you don't hear so good do you....

littlehotrod you don't hear so good do you. Hammertime told you nicely this is not a classified section in transmissions. And hear you are plugging your sh*t here. This is a forum not classified, you...
Forum: Help
07-22-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By dparker

littlehotrod you don't hear so good do you....

littlehotrod you don't hear so good do you. Hammertime told you nicely this is not a classified section in transmissions. And hear you are plugging your sh*t here. This is a forum not classified, you...
07-22-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By dparker

10 years ago I turned a dragster over on it top....

10 years ago I turned a dragster over on it top. It slid upside down and facing the wrong way from the finish line until it came to a rest. I was lucky that the front wheels were touching the ground,...
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