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Old 11-15-2009, 09:49 AM
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we just bought a legends car with a yamaha 1100 engine and converting it to drag car for our 14 year old son has anyone else ever drag raced a legends car if so how did it work out ?
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:17 AM
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An 1100 cc powered car with as short a wheelbase as a Legends can be dangerously fast and squirrely for a young inexperienced driver let alone an experienced adult. IMHO
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Old 11-16-2009, 05:54 AM
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thanks he has been in a jr dragster sense he was five and have made 100 or more passes in his moms z28 which runs 7's in the 1/8 i have all the faith he can drive the car he got his first motorcycle at 3 and drives every peice of equiment here on the farm but thanks for your concern
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:09 AM
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VERY GOOD !!
That would be a real cool car to run brackets with if your track permitted it. I'd check with them first before building it . IMHO
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:25 AM
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i have and they have told me to line him up and let him go as long as the person in the other lane does not object its run what you got he works for the track every sat year round <lol plays>
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:54 AM
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Have fun !! I can foresee more Legends, Bandelero's, and such working their way onto the strips across the country. Even if limited to 1/8 mile and run with the Jr rails....
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Old 11-16-2009, 09:16 AM
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Don't know much about Legends cars, but i would venture to say "slow down the steering". And don't burnout across the starting lines.
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Old 11-17-2009, 06:37 AM
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ran the car yesterday evening testing ran 7.10 in 1/8 and yes very very squirley gonna place bumpster and go with a little more weight in car but over all good test session
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Old 11-17-2009, 07:20 AM
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I agree on slowing the steering down !
Dial all the positive caster in that you can for high speed stability.
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Old 11-17-2009, 09:10 AM
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thanks talking with a guy from willys rods and racers gonna reduce valve size on rack but thanks for advice
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