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Forum: American Sedan Technical 12-05-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,520
Posted By Richard Pryor
RP sound OK, too

1999Camaro RP AS and San Francisco Region only class: Muscle Car.

https://youtu.be/bEY985oETkw
Forum: ASAC News 11-14-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By Richard Pryor
Karnak predicts

I've put the envelope to my forehead and with Ed McMahon's baritone intoning my name in the background I've "seen" the following:

The fastest cars in AS will be Spec Mustangs. SCCA has drawn data...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 09-22-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,752
Posted By Richard Pryor
My two cents

1. Get a reworked Turn One power steering pump.

2. Plumb a BIG power steering cooler.

3. Don't overfill the reservoir. 2/3 is usually fine.

4. Any synthetic PS fluid should work fine...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 07-16-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,373
Posted By Richard Pryor
Get a clue

There's a reason for A Sedan's decline in national numbers...the over reaching one has been the lack of listening to the existing AS stakeholders. National's policy of continuing to tinker with the...
Forum: American Sedan Race Results 07-13-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,388
Posted By Richard Pryor
Kevin smith wins a sedan both days at portland major

Congratulations to Kevin Smith who put his Firebird on the pole both days and led both races from start to checkered flag. Two other AS entrants, Lynne Griffiths (3rd and 2nd) Mustang and Ed...
Forum: Cars 05-02-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,364
Posted By Richard Pryor
Third gen camaro as

A friend is looking for a Camaro that is a full prep 3rd gen. No junk. History and prep level required. No junk. Location no problem. No junk. Ready to buy right now. Fair price. No junk. ...
Forum: American Sedan General 02-28-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,680
Posted By Richard Pryor
true dat

Dave...you're absolutely correct. The Laguna Seca information means nothing in terms of the Runoffs courses back East. You wouldn't stand a chance there with your car. And since that's where the...
Forum: American Sedan General 02-24-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,680
Posted By Richard Pryor
West Coast AS make up

Just as a point of information there are half a dozen Spec Mustangs that run in AS in Regionals but rarely more than two in Majors/Supers. There is only one RP car running Majors/Supers here; that...
Forum: Cars 01-09-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,691
Posted By Richard Pryor
Any 4th Gens out there for sale?

I have two people looking for 1998-2002 Camaros or Firebirds that are T2 cars or Restricted Prep A sedans. If you have one sitting in your garage gathering dust and going down in value as the rules...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 11-26-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,558
Posted By Richard Pryor
Fuel cell

I've seen all the reasons behind the stock fuel tank placement in RP 4th gens and feel they are valid, however, that being said, our project this winter before the 2020 races is the installation of a...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 11-24-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,558
Posted By Richard Pryor
photos

https://photos.app.goo.gl/kKu1fhV6ZrhRTbBY9

https://photos.app.goo.gl/3ZHEfVFcDgd4JGEV7

notice the huge crack in the outer plastic tank liner! This entire shown area is ready to be picked off...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 11-23-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,558
Posted By Richard Pryor
4th gen gas tank warning

The purpose of this post is a HEADS UP regarding a failure we've noted in the 4th gen Camaro/Firebird cars running the stock plastic tank in Restricted Prep. We just converted two ex-T2 4th gens to...
Forum: American Sedan General 09-12-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,864
Posted By Richard Pryor
How do you like your crow cooked?

Hi, Dave,

In order to realistically evaluate the performance of the SMG cars in AS at the Runoffs you'll need to have comparable drivers and car prep to John and Andy, etc.

While Andrew...
Forum: Wanted 08-17-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,342
Posted By Richard Pryor
One down, one to go

Thank you, Ted Warning. Traction Chandler has purchased Ted's ex-Phoenix T2/AS Firebird to run in the San Francisco SCCA and NASA races. We still have one more aspiring racer searching for a...
Forum: Wanted 07-15-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,342
Posted By Richard Pryor
T2/AS Camaros and Firebirds wanted to buy

That's right. I have two buyers that want to join the San Francisco Region new regional only class Muscle Car (MC) which is pre-2019 A Sedan rules with some tire restrictions, etc. for cost...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-03-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,752
Posted By Richard Pryor
information source

One of your best bets is to talk to John Blanchard who is running a group of a dozen or more A Sedans at Waterford Hills Raceway. You can connect via Facebook: go to the Engines by JB group page....
Forum: American Sedan General 06-15-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,864
Posted By Richard Pryor
The Shape of Things to Come

with apologies to H.G. Wells..

Dave, I'm sure there are a few pockets of A Sedans left in the country, especially the East Coast, but in my mind the expense and growing age of the cars (and the...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-10-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,498
Posted By Richard Pryor
the new Northern California class "MC" stands for...

the new Northern California class "MC" stands for Muscle Car. It is an independent group of ex-AS drivers who do not like the direction SCCA is going in regards to rules and philosophy for the class...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-09-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,498
Posted By Richard Pryor
From the mouths of babes

Regional racing at Laguna Seca wrapped up after two gorgeous weather days and a small overall entry of around 150 cars. Of these were 3 Spec Mustangs making up the entire A Sedan field. The times...
Forum: American Sedan General 03-21-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,904
Posted By Richard Pryor
I'm not sure it's something to brag about but....

So far I've been racing the longest. SCCA Drivers' School at Cotati, two weekends in January, 1969, just after turning 21. First race at Riverside in February, 1969, with a win in D Production in...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 02-21-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,943
Posted By Richard Pryor
Kevin Fandozzi would you please explain your...

Kevin Fandozzi would you please explain your thinking on why the 4th Gen RP cars need the GM hot cam? It seems from your results you are already more than competitive as is. The hot cam adds from...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 02-21-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,943
Posted By Richard Pryor
Like the song says "money, money, money"

Hi, Jim and everyone,
It seems evident from the direction the new AS hierarchy is taking with the SMG classification and then adding competition adjustments to bring all the OG A Sedans up to their...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-29-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 37,344
Posted By Richard Pryor
The other shoe just dropped

Here's the latest in the SMG/AS saga. San Francisco Region SCCA has moved A Sedan from Group 5 where it ran with the SMG cars to Group 3 where it will run with the GT1 cars. This will allow the SMG...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-28-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 37,344
Posted By Richard Pryor
What i love

What particularly stands out for me is the last paragraph:

"The combination of a simple, inexpensive package, that can be run out of the box, are the main selling points that brought in the idea...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-28-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 37,344
Posted By Richard Pryor
IF YOU WROTE A LETTER TO THE BoD

If you wrote a letter to the Bod regarding the SMG group bing classed in AS you will have received the following letter. If you didn't here it is posted in its entirety:

2019 AS SMG:
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