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by dmadman43
Thu Feb 05, 2004 11:20 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: polishing axles w/ auto polish and waxes
Replies: 15
Views: 6165

Re: polishing axles w/ auto polish and waxes

We polised with Klasse All-in-One polish, then Klasse Sealant Glaze, then a Nyoil film. All things being equal with car design, alignment and wheels, we were 1 second faster than last year with Mothers and graphite moly
by dmadman43
Fri Jan 23, 2004 12:52 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: A Hub-Axle Treatment Evaluation Protocol
Replies: 33
Views: 10372

Re: A Hub-Axle Treatment Evaluation Protocol

Ah, yes! Not "mud"! "Clay!" "Today's writing cores are a mixture of graphite and clay. By varying the ratio of graphite to clay, pencil makers can adjust the "hardness" of the writing core. " would that suggest harder pencils had a lower or higher concentration of graphite? I'm unclear on what dete...
by dmadman43
Mon Jan 19, 2004 12:24 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Info on NyOil
Replies: 8
Views: 6207

Re: Info on NyOil

Has anyone actually used NyOil II in a PWD race this year with better results than moly/graphite? I've seen the data on maximum-velocity, but frankly I'm a bit skeptical and leary of throwing that out as an option, given my son's results from last year using moly/graphite. didn't lose a single heat ...
by dmadman43
Mon Jan 19, 2004 12:15 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Obtaining matching wheel diameters after sanding/polishing?
Replies: 22
Views: 9090

Re: Obtaining matching wheel diameters after sanding/polishi

Since I don't sand them, I'm hard pressed to recommend a specific grit sandpaper. I don't recommend polishing. The tread surface goal should be: The tread feels smooth as you rub your fingernail around the circumference. The tread feels rough as you rub your fingernail across the tread. Why? You wa...