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Old 05-29-2018, 08:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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If the Dodge was 4,000 lb race weight,you'd need a minimum 267-hp available to squeeze 130 in the mile,qualifying for the 150 Club.
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I hit 84 by 1/2 mile the rest of the thime was spent fighting with the transmission to stay in 4th luse 5mph when it would grab 3rd then upshift as I brought the throttle under 75% and reapply the power

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I don't know anything about the 2-mile course.
It's still a lot of acceleration.Aerodynamic horsepower would be 54% higher than at 130.Rolling resistance should be a linear function.
*you'll need a roll cage
*fire suppression system
*V-Rated tires
*current SFI fire suit
*current SFI Hans device
*current Snell-approved brain bucket
That's $5,000 right there!
Per the rule book
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In order to qualify to run on the
long course, you must go at least 175 mph at the 2 mile on the short course
Roll cage .. 130club 3pt harness ok so no cage required
150 club 2point(pt) cage to hold the shoulder belts of the required 5/6 pt harness at the proper hight.
175 full cage.
Race capable fire suppression@175 +( they Overlook the fire extinguisher in the 130 and 150 because the Marine style mounts just turned that two and a half pound fire extinguisher into a 5 lb chunk of aluminum hit me/you upside the head)
Nomex 150+
Hans 175+
Current helmet check.
Dreem Big Chisel Down To Reality

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