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Well, just got back from the first race of the season. We were dealing with possible rain showers, so we only got one time trial. I got beat in the first round, but I can't complain about the numbers.

Time trial:
R/T: -.034
60': 1.539
330': 4.502
1/8th: 7.001
1/8th MPH: 98.12
1000': 9.175
1/4: 11.018
1/4 MPH: 122.31

First round:
R/T: .019
Dial: 11.01
60': 1.539
330': 4.510
1/8th: 7.002
1/8th MPH: 98.72
1000': 9.163
1/4: 10.996
1/4 MPH: 122.95

I knew the car had a 10 in it :) . I have an idea it went 10.996 due to my missing 2nd to drive shift by about 400 RPM. I had a brain fart and didn't shift when the light came on, then I noticed it and shifted at 7300. The car didn't mind it at all, and it kept on pulling hard.

My opponent had an .036 light, and ran a 9.180 on a 9.18 dial. I had the light to beat her, but there was no way to close the gap on a car that comes on you so fast. I had to run it out the back door. Regardless, I got the 10 sec. time slip!

Here are some pics of the car:







 

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I can't make it:(. The week after I'll be down, either in the new beater or my Nova... we'll see.

Let's see, 105 hp and 2600 lbs.... 16.5?

GREAT NUMBERS by the way!

Kev:)
 

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Must be another "Secret Squirrel Cam" equiped motor!
Gotta get me one!

Good numbers DAVID_D.
I bet we see another new time shortly!
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David

Sounds like ya got it running real strong.:) Just hope I can get mine up and running, let alone get it to the strip.:( The day will come.

Don
 

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We did have a tail wind, so that may have been what gave me the little "push" I needed.

Ultimately, I'm extremely pleased with the consistency of the car. I feel so much more confident, which gives me a better mental edge than I had in the past.

Of course, I owe it all to my brother Stan!
 

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No you don't........Yes you do!!!!! I am just glad to see you having fun and it does make a huge difference when you have confidence in the car. Just do me the favor of continuing to race and the debt is paid in full.
 
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