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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/17/18, 9:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By DAD
Re: Prayer for Ron Ambrose

!!UPDATE!!
First we'd like to thank everyone for all of your prayers! It really means a lot!!
Dad is in a regular room now and has been awake since 4am and sitting in a chair for most of the day....
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/16/18, 1:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By DAD
Re: Prayer for Ron Ambrose

!! UPDATE !!
Dad is out of surgery. Doc said everything went as planned and that Dad's doing great! He's in recovery and waiting to be moved back to his room around 1pm.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/15/18, 9:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,815
Posted By DAD
Prayer for Ron Ambrose

Ambrose Racing
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Friends, family and followers. This morning, after we got back from Tristate, Dad stated that he was wasn't feeling well and that he was having some chest pains, so Mom took...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/11/18, 1:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By DAD
Re: Midget axle caster split

This stuff is pretty critical when racing on pavement>>>Dirt not so much:)
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 7/3/18, 4:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By DAD
Re: $20 carload Midgets Kickappo

Start a back of the field challenge or better yet invert the start of the main:)
>>>>>
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/30/18, 2:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel YELL Payout

I think Wayne is on the right track limiting traction with tire pres. A specific skinny hard tire would be better. I think however the tire pressure should be the same for all competitors. Tire...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/29/18, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel YELL Payout

Wayne I think you got it right>>>>http://www.indianaopenwheel.com/album.php?albumid=875&pictureid=3112 Tires are the answer. I can still remember the up-roar over soft footballs. Looks like someone...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/29/18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel YELL Payout

"Finger Float" Happens all the time, caused by mind moving faster than the fingers.:3:
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/29/18, 9:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel YELL Payout

Wayne Links do not work for ww.sssmidgets.com >>>>Perhaps a case of finger float?:)
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/28/18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel YELL Payout

:3:AND I can remember discussions about a 1/2 pound change at 6 psi>>>>:D;) Wonder if they make 26 inch PVC??
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/27/18, 5:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel YELL Payout

It's not the cost of the engine it's the cost of the re-fresh that gets expensive. Did the rules say anything about right wheel width??
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/11/18, 1:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By DAD
Re: Rebel Yell & $5000 to win D-2

Chett Gehrke Took a bunch of my money on one of them start from the rear Challenges>>>And kept the crowd in the stands on their feet for the entire race.:6::6:
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/4/18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By DAD
Re: Outside the box.

http://www.indianaopenwheel.com/pictures/thumbs/2/58e5add26f3b8cbbb26e83154cc3cc13_2921.jpg?dl=1522290546 Some of the best Races Ever, were raced by the Best Drivers Ever on...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/4/18, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By DAD
Re: Outside the box.

http://www.indianaopenwheel.com/pictures/thumbs/3/eb8c03b15fc115b60d1ed058587b7b03_3112.jpg?dl=1522290867
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 6/4/18, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By DAD
Re: Outside the box.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1932871566951451&set=p.1932871566951451&type=3
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/5/18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By DAD
Re: Salem Raceway

It's Nickname has always been "Wonder Valley" to many people.:)
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/2/18, 8:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By DAD
Re: ? fontana rocker arm ratio

call AJ Felker 812-989-7050
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/23/18, 9:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 922
Posted By DAD
Re: Rear steer

Hey Mark

Our cars had only three anchor points for the rear radius rods>>>2 on the left and one on the right. I don't think they have much to do with rear steer, that is mostly controlled by the...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/19/18, 5:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,974
Posted By DAD
Re: Methanol question

My Dad's good stuff didn't cloud up when you shook it up>>>>

We also had a guy by the name of ET Morris, who owned 21 Brands Distillery. He ran his Sprint cars on 200 proof whisky before it was...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 4/18/18, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,974
Posted By DAD
Re: Methanol question

Bob I learned this trick the hard way. Dad always kept jars of moonshine (200 proof) he got from a friend around in the deep freeze. He would take a sip ever so often and mark the jar. Well about...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/29/18, 1:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By DAD
Re: Aluminum v6 midget

So OK Ray why not do it?? Be nice to get Hoosier to make one with a harder compound. If you are eating up tires you aren't saving any money, and then there will always be the guys on sticker tires....
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/29/18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By DAD
Re: Aluminum v6 midget

I think the Focus RR is also a little cheaper best I can remember. The stagger thing would equal out if everyone had the same choice. Some of these little 1/5 Mile Bull Rings and tight turn tracks...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/29/18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By DAD
Re: Aluminum v6 midget

If they would make an 82" then racers could have something to work with on stagger>>If the 70's Midgets raced on 8" rr's what tread width did they use on the left?
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/28/18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By DAD
Re: Aluminum v6 midget

If D2 Midgets and Mini Sprints went to a 10" RR Tire Racing would not be as...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/28/18, 9:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,572
Posted By DAD
Re: Aluminum v6 midget

The Golden days Midgets raced on skinny 10" Right Rearshttp://www.indianaopenwheel.com/picture.php?albumid=817&pictureid=2920
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