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1st Time Out

Postby Hoonbash » Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:29 pm

Hopefully the rain will stay away and we can hold our drags for the season opener this week-end ,delayed twice already :bang:

Let's have some guesses on what it'll run.

Track is at 2500 feet elevation,car has a balanced 383,forged pistons,old school iron heads extensively ported,11:1 compression,solid roller Comp cam lift is .520 intake .540 exhaust,duration is 244 intake 252 exhaust,Air gap intake with a Holley 750,turbo 350 3500 stall,12 bolt Eaton posi 3:73 gears,26 inch tall E.T. streets.


Camera can't handle the orange :roll: and the 'hood can't handle the pipes 8)
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby cjbiagi » Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:26 pm

I'll venture the first guess, 11.50 IF you can get any decent traction and get it to hook and go straight down the track.
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby bill1978v8 » Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:23 pm

Very nice!! Good luck and hope you run the number!
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby spyder_xlch » Wed Jun 04, 2008 7:52 pm

Oh come on, you could have atleast done a burn out on the video.
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby Hoonbash » Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:48 pm

:bang:
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby bill1978v8 » Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:37 pm

Hoon,

Any times yet??

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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby Hoonbash » Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:27 pm

Yes I managed to get 2 time trials in before the rains hit.Both runs a disappointing 12.50 @108 mph

Here's the goods 60ft-1.783
330 -5.168
MPH1-87.21
660-7.985
990-10.367
MPH2-108.38
12.50

I know this will improve as the tires had too much air(19 p.s.i. was working my way down to somewhere around 12 p.s.i.),was told it spun at least 4 revolutions before it hooked so am happy with that 60 ft plus the track was cold,the car did run straight which was a big relief.

I honestly thought it would be in the very low 12's or high 11's,another race this week-end so we'll see what happens??

On a side note it was a popular car at the local car-show,LOTS of questions and the kids freak-out when they see-hear it coming.

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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby cosvega76 » Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:30 am

That MPH looks slow for that ET. What is your RPM through the traps? Is the car running out of fuel at the top end? What is the fuel pressure in the traps?

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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby spyder_xlch » Wed Jun 18, 2008 7:10 pm

cosvega76 wrote: What is your RPM through the traps?

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I was kind of wondering that too and shift RPM. I think the ET looks slow compaired to the 60ft time. (but I'm not an expert)
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby Hoonbash » Wed Jun 18, 2008 7:13 pm

I know the rpm was at least 5500 throught the traps because on the second run I set my shift light at 5500 rpm and it came on before I was out the big end,I'm guessing 100 ft to go.
Incidentally my 1st run was shifted at 6 grand with damn near exact results.

The fuel system is all new from Summit(kit) and I think it's 3/8 braided line with one of their pumps,filter, and a regulator.Don't know what my fuel pressure is but I should get an isolator kit and find out for sure,good-point!!

The car never stumbled or laid over that I could tell
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby spyder_xlch » Wed Jun 18, 2008 7:32 pm

Any idea at what RPM your max HP is?
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby Hoonbash » Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:32 pm

No I don't know.My engine builder recommended 6 grand shifts to maintain longevity and he figured that would be the best shift point also ,when I was going through the break-in I accidently rpm'd it to 7300 on the 1-2 shift , which reminded me to set the rev limiter.
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby Hoonbash » Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:51 am

No hood & 12lbs air pressure ran 12.30 @ 110 mph with a 1.738 60'

Made it to the semi-finals and redlighted ever so slightly against a 18 second car,damn hard to sit there and watch a guy run away for that long.He was way past 1/2 track before my tree started.

Car's a blast and that's the main thing.
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Re: 1st Time Out

Postby greg72 » Mon Jun 23, 2008 1:08 pm

Hoonbash wrote:...........Car's a blast and that's the main thing.



Amen.


The car looks great! You did a good job on it. Its good to hear that you are having fun with it.
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Re: 1st Time Out

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Try this out for size : http://users.erols.com/dmapes/PWRCLC.HTM Doug in AZ 8)
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