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by clutchdude
Tue Dec 01, 2015 2:51 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: BAD VIBRATION ON STARTING LINE
Replies: 11
Views: 2116

Re: BAD VIBRATION ON STARTING LINE

My car will shake if i have the compression to tight on the rear shocks.
by clutchdude
Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: high speed problem 70 Cuda
Replies: 7
Views: 1819

Re: high speed problem 70 Cuda

Make sure when you do the alignment, you raise the front of the car to simulate acceleration.

When i do mine i raise the car 1.5 inches in the front.
by clutchdude
Thu May 29, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: 4 link, driveshaft angle confusion
Replies: 11
Views: 6344

Re: 4 link, driveshaft angle confusion

Lets forget the driveshaft angle for a min, driveshaft just connects the trans to rearend.

2 degrees down on trans, 0 degrees on rearend gives you the 2 degrees you are looking for.

Here is some good info also http://www.markwilliams.com/driveshafttech.aspx
by clutchdude
Wed May 28, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: 4 link, driveshaft angle confusion
Replies: 11
Views: 6344

Re: 4 link, driveshaft angle confusion

you don't want negative pinion. With a 4 link car i dont think you need much pinion angle 1-2 degrees? Trans 2 degrees down, rearend 0 degrees would be 2 positive. My driveshaft also goes up from trans to rearend, depends how low the car is in the back as well as the rearend type. dana 60 / 12 bolt ...
by clutchdude
Tue Mar 25, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: Back on (the) Track!
Replies: 11
Views: 2142

Re: Back on (the) Track!

I was there that day and saw the car, it looked nice.

Congrats
by clutchdude
Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:39 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: 1970 Cuda 4 speed 60 ft problem
Replies: 172
Views: 24674

Re: 1970 Cuda 4 speed 60 ft problem

I will agree with you on a car at that level. I was thinking more along the lines of a average quick door car
by clutchdude
Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Chassis and Suspension
Topic: 1970 Cuda 4 speed 60 ft problem
Replies: 172
Views: 24674

Re: 1970 Cuda 4 speed 60 ft problem

John the only reason the automatics have taken over is because the rules have dictated it. Get rid of the weight penalty's for running a manual trans and see how many run a automatic. Raffa going to the auto trans in your car may make it quicker than the manual trans setup you used to have in your c...
by clutchdude
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:42 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: Tire Pressure Variation
Replies: 9
Views: 1922

Re: Tire Pressure Variation

I just ran a tnt a week ago, made 4 passes in a hr and tire pressure was up .5 lb after each pass
by clutchdude
Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: What are your ET predictions for your cars next season???
Replies: 18
Views: 2697

Re: What are your ET predictions for your cars next season??

Working on the 60', went to the last tnt of the year and went best ever 1.298...getting so close.

I still think we can get a 1.27-1.28
by clutchdude
Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: General BS
Topic: Ok it's that time again...
Replies: 18
Views: 2833

Re: Ok it's that time again...

I have been having issues all year with getting off the line. Middle of summer in the heat was getting 1.45 sixty ft's, last time out tried a manual ignition retard and was running 1.33-1.35 8.90's to 9.0's @148 much better but data logger still shows wheel speed quite fast and clutch is still tight...
by clutchdude
Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: Ok, new season, new parts...
Replies: 45
Views: 8087

Re: Ok, new season, new parts...

Harry there's a reason why my car is not painted...

Good Luck
by clutchdude
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:30 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: its time for a guess my time!
Replies: 24
Views: 3549

Re: its time for a guess my time!

Yes its a Dry sump, and a friend of mine built the headers 2"x30", dynomax collector mufflers, with extensions and turn downs to get the exhaust away from the car.

Getting stuck in the staging lanes with methanol fumes suck
by clutchdude
Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: General BS
Topic: its time for a guess my time!
Replies: 24
Views: 3549

Re: its time for a guess my time!

kinda quite around here so here it is

1.30 60'
5.61 @ 123 1/8
8.81 @ 152

I think i can get it in the 8.6's when i get it to hook?
We will see