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Hi everyone. I just added a bunch of new photos to my website and thought I'd give you an update. My new 347 stroker and TKO 5 speed are working GREAT. Lots of power and fun factor!

I also setup the car yesterday for drag racing with the new HOOSIER drag slicks which some of you have asked about, will they work. Here's proof that they do fit and they work GREAT! I did two launches and the car felt like it was pulling the front wheels right off the ground but I couldn't be sure since I couldn't see it for myself since I was driving. Very little spin, just a HARD launch, at 4700 RPM (with NO Nitrous- YET)

I added a few more photos of the new 3" exhaust system as well.

Take a look. http://jmichael.info/morephotos.htm

Doc the moneymanager
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Thanks for the info but I am already way ahead of you.
I have the WINDOW switch, a fuel pressure switch, a Master on/off switch and a FULL Throttle control switch along with a Remote Timing Retard system.

Therefore, the system only comes in during full throttle, within a given pre-set RPM range, and only if the fuel pressure is sufficient, after I hit the master ON switch.
NOT on initial launch of course. Probably about 3rd gear somewhere along the way down the track or maybe even 4th.

See it all here http://www.inficad.com/~moneymanager/NOS.htm
Thanks for your input.
Doc

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Great looking car! I had a 66 coupe drag car and ran 28x10.5x15 Mickey Thompson slicks on it with no problems. I usely ran about 9lbs air pressure in them. The 16-18 lbs for the Hoosiers sounds a little high but I haven't run them before. Looks and sounds like the car is set up pretty good. Let us know what it runs. ::
 

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Thanks for your comments. I too feel the 16-18 lbs is a bit high but that's what HOOSIER says to run them at. Only time and some trial runs will tell for sure. I usually pick a starting point and keep going down on the air until it makes the car squirley off the line, then go back up 1 lb at a time. The contact patch patterns help sometime if you can tell how it is cupping or not.

Boy I don't know how you ever got 28X10.5x15's on your car. Mine is pretty tight now and rubs the leaf springs with the back of the tire if the car has any side movement. But I'll take your word for it. Maybe I'll try it sometime just to see, especially if the ones I have now don't hold.

Thanks for your input.I'll post some times when I make them.
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