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    04-03-2024, 02:01 PM
    Simulate what? I can check deck hieght like they do on the droop check and me right on the 51" legal limit and then put the car at actual race...
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    04-02-2024, 02:39 PM
    We race a bunch of different series, some do droop some do deck hieght, it's simpler and easier to NOT adjust the LR chain length (to not mess with...
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    04-02-2024, 12:35 PM
    Tony, Typically if they are using a droop rule the ride hieght deck measurement isn't used or checked. Lucas or WoO only check the RR at ride height...
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    04-01-2024, 10:03 PM
    Yes, it is.
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    02-22-2024, 01:13 PM
    Replied to PM
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    02-21-2024, 05:36 PM
    I have another way that should work way better and be really hard for tech to see or figure it out, but don't want to post here for everyone to see....
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    02-21-2024, 04:12 PM
    Try this so a restrictor doesn't keep the brake on Red is the restrictor and blue is a one way valve to release pressure around the...
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    02-15-2024, 04:04 PM
    So your saying after spending 850K on a new hauler, I need to spend more and get a 100 Ton AC unit and a 1,000,000 BTU heater for the trailer to...
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    02-07-2024, 12:23 AM
    A friend at one of the big companies saw this post and reached out to me thru a text since he isn't registered here. Here is what he had to say:...
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    01-25-2024, 06:13 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread E85 in Dirt Late Models
    You won't see a power lose being to small on gap but will for sure if too big. It hurts nothing to start small and see if it helps your issue. I...
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    01-25-2024, 11:44 AM
    Yes, for the most part. It does vary on what brand of motor your talking about or what style of motor. Last I knew a new chevy from Clemens is 55K
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    01-23-2024, 04:17 PM
    A shock that was deemed illegal years and years ago, but bilstein made the shock where basically it had a cover on the top of it so the shaft didn't...
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    01-23-2024, 04:00 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread E85 in Dirt Late Models
    This may go along the lines to back up some of lizardracings info: The improvement I think we saw on both motors (wasn't scientific by any means)...
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    01-22-2024, 08:12 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread E85 in Dirt Late Models
    Not sure what your running for plug gap, but you can kill 50HP and a ton of RPM out of a motor with too large for your ignition and never hear it on...
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    01-22-2024, 08:05 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread E85 in Dirt Late Models
    While it's not E85 but on gas engines. One a smaller spec type engine (700HP) Builder said 8800 but in the car it seems to stop at 8200/8300. Did...
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    01-22-2024, 08:37 AM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread E85 in Dirt Late Models
    Can't say I've experienced that with e85 but haven't ran E85 on a lot of dirt track stuff besides a crate which doesn't get to those RPM's. I'm...
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    01-18-2024, 02:50 PM
    I'm gonna go out on a limb and take some educated guesses here, so. . . I would say most of the people that would have one, wouldn't run a tire...
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    01-17-2024, 09:18 PM
    Some of how much use you would get out of something like that is: 1. If the spring rate is way off what you normally get with the tires you run,...
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    01-16-2024, 01:05 PM
    Surely with front stagger, since the LF is turning faster then the RF: The car will drive right, correct? (sarcasm)
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    01-16-2024, 01:02 PM
    Agreed. On a side note, with higher pressures make sure your hose connections have a good bulge or ridge on the component or you can blow a hose off.
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    01-15-2024, 07:16 AM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread Pierce in Dirt Late Models
    When it was built, it was the largest Dirt LM engine that Cornette had ever built, is that still the case? not sure. It's a couple years old now, if...
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    12-27-2023, 11:59 AM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread Block Off in Dirt Late Models
    aluminum or carbon fiber sheet
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    12-13-2023, 10:59 PM
    Sometimes you are using them for a reason, like using a softer spring but making it stiffer to the rate you want at a certain compressed measurement...
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    12-13-2023, 10:56 PM
    Example 300# spring 1" is 300# 2" is 600# and 3" is 900# could always go to a 325# spring: So 1" is 325# and 2" is 650# and 3" is 975# Taking...
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    12-13-2023, 01:51 AM
    A spring rubber basically makes a spring progressive. It progressively deactivates one coil of the spring so the rate of the spring increases the...
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    12-06-2023, 12:54 PM
    It depends on what kind of heat your seeing out of rotors by how hard you are using them. That being said: If your a crate or limited and not...
    2 replies | 1390 view(s)
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    11-08-2023, 12:58 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread Charlotte in Dirt Late Models
    For sure, I'm being very generous with how little it could cost to run a tour. Did I just say how little super engines can cost, LOL
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    11-08-2023, 12:55 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread Charlotte in Dirt Late Models
    Also keep in mind that just the engine builders bill on engines. Lets say guys run 400 laps on oil so only 3 oil changes per engine before...
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    11-08-2023, 12:44 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread Charlotte in Dirt Late Models
    Every team is gonna be different on how many complete spare cars they have and extra engines. Take lucas oil for example: their lap count varies a...
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    11-06-2023, 06:38 PM
    billetbirdcage replied to a thread Charlotte in Dirt Late Models
    A new Clemens is 55K and a freshen after 1200 laps with no breakage is 15k'ish 2 years ago a Clemens was 46K (late 2021), freshening likely may...
    35 replies | 7979 view(s)
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