More 430 runs...

Discussion in 'Street/strip 400/430/455' started by johnriv67, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. johnriv67

    johnriv67 Well-Known Member

    IMG_6208.JPG DA of 1492.
    Said my 14.69 would turn into a 14.44 at regular track level. I think this is where I'm stuck at until a lot more modification
     
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  2. Bens99gtp

    Bens99gtp Well-Known Member

    What's this 1254ft thing. Never heard of it b4........most tracks run 1320ft or 660ft
     
  3. johnriv67

    johnriv67 Well-Known Member

    The 1254ft mark is the start of the timing box that they use to calculate your mph. The final ET is still based on the 1320
     
  4. Bens99gtp

    Bens99gtp Well-Known Member

    I knew the mph started 66 ft b4 finish, just never saw a slip say 1254 ft et
     
  5. Stevem

    Stevem Well-Known Member

    If you could hook it up your 60 ft could sure use more gear!
    1 tenth picked up there carries on thru the run !
     
  6. PGSS

    PGSS Well-Known Member

    Impressive! Iv'e follow your posts pretty frequent but I forgot what mods you might have done to this car? Other than lucking out big time with it coming with a 3.42 posi..
     
  7. johnriv67

    johnriv67 Well-Known Member

    Lucking out while crawling underneath the car in the dirt looking for the "add limited slip fluid" tag when I bought it was the first modification:D

    Stock bottom and top end
    GM HEI Everyday Performance
    750 Q-jet Everyday Performance
    1" phenolic 4 hole spacer
    2.25" dual exhaust
     
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  8. johnriv67

    johnriv67 Well-Known Member

  9. PGSS

    PGSS Well-Known Member

    You have to update your sign;)
     
  10. BQUICK

    BQUICK Well-Known Member

    Never seen 1254 either....
    I think ALL racing should go 1000ft (like the pros).....do away with 1/8 mile but some real small tracks probably couldn't run 1000 and safely shut down. And I guess many would change gear ratios.
     
  11. Bigpig455

    Bigpig455 Fastest of the slow....

    Beautiful car, nice run... Sorry I couldnt come up that day but I'll be back up on the 21st to race with the Supercar Shootout guys. I'm coming right through Simsbury so if you want to caravan up let me know..

    You should talk to Ken about building you an 800 Q-Jet. Your car would like it, and as I recall it was worth .2 on my nailhead. I wrote it all up on the board here somewhere, we tested back to back at LVD
     
  12. johnriv67

    johnriv67 Well-Known Member

    Thank you, and I would caravan if my engine wasn't in pieces (self inflicted:D). My racing season is over, but best of luck on the 21st. I just pm'd Ken, so we will talk.
     

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