Here is the #7 on the chassis dyno ,early in the week, prior to the 2010 Watkins Glen race.

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Comment by J.R. Sands on August 5, 2010 at 6:10pm
Great stuff TOG thanks
Comment by Doug (KS) on August 5, 2010 at 4:37pm
I do get the idea. Thanks!!
Comment by Mike Kenyon on August 5, 2010 at 4:14pm
Doug, I'll take a swing at why they run the car on a chassis dyno. Yes, you can check installation,which includes oil / water leaks on engine and oil leaks on the engine and transmission,rear diff. Nothing wastes practice like chase leaks or worst yet fencing it in your own oil.
It allows you to run the transmission thru the gears under load.
They can check engine performance against previous runs and check perasitic loss (potential transmission,rear gear issue) also gives a feel for abnormal vibration.
You get the idea
Comment by TOG on August 5, 2010 at 1:57pm
Doug- this was on Tuesday..So not technically a week prior..I missed the chance to film when they had the engine going full song..I think one of the prior speedfactory episodes went into more detail about this dyno.The TRIAD engine tuner is in the drivers seat during this.
Comment by Doug (KS) on August 5, 2010 at 1:49pm
When they put it on the dyno the week prior to the race. What specifically are they testing for? Just to make sure everything is connected properly or is there more to it?

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