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Old 07-26-2017, 06:10 PM   #15
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Next race is August 4th and 5th, leaving August 1st for Gateway. I have the trailer as level as I can get it, there is an inch difference front to back on 28 feet. They only make the class 5 solid hitch ball mounts in 2 inch increments.



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Ball Hole Size1.25 inch
Drop3 inch
GTW14,000 lbs
TW1,400 lbs
Length9 3/4 inch
Rise1.5 inch
Shank Size2.5 inch
That should get the job done ! 1 inch in 28 ft --that's close enough.
Chalk it up to the tires ! I run 16 in F Rated - @ 90 lbs.
Arrived in Topeka Ks Yesterday for a NHRA Divisional Double - DA is 3800 ft. Good luck ! Stopped at that Pilot across the street - What a Dump Truck Stop !
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That should get the job done ! 1 inch in 28 ft --that's close enough.
Chalk it up to the tires ! I run 16 in F Rated - @ 90 lbs.
Arrived in Topeka Ks Yesterday for a NHRA Divisional Double - DA is 3800 ft. Good luck ! Stopped at that Pilot across the street - What a Dump Truck Stop !
Good Luck! Stay safe!!!!

Does you wife travel with you?

At Bowling Green DA was 3600 water grains were 90 Plus Really had to guess at the tune up.
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Alcohol class car?....I use a Jetsize program that takes guessing out of the pic....was national record holder in AA/MA comp class
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Alcohol class car?....I use a Jetsize program that takes guessing out of the pic....was national record holder in AA/MA comp class
Very nice, do you know Spud Miller? He and I run this forum http://www.frontenginedragsters.org/forum/

Yes sir blown mechanical injection alcohol

I also have a spread sheet calculator for my tuneups (I run an index series). PM me with you e-mail address and I will send it to you.

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Yes, I know Spud......this is Todd Miller's car, and pic was taken at Woodburn.....6.24 @ 224...
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Yes, I know Spud......this is Todd Miller's car, and pic was taken at Woodburn.....6.24 @ 224...
At the moment Spud has the fuel system for the new 1,200 HP engine that will go into the dragster this winter.

By the way it is a Pontiac.
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Rare animal any more......have a guy out here that ran Ponchos for a long time till the blocks became hard to come by......was real competitive, and now has joined the ranks of pro mod, and runs the circuit....Shane Molinari...I've got too old to race much anymore, but after 57 years of it, the feel'n one gets from a good pass will always remain...good luck with your adventures!....
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Rare animal any more......have a guy out here that ran Ponchos for a long time till the blocks became hard to come by......was real competitive, and now has joined the ranks of pro mod, and runs the circuit....Shane Molinari...I've got too old to race much anymore, but after 57 years of it, the feel'n one gets from a good pass will always remain...good luck with your adventures!....
The new build of the engine is in an after market all aluminum Pontiac block, currently am number one in the point in the NDRL series after three races, leaving for the fourth race Tuesday.
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