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  • April 23 2018, 12:12:37 PM nocooler: That sucks Brad.
  • April 23 2018, 03:14:19 PM Forzfed: The snow is pretty well gone here, just small patches.  Looking forward to picking up my 4.1 and putting some miles on it this year!
  • April 23 2018, 03:14:47 PM Forzfed: I feel for you Brad, you gotta get your speed on!
  • April 23 2018, 04:48:17 PM Scoobum: It ain't over yet...stay tuned.
  • April 23 2018, 10:16:21 PM Forzfed: Good Hockey game!  Glad the Leafs won, hope they can beat them in Boston!
  • April 24 2018, 06:08:28 PM Scoobum: Steve...what's the max RPM for a 206/206 flat tappet with the big valve fully race ported heads I have? I'll fill you in later via PM.
  • April 24 2018, 06:10:01 PM Scoobum: I'm running a 28 inch rear tire and 3.42 rear gear...if that factors into the equation.
  • April 24 2018, 08:15:31 PM Steve Wood: I would say 6000 is pushing it. I would probably suggest about 5700
  • April 24 2018, 09:15:16 PM TexasT: i know you dodnt ask but i would keep it lower than that by 200 rpm or so, but with your fresh high tension springs steve might be right. take it to tge track and see. i would go with a split duration cam too
  • April 25 2018, 07:35:01 AM reality: On a 1/8th mile bracket car why does it really matter unless you are way off?
  • April 25 2018, 10:13:48 AM ULYCYC: cam and lifters can handle 6500rpms but your power band on your spec card dictates if your making power at that RPM. I believe power stops over 5200  on the club cam.
  • April 25 2018, 10:55:51 AM TexasT: Brackets or not i'm always looking to go faster
  • April 25 2018, 11:40:23 AM Steve Wood: One of the beauties of a turbo is that it will keep pushing air thru the valves past the peak for a na cam
  • April 25 2018, 01:43:39 PM reality: Byy my logic going fast is not winning in bracket racing. consistrency is. A slower car is easier to keep consistent. How high are the rpm at 100 plus mph in the 1/8
  • April 25 2018, 02:17:32 PM TexasT: i still want to go fast. easy to slow a car down. not so much going the other way.
  • April 25 2018, 03:05:34 PM reality: Making hp is the easy part utilizing it is another matter, Faster than what?
  • April 25 2018, 03:19:45 PM reality: It would  seem to me more air and fuel is more important on a turbo car. More rpm can help on a say 8 sec car,
  • April 25 2018, 05:08:28 PM Forzfed: My buddy shifts his Stage II at 8500rpm!  Love the sound of a high revving Stage II V6.
  • April 25 2018, 05:11:36 PM Forzfed: You're definitely right about a slow car being more consistent.  There was a guy that teaches defenisve driving that was in a Drag Radial series with us.  He told myself and everyone at the table we were sitting at that he had cut three .502 light.  We all thought he was full of crap till they announced he won an award for cutting those lights!
  • April 25 2018, 05:37:04 PM TexasT: They don't sell a practice tree for nothing.
  • April 25 2018, 05:45:20 PM Scoobum: If you can cut a 520-530're usually in a race. Leaving the line at the exact same rpm EVERY time is critical. This is the hard part I have. Keeping this IC car on a dial. I;ve seen my car pick up 2.5 tenths on a 15 percent humidity drop. NA cars have an easier time of it.
  • April 25 2018, 05:54:30 PM Scoobum: You have to figure out how much 'roll out' your track to when you leave on the final yellow. The old skool lites will come on dim...go bright...and dim.
  • April 25 2018, 05:58:21 PM reality: I have found that when bracketing a TR if I don't try so hard Iam more consistant. Flat footing it from 1000 rpm was bes for me. 2
  • April 25 2018, 06:00:51 PM reality: 2 caars that run the same the car with the best 60 ft will generally win the slower 60 then has to pass.
  • April 25 2018, 06:04:46 PM reality: But we are strating from 206 206 duration. the focus should be on lift and ramp speed IMO
  • April 25 2018, 06:15:05 PM reality: straying from
  • April 25 2018, 08:26:07 PM reality: The car that deep stages is already in front. Yes there are advantages to both deep and shallow on a regular tree.
  • April 25 2018, 08:47:46 PM daveismissing: crazy sports day - need more TVs
  • April 25 2018, 09:45:25 PM motorhead: I am not cheering for the Leafs, I just want to see the Bruins crash and burn. Sooooo.. Go Leafs Go?! I guess... I feel so dirty.
  • Today at 12:12:04 AM TexasT: a taller front tire has a greater roll out too that gives the timer a longer time in the beam before it starts the clock. good for quicker time but doeant rwally make the car quicker. all about making your combo work where you want it to

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