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    Richie builds a nice car. Pending your rules...

    Richie builds a nice car. Pending your rules package you have several great choices; high roller race cars, statement, project X ,Racetek, also some good small time guys building winning cars......
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    Leaf spring ride heights

    I’m about to start a customer build for a Camaro clip car. Converting it to leaf spring rear from 4link,as well as going from 105 to stock wheelbase. I have never dealt with a leaf spring car before....
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    Caliper mount conversion

    Before I take the time to fabricate a set. Are there any adaptor brackets out there to convert a 3 1/2” spacing mount to 5 1/4” for an 11.75 rotor? Thanks in advance
    This would be to go on the...
  4. Thread: Pinion mount

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    Thank you everyone for the replies and input. It...

    Thank you everyone for the replies and input. It would be more of an option for trial and error testing. In my area, you’re bottom of the pinion and still lacking side bite at some venues. Of course...
  5. Thread: Pinion mount

    by Dirt36
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    Pinion mount

    Does any manufacture make a pinion mount, preferably climbing, that goes further below the pinion than standard? As far as what might be called “standard below the pinion”
  6. We have a 33 ft tag pull stacker and a FL70...

    We have a 33 ft tag pull stacker and a FL70 conversion with a smaller cummins. We often pull a LM and SS with all our equipment. It does the job but don't be in a hurry and hills knock the breath out...
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    4x10' sheets I would think 7 sheets would be...

    4x10' sheets
    I would think 7 sheets would be plenty, but its going to depend on the style noses and roof setup you want to build. Some guys are going with the long wide hood/ nose setups and longer...
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    What is your tire rule, suspension rule, and...

    What is your tire rule, suspension rule, and track surface like? Also on the engine, what is the rule on the bottom end and cam? The 602 will surprise you, at least on a regular 4 barrel carb in my...
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    Rear strut control arms

    Does anyone manufacture them (PPM, Keyser, etc) or are most custom building to their specific application? My car isn't offered with that option and I'm considering the update myself, along with a...
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    Tires all the way, don't under estimate a QA1...

    Tires all the way, don't under estimate a QA1 shock. I am by no means an expert, but have took the time to beginning learning/understanding shocks and have been fortunate enough to have multiply wins...
  11. Thread: Load rating

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    Load rating

    I'm trying to calculate some rough numbers on my RF wheel load with my spring/ and bump combination, for overall travel and bump gap settings. I know these will not be 100% accurate numbers but...
  12. Thread: Rack plates??

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    Rack plates??

    Is there anywhere that sells the flat rack plates going in most of the new cars? I did a brief search on google today and didn't turn anything up. Thanks for any help!
  13. Thread: Spindle?

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    Check circle track supply CTS I believe they make...

    Check circle track supply CTS I believe they make a wide 5 spindle for clip cars.
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    I bought a piece of key stock ( 1/2" square)...

    I bought a piece of key stock ( 1/2" square) about 12inches long. Cut into the center of one end 1/4"-3/8" deep, then beveled one side till it was rounded. Works great but you still end up hammering...
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    The norm is a 15x14 wheel 5in. offset on all for...

    The norm is a 15x14 wheel 5in. offset on all for corners. Tires will vary on driver preference, but most builder recommend 1/2" to 1" front stagger ( RF bigger) and 4-5" of rear stagger (RR bigger)....
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    Should be plenty, my enclosed has a 5000lb but I...

    Should be plenty, my enclosed has a 5000lb but I have a 2500lbs for my open trailer (rampover style) and it works fine. My uncle uses the same winch on his trailer to pull up a 3200 lb car. Your ...
  17. You may already know this but, you will need to...

    You may already know this but, you will need to raise the engine in the car with a steel block, and possible move it more to the right depending the wheel weights your trying to achieve.
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    To save weight and for the 4 3/4 pattern Oldgold,...

    To save weight and for the 4 3/4 pattern Oldgold, but I got something figured out, thanks for your input stock car
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    Speedway sells an adaptor for metric calipers on...

    Speedway sells an adaptor for metric calipers on "big" spindles but it may or may not work with a smaller rotor. Just trying to obtain some info for a build to save some weight, thanks for the input
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    Spindle rotor combination question??

    I'm sure this has been discussed before in older threads, but is there any way to use a metric rotor on a Camaro spindle? Maybe a bearing conversion of some kind, seems like with all the new...
  21. Which part of Louisiana?

    Which part of Louisiana?
  22. ISO: LR shock for top of the housing (Pierce style)

    Looking for a LR shock to mount on top of the housing. Seeing what is out there before I have one built. Thanks
  23. Thread: 58% Rear

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    That's what I always ran in my skyrocket 57-58%....

    That's what I always ran in my skyrocket 57-58%. Won several races at different tracks with it, but 80% of the tracks were intermediate to extreme slick condition. If your tracks have a lot of...
  24. Thread: rush d21 tires

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    Just my opinion for what it's worth.... For one,...

    Just my opinion for what it's worth.... For one, the D21 tire is not as soft as the AR38 and 44 you mentioned and even with the 44 being softer I've heard it is a great tire in almost all conditions....
  25. Thread: "3rd" LR shock

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    Thanks for the responses, I figured it may aid in...

    Thanks for the responses, I figured it may aid in forward traction without being mounted to the front of the birdcage but still be able to control chassis hike/ set down. I was just curious if it was...
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