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Forum: ASAC News 03-26-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,514
Posted By fastandyracing
Just looked at the GCR, Here is what it says...

Just looked at the GCR, Here is what it says regarding ballast

9.3.7. BALLAST
Ballast may be added to all cars as required, to meet minimum weight, provided it is securely mounted within
the...
Forum: ASAC News 03-26-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,514
Posted By fastandyracing
Scott, Actually you spent a lot of time...

Scott,

Actually you spent a lot of time and money building the lightest car possible so you can add the weight back where it will most benefit you.

Sounds like something Nascar would...
Forum: ASAC News 03-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,514
Posted By fastandyracing
Well, I agree that the weight should have been...

Well, I agree that the weight should have been taken off of the other cars, not added to the fox. There are things you can do (that don't cost a crap ton of money) to take that off, also when I...
Forum: ASAC News 01-07-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,802
Posted By fastandyracing
Its on the SCCA site, looks legit

Maybe the arguments for reducing weight to help certain cars was heard instead of adding more lead to the fox cars. Its on the SCCA site, so it should be legit, fox mustangs are back to 3150. Nice...
Forum: ASAC News 12-26-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,802
Posted By fastandyracing
HP and lap times

This just a general comment on lap times and HP. I am a regional guy for Central Florida ( I did run the runoffs at Daytona) I build all my own engines and built my car pretty much from scratch. I...
Forum: Parts 09-03-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By fastandyracing
Tom, Thanks for sharing the info, I have...

Tom,

Thanks for sharing the info, I have never seen a valve break like that. I have seen breaks at the stem, but never loosing part of the head. I may have been a manufacturing defect. I...
Forum: Parts 09-01-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By fastandyracing
Tom, Just curious, were they "special"...

Tom,

Just curious, were they "special" valves, like super light weight or reduced stem diameter? Any chance you floated them? I have been doing this AS thing for 8 years and building my own...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-23-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By fastandyracing
Andy Can you PM me a price on the 17's,...

Andy

Can you PM me a price on the 17's, I will most likely take them.

Thanks,

Andy Wilkin #65 Fox Mustang
Forum: Parts 08-17-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By fastandyracing
Be careful on the used heads

Steve,

I am sure you know about the "issue" with the heads, I think it impacts the chevy heads also. There is a narrow band of aluminum between the valve seats that will erode with time and...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-05-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By fastandyracing
Andy, Well, that's hard advice to...

Andy,

Well, that's hard advice to ignore. That was the direction I was considering, I appreciate the referral.
Forum: American Sedan Technical 07-04-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By fastandyracing
Shock question

I am considering upgrading my shocks from Koni double adjustables, I had always heard the shock shop was the hot ticket, but unfortunately that is no longer an option.

Who is out there that...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 06-26-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Tko
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Posted By fastandyracing
I had it behind a high winding 302 for a couple...

I had it behind a high winding 302 for a couple years and was shifting at 8000. I know that Tom Ellis has used on in his car for years and regularly shifts at 8000+. I don't know where that "won't...
Forum: American Sedan Technical 06-25-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Tko
Views: 560
Posted By fastandyracing
Matt, I have been running a 3550/TKO for...

Matt,

I have been running a 3550/TKO for the last 8 years, and have converted several of the local AS ford racers over when their t5's scattered 3rd gear (one for the second time in 3...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-23-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,592
Posted By fastandyracing
Well I guess it makes a difference where you live...

Well I guess it makes a difference where you live as to how popular NASA is. I have been an SCCA guy starting in autocrossing back in the early 80's (was there with Randy Pobst when he was racing a...
Forum: American Sedan General 04-06-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,592
Posted By fastandyracing
road racing isn't cheap

I build all my own stuff, engines, tranny's, rearends, built my car, did the roll cage, etc. I am an Engineer, now working as a project manager in a construction company. I make pretty good money,...
Forum: Runoffs 03-17-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,853
Posted By fastandyracing
So, if I understand the rules right I will not be...

So, if I understand the rules right I will not be able to "camp" in my enclosed trailer in my paddock space?

What if I pick a gravel paddock outside the track, can I stay in the trailer there?
...
Forum: American Sedan General 01-16-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By fastandyracing
I was at Homestead and Sebring, Thomas ran laps...

I was at Homestead and Sebring, Thomas ran laps in the rain at Homestead on slicks almost as fast as my dry times. He ran a 2:24 at Sebring in qual, with a fuel filter full of fuel cell foam (the...
Forum: American Sedan General 01-16-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,888
Posted By fastandyracing
This may actually make me "do" facebook, I have...

This may actually make me "do" facebook, I have been resisting that till now. Finally something on there worth looking at:D
Forum: American Sedan Rules 01-10-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,048
Posted By fastandyracing
Not trying to difficult here, but if I were you I...

Not trying to difficult here, but if I were you I would buy the Hoosiers. Based on my driving abilities (decent regional guy, middle to further back of the pack with the national guys) I added...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 12-21-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,048
Posted By fastandyracing
Just an FYI the 50 lb break was on top of the 100...

Just an FYI the 50 lb break was on top of the 100 lb add for fox cars so fox cars now only need to add 50 lbs. I may have had something to do with that, it seems like everyone is carrying some...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 11-14-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,904
Posted By fastandyracing
Tom, I thought I was the only one...

Tom,

I thought I was the only one running a stroker in the fox chassis.

I did it with gt40P iron heads to take advantage of the 150 lb weight break, so my current weight is 3250. ...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 11-13-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,904
Posted By fastandyracing
Ok, lets look at this weight thing from another...

Ok, lets look at this weight thing from another direction.

I am a fox body racer, mostly regional in the southeast, ran the runoffs at Daytona, thinking about Indy (who doesn't want to say they...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 11-08-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,904
Posted By fastandyracing
Well, I appreciate the data, it is a whole lot...

Well, I appreciate the data, it is a whole lot easier to swallow when you see the reasoning behind it.

Now just to whine a little bit, it seems like Andy's car is also top notch, with a top...
Forum: American Sedan Rules 11-08-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,904
Posted By fastandyracing
Nice to hear some fox body guys speaking out, I...

Nice to hear some fox body guys speaking out, I was thinking the same thing, Ed is an awesome set up guy and a great drive, but one fast fox hardly justifies a weight penalty.

Guess its done...
Forum: American Sedan General 10-25-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,167
Posted By fastandyracing
Welcome to the madness, lots of fun in here...

Welcome to the madness, lots of fun in here though!

What part of the country are you going to be racing in?

I think you will find just about everyone universally helpful and very willing to...
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