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@  dezldave961 : (17 April 2021 - 02:04 PM)

Just keeping the candle lit, as I mentioned on my only remaining local ClubGP chapter of the 3-4 I was very active on in my 20's

@  Marchi1 : (15 April 2021 - 07:00 PM)

nope...just us old timers

@  WildGS : (15 April 2021 - 03:56 AM)

are people still here?

@  dezldave961 : (12 April 2021 - 09:46 PM)

Hey, chuggin' along. Just finished a big overhaul on my turbo build after 12yrs.

@  Nateteo : (12 April 2021 - 05:56 PM)

literally, the last time I logged in was 3 years ago hows everybody doing

@  dezldave961 : (12 April 2021 - 04:43 PM)

Ya, they do open bracket at GS Nationals. I may go if I'm free, just to attend, even if there's no cage, yet.

@  Marchi1 : (12 April 2021 - 01:32 PM)

I am taking the SC car.I am sure it is a big event as it is in Bowling Green, KY so yeah will need to be fully copliant, but I think there is a bracket class. God I hope so

@  dezldave961 : (08 April 2021 - 01:50 PM)

*S&W Racecars cage for 95-99 Monte... I'd actually fit the xTSM class, aside from not being a RWD, if I swapped the Air-Air I/C back in. Probably wouldn't be competitive just yet, but I'd like to see them squirm.

@  dezldave961 : (08 April 2021 - 01:48 PM)

My only hesitation is that it's a big "gate-keeper" club, from my year of monitoring their forum. I might show up for fun to T&T in an open class, if I have a cage by then (S&S 90's W-body one when I get time).

@  dezldave961 : (07 April 2021 - 08:12 PM)

Oh, is the TurboBuick thing om, again? That's what I initially started my build overhaul for last year. Might be able to get out there, finally.

@  Marchi1 : (07 April 2021 - 02:53 PM)

Dave there is a Buick only event in May in Bowling Green...

@  dezldave961 : (04 April 2021 - 02:51 PM)

For launching in street trim with a s/c, you can pre-load just a bit at staging, then roll from that point to full throttle over ~1-2sec as traction permits. The tires will screech some at a track, but a 1.9-2.1 is the good typical range for most folks, with occasional freaks getting 1.8-1.9 success (my best on 2nd-hand Nitto 555R's was maybe mid-1.9's with my GenV/2.7/XP/3.29 setup at Norwalk).

@  dezldave961 : (03 April 2021 - 06:11 PM)

You should be able to modulate the throttle a bit better to get at least a 2.0 with practice. The Mustang is probably about all that can get, they're not too impressive without work.

@  ejguillot : (02 April 2021 - 01:12 PM)

I wasn't the only one having problems launching, There was a 2015 Mustang 5.0 on drag radials whose best time was a 12.9 after 3 tries or so.

@  ejguillot : (02 April 2021 - 01:09 PM)

Good news was nothing broke, and no KR on a 2.8" pulley. Will be revising timing tables too.

@  ejguillot : (02 April 2021 - 01:08 PM)

The first runs were so so. 13.5@104, couldn't launch for shit! 2.4 60' was the best I got. Then I look things over and realize my front shocks are all worn out. Ordered some KYB's from Rockauto on sale ($70 shipped), will be installing those and see what I can do next time.

@  dezldave961 : (01 April 2021 - 11:38 AM)

Cool. I may try BMP eventually, based on prep shown in Cleetus videos. Might live in the area again soon, too.

@  Marchi1 : (25 March 2021 - 03:11 PM)

The silver car will be hitting the track in May...Should see better numbers than the last pass 6 years ago

@  Marchi1 : (25 March 2021 - 03:11 PM)

Waiting for numbers.....

@  ejguillot : (25 March 2021 - 01:47 PM)

Hi all, finally taking my project GS to Bradenton Motorsports Park for it's maiden 1/4 mile run.


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#1 M_Dogg

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:32 PM

Hi folks

I'm trying to make more room in the garage and decided to part with this setup. 18x8 Bonne rims with 245/45/18 rubber. If you have any questions you can call or text 7738375691. Copy and paste from CL. Cheers!

 

Set of 4 Bonneville GXP wheels 18x8 with 245/45/18 BFGoodrich G-Force Sport Comp 2 tires. Wheels have been powder coated by Crown Customs & Coatings about 3 years ago. No bends, scratches or curb rash - balanced and ready to go. Tires are old (see date stamps) but were always stored in climate controlled space. All hold air, no dry rot and enough tread for one more summer season. Price is $500 OBO

 

 

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Posted 08 June 2020 - 02:22 AM

Wow. Somebody buy these. That size takes these cars to the next level. Plus they are dead nuts on for your speedometer. Wish I needed a set; I'd pick them up tomorrow.
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Posted 08 June 2020 - 10:32 PM

They look good and good price but don't have a need. GLWS


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Posted 08 June 2020 - 11:26 PM

I will have a need, but am curious about 2 things:

 

1) I'm in the Tampa FL area (zip 33578), so shipping will be pricey!

2) How heavy is the tire + wheel combo?  Putting one on a digital bathroom scale or equivalent would be great.


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Posted 09 June 2020 - 12:23 PM

I will have a need, but am curious about 2 things:

 

1) I'm in the Tampa FL area (zip 33578), so shipping will be pricey!

2) How heavy is the tire + wheel combo?  Putting one on a digital bathroom scale or equivalent would be great.

Tire and wheel are ~50lb on bathroom scale. I would prefer not to ship.


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Posted 11 June 2020 - 01:28 AM

I can understand not wanting to ship. Of you don't find a local buyer, let me know.
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Posted 14 June 2020 - 03:36 AM

Sold.


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