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Old 10-16-2007, 06:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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"The JUN-BLITZ Bonneville Z32 holds the E/BMS class land speed record of 419.84 km/h (260.87 mph) set at the 1991 Bonneville Speed Trial. The vehicle was built as a partnership between JUN Auto and BLITZ. This record remains unbroken. "

Did you guys know this. I am going to have to do more reading. Detail of the E/BMS class.

And that JUN did it. I thought they jsut made silly looking fishmouth bumpers.
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Old 10-16-2007, 06:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Haha I used to have a picture of that Z on my ceiling when I was a kid. I believe it's a light cream color..

EDIT: Nope, red and yellow
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Old 10-16-2007, 06:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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http://www.junauto.co.jp/democar/jb-z32/index.html?en

Can't seem to find out what the Class it is in
E- classic. Doesn't fit
BMS-blown mod sport, but no such catagory in the E class. Would suck if they held a recorde in a class that is no longer competitive.
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Old 10-16-2007, 07:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I like the simple "no-plenum" and single throttle body idea. It evens looks like they made some custom valve covers.

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Old 10-16-2007, 07:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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THATS AWESOME!!
Can I get more pics please?
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:51 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Ok, time to explain this. Listen up!

First, this is only records set at the Bonneville Salt Flats, not any other kind, not international, etc. (http://www.scta-bni.org/)

Second, there is no longer an E/BMS class, it is E/BGMS.

E/BGMS means:

E = Engine size, 184-260 cid (3.01 to 4.26 liters)
BGMS = Blown Modified Gas Sports class
This record is for GT class cars, modified, with blown engines of 3-4L.

Here are the current records, with the JUN entry highlighted:
Blown Gas Modified Sports - /BGMS
AA Bonner's Bad Berkley B. Denton ' 02 254.135
A Bonner's Bad Berkley B. Denton ' 01 264.007
B Burke Bros. and Dad Kier Shapiro 8/04 231.516
C B & G Racing Elden Beach 8/07 187.918
D Sundowner D. McKinney ' 88 242.411
E Blitz Jun Auto-A S. Koyama ' 91 260.809
F Kahler's Porsche Service D. Kahler ' 88 220.615
G Richard Kreines Jim Steck 8/06 217.152
H Fairhill Millennium Falcon T. Stephens ' 00 205.207
I Fairhill Millennium Falcon T. Stephens ' 01 146.981

So yes, that is **** fast, but it is a limited scope record. The good news is that the record is relatively old compared to the rest of the records. 2007 was a good year for breaking them.
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Old 10-16-2007, 11:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Still, 260mph if pretty f-in fast for a Z, or any car for that matter!
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Old 10-17-2007, 11:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Someone over at TT.net was selling a single upper plenum with a large single TB a little while ago.

I cant remember who though?
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found the link here with pics:

http://twinturbo.net/net/viewmsg.asp...msg_id=1943753
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Nice, thanks for finding that.
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