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Offline Finnish Fireball

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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #45 on: April 22, 2021, 07:42:35 PM »
It's alive

I'm fast. I can make five mistakes while others think.

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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #46 on: June 16, 2021, 06:18:08 AM »
Aaaaaaaand action




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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #47 on: June 16, 2021, 07:27:09 PM »
My converter was slipping and stall speed was sky high. I was on limiter most of the pass. Sent it out for tightening.
Calculators show over 20% slip even against the limiter so hoping to see improved ET's with new one. Shift light stayed
lit after gear change so we are not yet there with speed.




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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #48 on: June 17, 2021, 12:26:51 PM »
More power will do that!  Canít wait to hear how it works next time out

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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #49 on: July 24, 2021, 08:20:23 PM »
Went to an old airfield nearby to test the new converter. Yeee-haaww it works. Finally my tires spin and smoke!


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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #50 on: July 26, 2021, 06:57:26 AM »
nice!

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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #51 on: August 22, 2021, 12:13:08 AM »
Finally got couple passes on a good track. New personal best is 5.06 / 137 mph  8), 1.16 60ft footbraking so the converter played an role here.
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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #52 on: August 26, 2021, 11:32:34 AM »
Nice one! Well done.

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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #53 on: August 27, 2021, 02:09:35 AM »
Thnx Dunc, step by step I'm getting in there. One more chance for this season and then our season is over. Well Sept 10-11 our weather will be snow, water or sun or all of that within 24 hrs... Hit or miss
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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #54 on: September 22, 2021, 01:56:28 AM »
Rain ruined the finals for us. Long off season ahead and not that much tinkering to do. I will switch over to e85, change to bigger carbs and install new hoses just in case.
That allows me to safely raise the boost a little, helping in that 4 sec ET hunt. It was close but no cigar  8)


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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #55 on: September 27, 2021, 02:13:10 AM »
Rain ruined the finals for us. Long off season ahead and not that much tinkering to do. I will switch over to e85, change to bigger carbs and install new hoses just in case.
That allows me to safely raise the boost a little, helping in that 4 sec ET hunt. It was close but no cigar  8)




thats lit ! you still got the skills pops 8)

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Re: Overseas new members ride
« Reply #56 on: September 27, 2021, 07:00:41 AM »
Stay after it Fireball. You'll get there. The fun is in the chase.