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« Reply #390 on: March 23, 2016, 07:59:42 am »

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« Reply #391 on: March 23, 2016, 08:15:51 am »

Is that a timing light flashing or a spark plug wire arching? Look above the carb in the corner where the hood hinge.
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« Reply #392 on: March 23, 2016, 11:11:36 am »

Is that a timing light flashing or a spark plug wire arching? Look above the carb in the corner where the hood hinge.

It was the timing light flashing I had it on the radiator core support.

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« Reply #393 on: March 25, 2016, 03:27:49 pm »

Got the front brakes today should save almost 50 lbs off the front of the car.

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« Reply #394 on: March 25, 2016, 06:54:29 pm »

NICE!!!
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« Reply #395 on: March 28, 2016, 08:51:32 pm »

Finished the front brake install after weighing everything I ended up with a 22.5 lb loss per wheel and we lost 14 lbs total going to the carbon fiber drive shaft. I think the Dirty Bird is going to like the loss in rotating mass.

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« Reply #396 on: March 28, 2016, 09:09:34 pm »

Good bit of weight from those two changes! I have those brakes also, I like them. They work good.
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« Reply #397 on: March 28, 2016, 09:28:41 pm »

Damn man, Da Bird has come a long ways in five years.
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« Reply #398 on: March 28, 2016, 09:49:08 pm »

Good bit of weight from those two changes! I have those brakes also, I like them. They work good.

I had the SSBC kit on there and they worked great but was looking to loose some rotating mass
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« Reply #399 on: March 28, 2016, 09:50:55 pm »

Damn man, Da Bird has come a long ways in five years.

Thanks a lot of money and work, but a lot of racing also.
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« Reply #400 on: March 29, 2016, 08:15:31 pm »

It'll be interesting to see what gains come from those changes.
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« Reply #401 on: March 29, 2016, 08:41:25 pm »

With the new cam 58 lbs lost I was hoping for a tenth and a half.

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« Reply #402 on: March 30, 2016, 09:58:23 am »

                                          





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« Reply #403 on: April 24, 2016, 01:59:44 am »

New best today 6.10@111.85 1.34 60ft 3330lbs. I also got my 12 inch rims in but still waiting on axles so we can shorten the rearend. I also added some quick latch fasteners and ditched the hood pins. I love these things lol.

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« Reply #404 on: April 24, 2016, 02:02:00 am »

Look at the dish I like it alot.

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3040lbs race weight
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