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    Default A few videos ...

    Got a late start this season because of the long winter and wet spring, but in the process of shaking down my stuff and sneaking up on a the tune up. Fresh short block this season, first season on the G101a transmission, fresh clutch has been giving me fits.

    Neat in car video, just a mid 10 second pass with the clutch slipping through 1st, and part of second.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytSsUodDnvY

    Got the clutch to stop slipping finally and went right into spinning, lol. Got mostly ahead of that last Friday and went a season best of 10.27 with a weak 60'. I changes suspension around a bit and got the car to stop picking the front end up and just move out. Not sure it will stay this way, this pass was a 1.43 60' while I'm more used to 1.38 normal and 1.35 if I get at it a bit more.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AubnMGnSoA

    2.3 liter turbo, 4 speed stick, 4.10 gear and 28-10 slick. I still drive it a lot, but trying to get it to go a 9.99 before the end of the year.
    Bob Myers

    84 Capri RS Turbo - Only a 4 banger - 1/8th 6.48 at 104.74 MPH, 1/4 10.20 at 133.95 MPH

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    Bad ass little fox body!
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    Very nice Bob. I could have sworn you were the guy who I started teasing about going after a single digit time slip a couple years ago and you said that wasn't in the plans. Must have been somebody else, huh?
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    Love it, thanks for posting vids!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mmb617 View Post
    Very nice Bob. I could have sworn you were the guy who I started teasing about going after a single digit time slip a couple years ago and you said that wasn't in the plans. Must have been somebody else, huh?
    I have so many teasing me about it that i feel like it needs done to check the box on this car.

    As we approach the heat and humidity I’m thinking it won’t get done until fall air but we will see.

    Racing there is deffinately not in the plans because I only have a 6 point bar and such. I’m quite happy with the car as a 10.50 kind of deal right now. That races good enough for what I do.
    Bob Myers

    84 Capri RS Turbo - Only a 4 banger - 1/8th 6.48 at 104.74 MPH, 1/4 10.20 at 133.95 MPH

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    Tested a couple of weeks ago when we got a break from humidity ...

    60' is a struggle at this point, but some bright spots.

    This pass was 10.22 but at 137 mph ... https://youtu.be/mWnxnPM0r4I

    Next pass I put a little more boost to it, worse 60', but it went 10.23 at 141 mph gaining 32 mph on the back half. It sure likes boost.

    Spent the weekend on suspension stuff, went back to my 130# front springs from last year (switched to 150# this winter) and found a few other little things. hoping to test this weekend
    Bob Myers

    84 Capri RS Turbo - Only a 4 banger - 1/8th 6.48 at 104.74 MPH, 1/4 10.20 at 133.95 MPH

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    Quote Originally Posted by martin0660 View Post

    141 mph gaining 32 mph on the back half. It sure likes boost.
    Yeah I'd say it likes boost!

    Exactly why I hated racing boosted cars. They close so fast on the top end, impossible for me to judge.

    At that mph the single second time slip is sure to be yours soon. The fall air will do it if not before then.

    Nice videos too!
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    This confirmed I got the power in place. Hot weather focus is getting my 60’ back where I need it. I also need to find something in the 60-330 block too. I get them sorted and we shall see. Been laying under the car staring at the rear suspension, small tweaks, and yelling at it, lol ... took a big swing this week with a change to front spring rates and a ride height change.we will see how it does this weekend
    Bob Myers

    84 Capri RS Turbo - Only a 4 banger - 1/8th 6.48 at 104.74 MPH, 1/4 10.20 at 133.95 MPH

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