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Ford Engineer Blaine Ramey of Ramey Motorsports has been running one of the new Ford Factory Race Cobra Jets.  Recently they had to modify the front suspension to accommodate a deep sump oil pan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Blaine Ramey

Ramey Motorsports

Blaine Ramey of Ramey Motorsports is a Ford Engineer and long time friend of Performance Trends.  Lately he’s been working with us on his 2010 Ford Cobra Jet Mustang.  In just their 4th outing, they won their NHRA Super Stock SSBA class (which is a Bracket Racing class) at Mid Michigan, July 11 with Charley Downing driving.  This is the FIRST win for the “Drag Race specific” Cobra Jet in this division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Most drag racers running automatics talk about their torque converter’s “stall RPM”. They say things like “I’ve got a 5500 RPM stall converter” or “My converter stalls at 6700 RPM”. Then they are somewhat surprised that when they go to a significantly higher elevation the stall RPM drops. Read the rest of this entry »

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As most Drag Racers know, “cutting a good light” can be the difference between winning and loosing. Read the rest of this entry »

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They used to call it “snake oil”, something of dubious value sold as a cure all for any medical condition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sir Issac Newton in the 1700s developed the most important equation in all physics and dynamics, Force = Mass x AccelerationRead the rest of this entry »

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You’ve probably heard various racers and engine builders/tuners talk about torque vs HP.  Read the rest of this entry »

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