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Post  BBFTorino on Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:38 pm

Swap on a 29" inch tire, trade the 4:10 for a 3:73 and add a NOS 150 hit and I can see 9-teens and 9.20's happening!!

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Post  5pointslow on Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:04 pm

i ordered a set of M&H slicks yes m&H ......28.5 x 10.5 not stiff sidewalls
going to give these ago , John at m&h one of the nicest guys to deal with

in new england this is the longest part of the year january to april boy does it drag ass!
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Post  5pointslow on Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:01 pm

going sunday to give it hell

going to do a couple all out passes then going to slow it up for index class
April 20th is the first race
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Post  351crules on Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:44 pm

excellent...let us know how you do

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Post  5pointslow on Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:39 am

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Post  biglucky on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:11 am

Congrats, looks good.
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Post  5pointslow on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:12 am

that pass went 9.82 at 133 mph
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Post  whitefield on Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:31 pm

5pointslow wrote:that pass went 9.82 at 133 mph


Nice pass ! What does that thing weigh ? Pm me your total build gear ratio stall speed trans type. I have the engine specs just need the rest.!
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Post  Mike R on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:09 pm

That was a nice, clean pass. Contrats

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Post  90lxcoupe on Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:37 pm

Nice pass ,congratulations

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Post  5pointslow on Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:03 am

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Post  Mark Miller on Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:06 pm

Nice run,not sure if you mentioned it before but what brand headers are you using and are you using a Engine plate or Motor Mounts? Smile

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Post  5pointslow on Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:07 am

Mark Miller wrote:Nice run,not sure if you mentioned it before but what brand headers are you using and are you using a Engine plate or Motor Mounts? Smile


using solid motor mounts , with a engine limiter to frame
using hooker fox swap super comps that are dented

set up is pretty simple but seems to be all working
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Post  Mark Miller on Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:16 pm

5pointslow wrote:
Mark Miller wrote:Nice run,not sure if you mentioned it before but what brand headers are you using and are you using a Engine plate or Motor Mounts? Smile


using solid motor mounts , with a engine limiter to frame
using hooker fox swap super comps that are dented

set up is pretty simple but seems to be all working

So I take it the Hookers don't fit the greatest?I have MAC Headers on my car now but they're  over 20 years old I used them on my 88 T-Bird 460 swap back in 1997!! Smile They're now on my 89 Mustang but MAC no longer makes them!! Smile

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Post  5pointslow on Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:15 am

the hookers work but with the jw bell on the glide its tight and needs to be massaged a bit

i think the hookers were designed for using a c6 in mind
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Post  5pointslow on Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:42 am

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Post  windsor on Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:47 am

Very nice, congrats!
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Post  Mark Miller on Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:38 pm

5pointslow wrote:the hookers work but with the jw bell on the glide its tight and needs to be massaged a bit

i think the hookers were designed for using a c6 in mind

I have a C-4 in my car so maybe they might not fit to bad!! Smile And I only live 30 minutes from Summit Racing so I guess if I didn't like how they fit I could just take them back! Smile

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Post  DanE on Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:43 am

In the last video that you posted, it sounded like the engine leveled out and did not continue to increase it's pull the last few hundred feet of the run.


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Post  rmcomprandy on Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:46 am

DanE wrote:In the last video that you posted, it sounded like the engine planed out and did not continue to increase it's pull the last few hundred feet of the run.

That is usually the way to the quickest times, simply not the highest MPH.

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Post  DanE on Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:50 am

Thank you for the insight Randy.

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Post  5pointslow on Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:16 am

DanE wrote:In the last video that you posted, it sounded like the engine leveled out and did not continue to increase it's pull the last few hundred feet of the run.


I agree 100% it pulls hard and hits a point that it flattens out
from 1/2 track on its not hard puling feeling vs the front 1/2
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Post  stanger68 on Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:40 pm

Possibly low on timing. If you’re using a distributor for timing they will climb the cam gear at higher rpm and can retard the timing quite a bit. I actually measured 4-6 deg swing in mine before I went to crank trigger. Just something to think about.

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Post  5pointslow on Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:50 pm

Makes 649hp
Weighs 2900 with me

I mean 472 with a solid lifter cam I think it's doing all that's being asked and I assume would flatten out and not pull anymore at some point
Gone 9.77 and prob has a 9.70 or maybe a 9.60 but I'm not sure how much is left

Timing is at 32 or 33 I'd have to double check

I'm having alot of fun so far really been appreciate advice and help I have gotten on here

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Post  rbro460 on Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:00 pm

Check yer plugs....
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