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driver of the Auto Club '09 Ford Mustang Based on our success at the end of last year, I was so excited heading into this season. At some point in each of my first four seasons of racing, we led the points.
On the Run with Robert Hight driver of the Auto Club ’09 Ford Mustang Max Effort B ased on our success at the end of last year, I was so excited heading into this season. We had the same team from 2008 working on my Auto Club Ford Mechanical Roller Cams Mustang, and I knew we were going to be awesome. For over 50 years Howards Cams has been producing the highest quality cams for per- We didn’t have to train anyone, and everyone had the formance applications. Today, our new progressive computer designs are dyno and same duties. We were just going to pick up where we track proven to produce the highest horsepower and torque. All Howards Cams are left off, but then we struggled. The biggest thing that precision ground on the highest grade billets on the finest machining centers. saved us beyond the help we got from Dean Antonelli Packaged in our unique, high impact plastic case, you are assured to receive the finest cam available. Sportsman to Top Fuel, our knowledgeable technical support team can and Ron Douglas was having the same guys on my help with your cam selection. Just call! team. It would have been a worse situation if we would have had new guys with new duties or responsibilities; that would have been a nightmare. These guys are my friends and partners. Vertical Bar Mechanical Roller Lifters It’s so hard to win in Funny Car. Not just to maybe win a championship but 8620 heat-treated bodies. Yes, the same 8620 mate- to win a race. When I started racing, I got spoiled. At some point in each of my rial some manufacturers are using in their “new high first four seasons of racing, we led the points. We were in the hunt for the strength designs”, is what these lifters have been championship right up until the last day of the season almost every year. Then manufactured from since their original design. this year it was so tough because in the first two-thirds of the season we were 9310 high nickel steel rollers terrible. It was humbling. I learned a lot about myself and my team. Superior strength bearings Hand assembled & checked for fit prior to packaging “It’s not over. We still have one race 100% made in the USA! to go, and anything can happen.” Pro Lite Direct Lube Mechanical Roller Lifters You get hungry when you get a taste of the points lead. You want and expect (with High Pressure Pin Oilers) to win after that kind of early success. John Force asked me why I thought I expected to win. He pointed out that there are a lot of great teams and great One of the lightest tie bar lifters available. Up to 20 drivers out here who have never won a championship. He asked what made me grams a pair lighter (only 198g Chev SB) than competi- tors lightweight lifters. PLUS Direct Lube Dual Shot think I deserved it or had earned the right to get a championship. He wasn’t Bearing Oilers at No Extra Charge. This dual shot injects trying to get me down; he just wanted me to appreciate everything that was oil directly to the shafts, for higher load capabilities and going on around me. longer life. Ultra strong 8620 steel bodies, with 9310 I can honestly say that I have not seen my team arguing, bickering, or fight- steel rollers for reliability. Heat-treated stainless steel ing this year. They are still the same guys. They live together on the road. They cross bars. 100% machined, hand assembled and hand checked in the USA! work together. They have a good time between rounds while they are doing their jobs.
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