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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:27 PM

I didn't have much time to check out all the cool cars at the Vintage Tech Hunter filming yesterday, but this one, from Mike Poniatowski, caught my eye, with it's unique elephant ears.

Mike "Pony" does some real interesting work.

Along with adjusting his front wheels closer to the track, he also looks like he could of used some of my new plated wire.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:33 PM

Seen this rail on his fbook, unique rail with a 36D. Home wound I think with #24 wire and those cool DIY elephant ears :D

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 06:26 PM

pretty cool drag car!  I want to build something like that. I think the maximum e. t. around here is 17.99. all that waiting for the other guy ( "8.50" or whatever ) will  cause some red lights. honeydo list today though. oh, well.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 08:46 PM

Having built cars run in the Vintage drag proxy races in Florida, the old car ETs are a max of about 3 seconds with hotter cars well under 2 seconds on 16 or lower volts.  My 8volt Kemtron does a full wheel stand on 16 volts very nicely.


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