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Offline janjon

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First time back to the track in 7 years
« on: September 30, 2020, 05:03:02 AM »
Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2020, 05:18:08 AM »
Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2020, 05:42:37 AM »
First pass RT .154, 1.36 60', 3.85 330', 6.08 660', 110.4 mph.
VERY late shift, I kinda "forgot" to do it, rusty driver and sensory overload, I guess...

Second pass RT .196, 1.36 60', 3.89 330', 5.99 660', 117.6 mph.
Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2020, 07:11:19 AM »
John Ė enjoyed seeing your videos.  Late shift after a 7 year sabbatical, thatís allowed, itís in the permanent unwritten rules, Drag Racing 101.  Alan 

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2020, 05:43:33 PM »
Man I should have filmed my first runs in fed. First time in the seat since 1998. Lots of wrench turning in meantime just not in seat.

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2020, 02:02:30 PM »
Backwards-looking view, 10/11/2020



Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2020, 07:22:14 PM »
I was there. My nephew totally went crazy when you came up. Cool to see the kid go nuts like that

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2020, 05:22:15 PM »
Glad he liked it! Mine is the only FED I've ever seen at HMP; when are you bringing yours to run?
Here's Tickle's video of our last (second) time out, My friend Bryant's Bantam roadster and my car are at the beginning, at 10:20, and at 18:45 in the video.
Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2021, 01:10:43 AM »

Last time out, second pass, 7/4/21. Car hikes the wheels and heads for the wall. More front weight on the way...
Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2021, 04:12:36 AM »
I'm building a motor for it right now.
But worth the old motor it ran 4.71 at Baytown. I'm a little scared to go fast at hmp. That shutdown is short.

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Re: First time back to the track in 7 years
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2021, 01:53:22 PM »
At high 5s, it's plenty long enough for me, with out parachute. high 4s might be a different story...
Just keep the same amount of stuff on the right
as there is on the left. Seeing straight ahead is highly overrated....