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Offline dreracecar

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Re: Tuning Help
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2017, 02:54:08 PM »
All this go fast wizz bang trickery stuff, YOU DONT NEED IT!!!! it complicates everything, standard opening on the bottom, nozzles in the hat gets you 7's and 200mph, I have proof!!! No EGT's, just 2 threads of heat on all 8 spark plugs

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Re: Tuning Help
« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2017, 05:48:51 PM »
Didn't you ask me if I had EGTs?

I did not believe what they were telling me so I looked at the plugs.

The bottom of the plugs in 2 and 7 show heat all the way around on the base, but not into the threads.

The rest of the plugs look brand new and show no heat at all.
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Re: Tuning Help
« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2017, 03:55:51 PM »
Ken Veney told me the story about his old Ford Cleveland powered Top Alcohol Dragster. He ran it with all hat nozzels but it always had one relatively lean cylinder that limited the tune up. He decided to run one fuel line to the port on the lean cylinder and went testing. It looked weird but it worked like xxxx. The car went undefeated for a whole season. I believe he ended up running seven other port nozzels that were blanks to keep everyone guessing.

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Re: Tuning Help
« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2017, 05:24:33 PM »
We will try to angle the hat nozzles this next race to see what we can see, do not want to change to ,much, still number one after four races, two to go
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Re: Tuning Help
« Reply #19 on: September 12, 2017, 02:42:34 PM »
Just a follow up. we did tip the nozzles as suggested, and that helped a lot!
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Re: Tuning Help
« Reply #20 on: September 12, 2017, 02:48:07 PM »
Just a follow up. we did tip the nozzles as suggested, and that helped a lot!

Helps on my combo too Glenn.
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