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Old 09-25-2012, 08:20 PM
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needing some advice

names chris new to site.last year bought a 78 nova i've been building into a drag car for bracket racing.just a shade tree mechanic that knows my way around a rig but by no means is a expert.car was cheap and had motor and tranny just needed finished.motor is a 40 over 350 270 comp cam,1.6 roller rockers,stock 601 305 heads with mild porting,street dominator intake,holley 750 vacuum secondart carb and hei dist. with 65000 super coil.th350 tranny with shift kit 3500+stall,4.11 gears with posi trac and 28 by 9 in slicks.no power steering and electric water pump and fans.fought car all season best pass 8.62 in 1/8 mile at 79.4 mph with 1.81 60ft.guys i race with running 4 to 5 tenths fast than me but my mph is the same or 3 to 4 mph faster.they have similiar set up.
i know my car pulls harder at the far end.feel the car should run 8.20s easy any ideas

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