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05-22-2008, 05:46 AM
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Posted By mcracecars

us7, you are sort of correct on this, but the...

us7, you are sort of correct on this, but the back shocks and front shocks (or struts), do not need to be the same, as different spring rates and shock lengths and front /rear vehical weight will be...
05-22-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,005
Posted By mcracecars

it is difficult to explain to someone over the...

it is difficult to explain to someone over the internet, who doesnt really know what to look for.....
if you can find a chassis guy in your area to come and look it over, but they could be biased...
05-22-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By mcracecars

from what I understand, are you saying... these...

from what I understand, are you saying...
these guys duplicated a mild steel chassis and built it in cm and are using the cm chassis?
they are running a lighter car (chassis) therefore winning a...
03-17-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By mcracecars

could be air in the line... or wired backwards if...

could be air in the line... or wired backwards if the tires are turning.
skinny fronts tires with big rear tire cars, can push the front tires through the beams when stalled against the...
03-17-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By mcracecars

check the rulebook first, I seem to remember that...

check the rulebook first, I seem to remember that nhra/ihra do not allow line locks on all four wheels.....but..... who is going to check those things...???
03-04-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,884
Posted By mcracecars

here ya go.... www.sfifoundation.com/

here ya go....

www.sfifoundation.com/
03-04-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By mcracecars

Ahhhh.... I love the smell of baked bearings and...

Ahhhh.... I love the smell of baked bearings and axle grease in the morning..... :lol:

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03-04-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,884
Posted By mcracecars

Hi HRH... not sure about the door diaginals...

Hi HRH...
not sure about the door diaginals either, I will check the spec book a little later today for you...
25.4 spec is for round tube chassis, you will need to go with 25.5 spec for what you...
02-29-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By mcracecars

Brian, I have always mounted them with about 2/3...

Brian, I have always mounted them with about 2/3 comressed. Anywere from 15" to 14.5" bearing centers is fine. Dont worry about the snubbers, they will take care of themselves, they will compress if...
Forum: In The Pits
02-29-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By mcracecars

Interesting drag race.....

here is a link to a interesting drag race I ripped off of another site....
www.snotr.com/video/568

who will win??? :shock:
enjoy....
Forum: Show Off
02-27-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,190
Posted By mcracecars

:lol: we want videos... noisy ones too..... :D...

:lol: we want videos... noisy ones too..... :D ... not of the leaky pump, the vette....
Im happy for ya there Brian.... :D
02-27-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By mcracecars

wow..... :shock:

wow..... :shock:
02-22-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By mcracecars

Brian, if they said the shocks would be ready in...

Brian, if they said the shocks would be ready in 2 weeks then they will be done in 2 weeks....

they just didnt say which 2 weeks.... :shock: :lol: :roll: seriously, I feel your pain there my...
02-15-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By mcracecars

I always thought that dom was similar to moly in...

I always thought that dom was similar to moly in production, cept for the steel grade :shock: I learned that myself only a few years ago.......
02-14-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By mcracecars

ews is also known by crew tube, or cold rolled...

ews is also known by crew tube, or cold rolled electricly welded....

also to clarify..... dom is actually seamed tubing, it is drawn over a mandrel to smooth out the seam, and to make the tube...
02-08-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,608
Posted By mcracecars

You are welcome, always glad to help where I...

You are welcome, always glad to help where I can...... :wink:
Forum: In The Pits
02-06-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By mcracecars

:shock: what..... the part about the farm...

:shock: what..... the part about the farm animals...???? :shock:
02-06-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,877
Posted By mcracecars

:roll: man .... i gotta start reading these posts...

:roll: man .... i gotta start reading these posts early on.... 2 pages , just so confusing now :?
02-05-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,608
Posted By mcracecars

you can check out the spec numbers over at their...

you can check out the spec numbers over at their website, www.sfifoundation.com/

basicly the difference is for weight and/or speed of vehicle, just different configurations....use what ever spec...
02-04-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,938
Posted By mcracecars

nice link there One Bad... thanks also, Pat,...

nice link there One Bad... thanks

also, Pat, check out www.hre.com nice forum, lots of fi info, but you gotta join for a few bucks, but well worth it for the info

also check out...
Forum: In The Pits
02-04-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By mcracecars

:shock: :lol:

:shock: :lol:
02-03-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By mcracecars

what car is this going in, (my memory is bad, not...

what car is this going in, (my memory is bad, not sure what cars everyone is working on these days....) Is there 4 link brackets already on the chassis?
You almost need to mount the body over it to...
02-02-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,890
Posted By mcracecars

Tom, you forgot the tailer, truck, tools, Deans...

Tom, you forgot the tailer, truck, tools, Deans first born, oh, and if something goes wrong with any of it, Dean has to have it fixed..... :shock:

Ive been watching this thread, and I agreee...
01-27-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By mcracecars

buy the time you buy aluminum line and all the...

buy the time you buy aluminum line and all the little fittings, you may as well spend a couple more bucks and get the braided.
Do not run aluminum line directly to electric fuel pumps...., not that...
01-25-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,895
Posted By mcracecars

I dont think I would recomend that setup....most...

I dont think I would recomend that setup....most of the braking is done on the fronts and if you adjust the pop valve to keep the rears from locking up, it will take a little longer to stop the...
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