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FROZEN THUNDER - Trip to D&D


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Posted 28 February 2006 - 09:00 AM

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Our appointment with D&D has finally come! We'll be posting pics of our trip down, the D&D Performance facility, dyno results, and everything else from our pending stay in the CANTON Jail to GOOSE BAY NY testing on the way home - all coming tomorrow night ! cool.gif [/color]

Make sure to get your Project FXR F7 dyno guesses in before tomorrow night! http://2koolperformance.ca/forum/index.php?showtopic=1544

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 04:31 PM

Good luck on the lie detector.
Nothing sounds better than someone elses motor on the dyno. LOL die.gif nos.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 09:04 PM

D&D and Staff - Total Class Act! cool.gif

http://www.lcida.org/d&dracing.html

http://www.ddracing.com/03-default.asp



I personally believe it's only fitting to begin this story with showing our clients, readers and friends, an email that was just sent to Dale Roes in thanks for today

Dale

Just settling in here with a beer and about to work on todays promo . I
cannot thank you enough for the way we were treated today. I'm just glad a buddy was along for the ride and was there to witness what a classy/helpful and fun guy you are.

Can't wait to test the sled.. wanted to today on the way home but waited, I know the suspension's not right yet, so thanks for your tips on that as well! Dave did very well at Goose Bay, and we ran into Stan again.... think he's a "spy" from Yammi

All your staff were just Excellent, even the 'hitman' from Rhode Island
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Will work away here on the promo and pics and shoot you a link soon!

Again, thanks allot for your support of our project sled.... it's greatly appreciated! They can't say we have an F8 - F9 now! L!

Cheers and Continued Success!
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In saying that, I want to add, it's our privelege to meet so many people in the performance industry for everything from ATV's to TOP FUEL DRAG RACING. Having the opportunity to meet Dale Roes, his Brothers and all their Staff today and to witness the professionalism and excellence of their business 'first hand'.. it really blew us away! bowdown.gif Dale went out of his way to help us today, to show us all the different aspect of their respected business, give us tips on improving our success with the project sled.... even providing lunch!! Amazing! simply wicked people

Big Thumbs Up 2 You Dale thumbsup2.gif You_Rock_Emoticon.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 09:49 PM

Our Rock and Roll Road Show begins! With a lil Tragically Hip on DISC and sun in our eyes.. "Hurricane Dave" ( Machzzzz) and I in 'TOYHAULR' , run for the border at daylight.... "IT'S ON" cool.gif

DYNO DAY joy.gif buttrock.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 09:53 PM

About an hour and a half, or 40 jokes, 20 re-lived stories of BACK IN THE DAY.... the girls, the cars, the great hotdogs in that Cancun Jail rollinglaugh.gif ..... we finally arrived at "HORSEPOWER HEAVEN" bowdown.gif arctic_cat_rules.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:03 PM

Ok... Where's the "D" Man! .... $100 says he's on the D&D Tech line ( 315 376 9474 )

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:10 PM

Oh.... look what "Hurricane Dave" is drawn to.... a sled right in line of what he's been running lately rollinglaugh.gif rollinglaugh.gif Come away from that Dave before someone gets hurt! And yes, our project sled would make dog meat of that, so don't even think about beating us with our own 'kind' wacko.gif cool.gif That's unless Dale has had 'his' mitts into it... if that's the case WE WANT "NO" PART OF IT arcticcat.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:15 PM

Ok, Dale's been found, and after a quick assembly of some of the troops it's time for WORK .... yes Dale.... pull yourself away from that darn phone and show us your 'magic' ! cool.gif Actually this was shot at noon when Dale 'ordered' us to eat freshly sent in PIZZA HUT..... sooooooweet! Only mistake is... He didn't know "Hurricane Dave's" appetite wow1.gif Thanks allot Dale... didn't expect that!

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:22 PM

There she be..... the D&D "Lie DETECTOR" and we've been just 'itchn' to get a piece of that! .... like since last years 124mph run on Graham lake in trail form that sent B.S flags flying faster than flea's off a drowning ducks back!

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:25 PM

Ok... wait a minute! That goes where? You're jamming what where??? GOOD LORD man.... is this SAFE? rollinglaugh.gif Strapped down and preparing for dyno, Dale HARPOONS our Project Sled through the belly pan. Yes, it hurt to witness, but We'll work on a plug for that later??? rollinglaugh.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:33 PM

No... we're not filming HELLRAISER 7 ( "pinhead in Lowville" ), that's just a whole lotta 'stuff' needed to get this ride ready for the DYNO pass. Dale is like Christopher Loyd in 'Back 2 The Future' at this point... a mid-evil GO FAST Surgeon if you will We'll be over here lost in 'awe-ness' Dale... tell us when to pull'er ova!

