[s-cars] Worthy projects (was Alum..was UrS $)
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Sun Apr 22 10:40:06 EDT 2007
In 2003 I had Randy Pobst drive a type 44 track car under my construct at
the Frank Beddor Nationals at BIR
(_http://pictureposter.audiworld.com/37342/5ktqrace1.jpg_ (http://pictureposter.audiworld.com/37342/5ktqrace1.jpg) ).
13psi 10vt motor, big brakes, corner balanced at 2700lbs. Now, plenty of S cars
and assorted monsters, including Steve Beddor in his Lehmann prepped SQ
could take the car from turn to turn. However, when in the BIR twisties, RP took
all prisoners, and even Beddor was having trouble catching the brown turd.
Randy and I laughed our asses off during the 20 minutes, especially when I
told him the engine was a stock 10vt motor running 13psi. He understood
exactly what the car was about, and said so with a big s*i* eating grin on his
face. She's ugly bolemic in contruct, stinky and loud in your face sounds, a
true pig dancing, but not a steroid enhanced dunker. With a total investment
probably less than just the money in your former motor, including trailer and
My own pride is in a machine that handles with the best of them, without
resorting to the easy steroid enhancement under the hood. A different
perspective in chicago, over by dere.
In a message dated 4/22/2007 8:05:58 A.M. Central Standard Time,
CaptMagu at aol.com writes:
She can be made to handle herself fairly well when properly configured. You
were in attendance, I do believe, on a beautiful spring day at PPIR in
CO when the GM was out embarassing a lot of well heeled track types to
include Vettes, Vipers, Porsches(one in the form of a GT3), and Ferraris(to
a very yellow F360 Stradale). Most of these cars were trailered or enclosed
rig hauled to the track. I drove there and got many a smirking look as I
the car up to mount the track wheels/tires. After a couple of runs, guys
started coming by to ask what that large green sedan was running out there.
was all before I went stroker and installed the Dave Stone coil-over
More fun to follow.
Hap, wit dakine track memories not from Evahboost, Maguire
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