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    Today the Camaro went 11.18 @ 120 mph. On that same pass in the shutdown area I lost the governor cover for the tranny. It also had a vibration after I slowed to about 50 mph.
     
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    Sweet, that's movin!!!!!! If you ain't breakin, you ain't racing....
     
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    I got the cover back from a track official. I need to get the retainer clip for it. I'm also going to pull the driveshaft and inspect it for anything weird. The front u joint and slip yoke were brand new. I'm going to pull some gear out of it. My shift light comes on at 6800 and I am going through the traps at 7300.
     
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    How much gear is in it now?
     
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    Clean everything up good. Make sure cover is in good shape and Throw the stupid o-ring in garbage. Use Red Lock tite on the cover surface where it is pressed into the case, Let it set up overnight before adding fluid. wont fly off again. Be sure to check the governer and gear while u have it apart.
     
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    4:56, I'm going to either change to 4:10's or I'm going to change from 28" tall tires to 30" tall tires.
     
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    There is no governor. It has a reverse manual valve body. I just bought 2 cans of brake clean. The track wants to see the spring clip over the cover but I will use the red lock tite. I am also going to pull the driveshaft. 3/4 of the way down the shutdown area there was a vibration right before the cover bailed out on me. I just had the front u joint and slip yoke changed out. It did not vibrate on the first pass but it will not hurt to take a look.
     
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    I really liked running mine with 30" tires when they would fit before I changed springs.

    It seemed like the car was more consistent.... whether it really was is another discussion!!!

    More importantly they really filled the wheel wells and looked very cool!
     

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