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posted November 22, 2004 10:12 PM
Sounds like they are using what we used to call a "bubble". If they use your temperature gauge inside your race car for the engine temp, and are too lazy to get their own temp reading (which most officials are), simply turn your temp. gauge back 20 degrees. This changes the reading when they use their conversion chart. If I remember right, 20 degree's changes like 5 cubic inches. This will make a 363 into a 358. It all hinges on them using your temp gauge for their temp reading however. Of course if they want to pull a head and check bore and stroke, your finished anyway.

Hendren Racing Engines
Rutherfordton , NC

posted November 25, 2004 10:23 PM
Thanks i don't plan on cheating but I know that several others that are going to try our track came up with a cu. in. rule for this year and it is a dumb one but for once they are doing me a favor and costing every body elese money . They put a 377 cu. in. rule in thinking that they can make the slower guys catch up. Any thing larger then 377 must way 300lbs. more and put 100 lbs. of it in front of the fire wall.We were right on the money when they pump us at the end of the year , But they never looked at engine temp so they must have guessed they where cold, we done it before we even raced or anything unloaded and they done it rite away.