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  1. Yes, a lot of racers in the area are wanting the...

    Yes, a lot of racers in the area are wanting the tracks (Highland, Belleville, Tri-City, Fayette Co) to form an independent sanction between the tracks, or have USRA come in from MO and take some of...
  2. I have nothing against crates, but I do not agree...

    I have nothing against crates, but I do not agree with the mandatory crate because of one big reason: people opening them up and changing them internally. When you can buy the seals and bolts on...
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    Nitrogen on a dirt track has no use, not even on...

    Nitrogen on a dirt track has no use, not even on a slick track. Tried it and it didn't gain us much. With compressed air straight from trailer compressor we only had a .5 psi gain on a very slick and...
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    Do you have any examples of front running cars...

    Do you have any examples of front running cars running soft tires on a rubbered up track? Because I was at a practice day and the track was rubbered up and I thought that that I could run a soft tire...
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    Here's my issue with the B-Mod rule conundrum: We...

    Here's my issue with the B-Mod rule conundrum: We have a good modified chassis sitting in the shed, ready to be a B-Mod, just needing a motor and to swap the rearend, which we have, but we are not...
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    What is your LS percentage?

    What is your LS percentage?
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    There have always been claims of TC in the champs...

    There have always been claims of TC in the champs car every year for as long as I can remember. I remember earlier in the year someone said all the top 5 had TC.

    Just jealous people trying to...
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    Rumor has it that they are going to put out a one...

    Rumor has it that they are going to put out a one compound tire rule with a compound similar to the LM30 tire. I hope this is true. The loss of the spoiler in combo with a harder tire will definitely...
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    Free up the car.

    Free up the car.
  10. Thread: Need Help

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    Making a car a front runner takes more than...

    Making a car a front runner takes more than tricks and parts. It takes setup and driving ability as well.

    Start out with beginning to correct your front end geometry and then go from there. This...
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    That could be it. You do not want the tire to...

    That could be it. You do not want the tire to roll over on the sidewall past the dot in the i in the Hoosier painted on the side.
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    Well, I used some of the above mentioned tips and...

    Well, I used some of the above mentioned tips and techniques this weekend, and it went well. If the track wasn't one lane on the high side in the heat I could have passed the leader and walked away...
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    On a 3200 lb SS, you do not want to go any lower...

    On a 3200 lb SS, you do not want to go any lower than 18 psi on the right side.
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    The car isn't tight, it does what it needs too. I...

    The car isn't tight, it does what it needs too. I run rear brake on tacky tracks, I just do not feel that as the driver I am doing things correctly, like corner entry. I am a driver that likes the...
  15. I am going to predict that about post #15 it will...

    I am going to predict that about post #15 it will become a usual 4M pissing match lol
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    Heavy/Tacky track driving

    What are some main things to do while driving when racing on a tacky track. This is kind of backwards because if the track slicks off or gets dry/black I am fine, always up front in contention, but I...
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    x2 on the American Racer.

    x2 on the American Racer.
  18. Thread: Need Help

    by 72Dubya
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    Correct the anti-dive on the upper control arms...

    Correct the anti-dive on the upper control arms for starters. Just drill a new front mounting hole to drop the front of the control arm level with the rear. This is something simple though.

    There...
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    A local parts store can get your basics (tie...

    A local parts store can get your basics (tie rods, drag link, balljoints, pitman arms, idler arms, steering box, bushings, etc..) . Spindles and stock upper and lower control arms you can find either...
  20. Thread: tire questions

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    The tire wasn't hooking up. If it was your LR I...

    The tire wasn't hooking up. If it was your LR I would assume the RR was not as hot but showed wear.
  21. ohiovalley- Here is the GRT roller price. It...

    ohiovalley- Here is the GRT roller price. It shows prices of all the parts to help break down where the cost comes from. ($15,700)
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    I am running an all steel flat tappet 374 with a...

    I am running an all steel flat tappet 374 with a two barrel, and on the dyno (engine and chassis both) from 3000 rpm up to when the power drops off, the torque and HP curves were close to identical....
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    Yes in some cases there can be an advantage. Some...

    Yes in some cases there can be an advantage. Some 8 inch tires, especially the E-MOD series, actually have a 9 inch tread width (ask the guys at Hoosier and they can confirm this), and I have seen...
  24. Thread: steering help

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    The 6:1 Sweet box is good if you are a driver...

    The 6:1 Sweet box is good if you are a driver with deep pockets (pricey, but great quality) and that likes to feel the track more with your frontend (eliminates quickener and gives you "almost"...
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    Honestly, I do not really like the whole Nova...

    Honestly, I do not really like the whole Nova deal. I am on all stock metric components, except we can run racing shocks with after market mounts and correct our uppers, and I am very competitive...
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