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08-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 938
Posted By jtortorete

Glides

Not sure i posted this in the past, but a buddy and i are now building glides for the little guy racers. The guys that do not have $2,000, to $5,000 for a glide. I know a lot of guys build there own,...
07-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By jtortorete

Rabbit has it correct!! Just tell our...

Rabbit has it correct!!

Just tell our friends to drag your body out onto the highway. Your insurance will cover you from there!

Don't worry be happy!!

JT
07-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,200
Posted By jtortorete

Andamo, Thanks for your reply. I, as do many...

Andamo,

Thanks for your reply. I, as do many racers agree with you, that guard rails are not the safest method to prevent a car from leaving the track racing surface. I also know the track owners,...
07-07-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,984
Posted By jtortorete

Rebel61 a lot of times a guy such as yourself...

Rebel61
a lot of times a guy such as yourself does not post enough information on what you want out of your car and the combination you have put together. Also what you are willing to do to get...
07-01-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,200
Posted By jtortorete

Prp night of fire 3 day event and the future

I am just one racer who's home track has been pittsburgh raceway park (formally keystone raceway) since the 1960's. I have seen many changes over the years, but the changes made by the tedesco...
Forum: Transmission
05-23-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,244
Posted By jtortorete

Cooler pressure and flow rate

This one is for all you data guys.

What is a typical pressure and flow rate for the cooler circuit in a power-glide transmission, racing or stock. I cannot find a number in any data sheets I have...
Forum: Transmission
05-23-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By jtortorete

If the converter is not being fully charged, it...

If the converter is not being fully charged, it will cavitate and puke aired fluid from the vent. Pressure checks can point to problem. As indcontols says, it could be the converter itself as well....
04-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By jtortorete

Thanks for the heads up. You stay right. Bad guys...

Thanks for the heads up. You stay right. Bad guys get it on the last day!!!

RJ can't do much. I do not know the whole issue, but suing a guy out of state is tough and costly so make sure you have...
04-02-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By jtortorete

Thank God for the concrete barrier. At my track...

Thank God for the concrete barrier. At my track someone in the stands would have got that in the face!!
JT



Don't worry be happy!
04-02-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,427
Posted By jtortorete

I'am too old to start from scratch on another...

I'am too old to start from scratch on another street rod. Last one took 10 years. I don't have 10 left! Lol!




"don't worry be happy"
04-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,718
Posted By jtortorete

Working for me. I am sure as i go i will run into...

Working for me. I am sure as i go i will run into something.




"don't worry be happy"
04-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,683
Posted By jtortorete

Works for me! "DON'T WORRY BE...

Works for me!




"DON'T WORRY BE HAPPY"
03-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,395
Posted By jtortorete

It also can be the master cylinder piston size. I...

It also can be the master cylinder piston size. I smaller master cyl. piston can give better pedal feel. I went from 1 1/18" to a 1" master on my all wheel disc brake system, and the brake feel was...
Forum: Transmission
03-17-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,084
Posted By jtortorete

jreiley, As Hammertime said, "NOT NORMAL" ...

jreiley,

As Hammertime said, "NOT NORMAL" The manual spool in the valve body is not lined up with the detente (notches inside). It could be caused by the shift linkage, (cable) if equipped. When...
03-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By jtortorete

SUGGESTION

EXCURSION

I HAVE NOT GOT TO THAT LEVEL OF RACING YET, BUY WHY DON'T YOU TRY CALL ONE OR TO OF THE PROFESSIONAL RACING TEAMS THAT MAY USE THAT HAULING RIG YOU ARE LOOKING FOR.

THEY MAY BE ABLE...
03-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By jtortorete

ANSWER QUESTION WITH A QUESTION

ARE YOU TAKING SANCTIONED RACING?

I BELIEVE THE 70'S FOR WATER BURN OUTS.

SOME GUYS STILL DO DRY HOPS AFTER THE WATER BURNOUT AT MY IHRA TRACK.

BUT SINCE YOU ASKED THE QUESTION THEY MUST...
03-07-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By jtortorete

REPLY

:shock: :shock: :lol: :o

YOU GUYS NEED TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE. THE WINTER IS GETTING TO YOU!

I SAW THE VIDEO. IT IS OK.

I LIKE HARBONE'S PICTURE BETTER. :lol:

JACK
03-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,650
Posted By jtortorete

WELCOME

WELCOME PUSHROD,

I AM AN FNG MYSELF, THOUGH I HAVE BEEN RACING FOR A WHILE. (DRAG RACING) I AM FROM PITTSBURGH, PA, AND I AM ONE OF THE SENIOR (OLD FARE) RACERS.

JACK

DON'T WORRY BE HAPPY"
03-06-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,857
Posted By jtortorete

BJUICE COMMENT

BJUICE,

SORRY I MISSED YOUR COMMENT ON THE $70 GRAND, AND SELLING YOUR NOVA.

YOU ARE THE MAN! WHAT DID YOU SELL FOR $70K? WHEN IS THE NOVA DOING UP?

JACK

"DONT WORRY BE HAPPY! "
03-06-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,857
Posted By jtortorete

WHY WAIT?

GUYS,

SORRY IF I GOT PEOPLE ROWELED UP, THAT WAS NOT MY INTENT, IT IS JUST MY THOUGHTS.

WHAT BRICK SAID IT PARTLY THE ANSWER. TOLERANCE LEVEL. IF YOU HAVE IT AND YOU ARE CONTROLLING THE DEAL,...
03-04-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,857
Posted By jtortorete

answer to shybx 1969

GUY,

ALL YOU SAY IS TRUE, BUT IT IS THE BUYERS RESPONSIBLE TO GET OUT OF THE SELLER ALL HE NEEDS TO KNOW, OR YOU JUST DO NOT TRUST ANYTHING SAID, AND GO CHECK IT OUT FOR YOURSELF. ALSO YOU CAN...
03-03-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 17,929
Posted By jtortorete

Bad Weather

You fellows are still talking about winter weather, which just depresses me.

So I will not participate in that conversation, and wait to the guys start conversing on racing stuff.

Jack :)
03-02-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,857
Posted By jtortorete

WHATEVER WORKS FOR YOU

ON THE SUBJECT OF BUYING AND SELLING ON THE NET. NO MATTER WHERE YOU SELL, RJ, EBAY, ETC, IT IS ALL ABOUT WHAT WORKS FOR YOU. THERE IS NO EXACT METHOD THAT WORKS BETTER THAN ANOTHER.

THE USE OF...
Forum: Help
03-02-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 704
Posted By jtortorete

SPUDR89, DID YOU CONTACT THE EDITOR FOR...

SPUDR89,

DID YOU CONTACT THE EDITOR FOR INFORMATION ON THE AD OWNER?

JACK
03-02-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 585
Posted By jtortorete

ANYTHING BUT WINTER WEATHER

GUYS!

IT IS TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT COLD WEATHER!! I CAN'T STAND IT ANY MORE.

HOW ABOUT LOCK UP CONVERTERS. HAS ANYONE TRIED ONE YET? I KNOW IT IS A PRO-MOD DEAL, AND IT IS OUTLAWED IN NHRA...
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