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  1. Thread: Lincoln SN

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    My audio is out too.

    My audio is out too.
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    Iíve rebuilt just about all of them.
    Best built and most reliable, Brinn by far.

    Iíve never liked Berts. Until I started rebuilding them and started knowing people who ran them. Iím almost...
  3. Thread: dynamic toe

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    I think toe is huge. Think about it in terms...

    I think toe is huge.
    Think about it in terms of scrub and drag. When the cars are running very close lap times, this is huge.
    Coming off the corner, with all four tires on the track, think about...
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    Yea Billet, I think you are right. It is more...

    Yea Billet, I think you are right. It is more about COG. I guess I never thought about someone balancing a right motor shift with left hanging lead. Good call!
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    Funny, I was told the same thing by a very...

    Funny, I was told the same thing by a very prominent shock guy. It strange when people believe in all this voodo magic.
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    I look at it a little differently. It is just a...

    I look at it a little differently. It is just a weight mass that needs to transfer, but I look at it like on an arc. If the motor is left of the theoretical roll center it will have to travel in an...
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    I think if the oil cooler were close enough to...

    I think if the oil cooler were close enough to the drop in the deck after the firewall, it would pull air out from under the deck. The further back the oil cooler is, the more likely the oil cooler...
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    I can't believe Titanium bolts are even making it...

    I can't believe Titanium bolts are even making it into late model racing. We have a weight rue and most cars are bolting lead in anyways. I would skip the Titanium bolts and also skip that extra...
  9. Thread: Rear deck lid

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    Changing the yaw angle of the body to the right...

    Changing the yaw angle of the body to the right will add downforce. This was big in late models years ago, but then everyone got away from it. It must have been a monkey see monkey do thing. Also...
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    We did shift the body over six inches to the...

    We did shift the body over six inches to the right several years ago and it did seem to help a little.
    One thing we did find which hurt us was cupping the right side door. Think about it this way,...
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    I would listen to this Wizard05 guy, he REALLY...

    I would listen to this Wizard05 guy, he REALLY knows his areo stuff. :) :) Long time no talk Kevin. Glad to see you still active on the boards.
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    I think Performance Friction is probably the...

    I think Performance Friction is probably the best. We used to run 01 or 13. I don't even know if they have those anymore.
    They might have changed their numbers around a little bit. 01 used to be...
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    I know Howe offers a ton of oversize lengths and...

    I know Howe offers a ton of oversize lengths and some undersize as well for certain ball joint numbers.
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    Aren't the metric spindles a little taller too?...

    Aren't the metric spindles a little taller too? When switching spindles on a car, make sure the car was built for the height of the spindle you are putting on it.
    You also need to be aware of using...
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    I would measure Ackerman as much as bump. Too...

    I would measure Ackerman as much as bump. Too many people ignore Ackerman, but I've seen it cause more problems than bump steer. I've always used the Sweet System for measuring rather than using the...
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    If you get some good practice sessions where you...

    If you get some good practice sessions where you can go in and out freely. You could try some spring doughnuts. Keep adding them, taking a couple of laps in between without changing anything else....
  17. Thread: Erbs RR

    by Ltemodel
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    Don't they have a left rear height measurement at...

    Don't they have a left rear height measurement at droop? If he is getting more angle in the car, it's probably coming from a lower right side.
  18. Thread: Brake lines

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    I'm not a fan of plastic brake lines; spongy...

    I'm not a fan of plastic brake lines; spongy pedal; prone to heat damage. Steel brake lines should last you the life of the car if you take the time to route them properly. I love my lever-style...
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    6" of stagger sounds like a crutch to me too. ...

    6" of stagger sounds like a crutch to me too.
    We used to run 6" with a SUPR Spec motor with the big rear spoiler. It was a swing arm car and when it was muddy, that was the fastest and easiest way...
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    Because of air spillage, the left front operates...

    Because of air spillage, the left front operates a little differently than the left rear. Remember a couple of years ago when Richards showed up at Screven, I think it was, his left rear was cut on...
  21. Thread: Starters?

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    Save yourself years of frustration and lots of...

    Save yourself years of frustration and lots of grey hair and even a shortage of hair from pulling it out with these reverse mount stater with idler deals. They are expensive, but the Quarter Master...
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    Letting as much air out of the left side as...

    Letting as much air out of the left side as possible will add downforce. Thas why I don't understand all the small wheel wells on the left side. I would open those puppies up and let as much of the...
  23. Thread: Qualifying

    by Ltemodel
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    OOH man, Wide Combo car. Best luck we ever had...

    OOH man, Wide Combo car. Best luck we ever had with those is to turn them into a point-and-shoot style Rayburn car. Move the RR frame rail in as far as possible so the right rear tire doesn't rub,...
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    The problem with bronze bushings is that they...

    The problem with bronze bushings is that they require a ton of maintenance. You need to keep them greased and clean at all times. They do wear out tubes faster than bearings also. The good part is,...
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    I thought originally the orange front end was...

    I thought originally the orange front end was similar to a Bloomquist car and the Blue / Grey were the Rayburn rocket years. Heights will be different between spindles, so it will put the instant...
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