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Forum: Help
04-14-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By markthespark

I,am getting the I told you so now. My buddy told...

I,am getting the I told you so now. My buddy told be that I needed to start with 120-130 degrees on gas.I will try it and see what happens. Mt car is real consistant the way I,am doing itnow, and...
Forum: Transmission
04-13-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By markthespark

You dont have to worry about asking any...

You dont have to worry about asking any questions. These guys are alot of help on here.
Forum: Transmission
04-13-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By markthespark

Thank you it makes since now.

Thank you it makes since now.
04-13-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,128
Posted By markthespark

I watched the video of both lanes. The run in the...

I watched the video of both lanes. The run in the right lane the right front tire never leaves the ground. In the left lane the left front tire is off the groung 12 inches. Just something I notched.
Forum: In The Pits
04-13-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By markthespark

Very sad and sorry about his lost. I think we all...

Very sad and sorry about his lost. I think we all go out to the garage and work away with out being safe sometimes. We have a racecar full of the top safety stuff there is, but sometimes in to big of...
Forum: Help
04-13-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By markthespark

Water Temp

I leave the front of stagging with my water temp at 160 degrees in a full bodied car. Do my burnout and head for the line. Stop before the pre stage lights turn on water pump and fan and stage. Temp...
04-13-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By markthespark

I agree. The sharp shooters that took them out,...

I agree. The sharp shooters that took them out, should of done that days ago. Now that the Navy got involved, there Government is afraid of retaliation from the Pitrates. I agree with zipper06 and...
04-13-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By markthespark

I cannot understand how a company that big and...

I cannot understand how a company that big and has been around for a long time, would be going under.I had a cam one time that started rounding off the lobe, it had 150 passes on it. I called, they...
04-13-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By markthespark

I agree with TopspeedLowet. I believe you have a...

I agree with TopspeedLowet. I believe you have a closed system, where the tube goes all the way to the bottom of the overflow bottle. If that is the case you would get air trapped and have over...
04-13-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,251
Posted By markthespark

dragster

Thanks for explaining about the diff. designs. I have 3 disc,s fused in my back and was wanting something with suspension.Shawnp that is one pretty cae you have. I dont think I will be spending that...
04-13-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 37,638
Posted By markthespark

That is a good point. Now I realize why the...

That is a good point. Now I realize why the numbers were always off. Thanks for pointing that out.
04-12-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By markthespark

Thanks for all the info. You guys have been alot...

Thanks for all the info. You guys have been alot of help. I guess I will be going with the alcohol. I heard it was alot cheaper, and running cooler, but was,nt sure on the consistacy. I think I will...
Forum: In The Pits
04-12-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By markthespark

Glad to see you went to see your buddy. I do not...

Glad to see you went to see your buddy. I do not know what you are going through but I feal you did the right thing. I,am sure you made his day, and gave him more strength to keep fighting.That is...
Forum: Help
04-12-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By markthespark

Same to you and your family. Congrats on good day...

Same to you and your family. Congrats on good day of racing. Now you can go get your wife something special.
Forum: Help
04-12-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By markthespark

brakes

Just a thought, maybe the original master cylinder had a vented cap on the master cylinder, and the wilwood master is one without a vented cap.When you apply the brake the pressure keeps building up...
04-12-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 37,638
Posted By markthespark

1/8 mile racing

Go to http://www.wallaceracing.com/accel-calc.php . They have a free calculater to predict it for you. I put in 3200lbs,465hp,and a 28inch dia. tire and it said 6.99 in the 1/8 mile. Check it out and...
Forum: In The Pits
04-12-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By markthespark

That usally happens once a month.Another was, we...

That usally happens once a month.Another was, we were racing at Muncie Indiana on a Saturday night. It was 1.30 in the mourning, we were in at 5 cars left. I had to race the track champion. I was...
Forum: Help
04-12-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By markthespark

Maybe the Easter Bunny gave you a free pass to...

Maybe the Easter Bunny gave you a free pass to race, but it is only good today. Hopefully you can win some money today racing, and buy her something special. Or you got called in to work. They love...
04-12-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By markthespark

math

Thanks guys. I have been trying to figure out want the win margin of each race like at a national event would of been. Just trying to get a visual of it and keep in my mind how important it is to cut...
04-11-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By markthespark

Math problem

Have been trying to figure this out for some time now.Say I,am running in Quick Rod. I have a perfect light and run dead on with an o. My opponent cuts a .425 light on a pro tree and runs dead on....
Forum: Transmission
04-11-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By markthespark

Stall

I never new you could do it that way. Sounds scary. I always woundered how to do it, know I know, Thanks
04-11-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By markthespark

Do you do lettering?

Do you do lettering?
Forum: In The Pits
04-11-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By markthespark

Automotive blunders

Was at the Super Chevy Show in Indy at IRP Raceway. We got runner up in the gambler,s race they had Saturday night. It was about 11.30 at night when we pulled into our Hotel parking lot.There was...
04-11-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By markthespark

Gas or Alcohol

Iused to build my own engines, but now there are so many goog engine builders that build motors pretty cheap. The motor will be 565 or bigger. I was thinking I would maybe run Top Dragster every now...
Forum: In The Pits
04-11-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By markthespark

Racing stories

We lived in northern Indiana and was on our way to Martin Michigan to race. It took about 3 hours to get there. About an hour and a half into our trip, the drivers side header broke on our dually. It...
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