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Welcome to Scott's Blog.

My name is Scott Weney, 2000 IHRA Funny Car World Champion, and President of the S&W Performance Group. Our company was founded by my father, Walter Weney, in 1959. Today, after 55 years of family and employee dedication, we are recognized as a leader in our industry. S&W brand products are proudly manufactured in Spring City, Pennsylvania- USA, where we build for past, present & future racing legends. In addition, we are recognized for our outstanding technical support service that is provided by our staff’s countless years of on-track racing experience and hands-on working knowledge. The goal of this blog is to communicate and interact with you directly on ideas, experiences, issues, and helpful articles.

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Welcome to Hookdaddy's Blog aka. Don Scholl

Posted on Friday, May 23, 2014 Categories: Hookdaddy's Blog

A couple of weeks ago Scott & Jill asked me if I wanted to write a blog for S&W's website.Of course, being an opinionated, gluten for punishment, I said sure.For those of you who don't know me, I spent over 31 years as a member of the S&W group before retiring in 2010. If you spend any time on many of the drag racing chat rooms & message boards, you may know me as Hookdaddy.I'll fill you in...

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The Weekend of the lesser evil.

Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014 Categories: Scott's Blog

The Weekend of the lesser evil.
This season has been strange for me. Most seasons by now I would have raced the last weekend in March and every weekend since. But no this winter was so cold and just would not go away so the end of March was to cold for me and then it became the rainy season. So I have been to the track once so far and made 1 run. I thought we would go to Maple Grove and...

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TECH TIP: Pedal Ratio Explained

Posted on Tuesday, May 06, 2014 Categories: Scott's Blog

Pedal assembly ratio, or mechanical leverage is the ratio calculated from the length from the pivot point of the pedal to the center of the foot pedal (A), divided by the length from the pivot point to the master cylinder pushrod (B). Refer to the figures below. Mechanical leverage is simply a means of increasing the brake force without increasing your leg effort. As A gets longer and B gets...

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Fuel Coupe Magazine Featured Master Builder: Scott Weney

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Categories: Jill Canuso's Blog

The 'Boss' is in the news...Fuel Coupe Magazine Featured Master Builder: Scott Weney - Read the full article by clicking on this photo 


 

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Track Temperature Tips

Posted on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Categories: Scott's Blog

Track TempThe track temperature is a very important number at the beginning of the season. Here in the northeast the ground was froze all winter and the ground holds the temperature for longer then it takes for the air to feel warm to you. So you may go to the track and it is a nice t-shirt type of day, but if you shot the ground temp in the shade it is considerably lower than you would...

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