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Discussion in 'The 10 Ring' started by wabash, Jan 10, 2001.

  1. MinervaDoe

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    What did they tie the roll bar into?
     
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    Back then, S.C.C.A. wasn't so stringent in mounting, so it could just be bolted thru the floor with 1 1/2" diameter washers on the back side. And the bars didn't require a forward brace, just a loop with two rear braces was all that was needed. Something I'd consider a good STREET bad now ! And the small holes were easily hidden in the carpeting when the bar was removed. A LOT of Hertz cars had it happen, that's why now it's almost impossible to rent a hi-po car with a stick. The last 100 or so GT-350H cars had automatic transmissions....Hertz caught on to what was being done :(
     

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    Does this mean that production Shelbys might have various rocker arm ratios. Or, was this all testing done prior to production?

    And now, we have roller cams which allow the valve to open more quickly. Right?
     
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    Those mods were done on the Shelby team cars, while "sort of" staying within B/P rules...:devilish:
    Roller cams don't open any quicker, and a valve still needs to be about .050" off the seat before any real flow takes place. That's just the nature of gas flow. Unless youve got bad valves, which will leak pressure, but that's not "flow", that's a problem !

    Roller cams permit a bit more radical cam profiles, but the big thing in modern cars is an increase in gas mileage ! There's less parasitic drag, hence better efficiency. And with the mileage required, anything that will help is included by the mfgr's. since the customer will pay for it anyhow.
     
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    Since it's sort of turned into the things we have always wanted thread. I took the Redhawk .357 to the range again today. The injured hand and the left hand are both about on a par now, so my biggest problem is forgetting to set my feet in a Chapman stance. Which is no biggie because I used to shoot right handed with my right foot forward. Which stance would that be?
     
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    Well, a Hodad with his left foot forward on a surfboard is called a "Goofy Footer"
    take it from there....

    Went to a church supper w/Auntie (her request), wore my favorite Christmas shirt:
    "Be Naughty.....
    Save Santa the Trip"


    several of the old church ladies loved it !
     
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    We have 20 foot swells here this week. Not that I've been to Santa Cruz once in the last ten years.
     
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    20 footers !!???!!

    SURFS UP !! :drowning:
     
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    Normal mortals do not go out into the big winter Northern California surf.
     
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    Hop in your Woodie & grab your Boogie Board !
    Ride the Wild Surf and all that......

    In Hawaii, they ride in 30' surf. (ok, not everybody, just the real good/real krazy ones)
     
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    La Jolla gets some big waves breaking near one of the touristy walk ways. Only the lifeguards are allowed out in it and I watched those guys out in big surf having fun one time. A wave almost smashed two of them together, but the guy on top grabbed the bottom guy and surfed him like a boogie board. Different strokes I guess. Me? I don't currently know anybody who owns a wet suit.
     
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    Only time I've been in a wet suit, Mom:Sharon: & Dad:fist: didn't seem too happy about it.





    of course, it WAS at my Christening, so that may of had something to do with it.
    My Godfather ended up wearing a wet suit too..:drowning:..he was holding me at the time.
     
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    Well, if I'm not mistaken, the process involves water. It just doesn't need to be passed through your kidneys first.
     
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    I believe that I've already told you the joke about the two Irishmen debating whether the pint of fine Irish whiskey to be left on a grave could be passed through their kidneys first.
     
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    Oh Yeah ! If I was the guy on top, I can gaar-oon-teee it would get "filtered" first !
     
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    It seems a waste otherwise. :dunno:
     
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    Well, this way, it get maximum usage, and enjoyment for all.

    I know what Christmas dinner is going to be. I'm going to smoke a Prime Rib Roast, probably a 5-bone, using hickory & apple. Hold the smoker about 225*-250* and watch carefully until I hit 135* with a meat thermometer. The rest of dinner is up to Auntie. Might even do some home-made rolls, as the heat chamber will be well over the smoking chamber for temp. Good Eating !
     
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    We'll probably BBQ a turkey again. Accuweather says the 25th should be clear so a BBQ should be do able.
     
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