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Forum: NHRA 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By HEMI_guy
I believe better batteries and a smaller motor...

I believe better batteries and a smaller motor are partly responsible for that. It's a shame Elon wouldn't toss him a bone or two.
Forum: NHRA 1 Day Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By HEMI_guy
I just wish he'd hurry up and do it before...

I just wish he'd hurry up and do it before someone beats him to it. In other interviews he's said he has competition for this record.
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By HEMI_guy
Sounds like a fun 5 or 6 years. Then what after...

Sounds like a fun 5 or 6 years. Then what after you've blown through it all????
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By HEMI_guy
Look for a local T/A team.

Look for a local T/A team.
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,227
Posted By HEMI_guy
*When they have a sellout crowd on a Saturday but...

*When they have a sellout crowd on a Saturday but the stands are already 1/2 empty by the time the last 4 pair of fuel cars make their passes tells me their day is too long for their audience.*

It...
Forum: NHRA 2 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By HEMI_guy
The majority of my friends are "car guys". Many...

The majority of my friends are "car guys". Many or most own classic / performance cars. Of them, 10-20% attend our local NHRA national event that's about an hour away.
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,942
Posted By HEMI_guy
I think NHRA's just trying to keep 340 in their...

I think NHRA's just trying to keep 340 in their back pocket. We'll eventually see it, but they don't want to shoot that load too soon.
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 3,146
Posted By HEMI_guy
Aside from the 65 sq. in. blades on the hat, when...

Aside from the 65 sq. in. blades on the hat, when and what were these restrictions?

They may have found ways to benefit from a smaller inlets, but it's not like there isn't a point of no return on...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,942
Posted By HEMI_guy
Where did this "back to 1320" rumor come from...

Where did this "back to 1320" rumor come from anyway? I'm not getting into this debate again until I hear it from a credible source. The whole "blower" rumor is bad enough, but at least it came from...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,227
Posted By HEMI_guy
Don't expect to live forever, but I when I go I...

Don't expect to live forever, but I when I go I don't want a long slow miserable death if I can avoid it.
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,227
Posted By HEMI_guy
Obesity and medical mistakes kill far more than...

Obesity and medical mistakes kill far more than smoking or vaping.

That's mainly because fewer people are now smoking and we have yet to see the long term effects of vaping.

And I'm not buying...
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By HEMI_guy
And quicker parts attrition. Shorter lifespan for...

And quicker parts attrition. Shorter lifespan for valve springs, connecting rods etc..
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By HEMI_guy
Yeah it could be done, but he stated the costs to...

Yeah it could be done, but he stated the costs to bring the two combinations was the deciding factor.
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By HEMI_guy
correct. lol... it's been a long day and it's...

correct. lol... it's been a long day and it's late! would have added some needed excitement though and wouldn't have cost anyone to change anything.
Forum: NHRA 4 Days Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,589
Posted By HEMI_guy
I wouldn't have minded if they left the MM cars...

I wouldn't have minded if they left the MM cars as they were and just ran them on a staggered tree. Would have added excitement to see if the 500" cars could run them down through the trap lights.
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 1,942
Posted By HEMI_guy
Well Matt, I guess we'll just find out next year...

Well Matt, I guess we'll just find out next year if your predictions are correct.
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 3,227
Posted By HEMI_guy
Geez, Thank you Sherlock Freeman! It's amazing...

Geez, Thank you Sherlock Freeman! It's amazing we never saw this problem that's been right in our face all thise years! Now that we know what the problem is, we just need to find the money.
...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 3,146
Posted By HEMI_guy
Which is why, if this rumor is true, I think...

Which is why, if this rumor is true, I think they're looking at the blowers as a tool to slow them.

I don't know how they do it at small tire events but changing track prep per class would just be...
Forum: NHRA 5 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 3,146
Posted By HEMI_guy
Yeah, that'll be real popular with the sportsman...

Yeah, that'll be real popular with the sportsman racers.
Forum: NHRA 6 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 3,160
Posted By HEMI_guy
Snow aside.... those are the nicest seats I've...

Snow aside.... those are the nicest seats I've ever seen at a drag strip!
Forum: General discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By HEMI_guy
The guy works nonstop every year at the Detroit...

The guy works nonstop every year at the Detroit Autorama chopping tops on old Mercs. Every year you can hear him hammering a dollying down in the basement that's dedicated to the Rat Rods. Hope he...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 194
Views: 61,408
Posted By HEMI_guy
Wow look at what a difference it's made for Wilk!

Wow look at what a difference it's made for Wilk!
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 3,160
Posted By HEMI_guy
Why is DRC posting the Top Alcohol elimination...

Why is DRC posting the Top Alcohol elimination ladders after just 2 rounds of qualifying?
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 3,146
Posted By HEMI_guy
We are told NHRA wants to limit the ability of...

We are told NHRA wants to limit the ability of the superchargers to flow air to the rotors. The move, we are told, is expected to take five to six percent from the supercharger and they won’t be as...
Forum: NHRA 1 Week Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 5,533
Posted By HEMI_guy
I guess should have been clearer on this...........

I guess should have been clearer on this........ where's WJ's car been parked? Where's AJ's P/S car been parked? And AJ's one that could probably fund a team very well w/out a sponsor. Not a pretty...
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