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Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/5/18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
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: 397
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: 886
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: 1,850
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: 1,850
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: 7,422
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: 7,422
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: 7,422
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: 7,422
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: 7,422
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
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/26/18, 5:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,422
Posted By DAD
Re: Aluminum v6 midget

:44::44::44: Love and Marriage>>>Racing and Money>>>Can't have one without the other. All the V6's would do is knock off about a half second a lap. Rules are for rich racers Guide lines are for...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/3/18, 5:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By DAD
Re: Schroeder Steering Box Maintenance

Unless you damage it, it should go 100,000 miles or 10 years between maintenance just ain't much there that needs looking into.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/2/18, 4:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By DAD
Re: Quarter Midgets

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1471385103143011/
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 3/2/18, 3:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By DAD
Re: Quarter Midgets

https://www.facebook.com/groups/602319886509313/
Have you looked at these places yet??
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/25/18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,433
Posted By DAD
Re: Driver adjustments

I had a friend that raced USAC Midgets and was pretty competitive back in the 90's. He stayed on top of things and probably had the first cockpit adjustable shock produced by Advanced Racing. When...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 2/6/18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,531
Posted By DAD
Re: Gator"DIRT"Nationals Montpelier rules?

https://www.google.com/maps/place/9350+Nichols+Lake+Rd,+Milton,+FL+32583/@30.595159,-86.931715,379m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x8890e230724cdf0d:0x71192dc533558e4!8m2!3d30.5979877!4d-86.932412 ...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 1/3/18, 7:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By DAD
Pit Pass my arse

https://www.facebook.com/EverythingDirt.net/videos/549720261844565/
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/18/17, 5:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By DAD
auction

http://www.auctionzip.com/Full-Image/2977913/fp46.cgi The pics are worth exploring a bunch of Crosley and Offy parts.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 10/11/17, 6:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,292
Posted By DAD
Re: Red Devil brakes

Yeh you guys are know for abusing brakes>>>Zoom right over my head.:):D:3::5:;):6::6:
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/23/17, 7:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,886
Posted By DAD
Re: Chili Bowl Car VS USAC Car

Here is what it all adds up to. If you enjoy Midget racing, Tulsa is the place to be in January. I have never owned a grand stand seat. The real place to be is in the pits. Wonder around the pits...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/22/17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,886
Posted By DAD
Re: Chili Bowl Car VS USAC Car

http://www.indianaopenwheel.com/showthread.php?t=55018 They did not race it. Probably did not want to tear it up.
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/22/17, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,886
Posted By DAD
Re: Chili Bowl Car VS USAC Car

fter 5 years of research and developing, Midget Car Owner Mike Minarik of Denver, Colorado is in the process of building the first and only Titanium Midget.

The plans are to have the car ready for...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 9/21/17, 12:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,886
Posted By DAD
Re: Chili Bowl Car VS USAC Car

The Chili Bowl is a "Happening". While 250 or 300 cars may show up to compete only a hand full of car and driver combinations are capable of winning. As far as the average car entered to race most...
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 8/23/17, 9:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,584
Posted By DAD
Re: How young is too young

https://www.facebook.com/375564655857870/photos/a.695482243866108.1073741826.375564655857870/1504343542979970/?type=3
Forum: Indiana Open Wheel Forum 5/16/17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By DAD
Re: Jerry Nemire

https://s3.amazonaws.com/speedsport-news/speedsport-news/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/08100005/IMG_5355-696x520.jpghttp://www.indianaopenwheel.com/album.php?albumid=870http://www.indianaopenwheel.com/al...
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