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:38 PM

"Hurricane Dave".... actually with 'Kahoona's' enough to be dawning SKI-DOO attire looks on in bewilderment outside the D&D DYNO CONTROL MODULE ..... murmors were heard from Machzzzz on the intercom " I can't believe they're actually going to make this F7 Faster! banghead.gif banghead.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:43 PM

SWEET MOTHER OF GOD !! wow1.gif

Whatever "THAT" is... I want one!!! joy.gif Put that on the Bill! That's good for at least 40hp alone no? Part of the DYNO equipment , this shown BIG A$$ intake, won't be on the market anytime soon ... but it DID look killer for a minute there bowdown.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:48 PM

Time to prepare room temp... and run for a frick'n Jacket!!! Holly whistlen H Cryps!! It GOT COLD QUICK! Which made Dale's face light up ..... it was almost time to play on the computer... You gotta see this guy, he's like a big kid ( only allot richer! tongue_nana.gif )

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:54 PM

"One more quick adjustment" ... Ok, whatever you say Dale, but from our angle??? super_happy.gif I know we've just met Bro, but whatever is going on there ??? rollinglaugh.gif rollinglaugh.gif ( I think he's got it caught in his zipper! )

That's actually D&D's Japan rep... oh ya.. make no mistake, they're taking over the world. buttrock.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 10:59 PM

joy.gif YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH

Time to play and whip up those stock motor HP #'s for all those freaked out Hardcore Sledder dudes rollinglaugh.gif On that note Bill? ( Loonytune? ) All the Best with Your Racing Bro!

Call me crazy.... but doesn't Dale look like "WOLF-MAN JACK" here? that 70's hip celebrity DJ? tongue_nana.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:02 PM

Ok, so the plan is.... we all stay in here with you at the controls , sheltered from the impending danger of the machinery, while we watch the action..... yes?? ..... Ah Dale?? What's wrong with this picture? wacko.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:04 PM

Ah... a little to the left Hombre ... ya... just a bit more..... THERE... that's better rollinglaugh.gif rollinglaugh.gif
Hey Loonytune, imagine we had the D-Miester himself washing windows? You gotta be dig'n that tongue_nana.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:15 PM

Again, notice the striking similarities between WOLF-MAN JACK and D&D's Dale Roes.... Hmmmm...... rollinglaugh.gif tongue_nana.gif rollinglaugh.gif j/k and always goof'n for FUN - you Rock & Roll Dale thumbsup2.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:26 PM

Ok Dale... what's the verdict?

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:30 PM

PROJECT FXR F7 MAX Horsepower is?

144.3

There she be... What's interesting here is knowing now that our max hp wasn't at 7800 where everyone said the 03 F7's were, ours was lower... 200rpm lower. Running at 7750 for 131.9mph in 3000' to this point , we were actually pulling 'off' our max hp. Advice was to stay at or just below, so we were right on the money.... all helping us achieve times that they said couldn't be done with 2 700cc cylinders and a single pipe. This proves what we wanted it to prove, that "ANYONE" can do what we have if they have enough time to test and enough patience to "GET'ER DONE"

Notice how fast our HP falls off at 8000rpm. We saw this a few times during our TOP END testing when trying lighter clutch weights. to the tune of dropping over 5mph on some runs... now we know why and read on as you will see how D&D has help us in this department CONSIDERABLY

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:42 PM

Break and KOOL-DOWN time for the project sled... Also time for a promissed tour of Camp D&D.

Here one of Dale's Bro's works away magic on some cylinder jugs

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:44 PM

And speaking of JUGS!! Get a load of these Beautes cool.gif Just the norm for D&D.. you'd swear this was TEXAS rollinglaugh.gif [/color]

Notice the mag-light flashlight there for size comparison. Something has me thinking Dale and Crew most likey have it modified as well..... to the tune of ripping out the eyes of a dragon I'm sure cool.gif Did we mention the PIZZA rocked? bowdown.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:53 PM

After a leisurely tour of the main showroom, dyno area, accounting and storage 'wings'.... Dale whipped us into his Hot Rod Dual'ee and took us down to 'yet another' location..... the PIPE and storage building joy.gif [/color] It was really impressive to see how down to earth and laidback Dale was... Mentioning they're now servicing the 'world' ... you get the feeling that this was all simply meant to be. A passion since they were kids, has turned into a virtual EMPIRE-oh-FAST. Only having spent half the day with Dale, I can honestly say...it's happened to a GREAT guy! thumbsup2.gif

Into the pipe and storage facility we go....don't mind the dark skin dude ... he got that way from testing the new D&D 1000 Twin! cool.gif

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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:59 PM

They should call this Facility "Heads or Tails"
[/color] Hopefully 'someone' get's that tongue_nana.gif

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 12:00 AM

Here's the tails... and there's litterally thousands

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 12:00 AM

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 12:02 AM

What's back there Dale? .... can we wade through all this product to meet that dude? what's he work'n on?

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 12:06 AM

Well Spenc.... first we have to make up a mock up of a product we have an idea for, by testing til we're satisfied that we've developed a great new product ( dyno proven! ). Then we have outside companies make us up the part skins, we get them back and tig and weld them up here 'in-house'... ready to ship world wide by UPS KOOL....and that is ONE BAD A$$ single pipe... the D&D MONSTER pipe in fact thumbsup2.gif

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Posted 02 March 2006 - 12:11 AM

Here we have our skins back and now our qualified and expert staff assemble the product. KooL ... .gotcha Dale cool.gif

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