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Old 10-13-2012, 03:19 PM   #1
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9.93 @ 140.79, 60' was(crap)

The car went 9.93 on the warm up pass on an ice cold track (reason for the shitty 60'). Usually on the 2nd pass of the day it picks up at least a tenth or two. The car has been this way forever. Something must have broke, maybe a plug or a valve spring, because at 2/3 track it felt like I threw an anchor out of the window. Car just stopped pulling. Pass ended up being a 10.1 at 135.6. The nitrous was on, everything was good to go until something self destructed. I'll have it to Ted tomorrow so schedule permitting I can take it to Beech Bend next wknd.

At least it still made a gain today but at this rate I'll be 60 before I see a 9.70.


The GN went 10.02 @ 137 with a soft, mid 1.5 60'. The car should fly if it can ever leave on decent boost.

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Old 10-13-2012, 03:27 PM   #2
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Good Run.. at least you're past all the 10.00 runs now. Hope it's just something simple like plugs and you're back out there next week.

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Old 10-13-2012, 03:32 PM   #3
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Good Run.. at least you're past all the 10.00 runs now. Hope it's just something simple like plugs and you're back out there next week.

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Thanks Mike. I pulled the last 2 plugs on the drivers side, bc they are easy, and they looked gd. Sent pictures to Ted and he agreed. Then he told me to pull then all. My reply, that's why I have you!!! It would be great if it was something simple and easy, but when does that ever happen!!:(
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:08 PM   #4
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I hope it's nothing big. Gotta change your sig. What ran next to you, I'll take those numbers.
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:17 PM   #5
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I hope it's nothing big. Gotta change your sig. What ran next to you, I'll take those numbers.
It is what it is. The car has been do reliable for so long. Never any issues. Turn key, press pedal, and go!!

I think some old pos was next to me. I don't notice 11 second cars!!!
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Old 10-13-2012, 04:18 PM   #6
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good run Jamie.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:31 PM   #7
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Ice cold track. What's that?
It was in the upper 80s today in my area.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:47 PM   #8
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The car temp read 32 when I pulled into the burnout box. It actually warmed up by noon and was perfect.
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Thanks Mike. I pulled the last 2 plugs on the drivers side, bc they are easy, and they looked gd. Sent pictures to Ted and he agreed. Then he told me to pull then all. My reply, that's why I have you!!! It would be great if it was something simple and easy, but when does that ever happen!!:(
I had some issues with my car as well and when I talked to Ted and explained the problem, he suggested pulling all the plugs too. When I did, I found all the plugs were gapped at .039 -.040, except for 1. Cylinder #3 was gapped at .070 and the electrode was rounded and looked melted. Ted sure knows his stuff. Got the ZR1 plugs and high temp wires, all is good now.
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I had some issues with my car as well and when I talked to Ted and explained the problem, he suggested pulling all the plugs too. When I did, I found all the plugs were gapped at .039 -.040, except for 1. Cylinder #3 was gapped at .070 and the electrode was rounded and looked melted. Ted sure knows his stuff. Got the ZR1 plugs and high temp wires, all is good now.
My gaps did look huge. I'm sure he'll listen to it. Pull all the plugs and go from there. They could use a changing anyway. I hurt a plug in March at the track with Ted. He heard the skip while it happened driving down the track. I have no idea what sound I'm listening for when it comes to that stuff. No doubts he'll take care of it.
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My gaps did look huge. I'm sure he'll listen to it. Pull all the plugs and go from there. They could use a changing anyway. I hurt a plug in March at the track with Ted. He heard the skip while it happened driving down the track. I have no idea what sound I'm listening for when it comes to that stuff. No doubts he'll take care of it.
That was my exact issue: a skip. I heard it and felt it. I think Ted called it "spark blowout."

Can't wait for winter to hit down here!
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:24 AM   #12
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Ha Ha... I hear you about pulling the rest of them. Last time I pulled the two drivers side easy ones they had no electrodes left. No need to go any further. Sure was nice to get that extra power back.

We are really looking forward to some good races in two weeks down here. The V6 guys are talking all kinds of smak lately. It's gong to be a blast having big competition in both V6 and V8 classes. Wish you guys weren't so far off.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:59 AM   #13
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I say we do a track rental at SGMP sometime soon. Should see some good times there too
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:11 PM   #14
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Nice pass Jamie, hopefully no damage.
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