FYI at the end of the day with 13 passes completed there was still 11.2
volts in the battery that powered the ignition and tach
From: Dale & Evelyn Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: DJ <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Thursday, December 30, 1999 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: more questions
> Jim Cannon ran his bike at maxton without the alternator set two records
>and is #8 in points for "99". he wired a small battery to the ignition
>he kept charged, and plugged in a remote car battery just to start it prior
>to leaving the line. You would have to either drive the battery down to the
>line (we strapped one on a atv) or have one of your crew drive a vehicle
>down and jump off the car/truck. It's not as complex as it sounds.
> As long as you keep the battery fully charged, you should have no
>problem with electronic ignition. we could make 5-10 passes on a fully
>charged battery. Just run it as little as possible, and shut it off as soon
>as possible. Anything I can do to help, call that number I gave you
>I'll be home all weekend.
> Dale "chief" Thomas
> OFOS racing.
>From: DJ <email@example.com>
>To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
>Date: Thursday, December 30, 1999 3:20 PM
>Subject: more questions
>>I feel like I've tapped into THE well of knowledge reguarding LSR's
>>everyone has been great and helpful, obviously there are a lot of great
>>people here, and passionate about speed I might add. Next question, I am
>>planning on running without a generator, but i don't know if that will be
>>good idea or not, will there be lots of starting and stopping or waiting
>>line between runs so that I would have to worry about my battery?