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Offline JrFuel Hayden

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1080 on: October 16, 2019, 10:28:08 PM »
real nice work Bruce !
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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1081 on: October 30, 2019, 12:49:51 PM »
Well it has been a while and finally working on dragster again, thought i would share a few pictures.
If it jams force it, if it breaks it needed replaced anyways

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1082 on: November 12, 2019, 01:47:42 PM »
I took my hotrod to Bakersfield for the final ANRA race, the Fuel & Gas Finals.  It was a good day.

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1083 on: November 12, 2019, 02:44:19 PM »
Congratulations! Good looking car.

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1084 on: November 13, 2019, 08:56:26 AM »
Thank you.  I love it. 
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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1085 on: November 16, 2019, 06:40:18 AM »
Congratulations Greg ! I would love to make a trip out to the west coast and run the HOT ROD REUNION !

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1086 on: February 03, 2020, 10:18:51 AM »
Got my trans, steering, etc all reinstalled yesterday.  Waiting on zoomies to come back from getting coated, then we'll fire it up and do a systems check.

Almost race time.
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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1087 on: February 03, 2020, 01:59:00 PM »
Looking good! Does the trans need blowback containment devices or does the driveshaft housing collar suffice?

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1088 on: February 04, 2020, 09:17:08 AM »
Lblowback containment devices

I've never ran them, but i'm adding them for piece of mind.  Car doesn't 60' hard, and i've never had an issue with motor plates. 
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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1089 on: February 12, 2020, 09:13:36 AM »
Waiting on zoomies (Friday)
Helmet gets back from Impact today.

Looks like Saturday TnT may happen. :)
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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1090 on: February 14, 2020, 09:30:06 AM »
Car's in & tight.  Hoping the warm(er) weather shows up tomorrow so we'll have some type of racing surface.

If anyone's in Sac area, stop by and say hi.

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1091 on: February 15, 2020, 04:46:26 PM »
 Took her out for Valentine or that what wife said. Went to Shriner's drag expo car show. Got tones of questions.If had 1 for every question or comment about sitting on reare end housing I would run Top Fuel,well for little while anyway. LOL HAd lots telling me how cool it was and loved it not being the same cookie cutter rea engine. Lots of doubts about bracket racing it but hey thats big part of the fun of doing it right?
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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1092 on: February 18, 2020, 12:42:43 PM »
It was a good day testing. Made two laps.  Had a couple cameras on the car. 

I run against the NE/1 index (7.60).  First run was 7.603/177, second run, it paddled the tire a big, ran 7.637, Track got really good and just didn't bring enough wheel speed.  oops.


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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1093 on: February 18, 2020, 01:39:48 PM »
Greg Do you use some sort of throttle control for your launch ?

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Re: What did you do on your Front Engine Dragster TODAY?
« Reply #1094 on: February 18, 2020, 10:05:53 PM »
Yes, my mag has a 2 step on it. 
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