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Re: Fw: another long day

To: "Keith Turk" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Fw: another long day
From: John Beckett <>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 1999 10:03:04 -0500
Sorry to here about the water. The best laid plans of mice and men, and all
that stuff. At least you have another motor to step up to. Maybe you'll get
lucky and find a head problem. You were going to change those anyway, right.


At 06:22 PM 3/9/99 -0800, Keith Turk wrote:
>yeah.. and today wasn't one I would call a record day.... found some water
>in the oil of the C motor I was going to run in a couple of weeks ...
>pulled it out to put the new heads and cam on it... damn sam.... couldn't
>find a gasket problem... so we are going to the Local motor shop to check
>it out... not good...
>I am worried about it having froze this winter... not likely but
>possible... we don't have that many cold days here but the few we had could
>have been deadly... hmmm  Oh well it doesn't really matter other then I had
>this great plan put together.... now it is all up in the air... You gotta
>love it... 
>> From:
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: another long day
>> Date: Tuesday, March 09, 1999 9:47 AM
>> In '78 we were running on a 103mph record or something like that. I had
>my 32
>> five window stock roof with a 270 GMC and 2 Corvair turbos. Didn't cost
>> and went 158 one way. My Vega has run in BGas/Alt with a fourbbl 460 Ford
>> (198) and a more expensive 455 Pontiac ( not mine-208 mph) and now with a
>> which is given parts from a boat racer who stepped up to a KB and swap
>> stuff. No new parts and I expect it might run around 200. No records
>> Jack Costallas liner is so slick that I think my Nissan V6 in his car
>> be ok. We are hoping for 260 on a 220 record. We'll see. He went 332 with
>> 302 sbc using a 4bbl manifold and 4 Quadjet secondary butterflies for his
>> injectors.
>> We all plan this so well we should be able to phone in results, and BNI
>> out trophies. But no, we have to see what happens on the salt.          
>> you there              Rich Fox

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