Track Report

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Way to go Loman,thats flying. That Comet gets faster and faster. Do you think the FE will be ready this year? I guess it really doesn't matter when you have a 9 second car going down the track. Its early yet, reaction times will come. Andy
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Andy, we buttoned up the Fe the other week and i attempted to drop it in today but was having some issues. It was a lot easier with a dummy block and trans then it is with a complete motor and tranny for some reason. Our goal is to have it running and make a few passes by the end of April so we can correct any issues and take both cars to a 2 day ford race, but we will see.

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I'll be looking forward to the track report. Are you racing both or are you going to let your crew chief have some seat time? Andy
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I' pulled up at the track today 3 hours from my home and who do I run into. I ran into maverick, Groover's son,Small world

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Lost in the 3rd round. Ran a few 6.38's and a 6.37. Round I lost in th opponent ran his number dead on and he had .010 on me on the tree. Thinking I might put the smaller tires back on the front to help the reaction times.

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I like to think I got very fortunate at the track yesterday. I had a problem with the car and I think I was lucky it happened where it did. I was pumping the brake pedal up to apply line lock and the Wilwood pedal assembly broke. I could only imagine what would have happened if that happened after I crossed the finish line at 100+.
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Sometimes being lucky is better than being good!!!
Wow,
I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?
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DANG ! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: I think I'd go with a different design,that even looks puny. wonder why they used aluminum on that? :shock:
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347, 4sp, 9'' 215/60/15 - 295/50/15

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I got the pedal assembly removed tonight. Here is another picture of it. By the way, a buddy told me I should buy a lottery ticket because I was lucky it didn't happen on the top end. I told him there was no use in buying the lottery ticket. I done used up all my luck and I'm ok with that.

Hey Pop, what do you guys use on your roundy round cars for brake pedals?
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OH CRAP!!!! Andy
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caseville cyclone wrote:OH CRAP!!!! Andy
is that a OH CRAP because you have that kind Andy? or just OH CRAP glad loman is still around to tell about it?
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No, I don't have one thank goodness! But I am glad Lomans happened before the run and not at the finish line. Andy
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Went to track last weekend and made it to the 4th round and 9 cars. Lost by .006. My time slip simulator app says that was just over an inch.

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I haven't raced a lot this year but I did something tonight in the black car that I haven't done before. Win!!!!
I made it to 3 finals but I lost each one until tonight. It wasn't pretty but a win none the less. The cool thing about it was that not many cars showed up at track tonight. So they put everybody in 1 class. So I had to race against super pro guys that we're using there delay box. 7 rounds and win. I did have a bit of racers luck but no one red lit against me. The key run was the 6.433 on a 6.43 dial and .006 light which got me the bye run into semi finals.

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Congrats!!
A lot of stuff has to go right right to make it through 7 rounds!
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I'd rather do it myself if it's done right or not,,,isn't that what hotrodding is all about?
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