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Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 06-09-2021, 08:24 PM
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Posted By IROCZman15
cool, thanks! great suggestions. I am...

cool, thanks!

great suggestions. I am surprisingly having a bit of difficulty in determining which primer is suggested, even on the spray max websites, and data sheets. Nothing on the back of the...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 06-08-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
A buddy of mine sent me these two photos that...

A buddy of mine sent me these two photos that someone random posted online from that Lake Hopatcong cruise:


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51235047068_c1a83003da_c.jpg

...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-23-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
I had success today getting the wheels repaired....

I had success today getting the wheels repaired. I am now ready for Drag Week 2021 and the Pikes Peak hill climb.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51199719435_2e7024e43e_c.jpg
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Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-22-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Still Not Panicking These aren’t daily...

Still
Not
Panicking

These aren’t daily driver wheels on a daily driver and I don’t do the king of the hammers competition with this car. I have plenty of time to decide what do to and how to go...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-21-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Yup, I get it. but think about how many OTHER...

Yup, I get it. but think about how many OTHER thongs could fail or come loose on a car which could cause havoc. Especially a modified car built by a hobbiest like me. A simple 0-ring could go out...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-20-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
no, not offended at all. I am always in search...

no, not offended at all. I am always in search of tech advice and opinions from those who know mroe than me, so I would not get offended. I tend to write a LOT in my posts but only in an effort to...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-19-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Understood; both sides of keeping/tossing the...

Understood; both sides of keeping/tossing the wheels. Not going to immediately scrap them, I have several months before drag racing again. They are repairable, and thats probably the route I am going...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-19-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Good point. I’m pretty sure that they aren’t...

Good point. I’m pretty sure that they aren’t bottoming out but I’d really have to check. I know I have always had to use a 1/4” spacer between the rotor and wheel to deliver the clearance from...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-19-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
No way would I be comfortable torquing them to...

No way would I be comfortable torquing them to only 40 foot pounds. I’ll get em fixed and maybe torque then to 80-90. 40 seems so low. I’m no metallurgist or science guy but I don’t know how 40...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-18-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Hubs on the rotors are clean and clear. In fact,...

Hubs on the rotors are clean and clear. In fact, from time to time I clean them and then I smear a little coat of silver anti-sieze on the hub part of the rotor hat too, as it helps with removal on...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-17-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
I can get into more details about the 1st gear...

I can get into more details about the 1st gear bog if anyone would like to discuss that further. Spent lots of time looking at past datalogs and examining the VE table and modifier tables. Also...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-10-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Matt: Yup. I am very meticulous about bolt...

Matt:
Yup. I am very meticulous about bolt checks and triple checking that everythign is tightened down after a heat cycle or two. That's kinda built into who I am, and I have a pre-race event...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-09-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Thank you all for the replies and ideas. Any help...

Thank you all for the replies and ideas. Any help is much appreciated.

Larry: yes just one O2 sensor for the holly sniper. Unfortunately my DynoDon's headers only have a bung for the O2 sensor on...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-08-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Great hanging out with you Jerry. You have an...

Great hanging out with you Jerry. You have an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience, so I hope to get to see ya more often. Jerry went runner-up in the gamblers race last night!


I might...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-05-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
thanks man! Got everything installed,...

thanks man!

Got everything installed, checked, and double checked this afternoon. Put in new spark plugs and the distributor timing was set to match the hyperspark and all that needed to be done...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-03-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Certainly a good idea. I had thought of that in...

Certainly a good idea. I had thought of that in spring of last year when I was researching phenolic carb spacers. I got (and still run) a phenolic 4 hole 1/2" tall spacer to help solve the infamous...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-02-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
haha yup. quite a curveball that spiraled a bit...

haha yup. quite a curveball that spiraled a bit further than I expected too!

Did not have time today to work on the car, but did learn that Advanced AutoParts in Rockaway had 1 set of the intake...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-01-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
The adventure twists and turns! This one is not...

The adventure twists and turns! This one is not fun to type, but it is part of the reality and the journey.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51152253439_bd5c3e03ec_c.jpg



So I planned...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-24-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Thanks man! nitrous setup is coming late...

Thanks man!
nitrous setup is coming late summer.
After another month timeframe of drag racing (and upcoming roll-bar install) I want to get the new tires on the car (the new falken Azeni RT 660)...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-23-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Matt you are correct, I do not have the...

Matt you are correct, I do not have the capability to make a separate 2-step table. What I have been trying to do is make a set "drag race' tune file that has the best VE table and timing table...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-22-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
As for my birthday day at the dragstrip, well, I...

As for my birthday day at the dragstrip, well, I wish it could have gone better. I got there early like I always do and a handful of people I know were there also. My buddy John and his silver Trans...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-22-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
I know, I know, nobody reads this junk anyways.....

I know, I know, nobody reads this junk anyways.. but it is a good way for me to keep all my stuff in one place to look back at and on the oddball chance that people can help out with what I am...
Forum: Drag Racing 04-19-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By IROCZman15
https://www.nj.com/news/2021/04/atco-dragway-owner...

https://www.nj.com/news/2021/04/atco-dragway-owner-says-cops-shut-down-under-capacity-car-show-due-to-covid-rules.html

Atco Dragway owner says cops shut down under-capacity car show due to COVID...
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 04-19-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 38,766
Posted By IROCZman15
meaty! when will they break the beams at the...

meaty!

when will they break the beams at the starting line tho?
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 04-16-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 87,667
Posted By IROCZman15
Island dragway got rained out tonight,...

Island dragway got rained out tonight, understandable. I was half packed and checked the phone message to find out it as canceled.

heading to the car show portion of the Swap meet at Englishtown...
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