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Old 06-26-2022, 01:13 PM   #51
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Won the Gamblers Race a couple Friday nights ago.

Was runner up this past Friday's Gamblers Race. Went -.005 Red in the final. Broke a fan belt. Luckily I carry spares since I drive to the track. Install and drive home
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Old 06-26-2022, 06:52 PM   #52
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Iíve slowly been gutting the Trans Am for a couple of months while I have some free time (which is hard to come by nowadays). Today I made some major headway- dropped the T5, unplugged all of the harnesses, cut the old Flowmaster exhaust off, disassembled the top-end of the motor, and got the car ready for pulling the 305 minus unbolting the exhaust manifolds. Naturally the last bolt on the trans was rounded out from the previous owner, so there was plenty of expletives to be said. Luckily the Torx wasnít stripped.

BTW if anybody wants a relatively rebuild T5 (and only the T5), come get it lol.
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Old 06-27-2022, 01:12 PM   #53
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Won the Gamblers Race a couple Friday nights ago.

Was runner up this past Friday's Gamblers Race. Went -.005 Red in the final. Broke a fan belt. Luckily I carry spares since I drive to the track. Install and drive home
I was there Friday.

What is the gamblers race? Ive always heard them announce it but never had any explanation.
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Old 06-27-2022, 02:04 PM   #54
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I was there Friday.
What is the gamblers race? Ive always heard them announce it but never had any explanation.
Gamblers race is bracket racing but everyone runs except dragsters and cars with electronics(foot brake). All handicap based on your dial in (time for your car you establish in time shots)

$25.00 to enter on top of your entry fee. $5.00 goes to the track the balance gets split between the winner and runner up.

So 10 cars entered. Track gets $50.00. $200.00 in the pot. Me and the winner before the race decided to split the $200.00 evenly.We each got $100.00
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Gamblers race is bracket racing but everyone runs except dragsters and cars with electronics(foot brake). All handicap based on your dial in (time for your car you establish in time shots)

$25.00 to enter on top of your entry fee. $5.00 goes to the track the balance gets split between the winner and runner up.

So 10 cars entered. Track gets $50.00. $200.00 in the pot. Me and the winner before the race decided to split the $200.00 evenly.We each got $100.00
I may give that a go next time
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