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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 10-22-2008, 09:14 AM Thread Starter
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Windy Hollow is racing sat. & sun.

Windy is having a 2 day race this weekend. Saturday is regular program plus fast street cars ,sunday is Jim Lester Memorial race(my old running mate) Hope to see you there!!

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Dan, is Jim Lester the guy that drove the wagon? If so, you or his son has to win that race!
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Yep D ,that's him. The one in the pic in my trailer. I've been trying to win that race every year since he pasted away. His son was the one helping us at the Bash. I'm taking the Mustang . :lol:

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I am trying to get off work for one of the days , but will not know for sure until friday night. :lol:
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I just hope we don't work through the weekend,I think they must have a copy of my racing schedule and just try to mess it up :roll: Come saturday if can Ky ,i'm aiming to win sunday for sure :lol:

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Just got back from the races.I made it 8 cars .Hey D , I just can't win this race!! Perrin was there and got to 8 cars too,we both went out in the 5th round. I got a problem guys...the old Mustang is surging in high gear..At 1st I thought maybe it was the fuel pump, but after thinking about it, if it was the fuel pump on alky ,I'd think it pop from leaning out, so now I'm leaning towards the convertor, it's acting funny in the burnout and when it hits high gear it feels like it binding up or I'm hitting the brake .i changed plugs this morning and it went 6.41 then 6.37 6.39 ,6.38 ,6.40 and then 6.38 killing 5 mph..One reason I think it maybe the convertor the MPH at WOT was from 104 to 107, this car is usually dead nuts on. Any ideas????

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Dan,

I think you are correct, sounds like the converter is going bad or it's too fat. I'm not real familiar with alcohol :?:



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