AAS round 12

Ran with AAS again on Sunday. The car felt really well balanced, but I am still limited by the shocks. Today was the first time that I experienced wheel hop under braking… no bueno.. AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52AAS round 12 was last modified: September 27th, 2015 by chrisw52


AAS round 11

I ran with the American autocross series today. Always have a great time running with this group. Today’s event was down in Marina where we had perfect weather, a little fog in the morning with temps in the mid 70’s


How to set the static timing on your engine

If you have ever worked on your car where you needed to remove the distributer, this is how you can reset the timing so you can restart the engine. Using this technique it will not matter if you have turned the engine while the distributer was removed since we are resetting the timing based upon…


Weber Carburetor Setup

This blog post discusses how you can setup a new Weber 32/36 DGV carburetor for your Ford powered Formula Ford. With these old Kent powered formula ford race cars, proper carbonation is key to good performance. My race car came with a old and tired carburetor. The throttle shaft had a lot of play in…

Taken with iPhone 6,iOS 8.1.3

Using the Seek Thermal Camera

Today I played around with the seek thermal camera, learning how to use the software and figuring out the general capabilities of this new device. Over all the device is pretty cool, and there are many uses that I can use this for on the race car despite the limitations of the software. Here is…