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    If you mean on the cutting the bars out, all...

    If you mean on the cutting the bars out, all tubing was .065 moly but the main frame rails so all that was cut was either 1.5 or 1.25 OD tube that was .065 wall.

    If you mean something else, I...
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    I didn't follow you 100%? Are you only pushing...

    I didn't follow you 100%? Are you only pushing water out after the race in the pits and the motor heat soaks or just see water dripping off overflow hose right away so know it's losing some while on...
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    Pretty much what I see in backyard hillbilly...

    Pretty much what I see in backyard hillbilly tests I've done too.

    Side note: Rocketbonehead is now racing/driving a modified instead of crewing. I talk to him via text about twice a week.
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    I went to CJ's during the open house during PRI...

    I went to CJ's during the open house during PRI years ago. So there is a car on the jig and you can see it has 3 different types of tubing in it. CJ is talking to 2 guys and I hear him telling them...
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    I've been using Docol for several years now,...

    I've been using Docol for several years now, while I haven't Rockwell tested it, it doesn't seem softer then moly I would say the opposite actually.

    The major problem with Docol is RUST, since...
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    Also how big the gaps and fit of the notches...

    Also how big the gaps and fit of the notches makes a big difference on how much the joint/weld shrinks when it cools and thus pulls on that bar and may preload the chassis one way or the other. So...
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    Why, no bar that was cut out couldn't be replaced...

    Why, no bar that was cut out couldn't be replaced with some new tubing, grinding and welding? How bad do you want to win and how far you willing to go?

    No, this car wasn't getting scrapped. It was...
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    Now, let me go back and say: Do I feel chassis...

    Now, let me go back and say: Do I feel chassis stiffness matters? Yes, I do but I haven't had the equipment like Ghopper to get simulation numbers or any time of real number to see how much change is...
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    Now you need to remember this was a while back...

    Now you need to remember this was a while back and 800# zero point shocks and other really stiff stuff was super common at the time, so obviously that should have an effect on the chassis.


    1. RF...
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    6. This car did not have a sway bar. No sway bar...

    6. This car did not have a sway bar. No sway bar
    7. This car had data? or just subjective driver feedback? No data, just lap times and driver feedback on what it did to car


    I did forget to...
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    It should but I will pose this question? Say you...

    It should but I will pose this question? Say you take a car at a private test session and start cutting bars out of it (completely cut out at each end) and rerun laps after every cut bar.

    I know...
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    Depending how old your 6 box is (especially...

    Depending how old your 6 box is (especially analog vs digital) you could/will see/hear a big difference in the Rev limiter. The old ones sounded like the cut the ignition for 1/2 a second at a time...
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    I think mostly what your paying for is the...

    I think mostly what your paying for is the better/smoother RPM limit or when your on the chip. If you not running on the chip a bunch like a crate car can, then I don't see a ton of advantage to it...
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    I could be wrong, but I don't think all the 7's...

    I could be wrong, but I don't think all the 7's have that just like all the 6's don't either.

    The main reason (IMO) is increased spark and reliability over the 6.

    One of the things is you could...
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    I Forgot the lower control arms. Years past the...

    I Forgot the lower control arms. Years past the RF lower was made of maybe 1.25 x .065 or .083 tubing. Try that now with a bumpstop and it will fold like a pancake. Most are in the .156 wall range...
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    DOM, moly, Docol all weight the same, you can...

    DOM, moly, Docol all weight the same, you can just use thinner wall tubing for a weight savings and still be the same strength. Take a GRT over rail style car from say 2008 and make it out of DOM...
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    Move lead, what lead? Hell 90% of us are trying...

    Move lead, what lead? Hell 90% of us are trying to get weight off the cars, they become so heavy getting to minimum weight is harder then it should be. Carbon fiber seats and anything we can do out...
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    I guess I never really understood the need to...

    I guess I never really understood the need to have a load cell on the coilover besides easy of having the number without having to look it up. Since you have travel, you essentially have the load...
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    At DRP I'm sure you can talk to about anyone but...

    At DRP I'm sure you can talk to about anyone but Cody used to handle the tech part of the evo systems or Lynnie (owner) so might ask for either of those 2 if you want more info. I've had mine for a...
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    I should note you can tie up a lot of time or...

    I should note you can tie up a lot of time or money in making mounts for sensors, especially if you are doing more then one car. The DRP kit has some universal mounts for things like shock sensors...
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    First, how much benefit you get out of a system...

    First, how much benefit you get out of a system regardless of the amount of sensors you have is gonna boil down to how well you’re willing to take the time to learn reading data. There is no real...
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    I'll get you a detailed reply but it's gonna take...

    I'll get you a detailed reply but it's gonna take a fair amount of time to go over everything and I just don't have the time right now but in a day or 2, I will. It may come in multiple posts over...
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    Another thing that pisses me off, with the...

    Another thing that pisses me off, with the sortage on parts and fitting I had to get 2 different brands of 20 fittings (fragola and aeroquip) GO FIGURE THEY ARE 2 DIFFERENT SIZE NUTS ON THEM! Had to...
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    Kevin, like you said that is a strain gauge to...

    Kevin, like you said that is a strain gauge to measure load not travels or speeds, don't know about the one your talking about but 2 or 3 years ago WoO and lucas where all checking for those and...
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    Absolutely nothing different, besides being...

    Absolutely nothing different, besides being lighter in the pocket book from buying a different length spring. Now granted rarely do 2 different length springs have the exact same linearness (Is that...
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