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Hot Rods Gasser Gasser Gasser!! The Adventures of the "Strange Bird" Blown Nailhead Falcon.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Chuckles Garage, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Chuckles Garage
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    Today is an awesome day.....I finally got to drive the Strange Bird! What a RAD feeling. I will be deaf for a week, but it was well worth it. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO BELOW.

    Here is video of the car taking a hot lap around my shop...That's Casey, my apprentice/helper/fabricator/abuse cushion in the passenger seat smiling nervously. He helped a great deal on this car.



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  2. DirtyJohn
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    Love it! Especially like the plumes of dust kicked up from the headers. Looking gooooood!
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    what an amazing feeling that must have been. congrats on getting to this point, many smiles to come im sure!
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  5. Cajun Kenny
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    Excellent man!
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    love that car. nice work
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    Sweet !!!
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    sweet ....congrats
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    Fuck yes.

    This, this is inspiration
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    HAHA, did he need to change his shorts afterwards? See you at Eagle Field in October?
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    DAM that sounds GOOD. Revs like a bitch and no hesitation.
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    dam thats great i mite be by tommorrow to see it in person
  14. damn!
    this just keeps getting better. thanks for the vid.
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    Traction appears to be an issue.....

    Congrats Bro, sounds awesome, can't wait to take the E-Ticket ride in the passenger seat...
  16. Very cool! Looks and sounds great.
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    ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!!

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    Freakin AWESOME :D always loved flacon gasser's. One day might just have to actually do one. That nailhead sounds awesome.
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    You have done a great thing with that little white car!
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    Badass!!!!
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    Awesome! Love those Falcons.
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    Care to comment on throttle response?
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    Damn man how bigs that cam??? Sounds killer
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    Cool gasser!
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    Finally, I get to see it run. I have been following the build and have enjoyed watching from afar. You have a neat car and I am sure you will enjoy it. As I said before, the numbers matching crowd are probably crying in their beer.
  28. Chuckles Garage
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    No, but he was saying "what?" alot.

    I'll be in an out all day. You should come by saturday....I'm going to run it again after a few tweeks.

    There is no traction whatsoever. Not even a tiny bit. Unless its on a sticky track with no dust in sight......that car is going nowhere hahaha.
  29. Chuckles Garage
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    If you think about revs, it revs. No need to touch the pedal. Insta-blap.

    The cam is a custom Comp unit, and it is as wild as you can get for a blown nailhead. I told them the results I wanted, and they did a great job delivering. I can't remember the specs offhand.
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    NASTY!!!

    Ive seen alot of "drag" cars around here that sound like they couldn't turn a tire...

    That blown nailhead sounds great!

    Great Job,
    Dave

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