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Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 01-03-2013, 01:41 AM
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Views: 1,600
Posted By blackflag
I have ran the granatelli subframes connectors...

I have ran the granatelli subframes connectors for about 13k miles and 500 passes or so. Seemed to help with short time consistency. But I also made several changes at once to the rear suspension....
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-19-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By blackflag
MSD makes a nice digital shift light that is very...

MSD makes a nice digital shift light that is very adjustable. Would look clean hidden in an A/C vent IMHO.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-19-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,336
Posted By blackflag
The humidity slowed your car down .3-.4. Also...

The humidity slowed your car down .3-.4. Also its down on power out of the hole, should be 1.8x's with your setup. Its getting KR and pulling timing.

I went 13.3 @ 107 at indy last weekend...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-15-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By blackflag
Thanks man. Was a LONG night and all of us were...

Thanks man. Was a LONG night and all of us were beat. A race I wont forget for a long time.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-15-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By blackflag
Thanks a lot Tim. Good racing and hanging out...

Thanks a lot Tim. Good racing and hanging out this weekend.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-15-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By blackflag
Thanks a lot Tim. Really enjoyed racing with you...

Thanks a lot Tim. Really enjoyed racing with you this year. I know you have been working real hard and it shows. The class better watch out for you next year. Also congrats on your new PB light in...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-15-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By blackflag
I really appreciate it Nick. I didn't have...

I really appreciate it Nick. I didn't have anything for you guys in the finals so all I can say is I got lucky. Lou was killing the tree and running the number all weekend.

It was very cool for...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-14-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By blackflag
Thanks fellas. Just got back to the shop a...

Thanks fellas.

Just got back to the shop a few min ago. Won the shootout this weekend and got enough points to win the points also. I can't say enough about the sportsmanship in this class. It...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 10-09-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By blackflag
We should be leaving out thursday sometime. Just...

We should be leaving out thursday sometime. Just hoping the weather plays nice.

See ya'll there!
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-21-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,366
Posted By blackflag
Nice work guys. Met Don @ LSFest and he has a...

Nice work guys. Met Don @ LSFest and he has a super fast and clean ride for sure.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-13-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
If 3 bulbs are lit (Your stage and opponets pre,...

If 3 bulbs are lit (Your stage and opponets pre, and stage) then there is a 7-10 second timer that will foul you out if you dont stage in that timeframe.

But if you dont light your prestage then...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-13-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,082
Posted By blackflag
Exactly. BMR has some good videos to show...

Exactly. BMR has some good videos to show deflection under a load with stock parts. (I believe that is where I saw the vids).

So the stamped steel factory stuff moves around a little under load....
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By blackflag
I don't even do a burnout with 20" ET Streets and...

I don't even do a burnout with 20" ET Streets and they dead hook even at 30#
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,709
Posted By blackflag
Awesome! Thanks for sharing

Awesome! Thanks for sharing
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,082
Posted By blackflag
Hey John, I'd try the DRs first and see how it...

Hey John, I'd try the DRs first and see how it does. On a close to stock powered car, you can take some deflection out of the car with trailing arms/toe-rods. But this mod seems to really shine when...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
If it happens to me at indy, Im gonna eat a...

If it happens to me at indy, Im gonna eat a sammich and smoke a cigarette before I light the first bulb :)
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Yeah the deal on autostart is that if both cars...

Yeah the deal on autostart is that if both cars are going DEEP, the second car only has 1.2-1.7 seconds to get staged and set once the second light is lit.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-11-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
There were 21-22 cars that qualified for the...

There were 21-22 cars that qualified for the class on fri/sat. You racing at the lsx shootout? Not sure we have met.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-11-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
I grudge race every weekend, so I do a lot of...

I grudge race every weekend, so I do a lot of trash talking and call outs. I try to keep that stuff off here but I was pretty fired up after this weekend. I dont take anything back, and thats how I...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-11-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
I agree 110% ^^ Im gonna park by his pits...

I agree 110% ^^

Im gonna park by his pits and follow him into the lanes for RD1 at the shootout so he cant hide.

They should really do first round based off the qualifying like it says in the...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-11-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
I hope Shawn reads this - IM COMING FOR YOU IN...

I hope Shawn reads this - IM COMING FOR YOU IN INDY BRO.

We all saw you that you were lined up to run Ronnie in first round, but you wouldnt pull up in the lanes. Then you quickly drove out the...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-10-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
As far as the points goes, its coming down to the...

As far as the points goes, its coming down to the Shootout to see who wins it. They drop the lowest scoring race. So should be a good one!!

I know that I'm going to be practicing at least...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-10-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Good seeing everyone this weekend. LOTS of good...

Good seeing everyone this weekend. LOTS of good racing.

Decided to take the trailer, and had a flat going up and a blowout coming back. So just finally got home.

Tried to courtesy stage...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-06-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
heading north. About 4 hours away. :chevy:

heading north. About 4 hours away.

:chevy:
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-05-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Padre last spotted, "Northbound and Down, Loaded...

Padre last spotted, "Northbound and Down, Loaded up and Trucking" :)

We are bringing the trailer and grill, so hope to cook some burgers and BBQ.. And let the good time roll!

I just hope to see...
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-05-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Have to work tomorrow, then head out. See...

Have to work tomorrow, then head out. See everybody friday morning.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-04-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
I have had my DR's for a little while now....

I have had my DR's for a little while now. Decided to trailer the car since they are so dang expensive for the 20"s. Looking back, I should have gotten 18s.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-04-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Nice!! Glad your coming out John. Look forward to...

Nice!! Glad your coming out John. Look forward to racing with you. Sounds like you got the ole hot rod tuned up pretty good.
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-04-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Glad your coming Padre! Looking forward to seeing...

Glad your coming Padre! Looking forward to seeing you. My goal is to get past first round!!! :thumbup:
Forum: Dragstrip and Launch Techniques Discussion 09-03-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,692
Posted By blackflag
Dang. I know how it is man! Was hoping to catch...

Dang. I know how it is man! Was hoping to catch up with ya. Maybe see you at the shootout next month. :drinking:
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