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don4277pinto

Today at 02:08:11 PM
don4277pinto,

Reeves1

Today at 07:59:00 AM
BTW - wobble is my checkbook - not cars !  ;D

Reeves1

Today at 07:58:24 AM
I've looked at a few self alignment tool sets over time. Didn't get one.....yet.

dick1172762

Yesterday at 10:14:59 AM
If you would buy one of those speed shop magnetic base alignment tools, you will be able to align any and all car from now on. Very simple to use. Even a Vega owner could do it. At about $100 a real good tool to have.

dick1172762

Yesterday at 07:56:19 AM
The front end alignment spec I listed would be fine on the street. Might be a little hard to steer a very slow turn's. Would be better than a wobble.

Reeves1

July 24, 2017, 04:23:41 PM
Which reminds me.... what camber/castor would you have on a car that you plan on running as a street/strip car ?

Reeves1

July 24, 2017, 04:22:41 PM
Checkbook has the speed wobble.....car s are OK LOL

dick1172762

July 24, 2017, 03:27:35 PM
You need at least 6 deg negative castor for straight line racings with 0 deg camber and ;D 1/16" tow in on a race car.

dick1172762

July 24, 2017, 11:51:29 AM
Add more caster to front end. ;)

Reeves1

July 24, 2017, 09:25:58 AM
No......has a nasty speed wobble right now  ;D
 

pintosopher

July 21, 2017, 06:55:05 AM
Life is a Checkbook, Have you balanced yours lately? ;)

Reeves1

July 20, 2017, 10:39:50 PM
LOL !  ;D

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My last demo car....
« on: August 27, 2008, 11:24:36 AM »
Here is my last demo car! Its a 74 Squire wagon 2.3 4spd. Pretty rusty in the floor and behind the kick panels. I bought if from my moms neighbor for $350, and it had not run in 9 years. I drove it a mile to her house with no problems. So far I have a 2nd and a 1st place in the demos with it. It has 1 more run in it next month, and it and I am done. Ill have pix when its done. We run fully welded rules on a large track with brutal hits on dirt. After 8 years of those hits, my body just dont take it anymore and Im only 26 :surprised:

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2008, 11:31:35 AM »
Oh Man if your going to demo that ..you should sell me those mirrors and the wood gain trim...

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2008, 11:34:49 AM »
It already has 2 runs on it....sorry!
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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2008, 11:49:48 AM »
....I bought if from my moms neighbor for $350....

You could have gotten most of that back by selling the parts that they make you remove.

Too bad.....

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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2008, 08:31:31 PM »
You could have gotten most of that back by selling the parts that they make you remove.

Too bad.....

Bill

I was going to, but the last time I did on here, nobody came thru with the parts I had so i didnt feel like taking the time to strip in carefully. Oh well. If I ever get anymore wagons (which I have had 7 in 4 years) Ill save parts since Im not demoing anymore.
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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2008, 10:15:43 PM »
I was going to, but the last time I did on here, nobody came thru with the parts I had so i didnt feel like taking the time to strip in carefully. Oh well. If I ever get anymore wagons (which I have had 7 in 4 years) Ill save parts since Im not demoing anymore.

The issue is that there is a limited market for those items, and if you are willing to be patient, or list them on ebay (more exposure), you will get money for them. Otherwise, you make all the other ones worth more.


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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2008, 12:14:41 AM »
i picked up a wagon identical to that this year... it was way to rusty to run though.... we pulled it out of a pasture.. let me rephrase that, we first pulled the front stub, then the rest of the car out of a pasture..  i had to shred it.... 
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Re: My last demo car....
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2008, 12:09:00 PM »
Well last nite was it...Car is done. Got 4th in a hard demo. It was our big payout of the year show, so all good cars showed up. Ill get pics up later. But you dont have to worry, as I will no be smashing anymore Pintos at all!!!! If I get the bug again, Ill go back to Fairmonts.
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1963 Falcon Wagon 302 C4 Org a 260 car. My first car!
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