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Offline Grumpys T

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Grumpys T
« on: July 22, 2017, 11:59:14 AM »
BBC 481 1471, not sure who made chassis but its  USA made,  fuel system and mag by Spud, at FIE,
Just been rebuilt hopefully test soon.

Offline GlennLever

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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2017, 01:44:28 PM »
 :)
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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2017, 06:30:43 AM »
SWEET !!!!

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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 04:46:32 AM »
car looks good. Spud will get you right in the ballpark!!!!
The only thing I can point out is the wing mount is not NHRA legal. It has to come off the roll cage. I moved mine to struts that mount to the rearend. It can be done...just need to be creative.
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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 09:48:33 AM »
I can point out is the wing mount is not NHRA legal. It has to come off the roll cage. I moved mine to struts that mount to the rearend. It can be done...just need to be creative.

I have as thinking the same thing or a helmet shroud.

But the car does look good!

Offline glofria

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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2017, 02:53:46 PM »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but you can mount the wing on the cage so long it is with plated metal and not with struts.

BTW, nice looking car. Me likey!

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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2017, 03:40:44 PM »
and limited to 6" C-to-C

It can be mounted to the shoulder bar however.  just not the top cage.
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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2017, 05:45:33 AM »
and limited to 6" C-to-C

It can be mounted to the shoulder bar however.  just not the top cage.

Yep! It is OK to stab the driver in the shoulder/back with a strut but not his head (which at least has some protection from the helmet) Add to that the fact that if the strut mount does not fail there is more chance of the shoulder hoop being displaced than the cage.

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Re: Grumpys T
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2017, 09:24:19 AM »
Yep!  i always wondered about that logic too!
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