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Last Chance at Bonneville

Comet Rider

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Hi David
I heard from other sources that Max pulled out of the first attempt of the shoot out, Mike Cook is attemting to run again this weekend, but the weather is doing its worst.

The souirce said that Max had not even pulled the motors down from last year, and that Hartmut could not do the Shoot out dates, and with Donny only being able to do speedweek this year is a bust.


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Max had re-done the heads after the overheating from a lean mixture. When he was doing his dyno runs he discovered that oil was leaking from the gearbox that connects the engines. Taking it apart he found that while in Germany last year the seal that was used on one of the shafts is a size that is not available here in the US and is also difficult to get from Germany.

He is going to make changes to use standard seals for next year.

John Mead
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