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    Spintron is not for breaking in anything, it's to...

    Spintron is not for breaking in anything, it's to measure valve train performance and stability. The valves go out of control at 6750 rpm, anything you change shows up on the graph as far as valve...
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    I've spent 2 full days on the Spintron for the...

    I've spent 2 full days on the Spintron for the 604, if you want to believe that the 5 or even 10# variance you see in springs makes a difference. . . . shrugs.

    Most people would be shocked to what...
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    I'm pulling numbers out of my arse, too lazy to...

    I'm pulling numbers out of my arse, too lazy to look up the correct numbers

    The install hieght is spec'ed like at 1.78 +/- a certain amount like .020
    The spring pressure has a max pressure of...
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    I'm only going off what was posted that the...

    I'm only going off what was posted that the install height was incorrect. I know what your saying that the pressure may been too high and the install height was correct, but what was said here was...
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    For those not familiar with checking that valve...

    For those not familiar with checking that valve spring install hieght, this is how it's done.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAK-SDr0qP0

    Now, who knows who checked or set it on pages engine,...
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    I will say this on finishing positions gains that...

    I will say this on finishing positions gains that CAN be had (again not everyone is gonna get the same results but these are easily possible):

    I was helping a guy over email and phone for about a...
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    Least as per last night, He said he was sore but...

    Least as per last night, He said he was sore but OK. Said car needed a front clip but the rest of the car held up good.
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    Honestly I would say this: (assuming parts on car...

    Honestly I would say this: (assuming parts on car are in good shape - this doesn't mean super light weight, latest greatest or trickest, just good working solid parts)

    Best money spent is testing...
  9. Thread: Droop

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    It really is more of a function of low left side...

    It really is more of a function of low left side weight, super high Center of Gravity (raised even more when the car hikes up) that causes roll overs. The other part isn't so much from bumpstops but...
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    For the most part, nothing changed on the body...

    For the most part, nothing changed on the body rules during that time to semi current. The biggest thing was the lack of enforcement on the "deck must be flat for 36 inches from the spoiler forward"...
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    Actually, those hits were in 2 different cars and...

    Actually, those hits were in 2 different cars and both needed rear clips
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    I honestly don't think it's gonna have much...

    I honestly don't think it's gonna have much effect, but only way to find out is try it. I'm guessing it's likely so subtle that it's not going do much, but won't the first time I'm wrong.

    If it...
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    Not a troll job, there is always a possibility...

    Not a troll job, there is always a possibility that the sanction body reverses their decision before it gets to print but I highly doubt that.

    It's also not like the other top major teams, didn't...
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    Why you think it was called a model T? 1908...

    Why you think it was called a model T? 1908 technology
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    Yes, an RY45

    Yes, an RY45
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    Again it depends on what you have. The fords a...

    Again it depends on what you have. The fords a few of my guys use are all a Spintron tested combo so valve train problems are basically non existent even at 9500 RPM, the biggest concern is really...
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    This varies a ton between drivers/teams, IMO most...

    This varies a ton between drivers/teams, IMO most of this boils down to 2 things track surface and driving style (bent or straight).

    Typically a crate drives a little straighter then a super on...
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    It really depends on what stroke/CID motor you...

    It really depends on what stroke/CID motor you have and what brand too be completely honest. With the Ford we run 2000 laps, we could never go that far with a Chevy and didn't turn as many RPM's and...
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    Supposedly some paper filters will swell from the...

    Supposedly some paper filters will swell from the alky and basically close all the openings in the filter to let fluid pass and while it looks 100% clean can't pass anything.

    Now whether all paper...
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    Too a certain point, yes it will help but for...

    Too a certain point, yes it will help but for sure won't alleviate all of it by any means or IMO help all that much. A standard needle and seat is still spraying fuel at or above the fuel level and...
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    His price on cars has been the same for at least...

    His price on cars has been the same for at least 10 years now, cause back in 2011 a used car (gone thru by bloomer) was 38K and a new one was 68K. Most cars have went up 5 to 10K for a roller over...
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    Chris Steele 01-31-2018, 11:17 AM No...

    Chris Steele 01-31-2018, 11:17 AM



    No photo tutorial, but here's step by step instructions...Alright, here's the deal. A 1987 Toyota pickup starter for the 22R engine @ Autozone Auto Parts...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfc1Miw4JqQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfc1Miw4JqQ
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    The 45 degree rule was a very crude way of seeing...

    The 45 degree rule was a very crude way of seeing when the lift/rollsteer curve leaned towards rollsteer. Meaning once the upper bar reached 45 degrees on most LR suspensions, it was adding more...
  25. Thread: Whynot

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    Erb Jr Dillard Hughes Dacus Hiett Joiner...

    Erb Jr
    Dillard
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    Joiner was 12th
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