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Forum: NHRA 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,167
Posted By RVT1000
Careful what you wish for. Like in many...

Careful what you wish for.

Like in many other sports, just because someone was good at it doesn't always translate into a good commentator. But it does seem that all the best ones do have close...
Forum: NHRA 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By RVT1000
That was the part I remembered most.

That was the part I remembered most.
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By RVT1000
Kinda like in post #5.

Kinda like in post #5.
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 4,961
Posted By RVT1000
Then it will be up to the sanctioning body to ban...

Then it will be up to the sanctioning body to ban the "exotics". Its done all the time in other forms of racing to control costs.
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By RVT1000
I don't know what to make of FOX and NHRA being...

I don't know what to make of FOX and NHRA being on the same truck but there will be an event in NJ:

https://motoamerica.com/2017/09/motoamerica-announces-provisional-2018-schedule/
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By RVT1000
Notice the two, big sponsors: Bud and Winston...

Notice the two, big sponsors: Bud and Winston who, in my opinion represented the pinnacle of motorsports sponsorship.

Where are they now?

Personally, I would love to see the NHRA give...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By RVT1000
I have to agree, all a lack of communication...

I have to agree, all a lack of communication achieves is generating rumor and speculation.
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 3,290
Posted By RVT1000
I used to have the Hot Wheels funny cars and...

I used to have the Hot Wheels funny cars and (front engine!!) dragsters of both the Mongoose and the Snake. I kind of wish I still did, I can only imagine how valuable they would be.
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By RVT1000
I'm sorry but I can't get worked up over anything...

I'm sorry but I can't get worked up over anything racing without a motor. Don't watch the Tour de France, don't watch track & field events even in the Olympics, don't watch horses...

But even...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By RVT1000
All the big manufacturers support road racing and...

All the big manufacturers support road racing and that's about it. There is a big aftermarket community for stretched 'Busas and ZX14's but those aren't legal to race in NHRA.

With the ways the...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
I would extend that estimate to the mid/late 90's...

I would extend that estimate to the mid/late 90's since NASCAR was on such a ride at that time.

I'm a bit older and my days of driving my 71 440 Charger to the track on Sunday and to work on...
Forum: General discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By RVT1000
Another bit of Ford history uncovered

http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2018/08/17/little-red-1967-ford-mustang-shelby-gt500-found-after-50-years-could-be-worth-millions.html

Just how many special Shelby's are out there?
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 41
Views: 4,879
Posted By RVT1000
Why not let the TA/FC run either blown alcohol OR...

Why not let the TA/FC run either blown alcohol OR injected nitro like they do in TAD?
Forum: General discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By RVT1000
Rolls Royce SUV

No lie!

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/08/13/photos-cullinan-is-rolls-royces-first-suv.html

Who's gonna drive this other than some oil sheik?
Forum: NHRA 08-10-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
Once again a big "Thank you" for putting all the...

Once again a big "Thank you" for putting all the effort you do into answering these questions.
Forum: NHRA 08-09-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
Question for you Nick. As you have pointed...

Question for you Nick.

As you have pointed out, getting air in and out of an engine as efficiently as possible is key to making power.

But, as an F1 fan, I know that those teams have put a lot...
Forum: NHRA 08-09-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
First of all thanks for taking the time to write...

First of all thanks for taking the time to write all of that.

For quite a while now the major motorcycle manufacturers have been juggling the bore/stroke ratio to trade off between "low end grunt"...
Forum: NHRA 08-09-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
An oversquare motor (bore bigger than stroke)...

An oversquare motor (bore bigger than stroke) motor typically make more HP but less torque and needs to rev higher to achieve the high HP numbers. An undersquare motor (stroke bigger than bore)...
Forum: General discussion 08-09-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By RVT1000
I wonder how long before we see it at auction?

I wonder how long before we see it at auction?
Forum: General discussion 08-08-2018
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By RVT1000
Mustang milestone

That is A LOT of cars!

http://www.france24.com/en/20180808-ford-celebrates-10-millionth-mustang-while-banking-cars-draw
Forum: General discussion 08-08-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By RVT1000
I actually meant "why drive after partying?" But...

I actually meant "why drive after partying?" But I know what you mean. If I were rich, my home would be nice but my garage would be biblical!

And he's taken a leave of absence...
...
Forum: NHRA 08-07-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
I sort of see your side but I think it is more of...

I sort of see your side but I think it is more of a character attack. You've even mentioned your own integrity in this thread.

On one hand "I'm doing so good people think I'm cheating"....
Forum: General discussion 08-07-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By RVT1000
I think in a case like this your 2nd sentence...

I think in a case like this your 2nd sentence rings the bell. Personally, I would find being wealthy enough to be carted around liberating. In fact I'm considering retiring somewhere that will allow...
Forum: General discussion 08-07-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By RVT1000
This happens time and time again. And always...

This happens time and time again.

And always the same question..with THAT kind of money, why drive???
Forum: NHRA 08-06-2018
Replies: 220
Views: 28,643
Posted By RVT1000
Why don't you explain to everyone here just who...

Why don't you explain to everyone here just who the #*&^ you think YOU are?
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