My new ride for 2012!

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#16 Post by grandville455 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:04 am

John_Heard wrote:That's friggin' cool for a Grandville! Very solid in the 10's.. awesome.

John
This is now in my 74 firebird in the first post of this thread :o , i took the motor/ trans from the grandville.
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7.33- 1/8th @ 94.55/ 11.501 @117.74- 4550 pds
1.60 60 ft....all bests

74 Firebird 3580#
2016 1.377 60ft, 6.33@106.87- 10.02@ 132 mph

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#17 Post by John_Heard » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:38 am

Missed that lol - still pretty cool.

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#18 Post by grandville455 » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:47 am

Np, Yea for the first time out , and only 2 pases I was very pleased and I believe there is alot left in it!
74 Pontiac Grandville
7.33- 1/8th @ 94.55/ 11.501 @117.74- 4550 pds
1.60 60 ft....all bests

74 Firebird 3580#
2016 1.377 60ft, 6.33@106.87- 10.02@ 132 mph

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#19 Post by Hitchcock » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:17 pm

Damn dude, thats quite an improvement. Is there a big blue bottle in the future for this engine? A 100 shot would prpbably land you in the high 9's! And that would be pretty cool!!
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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#20 Post by grandville455 » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:29 pm

Hitchcock wrote:Damn dude, thats quite an improvement. Is there a big blue bottle in the future for this engine? A 100 shot would prpbably land you in the high 9's! And that would be pretty cool!!


Don't think I haven't already thought that ,lol.. But 9's would mean more rules and money etc... See where i tune this car too first and then maybe do it, lol and run mid to low 9's :D
74 Pontiac Grandville
7.33- 1/8th @ 94.55/ 11.501 @117.74- 4550 pds
1.60 60 ft....all bests

74 Firebird 3580#
2016 1.377 60ft, 6.33@106.87- 10.02@ 132 mph

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#21 Post by grandville455 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:44 am

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..
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7.33- 1/8th @ 94.55/ 11.501 @117.74- 4550 pds
1.60 60 ft....all bests

74 Firebird 3580#
2016 1.377 60ft, 6.33@106.87- 10.02@ 132 mph

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#22 Post by John_Heard » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:17 am

Oh so close to the 9's, bet you can smell it.

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#23 Post by grandville455 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:31 am

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.
74 Pontiac Grandville
7.33- 1/8th @ 94.55/ 11.501 @117.74- 4550 pds
1.60 60 ft....all bests

74 Firebird 3580#
2016 1.377 60ft, 6.33@106.87- 10.02@ 132 mph

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#24 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:19 am

Congrats man, that's awesome......
Those who think they know it all have no way of finding out they don't......... :scratch:

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#25 Post by grandville455 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 8:33 am

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 under drivers side coil when car was leaning, well it ended up being in the back with stock shackles
So I ended up putting the global west shackle kit in the back, but i forgot about that spacer, so fast forward now to these radials, I pulled it out and went back to the track on my slicks, and the car worked awesome!
so then the 24th comes along and its showing cooler weather with some tailwind :) .. I thought may be my last chance for 9's and to get these to work, first two passes was hook n spin, watched video on first run, and tried some different shock settings in back, going tighter on ext but left comp where it was, made it worse, so i came back and went back to 10 off full loose on EXT and from 10 off full tight on comp, i went to full tight and up a lb to 18 psi , 3rd pass, it goes 9.994@133+!!! I've had tailwinds before, but never this kind of mph, usually high 131's only! Still foot braking and leaving at 2500 on two step. My best 60 ft with slicks was at Byron on flypaper track in much better weather of 1.377, It was about 12-1300 on this day and I went 1.370 on a TNT morning Track . Here's the slips for that day
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74 Pontiac Grandville
7.33- 1/8th @ 94.55/ 11.501 @117.74- 4550 pds
1.60 60 ft....all bests

74 Firebird 3580#
2016 1.377 60ft, 6.33@106.87- 10.02@ 132 mph

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#26 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:14 am

Congrat's on the 9's....that's great news.
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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#27 Post by John_Heard » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:32 am

Awesome, ain't radials nice? You're gonna be addicted to them soon. Congrat's on the 9 second pass!

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#28 Post by wheels » Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:21 am

That's a 10.00 Index car right there...

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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#29 Post by wikd69 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:19 pm

Just saw this - congrats on single digits !!!! That's awesome :)
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Re: My new ride for 2012!

#30 Post by ironmike » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:20 am

That is an incredible car and keeps getting better!

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