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Old 12-09-2008, 10:40 AM
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Man your car never ceases to amaze me .

I saw a parachute installed on a members car where the license plate was moved to between the tail lights (like the saleen) and the parachute was installed in the plates original location.
I found a link to a few photos of chute install on a fox, maybe that can give you some ideas...Parachute Install Pics but I couldn't find instructions.

Here is another pic I found.
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Thanks! I'm really trying to find away to make it removeable....I still drive this car on the street occasionally!

I'm not planning on going any further with this car in regards to 4 linking or back halfing the car (no wheelie bars for me). I am planning on running a outlaw car by the end of next year if things go right. No need to trash a perfectly good street car!

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How much $ you got into your ride PL?
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:43 AM
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I found it .
cannonball is the member I was talking about...he may be able to help you out.
This is street legal.


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Old 12-09-2008, 10:44 AM
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LOL, I am thinking about putting on a 50 shot and seeing what the stock block can do.

A 175 shot, huh? Does that come with a diaper? Geez!
Well a 50 shot is going to hit those rods hard with a lot of tourque!! Just have a plan for a bottom end if you do run the 50! Heck, I have a spare bottom end and the one in the car is built to take 2000hp. You beat on them that hard, things happen!

No diaper, a blind fold instead!!
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by degeze View Post
I found it .
cannonball is the member I was talking about...he may be able to help you out.

Now that has some promise! I might be able to live with that!

It's not really a matter of needing it for slowing the car. The brakes work great, it's just the rules and I don't want to get tossed everytime I go over 150 mph.
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:50 AM
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How much $ you got into your ride PL?
Let's just say having a good friend who owns a speed shop has it's benefits!!
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:52 AM
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I think this chute is subtle (kinda) but still functional for the track if needed.
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Old 12-09-2008, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by degeze View Post
I think this chute is subtle (kinda) but still functional for the track if needed.
Well if it goes a low 8 I might see needing it. Otherwise it's there to satisfy the rules!

Might pull it once for fun!
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Might pull it once for fun!
Sweet .
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Sweet .
Yeah, like going 8 seconds in the quarter won't be fun enough already!! LOL
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