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Offline Tim Hensley

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Adjustable upper arms
« on: May 02 2019, 02:29:27 AM »
at what ET will adjustable upper help your 60 foot time?
Car sitting centered on frame, proudly one of the few.
I only make enough HP to go high 11s.
I ask because itís been 3 mouths since my last new purchase for this car and I need to keep my wife use to my bad habit,I go any longer and sheíll think something wrong.
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #1 on: May 02 2019, 06:27:06 AM »
Stock with a good bar and shocks have gone 9s.   :powersix:
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #2 on: May 02 2019, 08:58:49 AM »
Invest in a fresh tank of gas.  It would be a waste on the upper arms
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #3 on: May 02 2019, 11:39:31 AM »
Thanks just as I was laying my head down I relived this moment.
Gas is a good suggestion
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #4 on: May 02 2019, 01:36:00 PM »
Iíve seen some 1.4ish 60 foot times on stock stuff. A good rear sway bar to keep you straight at launch would be my suggestion
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #5 on: May 02 2019, 02:30:22 PM »
I have a Hellwig bar wish I had got the HR bar
But this car goes straight every time. Really my next purchase should Be slicks.
Been running 28X9 Hoosier thinking of MT 28X9 Pro bracket or Et street R
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #6 on: May 03 2019, 09:25:46 PM »
JMO, but Iím pretty happy with the adjustable UMI uppers I run. Installed properly with the right PL on the PS bar, my car not only lost .12 in the 60í, but also centered up the rear more square and I could eliminate the very small spacer I required on one side. Dropped to high 1.50ís 60í from struggling to run a 1.7 on same tire and set up.
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #7 on: May 05 2019, 10:49:05 AM »
Funny I was just thinking about replacing mine with spherical rod ends to eliminate bind.
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #8 on: May 05 2019, 01:41:38 PM »
An air bag can help you out a bit too.

JMO, but Iím pretty happy with the adjustable UMI uppers I run. Installed properly with the right PL on the PS bar, my car not only lost .12 in the 60í, but also centered up the rear more square and I could eliminate the very small spacer I required on one side. Dropped to high 1.50ís 60í from struggling to run a 1.7 on same tire and set up.
Is that with slicks or DR's?


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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #9 on: May 06 2019, 04:42:53 PM »
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #10 on: May 07 2019, 05:23:26 PM »
Stock uppers, Metco billet lowers, 90/10s up front, QA1 rear single adjustables, ATR rear bar, used 28x9 slicks. 1.5's off the foot brake flashing the convertor to 3950 on a less than stellar track. Suspension tuned by Scoob...of course!
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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #11 on: May 08 2019, 09:51:36 AM »
Loving the idea of looking to keep the wife use to the bad habits. Lol.

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Re: Adjustable upper arms
« Reply #12 on: May 10 2019, 01:17:41 AM »
Well A new problem has arisen to keep her on her toes.The fuel pump died on a small road trip to Kona.on the return trip home right smack in the middle from Kona  and home the fuse to the fuel pump cut,no spear, picked up a old beer tad and installed it and nothing.$80 dollars for a tow home.
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