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JAKES66

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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #15 on: September 12, 2016, 04:07:28 PM »
8.949 sec @ 150 MPH!!!
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« Reply #16 on: September 12, 2016, 06:42:00 PM »
Yeah! Go Jay go!  :)
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« Reply #17 on: September 12, 2016, 10:38:05 PM »
Car finally hooked good this time, but nobody told me you needed to let off the line lock when you hit the go pedal. Finally realized what I did about 30' off the line. Stupid rookie mistake. Didn't miss any gears, so that was good,  but my speed didn't improve any with the 4.30 gears. Might help if I wasn't dragging the front tires..lol

Way off what I was hoping to run, but hopefully I can get better each day. The starter Bendix is going out, so may be changing that tomorrow. Just happy to make it to Norwalk at this point. The route was a convoluted mess, but the car and trailer handled it great. Managed to find a place to change my front tire after I left National Trail, and they were great about getting it done pronto for me. All in all, a satisfactory day. Now if I can just remember, this isn't Beaver Springs, so forget about the line lock on the line.
Doug Smith


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« Reply #18 on: September 12, 2016, 11:06:33 PM »
 Thanks for the update Doug. We are all rooting for you. Day 1 jitters are done so I have no doubt you will make big improvements on Day 2. You got this!

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« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2016, 08:32:41 AM »
For those of you on Facebook, Roadkill just posted a nice interview with Scott Miller and his 502ci Cougar. That engine looks like a beast. Can't wait to see how he run's today.

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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2016, 09:15:25 AM »
Jay just ran!  I love how a naturally aspirated "9" sounds like a disappointment to the announcers  LOL  3:55 on the youtube MT channel if anyone wants to reference.  :0)
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« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2016, 10:41:28 AM »

Scott went 9.13 @ 144.  Only moved the chip 200 today.  More to come..... it still needs to make the trip.  They are having fun, and that is the main goal.  Hoping for safe and trouble-free cruising for Scott, Jay, Doug, and the whole FE contingent.
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« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2016, 11:23:09 AM »
Doug,  Re: "The starter Bendix is going out, so may be changing that tomorrow."

       Alway's felt the great bonus of a stick was an ability of push-starting it.... Heck, is push-starting LEGAL at Drag Week?   Gathering a few by-stander's for a push start? ?

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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #23 on: September 13, 2016, 11:49:59 AM »
Sitting in the peanut gallery and figured I'd search how Jay was doing on the books. Did a copy paste that did not like it. Looks like a pesky Nova is going to get Jay on his toes/Day 1 :

380
E
Modified - PA
Ev
Bernard
Yes
1990 Ford Mustang Black
9.819--118.56
144
F
Modified - NA
Brad Dyer
1972 Chevrolet Nova
Green
8.901--153.51
4
F
Modified - NA
Jay Brown
1969 Ford Mustang Blue
8.949--150.58
111
F
Modified - NA
Matt Bryson
1980 Ford Mustang Blue
9.243--146.02
121
F
Modified - NA
Scott Scribner
1967 Chevrolet Camaro Red
9.803--137.90
94
F
Modified - NA
Matthew Letteer
1967 Pontiac Firebird Maroon
9.905--139.63
5
F
Modified - NA
Joshua Norris
1967
Chevrolet Chevy 2 Nova Blue/Red
10.097--131.55
278
F
Modified - NA
Jeff Jackson
1984 Ford Mustang Yellow
10.566--133.67
367
F
Modified - NA
Don Smith
1952 Chevrolet Belair Black
11.096--121.58
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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2016, 09:47:17 AM »
Just saw Doug run a 12.98@112. Yes..... the front tires were spinning this time.  ;D
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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2016, 10:28:41 AM »
Roadkill on Facebook just posted a video of Jay changing a cam in his SOHC. In the video, Jay confirmed he had rocker issues that took out a cam.   :(

https://www.facebook.com/RoadkillShow/

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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2016, 11:38:52 AM »
Kudos to Jay for working his way through that interview, got a lot on his mind I'm sure-
Len Zielinski
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« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2016, 12:06:31 PM »
Yeah I could see that it was trying his patience!  Very gracious of Jay to hang in as long as he did.

Hopefully with a full compliment of working rocker arms he'll pick up a tenth or two...

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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2016, 12:31:42 PM »
Jay Brown.... 9.10 at 149 MPH
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Re: Drag Week 2016 - Random Viewer Updates
« Reply #29 on: September 14, 2016, 12:43:47 PM »
David Freiburger mentioned something about an FE crowd Lynch-Mob showing up in front of Jay's house and encouraging him along


    The good side of Jay's Rocker/Cam issue is he runs a dry sump so debris and oil must make it clear to the reservoir before it gets pumped back through the motor.... The scavenging pump sections well that's why they use suction strainers.... hopefully needle rollers being steel all found their way to magnets...


One thing after Jay swapped out literally hundreds of FE intakes for writing his book, maybe changing a cam and a few rockers doing a run and then changing another questionable rocker before hitting the road on his SOHC in the pits at Drag Week is not as brutal as it appears.

    Brian stated Jay's car has an early Pro/Stock style hood scoop --- so much for the SHELBY on steroids look.

    I recall in the industrial oiling product mfgs catalogs a return strainer with electric sensing capability that indicated metal debris in the return oil piping lines. They were for big money applications like turbines, compressors, hydraulic systems and paper making machines - for maintenance guys that don't want big surprises. Never sold one or even got to see one up close. I'm thinking it worked like a bug-zapper with the metal debris creating the contact/alarm.   Would it help to know within seconds when engine components particularly roller rockers start shedding metal?.............
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