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Robert S.

Robert S.

426 Hemi Cuda
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Ken L.

John, Thanks for all your help. I wish I had known about you before I ordered the rest of my stuff! Thanks, Ken
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Steve B.

Steve B.

Thanks for the help with my 426 stroker.
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Michael W.

Michael W.

After getting all the compatible stuff shes a beast! Michael
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Craig W.

Craig W.

Thanks John, So far 8 races and 8 top Five!!
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Ricky H.

Ricky H.

Thanks for everything John. The headers are great !
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Dan F.

Dan F.

John, The truck is not done but i drive it daily and it runs good now. Eventually id like to do the rear brakes! Thanks
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Toby W.

John, Thanks again so much. You're truly awesome.
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Clay B.

Clay B.

Thanks for everything !
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Brian C.

Brian C.

I have never had any problems with John on any transaction. One of the few vendors I have never had a single problem with. Including paying overnight...
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Ryan

bought numerous things and all transactions went very smooth. Responded to emails within a day or less. Ryan
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Jim W.

Jim W.

Thanks for the fast parts service and Great cylinder head porting! Jim
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Troy K.

Troy K.

Dodge Viper
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Bill S.

Bill S.

Thanks John, 426 Hemi stroker 588 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dJdt0ZFzjU
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Tom R.

John--the 408 engine you built for me is outstanding. Feel free to give him my cell number and I'll happily give you a strong reference. Thank you...
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Carl E.

Carl E.

Dodge SRT-10 Viper
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Phil S.

Phil S.

Great job creating this Dakota R/T Ground Affects Kit. Phil
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Jared B.

John, You Rock! Thanks again for the great deals and speedy service. Really appreciate it. Jared Dakota R/T
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Matt C.

Thanks again John, someone who’s willing to help and not just sell parts. So, looks like you’ll be listed on my referrals. Keep in touch. Thanks...
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David P.

David P.

Thanks for the brake lines !
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Gary H.

Gary H.

John, Thanks a lot !
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Mike M.

John's very honest, something that's hard to find these days. This means he'll tell you the truth and you may not want to hear it. LOL. The best...
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Shaine D.

Wow! Thank you for that quick and informative response. Must be why you are always recommended. Shaine
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Taylor M.

Taylor M.

Thanks a lot John !
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Brian A.

Brian A.

The 408 engine runs strong, put on dyno 405hp with 415tq N/A not shabby.. also was on 22" wheels with those numbers est. 500-525 @ crank. Thanks so...
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ADAM LAMBERT PROVIDES EXPERT ADVICE ON DRAG SHOCKS

Normal shocks on a street car mainly control the movement of the springs, but in the drag racing world – particularly on Pro Stock cars like the Mopar. Dodge Dart hot rods driven by Erica Enders and Jeg Coughlin Jr. – rear shocks are used to manipulate the four-link.
The purpose of this, explains Lambert, is “to make the tire do things it isn’t designed to do, like harness 1,200-1,500 horsepower.
“A normal shock is designed for a nice, smooth ride, but a drag race shock is more aggressively valved on the rebound side to control the weight transfer when the car leaves the starting line. Once the weight is transferred, the purpose of the shock is to hold it over the tires for maximum grip.”
The rear shocks of a Pro Stock car function differently than those of a Sportsman car, though. Whereas suspension settings can be controlled throughout a pass for a Pro Stock car to effectively navigate the landscape, the shocks of a Sportsman car, such as a Super Stock or Stock Eliminator Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, are based on a traditional rear suspension rather than a four-link.
“They don’t need the big rebound force to hold the weight over the tires, because they don’t need as much control in the back like the Pro Stock cars do,” explained Lambert. “The Drag Pak Challengers and other Sportsman race cars are less susceptible to variances, like bumps on the racetrack, and they aren’t seeing such high speed or as much horsepower at those particular challenges on the racing surface.”
In contrast to the factory hot rods, nitro Funny Cars utilize a very non-traditional form of suspension – tire pressure. Suspension is controlled solely via the spring rate of the tire sidewall.



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