Latest Effort For '08

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Re: Latest Effort For '08

Postby waybad » Sun May 18, 2008 5:06 pm

Stivan wrote:OK. . .tried it again. 1st pass. . .nothing, just popped and cracked. #5 plug wire fell off. Put it back on, tried again. Left hard in low, then died, Hit High, sporatic lurching, jumping and then died grave yard dead. Took it home, highly dis-enchanted. . . .. .

Found the problem. Screws in rotor cap loosened up, causing rotor bug to miss the contacts in the cap half the time.

Will try again soon. . . . ..

Damn, we must be related with all the troubles, sounds like a day at the track for me also :bang:
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Re: Latest Effort For '08

Postby Stivan » Thu May 22, 2008 1:01 am

Well, we tried it again. This time a little more productive. First pass, it spun the tires for about 10', finally hooked, ran an 8.92 @ 152mph.

Lowered the top 4 link bars one notch, turned two more clicks on the right shock. This time it launched perfectly. Ran an 8.63 @ 158 mph. Motor still needs a little massaging, plugs read a little fat (I think), still trying to learn how to read "alky" plugs. . . ..

Car went straight and true which is very rewarding to the effort put into the chassis. Actually drove like a Cadillac . . . All in all, quite gratifying.

With this, I will end this post. . . .. . with "Smiley Faces"... Until the next project. :D :D :D
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Re: Latest Effort For '08

Postby rustorbust » Thu May 22, 2008 2:15 am

I want to see this car in action, sounds bad ass. Any video?

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Re: Latest Effort For '08

Postby 80poncho » Thu May 22, 2008 8:30 am

rustorbust wrote:I want to see this car in action, sounds bad ass. Any video?

James


Me Too!!! Got any pic's/Vid's?

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Re: Latest Effort For '08

Postby waybad » Thu May 22, 2008 9:53 am

80poncho wrote:
rustorbust wrote:I want to see this car in action, sounds bad ass. Any video?

James


Me Too!!! Got any pic's/Vid's?

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Hey Poncho,
the car in your avaitar, is it finished or whats going on with it? TC
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Re: Latest Effort For '08

Postby 80poncho » Thu May 22, 2008 10:26 am

waybad wrote:Hey Poncho,
the car in your avaitar, is it finished or whats going on with it? TC


90% done, I would say. It's my Friends car, its been re-primed since that shot in my Avatar. Right now he's building A/C, accessory brackets, etc, once all the minor fab is done, he's going to pull it apart for paint, and then start getting ready for street...

Here's some project page info on it I put together..

http://forums.h-body.org/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=18934

I put his car in my Avatar pic to help motivate me to work on mine, I need to get my motorvation back to get back to work on it.... :oops: I have a Sunbird coupe, another reason why I wanted to see Stivan's car, get me even more motivated to get on it!!! The coupe's don't seem as popular as the H/B cars..
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