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Old 06-08-2012, 07:25 PM   #81
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Yea he ran a (12.9@103).

Very impressive. He must have a different gear ratio eh?

Who is the guys in the last vid, is that Tom in the black turbo focus?
nope stock gears in that car. and lol no thats not tom that the puerto rican focus from PR
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:33 PM   #82
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grrreat vids
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Old 06-08-2012, 08:29 PM   #83
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Wow, I guess a the MTX75 can handle a lot.

I heard the spider gear on the cougars mtx75 like to go bad though, is that the same case with the focus MTX75?

I've always wondered this one, ever since my friends cougar had the spider gear go on him. Cause the trans looked like our, besides the bell housing.
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:16 PM   #84
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One more, this is how it will probably go, me winning by a little.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yna53P_ZUjY


Hopefully it doesn't go like this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cVKwNXDaIs
but it seems like the focus guys missed it, and that's a Zetec against the SOHC, probably.
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Old 06-12-2012, 01:33 PM   #85
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The only way to find out is to get out there! Whatever you do as long as its at a track.
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Old 06-12-2012, 02:48 PM   #86
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Old 06-20-2012, 03:10 AM   #87
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Well, well, well.

The little shoot decided to sell it.lol

I don't think he can make up his mind, either that or he is not enough of a mechanic to make a car into what he wants.

he owned a Integra, and let it go for this hatch, now he says he's giving this up for a 2000 Honda civic, I asked what motor he said IDK, DOHC. I asked why you selling the hatch? He said because I want something I can make into a show car. lol

At this point I do not think he is a serous racer, and will be selling his cars until he finds one tricked out already. lol.

Sad though, I wanted to whoop his Honda. I guess now I'll find someone more of a challenge. Because if you ask me, he got rid of it cause it starting acting real slow, like something was breaking.

His header was almost crushed shut because he hit it.
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This was a cool thread to read. lots of good, friendly advice. Still head to the track to get some passes under your belt, the first time will be very embarrassing.

When you go, don't pop the clutch off the line. You want to slip the clutch from 4k at full throttle, you will likely bog if you try to pop it on a properly prepped track.

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8 pages and nothing happened?? Better race another Honda soon. lol
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:45 AM   #90
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I'll get to the track still.

I'm just as disappointed as you guys. But there is still a lot of good info here for first time dragsters.
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