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Old 10-15-2018, 02:44 PM   #161
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Old 10-15-2018, 02:47 PM   #162
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Old 10-15-2018, 03:33 PM   #163
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Great project! i really don't understand just why there aren't dozens of 289s and 302s as well as all of the other manufacturers "econo" V8s being done.
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Old 10-15-2018, 04:05 PM   #164
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Cuz everyone likes to go fast. IMHO.. Racing the fast cars costs Cubic $$$$...I just want to have fun.Slow car are fun too.


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Great project! i really don't understand just why there aren't dozens of 289s and 302s as well as all of the other manufacturers "econo" V8s being done.
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Old 10-15-2018, 06:41 PM   #165
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Cuz everyone likes to go fast. IMHO.. Racing the fast cars costs Cubic $$$$...I just want to have fun.Slow car are fun too.
I feel exactly the same way. I just won't sell my soul to go racing. It's not worth it anymore.
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Old 10-15-2018, 07:45 PM   #166
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Cuz everyone likes to go fast. IMHO...
Very true, but also many believe you have to go fast and be a chaser in order to win anything. Simply not true, right, Billy?
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Awesome build.
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Old 11-26-2018, 09:23 AM   #168
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Well good news. I sorted out the motor problems (air leak) and it's running great now. Got the valve springs changed and tuned it in as best I can without driving it. I have next week off so Ill finish up all the little things left to do and plan on having it on track in Tucson Jan 1st.
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Old 11-26-2018, 05:03 PM   #169
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Great news!

And that's a big part of why I aimed for a slower car myself, trying to keep the expense and maintenance work under control.
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Old 11-29-2018, 01:06 AM   #170
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Well good news. I sorted out the motor problems (air leak) and it's running great now. Got the valve springs changed and tuned it in as best I can without driving it. I have next week off so Ill finish up all the little things left to do and plan on having it on track in Tucson Jan 1st.

That's awesome Robbie! We hope to see you at some of the association races next year. The first two races are in Tucson January 12th and 13th.
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