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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 4:54 pm 
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This season ended with a solid thud.
I went racing today, entered a 10 grand to win race. We were only supposed to get one time run then go racing, but since I was one of the first 5 pair in the lanes I got an "extra" time run.
First pass it went 6.252@109.36, and kind of skated around a little right after the hit.
I waited about an hour, then went back up. A bunch of cars had been down the track by then, and it left a lot better, picked up one whole number in the 60 and went 6.232@109.32.
I dialed it 6.23, and promptly redlit.
The car went 6.249@109.16, and lost a touch in the 60, and a little more after that.
I figured, ok, I'll buyback. I fueled the car up, hit the water pump switch and fan to cool it off a touch, and right away thought "man, that water pump is really noisy now." I walked around the front of the car and uh oh, water running on the ground, and it was coming out of my old CSI electric water pump.
Season over.
I may just throw my old Weiand aluminum water pump and Moroso drive back on it for next year. It wont cost me anything, and it's more reliable than an all electric water pump. Those things always seem to fail in eliminations.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:51 am 
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G,day Rob,
Bad luck mate!
but shit, you and the car are going well!
I still use the old moroso drive.
Cheers


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:07 am 
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Very nice runs Kidv!! What is your combo? I see 377 posted on your page but i know nothing of setup. Very good racing to say the least.Yes moroso on our little mustang also.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:12 am 
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It's a 377; 3.7 stroke Crower crank, 4.03 bore, 13-1 compression, Crower solid roller cam, Strip Dominator intake with a Ron's flying toilet on top, iron 4v heads that were cleaned up under the valves, powerglide trans, 5.29 gear, 14x32 slicks, ladderbars, 2950 lbs w/driver in 1969 Mustang fastback.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:32 am 
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Very similar combo as ours except the stroker and toilet. Im guessing you on alky. Do you think the 5.29 gear would still work on 3spd? We run a 5.14 on same size tire but only getting to stripe at about 6500? To low im thinking. Our best run last year 6.82 358 cubes.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:13 pm 
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I dont know, it might make the starting line ratio too aggressive.
I used to run a 4.86, but once it was wore out I wanted to try and get some more rpm thru the lights as it was only going thru at 6800, so I swapped to the 5.29.
Yeah, it's on alchy.
I had a 358 inch motor in the car last year, same heads, smaller cam, same intake, etc, and it ran low 6.40s.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:14 pm 
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Thats fast running for sure. What rpm you shift ? We running 7400. Although this flat tappet motor and i think alky they say pick you up about8-10% over gas.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 3:55 pm 
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Gday Rob,
Roughly how big is the cam in it?
Cheers
Paul


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 4:58 pm 
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"Roughly" Crower part number 15483 :D
270/276 @ .050
304/312 advertised
.690/.672 lift
106 LSA
102 ICL

I was running the cam on a 100* ICL this year, and I dont think it liked it.


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 Post subject: Re: Racing
PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:11 pm 
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Ahhh yes little more than our flatty. Ours is .657 on both and 260-264 on 106. We set on 102.I like your 60ft we cannot get this car lower than 1.46.


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