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by BackMotor
Sat May 28, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Thanks for the kind words all !! :oops: Here is video of the warm-up, from the first day out w/ the new Sponsors and engine !! Straight alky for first couple events, then we'll get after it !! :mrgreen:

video >> http://youtu.be/4AXmtjrnFSc
by BackMotor
Sun May 22, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Well, that took longer than expected :roll: Finally got the new engine together (and installed) landed a couple new Sponsors: P & M Automotive, and BullFrog Performance :mrgreen: Here is a pic of us, first day out with our new Sponsors, and the A/Fuel engine !! 8) http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/...
by BackMotor
Thu Nov 25, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

We did get to run our car, poured 10 % Nitro into it, and went out and ran a career best ET !! Here is the link to video and complete story >> http://retrothunderracing.com/index.php?topic=772.0
by BackMotor
Sun Nov 07, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Crew came over on Saturday, got the flexplate changed, fired it up, NO NOISES !! 8) We have a race on Nov 20th, we are good to go :D Likely the last event for the little motor, going A/Fuel for next year :mrgreen: Thanks for reading us, BackMotor Mike
by BackMotor
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

We had a blast @ the BilletProof Drags in Lakeland, Florida. Here is link to pics and video >> http://retrothunderracing.com/index.php?topic=738.0 But when we got it back to our pit-space, it sounded terrible from the bellhousing area, checked all bolts were tight, still sounded bad so we parked it,...
by BackMotor
Sun Oct 31, 2010 8:40 pm
Forum: Lost Friends
Topic: Terry Carpenter
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Terry Carpenter

Very sad indeed, RIP Terry Carpenter :cry:
by BackMotor
Fri Oct 22, 2010 11:18 am
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Thanks gang :)

Flyer for the event we are running on Sunday !! >>

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by BackMotor
Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Woo Hoo !! I got my NHRA license, in the rear engine funny car 8) The final full run was a 5.81 @ 120 MPH, was kinda dark, I lightened up the video best I could, you can just see the parachute blossom. First time in months I went fast enough to use it :mrgreen: We had a blast doing it too !! link to...
by BackMotor
Sat Aug 21, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Oops :oops: the Aug 25th date got moved to Sept 1st due to scheduling conflict at work. Still finishing licensing on Sept 10th 8)
by BackMotor
Sun Aug 08, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Super Crew Team Reports
Topic: BackMotor Funny Car
Replies: 249
Views: 97991

Re: BackMotor Funny Car

Team BackMotor returns to racing !! We will be licensing at Sunshine Dragway, in Clearwater FL on August 25th, the district manager for a 'large corporate chain' will be there to verify they want to spend their sponsor dollars with me :oops:

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