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PostPosted: July 13, 2017, 3:03 am 
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Painted the inner grill area of the nose cone black and mounted the grill.

Looks sweet :cheers: That emblem really accents the front of the car, love it.

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PostPosted: January 24, 2018, 7:45 pm 
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Pretty nerve racking day today. Had the car inspected by the state patrol and I'm now legal!


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PostPosted: January 24, 2018, 9:07 pm 
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Congratulations! :cheers:

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Indeed. Congratulations.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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PostPosted: January 25, 2018, 10:51 am 
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Oh yeah!

Well done!

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Andrew,
Your car looks great. It should be a hoot to drive, or ride in. Next time the Seattle area Locosters get together please bring your car. I'm sure the rain will stop someday.

Larry O.

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Thanks everyone. Still have tiny things I’d like to eventually do but I’m in no rush to get back to working on it. Can’t wait until the weather turns and I can start enjoying it.

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Andrew,
Your car looks great. It should be a hoot to drive, or ride in. Next time the Seattle area Locosters get together please bring your car. I'm sure the rain will stop someday.

Larry O.


That sounds great. I saw a post a while back about some guys talking about a Seattle meet but nothing concrete came of it. Hopefully something gets setup and I can come out and meet you fine people.


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PostPosted: January 26, 2018, 12:35 am 
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The USA Sevens was throwing such thoughts around but I haven't heard anything lately. We can stir up a few guys for a burger and a beer which is always fun. Warm, dry day and I'll bring my Locost.

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That’s sweet nice job :cheers:

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Brought the car in to get the carburetor tuned because carburetors are before my time and I have no idea what I am doing with them. I was happy with the before and after results.


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Is the top line horsepower? The declining line? If so I believe your carb is too small.

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PostPosted: March 7, 2018, 1:35 am 
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Top lines torque.


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Really? That much more torque than hp? That's odd for a gas engine.

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Looking at the

RunFile_012.drf
RunFile_001.drf


notation on the print out, if 001 was your first run and 012 was your last, I'd say you got your moneys worth with a 96 HP gain for run 012 versus 001. Is that what it means?

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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