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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...
    32 replies | 1735 view(s)
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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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    02-03-2015, 08:41 AM
    72Dubya replied to a thread cooling in Dirt Stocks
    Do NOT run a restrictor, get a genuine GM 19" high pitch 4 blade fan, and a good fan shroud. Your fan blades should be half in and half out of it....
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    01-20-2015, 05:01 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Hobby Stock Shocks in Dirt Stocks
    Generally monotube is used on rougher wet tracks and twin tube on smooth slick tracks, but you can use them both on any conditions successfully....
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    01-15-2015, 11:53 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread on the bars in Dirt Stocks
    Jeff, I remember seeing a picture like that you posted that you said your RR spring fell out. Is that the same picture?
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    01-13-2015, 08:06 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread on the bars in Dirt Stocks
    A lot of that "hike" in in springs and shocks and how the car is scaled. I had a car with 12 hole locations so it allowed a bunch of angles for my...
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    01-12-2015, 04:02 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread leading rear end in Dirt Stocks
    I agree with Dave. On metric 4-link leading a trailing is something not to mess with unless there is a very influential factor that makes you need...
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    01-11-2015, 04:21 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread leading rear end in Dirt Stocks
    What kind of rear suspension are you running? 4-link, metric 4-link, 3 link, etc...?
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    01-09-2015, 11:31 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread loose out in Dirt Stocks
    That is very true. He may be getting really tight in and unknowingly breaking the car loose to get it out of the push. That will definitely influence...
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    01-09-2015, 11:27 PM
    I am not going after anyone, and I do not want to rid anything. I just want a voice from the drivers that can be taken up with people who I know will...
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    01-06-2015, 10:11 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread Coil Springs? in Dirt Late Models
    We use the scale pad/press method and it was giving us the same readings as a friends rater. 1. Put one scale pad on press, connect it, zero it...
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    01-06-2015, 06:05 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread loose out in Dirt Stocks
    I deciphered he is running 5-3 on both fronts. Try a 5-5 on LF and one bump up stiffer to 6 compression on RF, assuming the shock is 5 compression, 3...
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    01-06-2015, 02:15 PM
    Looks like people were talking of something similar back in '03... ...
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    01-06-2015, 02:06 PM
    72Dubya replied to a thread loose out in Dirt Stocks
    Is this on a camaro? you mentioned shackles and lowering blocks...
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    01-01-2015, 08:22 PM
    Well that's a bit different but it makes sense now that you have explained it lol And my dad runs a modified but I take care of a lot of the...
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    12-31-2014, 04:24 PM
    Can anyone offer any clarification of the lower a-frame rules please? The bold text says only OEM, but the plain text before it says UMP approved...
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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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