Some articles on delay, delay boxes:
... Delay box use was very controversial in the 1980s and 1990s, with the peak of controversy occurring around 1993-1994 ... Delay box use became controversial because experienced racers lost some advantage they had enjoyed over the younger, less experienced rivals ... Veteran racers who were against the use of delay boxes complained to race track owners and drag racing sanctioning bodies that the delay boxes were unfair ...
... Hot Rod Association (NHRA) required delay box manufacturers to make the delay boxes harder to modify by end users, and shrink enclosures so there was no room for additional contents ... Sealing the delay box enclosure so it would be easy to see if it was tampered with was also part of the process ... interconnects could attach to the wire between the delay box and the transmission ...
... Delay boxes began appearing in drag race cars in the 1980s ... Such drag racing delay timers are very crude by today's standards ... (currently DBA as Digital Delay, INC.) Ike Hamma is deceased ...
Famous quotes containing the words boxes and/or delay:
“Nothing would sleep in that cellar, dank as a ditch,
Bulbs broke out of boxes hunting for chinks in the dark,”
—Theodore Roethke (19081963)
“To achieve the larger goal of teaching her children consideration of others, a mother can tolerate some frustration of her own wishes, she can delay having what she wants, she can be flexible enough to compromise. And this is exactly what her child must also learn: that it is possible to survive frustration, it is possible to wait for what he wants, it is possible to compromise without capitulating.”
—Elaine Heffner (20th century)