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Al-Anabi names Husen as Worsham Top Fuel crew chief

Brian Husen has been named the crew chief of Del Worsham's Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel dragster. Rod Centorbi will remain the assistant crew chief on Worsham's team, which is in the process of switching from Funny Car to Top Fuel. Husen's promotion to crew chief on Worsham's team comes after two very successful years as the assistant crew chief on Larry Dixon's Top Fuel team that won the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Top Fuel championship and finished second in 2009. Prior to... (more)

Last Edited Jan 6th, 2011 09:20 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for 1999-04 Ford F-Series Nitrous System 82240

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82240 Ford F-Series Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 02:15 pm

Installing An MSD 10 Ignition Control

This section covers the MSD 10 Ignition Control. The MSD 10, PN 7500, is a race only ignition system and is unique in that it incorporates two ignition coils. The MSD Pro Power Coil, PN 8201, is the coil responsible for the Capacitive Discharge side of the ignition while the Pro Power Coupler Coil, PN 8209R, is a high performance inductive coil. The coils run in parallel sending two sparks that work as one. The CD is responsible for ionizing the spark plug gap, then the current from both... (more)

Last Edited Nov 8th, 2007 10:46 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for "Dry" Nitrous System 82011 for 4 and 6 Cylinder

Installation instructions for the ZEX 82011 4 and 6 cylinder "dry" Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 07:39 pm

Zex Installation Instructions for "Wet" Nitrous System 82023 for 8 Cylinders

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82023 8 Cylinder "wet" Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 11:46 am

Zex Installation Instructions for Race EFI Nitrous System 82037

Installation instructions for the ZEX™ 82037 Race EFI Nitrous System including wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, bottle mounting tips and jet/hp chart.... (more)

Last Edited Nov 21st, 2007 01:23 pm

MSD Pro Mag Grounding-Strange Looking Head Gaskets and Bearings

If you have noticed strange line-like markings or evidence of electrical arcing on you head gaskets, pistons or bearings, chances are you may have a magneto grounding problem. Visualizing the secondary current flow, it would start at the generator, pass through the points box to the coil, through the cap, rotor, wires and end up at the spark plugs in the heads. It should then complete the path back to coil (-), which is ground. However, if the path between the cylinder heads and coil (-) is not... (more)

Last Edited Nov 5th, 2007 11:39 pm

Installing MSD 6TN, 6ALN, and 6HVC Dual Race Ignitions

This section covers how to wire redundant ignition systems featuring the MSD 6TN, 6ALN, GM Heavy Duty Ignition and the 6 HVC Professional Ignition. These ignitions are designed primarily for circle track and road course racing where running a redundant ignition system is commonplace. These Ignition Controls feature NASCAR approved Weathertight connectors, a clear baseplate for easy tech inspection and a clear silicone potting for added vibration protection. There are many different options... (more)

Last Edited Nov 8th, 2007 10:41 pm