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Old 10-30-2005, 05:44 PM   #1
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Angry Last trip to the track for the Goatmobile

Well, for this year at least.

After a crappy weekend of sick kids, it was a trip to the drag strip for me.

Terribly crappy day, got two runs in and THAT took 4 hours. People were breaking their cars left and right. Fluid on the track, Corvettes breaking halfshafts, you name it. Good temps though, but when you run and then your car sits for an hour and nothing runs down the track, everything cools down too much when it is only 60 degrees.

Ran a best 14.8, which p's me off because I had wheel spin at launch, but not as much as usual, but when I shifted into second and gave it power, it REALLY spun. Not sure what was up with that, guessing something left on the track from them cleaning a few minutes before. Probably would have eclipsed my 14.6 by a couple hundredths at least. With an LSD, this would easily be a 14.4 car.

But thats moot, as the car will soon be torn apart, at least the engine bay will in preparation for the monster. And an LSD




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Sounds like an interesting time indeed. If I ever get my car back, I'll eventually go to the track at Cordova. I really wanna see my times with the new goodies. Last time I went, my times were really terrible. Maybe this time around, I'll break unto the mid 16's. I wish I could have been there Scott.

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Old 10-30-2005, 05:53 PM   #3
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14.8? Damn your SLOW!!! My SPI would put a WHOOPIN on you man!!

J/K

What "monster" are you talking about, I must have missed out on that one.
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Old 10-30-2005, 06:27 PM   #4
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That would be the basically bored, bigger cam'ed, higher compression, laughing gas huffing monster.
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Ohhhh THAT monster....


In that case I am going to go hide under the covers now.
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Old 10-30-2005, 06:49 PM   #6
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People probably will when I start it, my neighbors love me as it is. Luckily I only drive the car once a week.
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LOL I know all about that too.
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Sounds like you had a fun weekend, lol I'm anxious to see that monster when you get through with it
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teh goat mobile has got a heavy set of nutz for a N/A motor focus.

sucks you had to wait in line tho. goat do you remember the pw focus's with teh lsd do you see how they dont spin tires when you slam gears thats the shit you need well me too, and i tire.

glad nothing blew up tho cause i thought something broke on your car before i opened this. scott your motor should be bullit proof!
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Well at leastyou got out a little, I had when the stuff breaks and you wait and wait, had one of those nights last year. Almost an hour wait and the very next car broke and spewed the track again...oh it was frustrating!!
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