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Old March 20th 2008, 13:45
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A GL front end, against a Cal-look (tractor front end) skinny tired, narrowed front end on road course... that would be great.
Nope.. We'd have several injuries and maybe a death when those 135s and Farm All front ends enter more than a straight..

I could imagine rolling into turn 1 at Road Atlanta or Roebling with a set of 135s at 125 MPH... You'd end up catching the front tires on fire and skidding off into the tree line!
But with their "low performance" engines they'd probably be OK... Even though a 135 tire is unsafe for the output of a damn 40 horse!
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Old March 20th 2008, 16:17
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Nope.. We'd have several injuries and maybe a death when those 135s and Farm All front ends enter more than a straight..

I could imagine rolling into turn 1 at Road Atlanta or Roebling with a set of 135s at 125 MPH... You'd end up catching the front tires on fire and skidding off into the tree line!
But with their "low performance" engines they'd probably be OK... Even though a 135 tire is unsafe for the output of a damn 40 horse!
Muwhaha! Dont forget their 2+ inches shortened front beams...
Thats right on there! Couldn't have said it better myself
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Old March 20th 2008, 18:48
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... I know it wouldn't happen. I just thought it was funny.
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Old March 20th 2008, 21:18
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Do you think the 135 would make it to 125 mph let alone through a turn....
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The "Peanut Special" runs a 135 up front for less rolling resistance in Land Speed Racing...

But the car doesn't have to handle corners and Roger has a full mile to stop after a 130 MPH blast in the standing mile.

Next time out the car should go 145- 149 MPH with a MassIVe upgrade.
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Old March 24th 2008, 20:25
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That must have some of them thar top quality 135 tires...none of them blue light specials for the Peanut....
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Old March 26th 2008, 02:42
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Well guys a little overdue, but here some of my pics:

I can only post 3 pics at a time here, so whichever works for you:

http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=3755280

http://www.bkcruizers.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=718

http://www.cal-look.com/forum/index.php?topic=25233
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Old March 28th 2008, 15:52
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Pete,
Your pictures are great - did I actually see a couple of the BK cars going around corners.....
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Your pictures are great - did I actually see a couple of the BK cars going around corners.....
LOL... The were going very slow thru the corners.

Thanks for the pix Pete.
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Old March 28th 2008, 17:59
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No problem guys. Thank you for putting on this event.

I come down because it's a break from our cold weather; a chance to get some warm sun. Not this year.

What's the weather forecast for next year?

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I predict a real scorcher on the dyno...



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