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02-18-2015 01:01 AM finally timed in
timing seems about right
11* initial 36* all in at 1800
am told that might be too early.
put a camera looking at the rear end and suspension.
with helpers front and back of axel and 1 inch torsion bar,
no body roll at all
quite pleased to see the pumpkin roll up to level at WOT also.
It lines up straight as an arrow, was afraid it was pointed to low.
might have fuel starvation right around 3rd gear.


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  [Entry #205]

02-09-2015 04:26 PM rolling along
with the new dist and carb, this thing launches fairly hard.
the body rolls around when you get off it.
bolted up a sway bar, need to weld the brackets.
got another pair spring helpers to get on.
distributor is in the shop, to find total in.


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  [Entry #204]

01-30-2015 01:48 PM first pass
try this again
I got out yesterday, really happy with this thing.
Instant throttle response, not hick-ups, no backfires.
Was looking at this pic the other-day, I believe it's my first pass.
Not too impressive- high 15's I think, but I out ran the guy in the little black car.
He was PO'ed-- how did that old fart with that junker out run me?


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  [Entry #203]

01-27-2015 01:39 PM what no popping sound?
Installed 76 secondaries, hit a couple on ramps.
It's a rolling start but no hesitation all the way to 75.
That's about it till the track opens in the spring.
No popping in the pipes at throttle chop.
In a week or so I'll pull that header, weld a bung for an O2 sensor, and re-wrap it.
My little brain hurts form all the carb info that got stuffed in to it.
Might have to have suds with my hockey game tonight.

  [Entry #202]

01-26-2015 04:52 PM Exhausted again
The last shopping Friday before Xmas, the car runs out of gas on the street.
Not too big a problem, there is 4 lanes of traffic, I got a gas can in back,
and the service station is only two drive ways from the car.
Last week in the burger drive up it did it again. This time I know it's got gas, so it's vapor locked.
The clear fuel filter is empty again.
I reworked the pipe from the collector back, got 1 1/2 inches in the clear now, seemed fine today on the test run.
Wanted to do that while waiting on jets, which showed up.
Tonight the secondary jets go in and some WOT is in store for tomorrow.

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