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PostPosted: January 15, 2020, 6:04 pm 
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Hey are you racing at RA this year?


We don't what we're doing yet this year. We really enjoy Road America, The Hawk last summer was amazing, but we're currently talking about going in a different direction this year....maybe the Monterey CA area in August so that we can take in all of the events in Monterey Car Week. I haven't run at Laguna Seca since about 1992 so it's probably time to go back! If we do head to RA I'll let you know.

Sounds good. Let me know if you do.

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PostPosted: January 15, 2020, 10:40 pm 
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My little mock up I did, if I move my pivot point forward and trim the forward curve off my pedal I can have 1-1/2 full travel of push rod. Friday I have no classes so I can have the shop to my self. Did I tell you I got a new job teaching welding at a High school south of Green Bay. Neenah High. Pretty cool, so I have syncrowave now until summer. Then we’re going to put miles on. I’ll have my daughter all summer and she is already planning what we’re doing with the 7. She loves that car. She loves the attention it brings :lol:

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"She loves that car. She loves the attention it brings". You are lucky. Neither of my kids wanted to be seen in my locost. Russ

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PostPosted: January 16, 2020, 12:28 am 
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"She loves that car. She loves the attention it brings". You are lucky. Neither of my kids wanted to be seen in my locost. Russ



HAHA. She says it’s the sound of it. She’s always telling me to step on it because it sounds like music. Ha. She lays it on thick.

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PostPosted: January 16, 2020, 2:15 am 
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That's great Steve. My wife won't ride with me because it's too loud. Have a friend that I exercised with that loves to ride in it. Likes the sound She's 83. Have to take her to lunch every now and then just so she can go for a ride :)

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Larry, That’s awesome she gets in and out. That’s my fear going down the road. My wife will go but mostly in town. The wind and noise and getting in and out. All inconveniences. Then it’s why do you have to go so fast? Idk we’re going 40 :).

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PostPosted: January 16, 2020, 9:44 am 
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Sounds good. Let me know if you do.


Sounds like a mini Midwest GTG? I haven't been to RA in several years. (I am going to Daytona for the 24hrs next weekend though!) :D :yay:

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Ah, Nice. Fun in the sun. Have a good time.

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If I had a bucket list Monterey Speed Week would be right at the top.

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I think I got it. I cut off the 2” curve on top the pedal so now it’s a straight stick. I am pushing a little over an 1” of travel and looks like it’s bled out. Still seems soft by itself. Hooked up the rear and it’s like a rock. I’ll try it. May be a while. Just got 6” of snow overnight. At least I feel MUCH better about it being bled out.

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What are those nuts called with the dimple? AN? How do you find them? Any ideas.

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Are you asking about distorted thread lock nuts?

https://www.mcmaster.com/hex-locknuts

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Well I guess I didn’t know the correct name. I thought they were military AN nuts. But the have the dimple and can be taken on and off without wearing out. Unlike the unlocks that wear out. I know these hold better too.

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PostPosted: February 1, 2020, 1:59 pm 
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What are those nuts called with the dimple? AN? How do you find them? Any ideas.

Are you looking for Stover lock nuts?
That's what I use on all my suspension bolts.

https://products.coburnmyers.com/viewitems/nuts/stover-lock-nuts

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PostPosted: February 1, 2020, 2:28 pm 
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I also used the Stover lock nuts on my suspension. Not that the dimple ones wouldn't work just as well.

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