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-Kustom-
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Hi all

Just thought I would introduce my self, my name is Chris from up north in Cumbria.
I'm going down to Big Bang next weekend with my 13 window to hopefully get myself a sub 18 second run.
Any body else going?

Chris

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Welcome Chris

I will be at Big Bang but unfortunately my bus won't :cry:

Good luck, what engine spec are you running and what do you hope to run?

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I'm not aiming high, I'll be happy with under 18, as every thing is untested so there will be a lot af setting up to do.
The engine is a selfbuilt 2387, cnc wedge port heads 44x37.5, eagle 2289 cam, 48 ida's etc, etc

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Looking good, with that sort of spec you should be aiming for 15's no problem :wink:

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15 :D :D :D :D :D

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Looking good hope you have the nerve to dump that clutch :lol: Not lost a gearbox myself but felt like it once or twice. :roll:

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I'll maybe get a few gentle launches under my belt before I give it some pain :wink:
Realy looking forward to it, hope the rain doesn't spoil it..

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What clutch disc you using in that monster ? :)
OFF 35
Et 12.64@106.25
http://www.offdrc.co.uk/

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Black magic disc with a Kennedy stage 2

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Oh well, rain at Big Bang meant no chance of a run :cry:

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