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Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
I truly don't know for fact, either....in my...

I truly don't know for fact, either....in my mind, I was comparing them to the SS/AH cars (similar weight) that run 8.20 and are known to develop around 1000hp...an incredible feat in itself,...
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
I wouldn't think so, if you're talking about the...

I wouldn't think so, if you're talking about the 500 that's used in a Pro Stock car. You're looking at approximately 1000-1100 vs. 1400-1500.
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Twostep
Nah, he just made that up. :) Impressive...

Nah, he just made that up. :)

Impressive performance regardless of power adder - 247+mph in the worst conditions they've seen this year.
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
Of course...they're not competing with a fuel...

Of course...they're not competing with a fuel show.
Forum: NHRA 3 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
A nearly identical situation once happened to...

A nearly identical situation once happened to Angelle Sampey (Seeling, Savoie, whatever) back in the day; she simply refused to line up against a points-leading team member in a final round - and the...
Forum: NHRA 3 Days Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
Then what's your plan? Ford and Mopar are...

Then what's your plan?

Ford and Mopar are out as far as Pro Stock racing; sponsor money has dried up bigly :) but you're complaining about all-Camaro and non-germaine engine/car combinations? So...
Forum: NHRA 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By Twostep
The day I can say I can drive and compete at the...

The day I can say I can drive and compete at the level Capps and Force do is the day I'll be on here criticizing them. We all make mistakes and believe me, at age 69 (I'm exactly 3 months older than...
Forum: NHRA 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,923
Posted By Twostep
Green Valley Raceway, Dallas International Motor...

Green Valley Raceway, Dallas International Motor Speedway, Bandimere. That's been a while. I've also seen 4-wide funny car racing - on a 2 lane track (Green Valley). They weren't even running current...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 4,508
Posted By Twostep
I've always said a little exhibitionism is in...

I've always said a little exhibitionism is in order....fans like it; their kids like it...and I don't mean just the type of rednecks you'll see at a monster truck event. Example - what's the one...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
Factory versions. Seriously - if Mustang...

Factory versions.

Seriously - if Mustang bodies in PS form were more aerodynamic, we'd be seeing more of them now that they're allowed to run alternate manufacturer's engines. Apparently, they're...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
[QUOTE=a21stud;212048] I saw on another website...

[QUOTE=a21stud;212048]
I saw on another website a company that charges $490/hour to use their full scale wind tunnel. /QUOTE]

That's CHEAP, if that tunnel is worth a flip....
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 111
Views: 14,567
Posted By Twostep
I'm assuming the track prep changes, along with...

I'm assuming the track prep changes, along with pedaling that comes with a race surface 130+ degrees, is responsible. No one has to explain to you how detrimental dropped holes and repeated pedaling...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
Easy, now....I'm not disrespecting Mopars... ...

Easy, now....I'm not disrespecting Mopars...

A late model Camaro has never been in a wind tunnel? Seriously? :eek:

Where do I get my claim? I don't race one, but I do read, listen, watch and...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 269
Views: 13,136
Posted By Twostep
It's a legitimate issue; there's a reason for...

It's a legitimate issue; there's a reason for NHRA's any (legal) engine/any manufacturer rule. I wouldn't call it a complaint, personally - I love Pro Stock and Pro Mod and I've repeatedly said as...
Forum: NHRA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 8,007
Posted By Twostep
I knew that; I was just poking fun at DE. :)

I knew that; I was just poking fun at DE. :)
Forum: NHRA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 95
Views: 8,007
Posted By Twostep
The transmission on her Top Fuel dragster broke...

The transmission on her Top Fuel dragster broke on the 1-2 shift and out came the fluid? The hell you say....:eek:
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 82
Views: 10,447
Posted By Twostep
Absolutely... Too many unknowns...

Absolutely...

Too many unknowns here....starting with it was never stated the engine was Pro Bono. Lawrence stated that an engine would be "provided" by GA. Could be a free loaner; could be some...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 6,877
Posted By Twostep
No, because a local race would never generate the...

No, because a local race would never generate the revenue necessary to draw a Pro Stock field. But I don't know the answer to this question, either - as difficult as it is nowadays to attract a...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 6,877
Posted By Twostep
If I recall, the inaugural Texas Motorplex race...

If I recall, the inaugural Texas Motorplex race in 1986 did just that...paraded the PS qualifiers down the track during the pre-race show, then opened with them. Of course, all 3 manufacturers were...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 6,877
Posted By Twostep
Two questions I have... First, why would...

Two questions I have...

First, why would NHRA do such a thing? Not a challenge - I honestly don't know the facts of the matter. And second, as everyone knows PS now has a 10.5K rpm limit - has...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 87
Views: 6,877
Posted By Twostep
I'm confused- why in the world would there be any...

I'm confused- why in the world would there be any Pro Stock haters? I'm one who has strong opinions about several aspects of it, but HATE it? How the hell can anyone, as a fan, hate the class? What's...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Twostep
For what it's worth, there's a 'general...

For what it's worth, there's a 'general discussion' forum that would have worked fine...but no biggie. We can always make Grand National discussion fit in right here...surely everyone remembers Buddy...
Forum: NHRA 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 1,206
Posted By Twostep
Bought one brand new, 1987, traded it straight up...

Bought one brand new, 1987, traded it straight up for a brand new Silverado in 2003. It was showing 15,000 correct miles. Somebody should have stopped that deal. :(
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 12,615
Posted By Twostep
Thank you, Jeff and LV87. I must have overlooked...

Thank you, Jeff and LV87. I must have overlooked it on the site.
Forum: NHRA 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 130
Views: 12,615
Posted By Twostep
Is FS1 broadcasting the rain-delayed race...

Is FS1 broadcasting the rain-delayed race tonight, and at what time (central)? Looks like a 3 hour long soccer game is being shown.
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