Monthly Archives: May 2011

She Was Pulling On My Johnson

She Was Pulling On My Johnson

 

Federal Government Gone Wild

World’s Best Air Forces

I’m proud to be an USAF Veteran – 72-77

 


 

The Honey Badger Don’t Give A Shit

The Honey Badger is Badass!

 


 

The Texas Whale’s 1st Outting

First Time out for the whale

 

Yesterday, I made the first three hard passes on the Whale — each a little harder than the one before. I was shooting for the 10.0 Index for this first event (while I get use to the car, ensure nothing falls off a completely new car that has never been raced, and to break-in the motor), and felt like short-shifting it at 6500 would get me there.

The first pass was a Time Trial. The above photo is of that pass. I launched off the footbrake at 2500 and shifted at 6500. I have a lot of gear in the car — and the car started breaking up at the 1000′ when I hit 7000 RPM. I lifted enough to stay just under 7000 — which gave me a 10.6 at 120MPH. Despite a hard burnout to break in new slicks — I had a crappy 60′ at 1.47.

In the pits I find that the top end chip was a 7000 chip and so I changed that out to a 7500.

For my only qualifying run (I missed the first of two NSS was given), I lowered my launch to 2300 — and the wheels came up much higher with my 60′ improved slightly to 1.43. This time I shifted at 7000 (so I wouldn’t be crossing the line as such a high RPM), and did a 10.10 @ 133mph.

That made me #6 qualifier out of 14 racers in the event — and matched me against my son Dallas who was #9 on the ladder.

I lowered the launch still again to 2100 and the front end came up much higher (although it didn’t really carry them very far as it was out of the power band of the motor) and I again shifted at 7000. Dallas was the faster car and I was in the right lane — making it harder to see him coming up on me. I’ve had a terrible crick in my neck for the last couple of weeks, and can’t turn my head at all. I could hear Dallas coming up on me — but couldn’t look over my left shoulder to see him. He thought I was going to breakout (by more than I did, most likely because the difference in our lights — his not being the worse) and so he lifted.

I screwed up. I was a little distracted by a big cross wind gust that moved my car just past my clearing the stands, and I just couldn’t see where Dallas was. I honestly didn’t think I could break out, and so I didn’t drag my brakes. I gave him the round by breaking out by 2/100 second.

That’s my story — and I’m sticking to it.

All in all — I don’t think the car or I did too bad in our first three passes, especially considering I went a full second faster than I have in the last 18 months. To me — the difference between 11.0 in the Vitamin C, and 10.0 in a cross-wind with a wagon, is a big one.

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The car feels good. I’m using Doug Duell’s old Dynamic convertor — but he sets his car up to launch at 1900 and shift at 6500 to achieve his 9.75 Index. Damon has the horsepower band in my engine in a higher RPM Range (it feels like it starts pulling hard at 5500 and is still pulling very hard when I’m shifting at 7000 — making me think that for the car to go as fast as its potential — it wants to shift at closer to 7500) — so I think I need to get a new convertor that flashes higher as my power is made higher.

I also need to experiment with shock settings, launch RPMs, and 4-link adjustments.

That said — I think I can right now consistently make the car dependably run 10.0s for the NMCA Points (not wearing stuff out as fast — plus the comfort of no neck brace, no net, no 3-ply suit, and an open helmet), but be able to turn up the wick for 9.5s-9.75s for non-points races that pay more for the FX classes.

 

He Predicted Today over 50 Years Ago

He Predicted Today Over 50 Years Ago

Chilling!

 

Thanking the Clown

Thanking the Clown

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After watching a week of Chairman Obama doing his Victory Lap and Spiking The Ball, when we all now know he had to be tricked into authorizing going after Obama — the below comparison comes to mind.

“Thanking Obama for killing Bin Laden is like going into McDonalds and thanking Ronald McDonald for the hamburger. It’s the guy cooking the burger that should get the credit, not the clown.”

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Unique Funeral in Alabama For Steeler Fan

FELLOWS!   KEEP IN MIND THE WIFE IS ALWAYS THERE FOR YOU UNTIL THE VERY END.

THIS IS A FUNERAL HOME IN ALABAMA !

Just when you thought you’ve seen everything . . . . .   and yes, this is a regular funeral home.

 

 

DEAD in his favorite chair (reclined), remote in hand

Don’t miss the new, silky, black & gold pjs, slippers and beer!  And are those a pack of Newports in his ashtray?


AND . . . .   the football game is ON!

So, you thought you’d seen it all, eh?!

 

THE MEMORIAL STONE

Billy died . . . .  His will provided $30,000
for this elaborate funeral.
As the last guests departed the affair, his wife, Joyce, turned to her oldest and dearest friend, Jonelle. “Well, I’m sure Billy would be pleased,” she said.
“I’m sure you’re right,” replied  Jonelle, wholowered her voice and leaned in close. “How much did this really cost?”

