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Postby bajablood » Sat Aug 16, 2014 6:44 am

Honestly it was no more than having to budget for one car. You can only race one at a time. I did want to do BAP and or rage with both cars but that was a want and I'm not rolling like that. Anyone need a Tool Motorsports plenum 1776 with 40 test miles and 60 race miles. Engine is a rocket. $3,500
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Postby 9rocky » Sat Aug 16, 2014 8:19 am

bajablood wrote:Honestly it was no more than having to budget for one car. You can only race one at a time. I did want to do BAP and or rage with both cars but that was a want and I'm not rolling like that. Anyone need a Tool Motorsports plenum 1776 with 40 test miles and 60 race miles. Engine is a rocket. $3,500


Chris builds a great motor, and that is a great price.
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Postby bajablood » Sat Aug 16, 2014 4:46 pm

Yeah he really does. I noticed a huge difference in power from where it was before. Ran way smoother and had much more torque. He said to build the same engine from scratch would be 10 grand. He replaced everything except the crank heads and case. he did machine the case for oil squirters. It was bad ass to drive. I honestly never even rung it out either. The test session was 40 easy break in miles and the whole first lap in the race I was pedaling in dust. Never really got a chance to push. got 5 miles into the second lap where I could finally see dust free and washed out of a berm and clipped a huge boulder just at the top of the berm that tore off the passenger side rear of the car. I was just warming up and was heart broken.
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