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Re: drag times

Postby DRAGRACERRON » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:00 am

Thanks for info i will look into it. My Stock torque arm has ben repared twice and now reinforced witr a long plate of solid steel. I foot brake the car and launch at around 3000 rpm shift at 6000rpm with 3.73 gears tacks 6500 rpm in 1/4 mile in the traps. I am trying to post pictre here it is http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y52/DR ... 0_9975.jpg
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Re: drag times

Postby DRAGRACERRON » Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:05 am

My pictures are to big i guess ?? Anyone know how to resize them for this site ? heres another one click on link should work to see my car http://s3.photobucket.com/albums/y52/DR ... 0_9976.jpg
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Re: drag times

Postby 2lucke4u » Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:40 pm

Ron
Whats happening to the torque arm,,twist,bend, break,,
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Re: drag times

Postby Monzsta » Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:36 pm

I went 7.64@92 mph in the 1/8. 1.77 60 foot time. I speculate low 11's If I ran the quarter.

My old combo weighed 2800 lbs, had a .060" over 350 with cast flat tops, .530ish PAW flat tappet mechanical cam, Canfield heads, hooker 2129 headers, Victor Jr. intake and an Edelbrock 800 carb. Oh, yeah, a 10.5" Camaro Centerforce D/F cluch, Viper 6 speed and a 9" with 3.89 gears, detroit locker and 27" Hoosier roundy round tires as slicks, hence the ho hum 60 foot.

New combo will have a Megasquirted Edelbrock Pro Flo injected 383, same heads and hopefully a pair of small turbos. I'll be looking for 9's or 8's. :twisted:
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Re: drag times

Postby DRAGRACERRON » Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:14 pm

Hi Charles and Monzster ...whats happen in the past id tares by rearend section and does twist quite abit ! I have since welded and reinforced the stock torque arm so far so good. But looking for after market type that is stronger and adjustable so i can get my pinion ange down to 4 degrees. rate now i have No pinion angle and 60 foots are bad at 1.66 should be 148 to 1.54 60 foot times.. P.S Monzster if your car runs 7.64 1/8 mile that is 12.20s to 12.10s at 108 mph i know for sure as i used to run 7.60 1/8 mile and ran 12.20 1/4 with smaller 350 engine. Low 11s is more like 7.10 to 7.20 at around 94 to 96 mph in 1/8. Just thought i would let you know the break down difference. Charles i did find e,bay auction for firebird and camaro type but still hopeing theres some one who knows the guy or company name who makes them for H-body cars. I know they make them as i met a guy from down south who was runnning one on his monza at the chevy fest event this past fall at New england dragway i rote the company name down then of course lost it ! LOl If worse case i will buy a F-body one and modify it.
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Re: drag times

Postby 2lucke4u » Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:18 pm

Monzsta
check the specs on my car,I run the same 530 lift cam,3.70 rear,,runs 11.50 in the quarter,,,LOTS OF TEST AND TUNE to get there,,keep at it,,your real close on the sixty foot guess also,,
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Re: drag times

Postby bill1978v8 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:39 pm

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Bolt in 9", hope this helps.

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Re: drag times

Postby DRAGRACERRON » Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:11 am

Hey Bill thanks for advise but i am a Chevy PUREST when it comes to G.M things and could never and woud never run a ford part in my car !!!! LOL... :lol: I have a 12 Bolt chevy in it now and is plentty rugged enough my question was and is there is a company who does make a torque arm for these H-body cars i know as i met one of the guys who purcahsed from him at the track i was looking to find out his company name so i can order one. If someone reads this and knows the company name please let me know.
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Re: drag times

Postby bill1978v8 » Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:10 am

Right now no one makes a torque arm for the Monza. I think Spohn is going to make one as they are making other things for the H-body (rear lower control arms, panhard rod). Jim (monzaz) does rear end work and will build a torque arm 12 bolt rear for our cars using a moser F-body center section.

By the way, what are the weights of your cars? Monzsta said 2800, what about you Charles and Ron?

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Re: drag times

Postby 2lucke4u » Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:43 pm

Bill
2820.lbs with a full cell,I will be removing the bumper innards and door braces this winter which should trim about 150 off it,also thats with iron heads,,could save there also,there is a chance I will pull the full exhaust to put on the street only car,thats another 65 lbs,,
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Re: drag times

Postby DRAGRACERRON » Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:44 pm

HI BbILL THANKS FOR INFO I GUESS THE GUY I MET AT THE TRACK WAS MISTAKEN ? CANT BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU HERE I GUESS ! loL I DONT NEED ONE RATE NOW BUT IF I MAKE MUCH MORE POWER I AM WORRIED MIGHT BREAK IT. MY CAR WEICHS 3150 POUNDS WITH ME IN IT I WEIGH 230 POUNDS SO CAR WEIGHS WITH CAGE 2900 POUNDS THIS WITH COMPLETEINTERIOR AND NO FIBERGALSS STUFF. I KNOW CAR COULD BE FASTER IF I PUT IT ON A DIET BUT I HAVE REMOVED INTERIOR AND PUT LEXAN IN CARS I HAVE BUILT IN HTE PAST AND ALLWAYS REGREATED IT AS THE CAR LOOKED LIKE CRAP NO INTERIOR AND ON HOT DAYS LEXAN WINDOWS ARE LIKE A SONA ON HUMID HOT DAYS !! lol...NOT WORTH IT I WILL STICK WITH COMPLETE FOR ME WORKS BEST. I THINK 10.90 1/4 MILES TIMES FOR S STREET CAR IS RESPECTABLE NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF. NOT FAST LIKE SOME GUYS BUT FAST ENOUGH FOR ME. :lol:
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Re: drag times

Postby spyder_xlch » Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:13 pm

DRAGRACERRON wrote: my question was and is there is a company who does make a torque arm for these H-body cars i know as i met one of the guys who purcahsed from him at the track i was looking to find out his company name so i can order one. If someone reads this and knows the company name please let me know.
Bill is correct, nobody that I know of makes them but Spohn will be. Spohn as well as others make torque arms for F-bodies, maybe that what you are thinking of?
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Re: drag times

Postby dragradialvega » Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:23 pm

call sphon the way i was told they can make an adjustable custom one for anything....or jsut use the f-body style mount for the front mount (look at their tq-arms on their site) and your rearend mount and get a custon length f-body tq-arm.....just my opinion....may be more work than your looking for...
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Re: drag times

Postby DEMON Precision » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:40 pm

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this your car ??
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Re: drag times

Postby DRAGRACERRON » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:49 pm

Nope my car is sport coupe. Go to Oxforddragway.com for good clear pictures i did post some pictue links on top of the page but didnt come out for some reason ? if some send me there e,mail address and maybe i can get them to a memeber here to post for me ? I will e,mail some nice ones to ever can help out my e.mail address is CHILDS109@MSN.COM
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