“All of it,” said Joyce .. “Thirty thousand dollars.”

“No!” Jonelle exclaimed.  “I mean, it was very nice, but $30,000?”

Joyce answered, “The funeral was $6,500.  I donated $500 to the church. The whiskey, wine, food and snacks were another $500.  The rest went for the Memorial Stone.”

Jonelle quickly computed the total of $7,500 and said “$22,500 for a Memorial Stone? My God, how big is it?”

Joyce answered, “Two and a half carats!”

Osama the Musical

Mermaid Encounters Osama Bin Laden

UBL’s Last Will and Testiment

Osama’s Last Will and Testament

 

Mothers Day Dedication

New Dave Duell Classic Web Site

The Dave Duell Classic

The Best Nostalgia Super Stock Racing Event

Bowling Green, Kentucky – August 5-7, 2011
Beech Bend Raceway

The Nostalgia Super Stock movement has long been an NMCA favorite, transporting fans back to the glory days of ’60s muscle car drag racing. New for 2011, the Dave Duell Classic, the largest Nostalgia Super Stock event in the U.S., will take place at the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals at Beech Bend Raceway. Watch as upwards of 100 of the coolest Nostalgia Super Stock racers converge on Bowling Green in honor of Dave Duell, an instrumental racer and ambassador to the Nostalgia Super Stock movement across the country.

The web site with current press releases, driver’s swag listing, previous DDC results, and photos can be found at www.DaveDuellClassic.com.

 

Brandt Nationals

1-minute event video with the Texas Whale doing a burnout, Vitamin C launching, and Dallas getting his trophy for winning the 7.0 Index.

 

Osama’s Message From Hell

Osama Sends Us a Message From Hell

 

Open Invitation

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Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Sunday Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Recipe from the “Old Hippie Cookbook Forum”: www.oldhippie.com/forums/cookbook/

When I was a kid — we lived in San Marcos, TX where we had a huge pecan tree in the front yard. Everyday we kids would go and pick up the dropped pecans for my ma to use in cooking.

We were pretty poor and didn’t eat real well — but Sunday morning was the best meal of the week. After returning from St. John’s — my Dad would fry a pound of bacon and cook a dozen fried eggs in the grease while we kids would make a loaf (they were shorter then) of toast from “Day Old” bread (10 cents a loaf for day old compared to 12 cents for fresh), and occasionally a loaf of raisin toast. Occasionally my mother would make Cariocas — which was a WWI invention my Grandfather from Venezuela started as a tradition. I need to do a recipe for that some day.

About once a month, we would replace the toast and eggs on Sunday breakfast with my mother making Pecan Cinnamon rolls — starting the night before.

She would start the night before with making the bread dough — but today we can buy frozen bread dough — making the job a lot easier. Here’s how I do it a couple of times a year for my family. It makes two cookie sheets worth (about 24 good size rolls total).

Start the day before

  1. Buy three loafs of frozen bread dough and let thaw and rise in a huge plastic bowl that was wiped with a paper towel soaked in vegetable oil — to keep the dough from sticking to the bowl. This takes about 6 hours at room temperature.
  2. Once the dough as thawed and risen a little, plop onto a clean and floured counter and cut in half. This process takes about an hour, so I start about an hour before bed time for all of the timing to work out for the best size and freshest tasting.
  3. Pound/kneed the dough and shape each half into a pair of rectangles about 18″ long by 6″ wide 1/4 thick.
  4. Spread a layer of dark brown sugar on each.
  5. Shake a liberal (man I hate that word) amount of ground cinnamon on top of the brown sugar.
  6. Spread a layer of chopped pecans
  7. Half of us love raisins, and half do not — so on one I sprinkle raisins
  8. Tightly roll into a long roll, and cut into 12 slices per roll. Carefully arrange slices on a greased (I spray with Pam — but my mother would use a stick of butter — mmmmmm) 4 rows by 3 rows spaced to allow for them to triple in size (just touching each other) when they rise overnight. Spray the tops with Pam (to keep plastic wrap from sticking) and lay a piece of Saran Wrap in top to keep moist (and slightly slow down the rate they rise) while the rolls rise.
  9. Let them rise overnight (about 6-7 hours), and in the morning remove the plastic wrap off the top, and bake in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for about 12-15 minutes. The key is for them to get golden brown on top — so watch through the oven glass at about 10 minutes as you don’t want to under or over bake. They will burn quickly after turning golden brown so be careful.
  10. Spread a frosting made of powder sugar and water once they’ve cooled enough melt the frosting evenly — but not too hot to where the frosting melts to clear. Optionally (my mother did this) chop a jar of Maraschino cherries and mix it and the syrup of the car into the frosting.

Damn — just writing this has me Jonesing!

Not a very smart group of people.

Not a very smart group of people.

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