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Old 06-01-2021, 08:55 PM   #1
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Default Dyno testing the Flathead for Speedweek

Getting ready for Speedweek our 292 cube Flathead during a soft dyno pull testing the engine and transmission combination. For all the Barn member's who enjoy something a bit different.
Another father and son project all the machine work and assembly. Click on the link below and then turn up the volume up.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa8eaUk-Lhs
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Old 06-01-2021, 10:03 PM   #2
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Too cool !!! best wishes on the salt
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Awesome Ron!! Go get em!!
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Love it!!


Best of luck Ron!
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Go get ‘em! Run fast and safe!
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Dang, Ron. Sounds great. Thanks for sharing. Did it perform as you had hoped?
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Cool. Thanks. GO MAN GO. !!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-02-2021, 10:10 AM   #8
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Hi Ron, thanks for sharing your video. Good luck out there. Howard.
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Dang, Ron. Sounds great. Thanks for sharing. Did it perform as you had hoped?
Hey Tim the numbers are up from last year so overall I'm happy.
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Old 06-03-2021, 07:13 AM   #10
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Hey Tim the numbers are up from last year so overall I'm happy.
Great news, Ron. Can't wait to hear how you guys do this year.
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Thanks for sharing Ronnie . . . looks like you're ready to go EARLY - a great position to be in. Best of luck, go fast, be safe and set some records!

Question: What transmission are you running in it?
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Be Safe ! !
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Are you going to be able to provide daily updates from the track?
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Are you going to be able to provide daily updates from the track?


There's usually a good post underway on the HAMB with daily results. I'm going to be to busy trying to get the record bumped to get results out on the Barn daily. Besides our Rear Engine Modified Roadster were also running a 34 roadster with a supercharged ARDUN my son will be driving the 34 and if things work out a second driver for the 34 will give it a try as well.
Running the second car will pretty much take up any spare time I might have for posting. We might be crazy trying to run two cars but heck you gotta be a little crazy to do this fun stuff anyway. Good thing its called Speed WEEK we may need all of it this time.
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Are you going to be able to provide daily updates from the track?
All times are broadcast during the day from a radio station in the pits and daily results are put up on the SCTA/BNI website at the end of the racing day.
The station in the pits also broadcasts on the internet. Frequencies and URL's are announced well before the meet.
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I gotta ask, can you give us the RW Hp and the engine rpm?
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Fantastic! Keep up the good work!
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I gotta ask, can you give us the RW Hp and the engine rpm?
There are some things I wont give away. To get a stock block flathead to put out the power needed to run 200 MPH burning gasoline has taken my son and I a whole lot of time {years} experimenting until we found the sweet spot for reliability and the power needed. So I hope you would understand for now I will keep some stuff secret.
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Awesome Ronnie, best of luck this year!
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Awesome Ronnie, best of luck this year!



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