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    Class 9 Fourm Moderator

    Does anyone know who is the moderator for the Class 9 Forum? Thanks, Mike Hinson
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    Removable tubing flanges

    Can someone help me find the bolt together tubing flanges that go in-line in a string of tubing that are held together by a bolt. Not looking for the exhaust style flange, but the cylindrical ones I saw in a post here some time ago. I thought they were built by Donahoe, but could not find them...
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    Carb Jetting Question

    What main jets are being run in your engines? Mine loads up at low RPM. I am running a 150 and have problems every race loading up. I am also using the stock Bosch plugs. Should I use a hotter heat range or other that Bosch?. There is also soot on the tip of the exhaust, indicating a rich...
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    March Race Map

    The map for the March Camburg/Balls Out 250 is up on the MORE site. Mike
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    Re-valving Shocks

    I'm looking for a Sway A Way 2-1/2" shock valving chart. There are complete re-valving instructions on the SAW website, but no chart for sizing the shims. Fox also has complete re-valving instructions on their site, but they provide a valving chart. I called SAW, but they could not help me. I...
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    Shock Valving Chart

    I'm looking for a Sway A Way 2-1/2" shock valving chart. There are complete re-valving instructions on the SAW website, but no chart for sizing the shims. Fox also has complete re-valving instructions on their site, but they provide a valving chart. I called SAW, but they could not help me...
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    Seat Maintenance

    What do I need to do for seat maintenance? How often and what is required? Mike
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    Axle Bearing Retainer Question

    With the addition of a vent to the swing axle transmission case, do we still need to use the 4 bolt axle bearing retainer housing with the vent hole? The vent hole comes out the back of the backing plate from inside the retainer to vent pressure from the bearing area. If I use the newer style...
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    Type 3 Brake Question

    I'm going to change out my rear brakes to Type 3. I have a few questions. 1) Can I use any manufacturer drum, or only German? 2) Do I get the larger front wheel cylinders or use the standard T-3 rear wheel cylinders? I am currently using Thing drums and standard T-1 brakes with front wheel...
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    Racing Seat Prep Question

    I raced in the MORE race this weekend in Class 9 and had a bad experience on lap #2. Hit a big hole on the left rear and bottomed out the left rear side. My seat then bottomed out on the belly pan and compressed my lower back. That ended my race and today I am still in a lot of pain...
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    Brake Problem Question

    I'm looking for help on a brake problem. I have a 9 car with stock Type 1 brakes on it. Large wheel cylinders have been installed in rear and small ones in front. Car had CNC 5/8" dual master cylinders on it originally. Stock 5 bolt front drums and Thing drums in rear. Car has steel brake...
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    Brake Question

    I am currently running 5/8" master cylnders on both front and back brakes. Brakes seem to be weak and wear down after 150 or so miles. Should I upgrade to 7/8" for the rears? What do you suggest for brake shoes? Thanks for the help, Mike Hinson
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    Auto Stick Manifold Question

    I've seen a lot of engines with a boost can and single port auto stick manifold. How rare are these manifolds? Does the boost can work? Mike
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    Single Port Head Question

    There is talk on the SNORE board about a possible rule change in the works for limited cars because single port heads are getting very hard to find. Has anyone heard anything?
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    Spindle Question

    When a ball joint spindle cracks, where are the most common spots? I am in the process of checking mine. mike
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    Front Suspension Question

    After my first race, it became very clear that my front end was set up way too soft. How many of you use stock torsion leaves and how many use after market leaves? I also found that my suspension stops (the round bar and hook type) pounded out. I saw serveral different types at the MORE race...
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    Broken Ball Joint During Race Question

    This is a question regarding how to replace a broken ball joint during a race. I know I need spare arms with new ball joints at my pits. My main question revolves around removal of the broken taper from the spindle. What do you take with you in the car for a broken ball joint and what tools...
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    Limiting Straps Question

    How many 9 teams out there are using limiting straps? Do I need them on my new car? Let me konw what you think. Mike Hinson
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    SNORE AVI Class 9 Pics

    There are well over a hundred SNORE AVI Class 9 Pics up on the new SNORE site. SNORE Homepage will get you there. Great action shots. Greg Boyer (Genuineweb.com) is the new webmaster. Awesome job. Mike
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    9 Rocker Arm Question

    Rules say you can safety wire the rocker arm retainer clips. Do you tie both ends of the clip, or just the open end? Is it legal to replace the spring washers on each side of the rocker arm with spacers? Thanks for the help, Mike Hinson
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