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Forum: American Sedan Technical 09-12-2020, 09:10 PM
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Posted By DBailey
Huh?--what?---who is that?--If only I could...

Huh?--what?---who is that?--If only I could remember my name---

Jim, If I knew it I would have , but, That was 'bout 15 years ago and I have a hard enough time remembering which side is up and...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 09-10-2020, 07:54 PM
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Views: 9,235
Posted By DBailey
Jim--there are ones a bit smaller but nothing...

Jim--there are ones a bit smaller but nothing like the small ones for the 1st gen engines. We found everything was fine with one about 25-30% smaller--which is what we used in the Red FB.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 09-09-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,235
Posted By DBailey
The LS is not like the gen 1 chevy and ford...

The LS is not like the gen 1 chevy and ford engines and the crank pulley is integral with the damper. As I said, find an underdrive crank pulley--usually about 20 to 30 % smaller and change the...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 08-25-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,235
Posted By DBailey
answer to your woes RX555--

"I have a new question about my car. I lost the power steering this weekend at Grattan and curious what others are doing for replacements. Of course as an LP car, I can't go too extreme. OE type...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-30-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,235
Posted By DBailey
the guys at G-loc will know which you should use

the guys at G-loc will know which you should use
Forum: American Sedan Technical 10-30-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By DBailey
brake pads

We used G Loc with good success--that is what I'd recommend--
We had problems with the Hawk
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-17-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,235
Posted By DBailey
The V6 springs (even the 550 ones)are way too...

The V6 springs (even the 550 ones)are way too soft--the stock calipers will work with good pads until you can get 4 piston units--
Forum: American Sedan General 06-18-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,910
Posted By DBailey
The Point David!

I don't quite see your point David---You seem to come on here making claims and to point out issues in a class where you have no experience, owning a car that has raced once in A Sedan, that you...
Forum: American Sedan General 06-12-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,000
Posted By DBailey
Yes--there have been racers using other brand...

Yes--there have been racers using other brand tires for over 10 years.
Why remove choice and increase expenses for the racer?
and Yes it will increase the cost of tires---no competition=higher...
Forum: American Sedan General 06-11-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,000
Posted By DBailey
Again--

Dave-
Please re-read what was mentioned in the previous posts--
In myself and Aaron's 10 years racing in A Sedan, we never flatspotted any tires. A rule like this may actually get guys to take...
Forum: American Sedan General 06-06-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,000
Posted By DBailey
also

As A side note: I wouldn't apply this to the Runoffs, (other than perhaps something like F1--fast lap quali tires used for the race)--
It is and should be a bring your best at whatever the cost...
Forum: American Sedan General 06-06-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,000
Posted By DBailey
Perhaps time for an old idea??

We did something very similar 20 years ago in karting and it worked pretty well.
In January, I proposed this to Blanchard of (the ASAC) and explained the process to him. He seemed a bit interested....
Forum: American Sedan General 04-27-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,471
Posted By DBailey
I'd perhaps do some more research--2018 Runoffs,...

I'd perhaps do some more research--2018 Runoffs, Grid--4th gen LP Camaro--1.49, your LP Mustang 1.52

4th Gen R.O. history--pretty much running in the top 5 at every runoffs since 2010 mmmm ...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-27-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,606
Posted By DBailey
Assumptions--

"Very sad that the coast that created AS can't get a field together... "

It's not "Can't" it's "chooses not to"
Forum: American Sedan General 04-15-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,471
Posted By DBailey
I find it very interesting to read these comments...

I find it very interesting to read these comments from people that have never built or raced a 4th gen Firebird--in either A/S or T-2---- The world is full of experts---
Forum: American Sedan General 04-11-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,471
Posted By DBailey
Matt, these cars are San Fransisco Region only...

Matt, these cars are San Fransisco Region only cars--were originally a SF Region only class and only seem to be built here. We never raced against them, but they have destroyed Aaron's track records...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-10-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,471
Posted By DBailey
And--

Scott--I suppose you could call this like Club A Sedan, I've had this mulling around in my head for 10 years--since the major engine rule chance for full prep. We have no intention of this being a...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-10-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,471
Posted By DBailey
And---

The SMG cars have destroyed every track record at every track they have raced at on the west coast by at least 1-2 seconds. And these are Regional Races!!
and they have been running in their...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-10-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,471
Posted By DBailey
Having Fun

I'm the one who wrote the rules for MC with input from Richard and others.
It was created to simplify,cut costs,entice new participants,equalize competition. So far it seems to be working. The...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-05-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,910
Posted By DBailey
Jim, He is Dave Mead, currently selling a ltd...

Jim, He is Dave Mead, currently selling a ltd prep mustang that is listed in the for sale section.
The Car was at Sonoma, Qualified mid pack, finished 4th after Andy and Kevin fell out of the race....
Forum: American Sedan General 03-22-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,910
Posted By DBailey
I stand by my previous statement!!---

I stand by my previous statement!!---
Forum: American Sedan General 03-21-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,409
Posted By DBailey
I started with SCCA in 1970 building C,D and E...

I started with SCCA in 1970 building C,D and E production race cars and driving in testing. Bought my 3rd gen Camaro in 2005, The Firebird as a T2 car for Aaron in early 2006, I raced on and off...
Forum: American Sedan General 03-16-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,910
Posted By DBailey
DHRMX5-From your post it appears you are perhaps...

DHRMX5-From your post it appears you are perhaps new to A Sedan, and have been a bit misinformed.
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-31-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,264
Posted By DBailey
Scott--I respectfully disagree-- The desired...

Scott--I respectfully disagree--
The desired outcome is not to Kill A/S--I think those in power actually believe that the SMG cars are what newcomers want.
Most current A/S racers run in regionals...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-31-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,264
Posted By DBailey
Some Context

To answer Thomas--Yes There are new RP builds taking place--I have built two in the past 5 years. One is a fresh build, being picked up today, the other a couple of years ago. A competitive 4th...
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