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Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 466
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Posted By Ghinmi
Made a trip to Chicago and on the way back...

Made a trip to Chicago and on the way back stopped at US12 Speed and Custom for some quick dyno pulls. Just made two at slightly different boost levels and called it good. 720 whp and 840...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Was invited back to be on display during the...

Was invited back to be on display during the Autocraft Custom Collision open house. Showed up a little early to swap out the radiator that had sprung an un-fixable leak. That removable front...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Went to the first test and tune of the year at...

Went to the first test and tune of the year at US131 at the beginning of April. Quite a learning curve with the new launch strategy. Previously I was leaving at 6300 rpm with no boost and ...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Winter updates to the Jeep were all electrical. ...

Winter updates to the Jeep were all electrical. Added a driveshaft speed sensor, electronic boost control, and a line lock. I mounted the switches in an old torched piston from my nitrous...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Had a small winter project. Finally got my hands...

Had a small winter project. Finally got my hands on a Majorette 1:64 Cherokee from Bulgaria ebay. Lowered, wheel swap, painted, added weight. I have a hot wheels drag strip with full timing...
Forum: Street & Performance 05-21-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
After that last drag day and autocross of last...

After that last drag day and autocross of last year, the clutch was just about done. Not unexpected since it was pretty rough looking when I got it used. Replaced with a new stock Hellcat...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-11-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
One of the Furrin Group members got a bunch of...

One of the Furrin Group members got a bunch of photos from the US131 autocross. Pretty neat to...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-11-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,699
Posted By Ghinmi
My plan was always to swap the axle over the top...

My plan was always to swap the axle over the top of the springs. But that's a big drop. Then you can either use lift springs or do a shackle flip to raise it back up. Being spring under also opens...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-11-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Hey, nobody's stopping you! :D The 258 is a...

Hey, nobody's stopping you! :D The 258 is a fine engine but there are certainly choices that are more exciting to drive, haha.
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
I've been checking up on that project since the...

I've been checking up on that project since the beginning, haven't seen anything recently. I still think I'd rather have a Pantera, that's the one I wanted as a kid. Building an AMX/3 out of a...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
The last autocross of the year had also been...

The last autocross of the year had also been pushed back due to weather but they finally got a chance to sneak it in. So one day after running 10s on street tires at US131 Motorsports park, I'm back...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
At 125 it definitely wasn't anywhere close to...

At 125 it definitely wasn't anywhere close to stock. But they're still a lot of fun in stock form. I remember when they used to be relatively inexpensive. When my red Cherokee got crashed my first...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
After 3 weeks of rainy weekends, we finally had a...

After 3 weeks of rainy weekends, we finally had a nice (but cold) Saturday on the last day of the season at our local track. Was planning on just watching because of the soft clutch but peer...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
A bunch of my friends were going to the track on...

A bunch of my friends were going to the track on October 13 so I tagged along and ran. It became apparent that the clutch was starting to go, it wouldn't hit the tire off the line like I wanted it...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
At the end of September, I ran across a pair of...

At the end of September, I ran across a pair of my dream cars at a local cruise-in. Two Panteras in the same place is a great photo-op in of itself but I got to drive the yellow one! The hook is...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
A week after getting back from Drag Week I...

A week after getting back from Drag Week I finally was able to get the new Jeep out on the autocross course.

Safe to say the Cherokee was the largest vehicle on course (except the new...
Forum: Street & Performance 11-07-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Aftermath of Drag Week wasn't too bad. Lots of...

Aftermath of Drag Week wasn't too bad. Lots of bugs and some...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-31-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Thanks guys! The sealed hood is an additional...

Thanks guys! The sealed hood is an additional challenge you can choose to take on at the beginning of the week. They put the tamper proof tape on the hood during tech inspection the day before the...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Thanks! I was very fortunate to be able to go...

Thanks! I was very fortunate to be able to go again, the least I can do is share.



And the full length version with all the video clips and pictures.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt576RYZceU
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Following the racing on Friday we were going to...

Following the racing on Friday we were going to get some good food but it was rainy, every place was packed, and we were tired so we settled for fast food and called it an early night. Slept in and...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Got word that the top 32 had been compiled. We...

Got word that the top 32 had been compiled. We had bumped all the way up to #26. An all 10-second field!
https://i.imgur.com/JJ4nU06h.jpg

One of the fast guys needed a welder so we finally got to...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Day 5: Friday Sept 14 All the way back to...

Day 5: Friday Sept 14

All the way back to Atlanta where we started. Got pitted between my Turbo Mopar friends and Tracy's Olds. What a sweet spot.
https://i.imgur.com/udRzHq5h.jpg

Friday had a...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Head to the starting line with that plan in mind....

Head to the starting line with that plan in mind. Launches surprisingly well for a completely different technique than I've ever tried. Rowing gears down the track. The shifter feels a little...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Day 4: Thursday Sept 13 Wake up, get showered,...

Day 4: Thursday Sept 13

Wake up, get showered, just about to head out to Thunder Valley and there's a knock on the hotel room door. 7:45 is kind of early for housekeeping. Turns out it's Mitch and...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-18-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 112,047
Posted By Ghinmi
Day 3: Wednesday Sept 12 Zmax Dragway - twice...

Day 3: Wednesday Sept 12

Zmax Dragway - twice the lanes, 4 times the facility. Man, that place is huge. I've never been to a place where you could drive around the facility so long and never even...
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