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Forum: Open Desert 10-23-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,703
Posted By GATRELL
We still have our Blazer and hope to get it back...

We still have our Blazer and hope to get it back out sooner then later but really don't have a current timetable. And with current slump in Class 3, not real sure what class or where we will run....
Forum: Race Sanctions 05-22-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By GATRELL
I can identify the 3rd pic. That would be my Dad...

I can identify the 3rd pic. That would be my Dad and I in the toyota. Small block chevy but rest of drivetrain, frame, suspension was stock Landcruiser. I was a whole 17 years old then, wow.
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 12-18-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,541
Posted By GATRELL
Can somebody have Don Moss PM me or get me a...

Can somebody have Don Moss PM me or get me a contact #?
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 12-05-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,541
Posted By GATRELL
Once again, the whole goal of any changes to the...

Once again, the whole goal of any changes to the class is to promote bringing out older, non current racers, promote future interest, hopefully cut down maintenance costs between races.
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 12-05-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,541
Posted By GATRELL
My comment on IRS was a comment and only that....

My comment on IRS was a comment and only that. Yes, you as a past racer will have a vote on a petitioned rule changes.
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 12-04-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,541
Posted By GATRELL
One quick comment. I am on the fence as far as...

One quick comment. I am on the fence as far as allowing IRS suspension on a non factory equipped IRS vehicles. Live axle with allowing coil overs will technically even out the whole field, covering...
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 12-04-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,541
Posted By GATRELL
Think the primary request that most racers I have...

Think the primary request that most racers I have talked to is the open spring. That one alone benefits all makes, as we would all have the ability to run low maintenance coil overs.
Probably...
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 12-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,541
Posted By GATRELL
SCORE rule amendment

I talked to Art at SCORE Tech today and discussed any potential rule changes or what would have to be implemented to do so. To be brief, only those individuals that have raced with SCORE in Class 3...
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 08-14-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,583
Posted By GATRELL
I know that SCORE isn't eliminating the class,...

I know that SCORE isn't eliminating the class, they are just the only ones that stick to the older, stricter stuff, especially suspension. To answer the "why is class important to me?" question, been...
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 08-13-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,583
Posted By GATRELL
Is it just me or does this not bode well for...

Is it just me or does this not bode well for Class 3. SCORE was the last series that stuck with tight rules regarding the class. All the rest of the series either don't have a Class 3 or it's pretty...
Forum: Class 3 Race Projects 01-21-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,148
Posted By GATRELL
I talked to Savage at tech in Laughlin re Moore's...

I talked to Savage at tech in Laughlin re Moore's Bronco, he basically said they were going to let him run knowing full well that the leaf spring pack would never hold the car up after the race....
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 07-28-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,006
Posted By GATRELL
Cool, yeah I've been contemplating that BITD...

Cool, yeah I've been contemplating that BITD class also. For now leaving it Class 3 legal, might as well. Now time to make it all happen....
Forum: S.C.O.R.E. 07-24-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,006
Posted By GATRELL
Hmmm, wonder if a old "Winged Bronco" can go out...

Hmmm, wonder if a old "Winged Bronco" can go out and play with an "Old Blazer". May still have to make that happen...............
Forum: Tech Inspection 04-17-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Wow, haven't checked the site in a while, go...

Wow, haven't checked the site in a while, go figure the debate rages on.... Ok, I have an idea, if leaf springs are so wonderful and cheap, how about all makes switch to leafs????(just kidding but...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-17-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
I see that 46 individuals took part in the rule...

I see that 46 individuals took part in the rule change poll. Why doesn't everyone that chimed in introduce yourself, which vehicle you plan on racing(and when/where) and a brief(no more than needed...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-12-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Two quick points 1)There is no way to make it a...

Two quick points
1)There is no way to make it a even playing field with the rules now or with the proposed rule change. The coilover theory just gets everybody a little closer and hopefully will...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-11-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Just to check that everyones not running from...

Just to check that everyones not running from ghosts, is there an'one out there that isn't actually involved with racing a "3" currently or wanting to in the near future, say by SCORES or BITD...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-11-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
To be honest, really didn't go over that in...

To be honest, really didn't go over that in today's conversation. Have in the past though. I can discuss it with him tomorrow if you all think its necessary but the one thing I did stress to him that...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-11-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
UPDATE-Talked with Savage earlier, discussed...

UPDATE-Talked with Savage earlier, discussed amendment, then faxed him a copy and called back to verify that he received it. Its under agreement that unless I hear back from him that he has no...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-10-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Yes it is worded to allow coilover(or any spring...

Yes it is worded to allow coilover(or any spring type you like) in the rear. Just like the thread about 1/4 eliptics, it is just as easy to go coil. Wanna run leaf, fine, run leafs. But as someone...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-10-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Oh yeah, let the howling and debating begin. And...

Oh yeah, let the howling and debating begin. And again. And again...........
PS-If anyone here is with/involved with BC Broncos, let me know. I promised a while back to let them know when we got...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-10-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Rule Amendment

Assuming that I got the attachment right-there's the draft that I'll go over with Bill. Nothing fancy but to the point.........:cool:
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-10-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Whoops-I posted earlier that I would get with...

Whoops-I posted earlier that I would get with Savage today-Can't. His rule answering days are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. So it will be tomorrow..........
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-08-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Being a SCORE member won't work. You can't expect...

Being a SCORE member won't work. You can't expect individuals that are building a car for the future (Baja 1000, next years etc) or others that run other organizations to spend 75 bucks to get in on...
Forum: Tech Inspection 07-08-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 40,571
Posted By GATRELL
Forgot to mention one other thing. Racing against...

Forgot to mention one other thing. Racing against ten, twenty, even thirty other "3"s(remember the old Mints & Parker's kkspeedracer?) is a whole lot better than against two or three or even against...
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