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by grandville455
Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: My new ride for 2012!
Replies: 29
Views: 3758

Re: My new ride for 2012!

So I bought some 275/60 ET SS Drag Radials, cause ill need them to do drag week this year for my first time, first time out with these , i couldn't get them to work, it was hook and spin So I watched video, and it looked like i was topping front out too fast, then I remembered i put a 1" spacer unde...
by grandville455
Sun Apr 02, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Fuel Cell question
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Re: Fuel Cell question

Thought I would update this thread, got the hole drilled out with my step drill and then used my die grinder with carbide bit to open it ever so slightly for the 12AN fitting, It took some doing but i got it I believe, The biggest issue was this new sump only is 1 1/2 deep compared to 2' on my old 1...
by grandville455
Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: My new ride for 2012!
Replies: 29
Views: 3758

Re: My new ride for 2012!

John_Heard wrote:Oh so close to the 9's, bet you can smell it.
I was feeling it that day! I wanted to pull passenger seat out, its 33 lbs lol, but i wanted to do 9's at my 3600+lbs(stubborn)
It ran 3 10.02's! 6.33 to the 1/8th mile.
by grandville455
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: My new ride for 2012!
Replies: 29
Views: 3758

Re: My new ride for 2012!

Thought I would update this, I haven't been on here for a few years, I changed to some better flowing heads, still KRE D ports tho(11.1 comp ) and a solid roller, still pump gas 91 octane only! Best last fall at byron was 10.02@132! 1.37 60 ft, foot braking and leaving at 2500..
by grandville455
Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Fuel Cell question
Replies: 9
Views: 1975

Re: Fuel Cell question

I'm Gonna try this same thing, I got a -12AN Fitting coming and will drill out the hole that has the 8AN
,If It doesn't seal I'll try some fuel resistant epoxy etc, I'll give updates when completed.
by grandville455
Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Nitrous
Topic: PLUG READING FOR A NITROUS MOTOR
Replies: 113
Views: 132831

Re: PLUG READING FOR A NITROUS MOTOR

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by grandville455
Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:32 am
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Yea, I checked pressure after that first run and it was over 17, so i figured thats why it spun and went 1.54, aired back down to 16 , but got a shitty burnout, and it was even worse.Thats what Im leaning towards anyway. I'm Putting a little convex mirror on my door so I know where to stop, screw th...
by grandville455
Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:00 am
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

So cars been working great, tightened front shocks to 6 clicks on my qa1 r series. And these are my runs. 1.496,1.487,1.487,1.480,1.484,1.491,1.493, then car sat for 2 hours cause of a mishap from another car shearing his wheel studs on the hit, and landing on guard rail. Anyway car did what it did ...
by grandville455
Tue May 06, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Think I'll make a pass then tighten front two clicks, see what happens, still leave at idle next race..
by grandville455
Tue May 06, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Now that I have a baseline , will it 60 better by either tightening the front ext some , or by foot braking instead of flashing it? I can only go to maybe 2000 before it starts pushing it.
by grandville455
Mon May 05, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Yea, I guess Ill wait and see how the track is next time out and if hooking try 2 clicks tighter on EXT just to see, I will leave comp for now then, These are slicks and not radials
by grandville455
Mon May 05, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Thanks John, Yes I think its seperating better also, It looks like the comp could go a tad more tho?
by grandville455
Sun May 04, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Update, Car was AWESOME today!! worst 60 ft 1.486, best 1.464. New personal best 10.508@126.33, new best 1/8th 6.65@ 102.43, Front shocks at 2 off full loose, rears at 16 off full tight on EXT AND 15 OFF FULL TIGHT ON COMP.The car is lifting and carrying the wheels with authority now! I've never had...
by grandville455
Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Its all back together and their moving now easily, put jack stands under frame n jacked up rear and dropped rear and it falls right down. No more squeaky sounds either from the shackle area when jacking it up. I hope to have camera mounted for Sunday under there too! Just got to fuel it n set preloa...
by grandville455
Tue Apr 29, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car
Replies: 62
Views: 28794

Re: Finding the instant center on a leaf spring car

Thanks John!!! I will put STP oil on bolts n bushings and put back together tomorrow. Then fill cell sat n put weight n drivers seat n set bars. Should have a camera mounted under car too for Sunday!