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    04-27-2015, 03:56 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread brake shut off in Dirt Stocks
    If I can't get the car to turn.. I give it more gas!! (just kidding, only when to throttle turn on a heavy track.) But seriously, my car came with a...
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    04-27-2015, 12:10 PM
    x2 on the Fel-Pro. Just make sure to get the steel lined one, the cardboard-like one is not reusable.
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    04-22-2015, 12:41 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Hoosier A40S in Open Wheel Modifieds
    Brand new tires in 2014 punched on our durometer as follows: D40: 40-45 A40: 50-55 H40: 65-75 (Hoosier seems to be very inconsistent with the...
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    04-15-2015, 08:44 AM
    From my understanding of what promoter Jim Campbell and his assistant Dean Hite said, the track will strictly run during the Champaign County Fair,...
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    04-14-2015, 07:55 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Breaks in Dirt Stocks
    Also, check that you adjusted the drum brakes correctly, too loose and they won't brake worth squat.
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    04-14-2015, 07:52 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Breaks in Dirt Stocks
    Have someone spin each front wheel by hand while the car is jacked up in the air and then apply the brakes, and then try to have them try as hard as...
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    04-14-2015, 04:49 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Gear oil Q in Open Wheel Modifieds
    Around 1 gallon should do. Redline Heavy Shockproof is about the best there is for a 9".
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    04-13-2015, 07:12 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread tire question in Open Wheel Modifieds
    A lot of asphalt tracks you can only race on tires that are purchased from the track, so they limit a driver to buying one new tire per race week....
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    04-13-2015, 12:42 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Breaks in Dirt Stocks
    Have you checked every inch of brake line for leaks, including all fittings? Are your brake pads glazed over and need a good sanding? Did you...
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    04-13-2015, 08:48 AM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Tire Treating in Dirt Late Models
    I heard this a few years ago from a well known modified guy I was pitted next too... another driver asked him about how he was consistently so fast...
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    04-06-2015, 03:19 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Hoosier A40S in Open Wheel Modifieds
    Taken directly from Hoosier Midwest: Hoosier comments on new A40-S HOOSIER Customers, Everyone at Hoosier Racing Tire and our affiliated...
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    04-06-2015, 03:18 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Hoosier A40S in Open Wheel Modifieds
    Hoosier released a statement saying all the wear was from improper siping... all the junked ones I saw at LaSalle had no sipes in them whatsoever....
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    04-03-2015, 08:48 AM
    How was the track looking last night? Hopefully today's rain won't hurt it too much.
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    04-03-2015, 08:40 AM
    It is available. Your best bet is to find your area Hoosier dealer. You can call up Hoosier and they can point you to who sells them in your area.
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    03-24-2015, 12:26 PM
    Safety before speed. Always. You definitely have your priorities straight. Some guys that have been at it for years seem to think the opposite. I...
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    03-24-2015, 08:39 AM
    You picked a good one! Put the Sweet shaft in my Street Stock and I LOVE it. The install was easy and it is nice and tight, no slop at all. I may...
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    03-09-2015, 03:55 PM
    When I was about 8, I recall a night that the track was over-watered on a special show and they stayed and worked in the track and the first heats...
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    03-09-2015, 10:44 AM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Race fuel v Pump gas in Dirt Stocks
    Pump gas is very inconsistent and unreliable. Racing fuel is worth the extra cost in the long run IMO. I would rather spend an extra $1000 per year...
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    03-06-2015, 08:37 AM
    Twice in my lifetime I have seen a race cancelled 20 minutes before start time due to too much water on the track on a sunny day lol.. and no rain...
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    03-06-2015, 12:05 AM
    72Dubya replied to a thread gm fan in Dirt Stocks
    You are very correct about the fans being expensive and the shrouds being hard to fit the 19", but the efficiency they cool at, it is worth it IMO. ...
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    03-04-2015, 08:47 AM
    72Dubya replied to a thread gm fan in Dirt Stocks
    I see what you are getting at, I just don't need to argue with someone who is ALWAYS right because of course I will lose, but you are really reaching...
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    03-04-2015, 08:33 AM
    72Dubya replied to a thread gm fan in Dirt Stocks
    Where did anyone mention a fan adding HP? lmao
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    03-03-2015, 07:29 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread gm fan in Dirt Stocks
    Here is the GM fan for a little under $70 using the number stockcar5 provided. Pretty good deal here. ...
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    03-03-2015, 05:09 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread gm fan in Dirt Stocks
    I have seen some places selling GM 19" fans with 60 pitch. http://www.circletracksupply.com/steel-fans-4-blades-hd-fans.html This is the one I...
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    02-09-2015, 10:33 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    x3 on the Jones serpentine. No slippage on our SS or Mod. Great products.
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    02-06-2015, 07:06 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    Believe me, there are guys that just get a few jugs of straight Peak or Prestone and pour it in and then add like one bottle of water lol.
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    02-06-2015, 04:54 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    We both know I'm talking about the guys who run straight antifreeze lol
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    02-06-2015, 03:27 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    My problem with antifreeze is when it leaks onto the track. It is just not safe if it hits groundwater supplies, I don't care about how it performs,...
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    02-06-2015, 12:31 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    Running tap water is still better than running an antifreeze mix, I just do not like the rust and scale it causes, especially in a brand new motor....
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    02-05-2015, 11:29 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    I run 2 bottles of Water Wetter as well, I forgot to mention it! I have not had a pump fail since using it, I am not too sure about it keeping the...
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17 year old UMP Street Stock and UMP Sportsman driver from central Illinois. Charleston Speedway, Fayette County, and Farmer City are my frequent tracks.
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