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torker
06-09-2004, 07:25 PM
Thanks to Evans instructions I finally took the time to figure out the photobucket deal. This is a 2400 lb "Mud Rail" that races in the unlimited paddle tire class. Power is a 572 cu in Aluminum block Rodeck with a 14-71 Kuhl supercharger/ Enderle Birdcatcher injection/Mallory mag. On a fresh tune up the motor makes around 1800 hp. We race in 200ft long mud pits and our best time to date is 3.0. It should be in the high 2's after the engine is freshened again.
http://img69.photobucket.com/albums/v210/torker/Hairy_Kanary_2.jpg
http://img69.photobucket.com/albums/v210/torker/Mvc-298sHairy_Kanary.jpg
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Joel
06-09-2004, 07:53 PM
Torker, you need to remove the password protection.

wierdscience
06-09-2004, 08:08 PM
Nice ride,fun to drive I'll bet!
Oh password is too easy http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif

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torker
06-09-2004, 08:10 PM
Thanks Joel...should work now.

CCWKen
06-09-2004, 09:52 PM
Don't link to your folder, use the "IMG" under the pic and copy it into THIS text block.

Someone will figure out your password and tinker with your pics or hijack your whole album.

torker
06-09-2004, 11:52 PM
Thanks Ken...I have no idea what I just did but as if by magic the actual pics appeared. Ken...is that what was supposed to happen? Soooper computer dummy here...as if you couldn't figure that out huh!

Dave Opincarne
06-10-2004, 12:14 AM
What axels are you running?

torker
06-10-2004, 12:21 AM
Run a D60 that I narrowed in the rear w/spool and 35 spl Strange axles. Will be changing that back to a 9" soon. And the front is a D44 out of a Scout. The front end is driven from a chain drive off the rear slipyoke (no transfer case).

Dave Opincarne
06-10-2004, 12:24 AM
Is the front end fully locked or open?

torker
06-10-2004, 12:44 AM
Front end is locked. It doesn't really matter though ..it usually carries the front end anyway.
Weird...yup, it's a hoot to drive as long as it goes straight.

Mike W
06-10-2004, 03:59 AM
That is nice....but it looks like a lot of work to only go 200 feet. http://bbs.homeshopmachinist.net//biggrin.gif

torker
06-10-2004, 07:03 AM
Mike, in a rough pit that is all you want sometimes. But you are right. Have to work on it for 2 weeks just to go out and make a few runs then start all over again. thats why I want to sell it soon and buy a CNC mill.