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    Good run!
    And a good tire warm up.
    Your front sway bar could be the problem also. ;)
     
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    Your launch videos are an inspiration to us all. Do this tracks have any GoPro rules? Like where you can mount them? A front bumper shot would be cool.

    Nice Gremlin in front of you. Don't see those everyday.
     
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    I'm going to make a mount where only we will know for the next time. The Ranchero is lifting the front wheels and as you can see it's going to the left. Easy fix. I think.
    The Gremlin was pitted next to me and it's fairly stock with fiberglass bumper he made.
     
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    No front sway bar. The rear is adjustable. The burnout is a 2ond to 3rd, so the tires are spinning at 90 mph. That pass was 11.2 @ 119 mph. I think the hit is pretty good with the stock frame and suspension with only a 10 inch slick.
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    The best part is the RANCHERO USA sticker.
     
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    always enjoy your track vids, its my pseudo fix until I return back myself.
     
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    Zooming in on the sticker was a nice touch!
     
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    killer video!
     
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    Nice video!, great watch! Werid how much it sounds like my Durango though.
     
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    You guys are killin me. Thats the worst video. Next time maybe it will be from behind me so you can hear me scream like a little girl.
     
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    Dude. I am so sorry, but I couldn't pass that one up. You put in on a pedestal, in a gold frame, under a spotlight.

    I still liked the video, though.
     
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    If you can, do one like you did, and another one behind the car at the same time.
    Your roll cage should be mitigating frame twist, but I know that without one it is a serious problem. The only time I got mine 'wheels up' the frame was bent afterwards. It wasn't a lot, the bumper ended off level by 3/8" from end to end, but during the launch it looked a lot like what you saw.
    I run a stout anti sway bar in the front, and apparently that helped until the front got too light as it does all right as long as they are planted solidly.
     
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    Funny Guy. That's west Virginia for ya.
     
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    Central VA, actually. ;)
     
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