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  1. Another option might be something like...

    Another option might be something like this.........
    http://www.trailertoad.com/index.html

    I'm sure there are cheaper versions out there. Or might be easy to make a "home-made" one to use.:shrug:
  2. Thread: Tech inspection

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    Ed Diehl was doing them at his shop in St.Pete....

    Ed Diehl was doing them at his shop in St.Pete. His shop number is 727-397-2394. He's also a RX7 guy (2nd gen). Give him a call. If he can't help you or its too far, he'll probably know someone who...
  3. Thread: Kill Switch

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    For an even easier way, take the smaller battery...

    For an even easier way, take the smaller battery cable to the main fuse panel (the one next to the battery) & put your kill switch into it (i.e. battery to kill switch to main fuse panel). You only...
  4. MOST tech. guys around here go by the 50/50 rule...

    MOST tech. guys around here go by the 50/50 rule on the bodies. (50 feet at 50 mph) Alot of guys/gals use spray-bombs for repairs. Some have even painted their whole car with them. So, don't sweat...
  5. Thread: Wiring Question

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    According to ONE tech official that I know, the...

    According to ONE tech official that I know, the wiring MUST be in the car but does not need to be used. The stock wiring harness can be put in a zip-lock bag & tied to the cage (i.e. a '72 Pinto)....
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    :lol: The NAPA trucks are '08. Thinking back, my...

    :lol: The NAPA trucks are '08. Thinking back, my dad's chevys would lock-up when cold. I'm not a big GM fan. None of my Fords (from a '83 Ranger to a '97 F250HD) have ever had this problem.
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    I don't about the power, but the rear drum brakes...

    I don't about the power, but the rear drum brakes on the Colorados 'stink'. I service some of the local NAPA trucks (2wd 4cyl), and they have been having problems with the rears locking-up when cold....
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    All that I was trying to point out was that ALL...

    All that I was trying to point out was that ALL the failures that I've heard about were the ACR's. I've only had the Neon for 2 seasons, so I'm still trying to sort it out. It just seems strange that...
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    I've got over 10 hrs on my "NAPA-junk" hubs &...

    I've got over 10 hrs on my "NAPA-junk" hubs & bearrings with ZERO problems. During which, I even had a braking problem that melted & warped a set of Hawk Blues. Since I run the same tracks as Darryl...
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    Banana-shaped Hawk Pad?

    When I replaced my front calipers on my Neon due to a blown seal, I found both inner pads banana-shaped. The outer pads were only half worn & straight. The inner pads were worn almost metal-to-metal...
  11. I get mine from NAPA. I've had the one on my...

    I get mine from NAPA. I've had the one on my Daytona for about 8 yrs with no problems. And they are cheaper.
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    Mine is mounted in the same way, EXCEPT on the...

    Mine is mounted in the same way, EXCEPT on the INSIDE. That way, there is a little protection. And I wired mine off of the fuse block using the radio fuse.
  13. Thread: May Daytona ECR

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    My Vote------No to allowing ITO/ITE/AS at Daytona...

    My Vote------No to allowing ITO/ITE/AS at Daytona ECR

    As an ITA driver planning on running Daytona, I would not feel safe on the track with an AS-type car. Its bad enough with an ITR trying to...
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    Check at Sebring this weekend. If you don't find...

    Check at Sebring this weekend. If you don't find a cheap (or free) set, I'd be suprised. Check with some of the front-running 'rabbits'.
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    Check at the track 'Tire Dealers'. Most are happy...

    Check at the track 'Tire Dealers'. Most are happy if you take the old tires (less for them to load). Also, check with some of the front-runners about getting their take-offs. You may have to do some...
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    VictoRacers are good to start with, as is the...

    VictoRacers are good to start with, as is the Toyos. But what is even better are 'take-offs'. If you ask around, I'm sure you can find some older tires for free (or really cheap). As with ALL Newbies...
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    Tim, If you are in/near Tampa, I know of a...

    Tim,
    If you are in/near Tampa, I know of a couple of GOOD bodymen that might be able to help you on weeknights/weekends. They both have 15-20 yrs doing it & work at a High-end body shop. Times are...
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    First----------- Carlos, I thought that you were...

    First----------- Carlos, I thought that you were my friend?!?!?!?!?:happy204:

    Second------- Chris, Over-tightening bolts can actually cause them to stretch & fail/loosen. I've seen it happen too...
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    Chris, Just a couple of questions, were the...

    Chris,
    Just a couple of questions, were the bolts:
    1) new or old
    2) factory or aftermarket (grade?)
    3) torqued
    4) thread-locked
    5) were you using old style modular or H.D. style modular (turbo...
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    Depending what year the block & heads are, MAKE...

    Depending what year the block & heads are, MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE THE OIL RESTRICTOR PLUG IN THE BLOCK (OR HEAD). It only took me 4 engine grenades before we found the problem. Its a $5.00 part that...
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    LOOK/LISTEN to titianum's (?) video. You can hear...

    LOOK/LISTEN to titianum's (?) video. You can hear his scanner. Early on (I think) Race Control was asked if they wanted another Fire Truck & he said NO. WHY?? :shrug:
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    Sandro, I bought an older U-Haul Cube Van (from...

    Sandro, I bought an older U-Haul Cube Van (from U-Haul). They are going for around $3k-$4k. I put a bed on the 'loft' & registered it as a motorhome. In FLA it was very easy. Contacted my Ins. Co....
  23. Thread: Door gutting

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    Another option to ponder.......... My dash-bar is...

    Another option to ponder.......... My dash-bar is at the middle door-bar & behind/in the dash
  24. Thread: Door gutting

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    With-out Bars going into door------ NO WITH Bars...

    With-out Bars going into door------ NO
    WITH Bars going into door---------- YES
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    As an EX-circle tracker, I've had my share of...

    As an EX-circle tracker, I've had my share of T-bones & got hurt several times. And those were less than 60mph. Turn 1 at Sebring is a blind, 100mph turn. We built as strong door bars as we could....
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