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Author Topic:   gear for Las Vegas
doghouse racing4
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 91
posted October 29, 2004 03:29 PM  
Can anybody tell me what gear to run at Las Vegas for the race in a couple weeks. Good engine and want to turn around 7500???

racer 4
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 77
posted October 30, 2004 03:38 PM  
4.71, 4.86, depending on where on the track you run, and how sticky the track is.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 192
posted October 30, 2004 10:10 PM  
4:88 gear we turned about 6800 on the tacky track,

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 33
posted November 04, 2004 10:09 AM  
5.00 with a good 406 and was turning around 7300.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 149
posted November 04, 2004 04:26 PM  
when it was ran as a weekly show i believe 5.00, or 5.14 was the norm,,,,, hasnt been ran as a weekly show for quite sometime, like 3 or 4 years, so dont have any todate knowlege

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 19
posted November 16, 2004 06:41 PM  
i ran a 4.86, i saw in tech david murry had 5.14 on his?

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted November 16, 2004 10:19 PM  
my tech guy was talkin and he was running around a 4:56 for the A main, if you listened to their motors the were barely twisting them

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 11
posted November 17, 2004 12:34 PM  
Just was wondering? I went to Vegas and was sitting at flag stand and it sounded like they were really twisting those motors. What was the normal RPM's they were turning? What is the normal rpm range the I.M.C.A guys are turning on claimer motors? We don't have a claimer right now, but we might next year. Looking to build motor for I.M.C.A claim rules. Any suggestions on a good all around motor and rpm range? Thanks Riff Raff

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 192
posted November 17, 2004 04:00 PM  
Just don't run the gear that Busby had. I am not sure what he got DQ'd for

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 229
posted November 17, 2004 05:36 PM  
He was DQ'd for a Aluminium carrier and shafts in the rear end.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 19
posted November 19, 2004 06:25 PM  
I heard he had shaft mount rockers and a aluminum spool??

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 1
posted November 20, 2004 11:37 AM  
i was standing at the entrance to turn three, the jet and murry's cars both sounded likt they were going to launch, had to be over 8500 rpm, they came off of turn four like rockets.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 284
posted November 20, 2004 04:45 PM  
when is the vegas show ?

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 270
posted November 22, 2004 07:24 AM  

Brownstone,you missed it.It was Nov.12&13.
Why would anyone come to race with an illegal car? I heard he had shaft rockers and they didn't even bother to pull the gear out.Not too smart on Busby's part.Hero to zero.I was impressed with DeBenedetti.He ran up front with the best(3rd and legal).

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 298
posted November 22, 2004 08:01 AM  
Busby had Alum. spool and pin in rearend .

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