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Front Engine Dragsters / Re: Starting Battery Setups/Carts
« on: August 07, 2018, 03:01:00 AM »
This is what I use in mine and it starts the car just fine !

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Spud Miller's Cave / Re: Interesting Hilborn problem - advice?
« on: July 30, 2018, 03:16:20 PM »
I used to use a uni sync tool to adjust them

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Spud Miller's Cave / Re: Interesting Hilborn problem - advice?
« on: July 30, 2018, 01:23:17 PM »
Throttle plates side to side adjustment is off ! One side is open more than the other !

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Drag Racing / Re: Car/Competition number...
« on: July 26, 2018, 06:44:16 PM »
Yes that is your permanent number !

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Front Engine Dragsters / Re: Most comfortable Under wear??
« on: July 22, 2018, 02:53:36 PM »
Fruit of the loom !

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A couple of things you should check are the roll out of your tires ! No more than half an inch ! Have you checked your wheelie bar to see if it is straight ! The car should go straight even if the front wheels are in the air !Hope this helps you !

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Wanted to sell / 215 Neil and Parks FED
« on: July 04, 2018, 07:11:18 AM »
215 Neil and Parks Fed Will sell turn key with all spares for 25000 Car will run 7 teens at 185 with 15 percent nitro or 7.30's on straight alky ! All the parts in this car are in exelent condition ! I will sell with out the motor with trans and 2 converters for 16000 or no trans for 12000 ! If you are interested you can contact me here or call me at 203 521 5822 . I just don't have time to race right now and I can use the money for other things !Thanks Bill

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Drag Racing / Re: Sportsman License....
« on: June 23, 2018, 07:01:53 AM »
Well I have been attempting to improve my times every time I go to the strip, my last run a 9.8 in the quarter. The fellas at the strip told me I would have to tone it down due to not having my NHRA license so attempting to get that would seem to be the next logical step. I want to do this the correct way so I got in touch with a NHRA inspector and made an appointment with him on 7/9 to have my FED inspected. Until then I figured I could work on my hole shot in the 1/8th mile, try to improve my reaction times which is really in need of improvement as well as my launch technique. Question- Could I already start on getting my moderate runs, the first 4 runs to be signed off for my license, without having the car inspected yet? I could do the cockpit orientation test and try to get a jump on things.  Any guidance on this would be appreciated. I know this is going to take time and patience but if I did a moderate run that fit the bill and could get signed off that would be great.       Is the inspector Larry Wiggins ? He will be able to walk you through everything you have to do ! Larry is one of the best out there and a great guy ! I work with him at all of the divisional races ! Tell him Bill on the hill says hello !

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Spud Miller's Cave / Cranking compression and nitro
« on: May 29, 2018, 01:27:51 PM »
Speaking about cranking compression I am wondering what others have with injected nitro ? I retarded my cam and went from 225 to 190 and the next step is to tighten up on my lash but I don't know what is too high or low !

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Front Engine Dragsters / Re: Much Better....
« on: May 29, 2018, 10:16:15 AM »
I will be at Cecil County on June 9th to race wit the East coast fuelers ! Come over and say hello!

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Matt Shaff's Engine Shop / Re: 2 12v or one 16v battery
« on: May 17, 2018, 11:34:57 AM »
Chris I run the Braille in my car but my son uses the 16 volt in his car with a 582 big block !

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Matt Shaff's Engine Shop / Re: MSD retard
« on: May 17, 2018, 09:30:59 AM »
I don't see much of a reason to run a retard unless you are using a blower or nitrous !

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Matt Shaff's Engine Shop / Re: 2 12v or one 16v battery
« on: May 17, 2018, 09:27:47 AM »
Chris You will see a big difference with the 16 volt ! It will crank a lot faster ! The down side is weight and you will need a 16 volt charger !

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Spud Miller's Cave / Re: Historically Speakin'
« on: May 09, 2018, 12:44:13 PM »
If I remember correctly the first Rons set up's were early eighty's and the first pumps were a sirup pump from a coke machine !

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Front Engine Dragsters / Re: I know Why NITRO is $35 a Gallon
« on: April 24, 2018, 10:02:48 AM »
Dave if you need to you could go to a colder plug . I am using 10's in mine and might try an 11

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