The Jalopy Journal
You will have to fabricate a special pilot bearing for that application. The 394 olds engines from that area had a different crank for manual...
I suspect this didn’t end well….but at-a-boy to driver, he’s still trying to drive it even with front wheels ~6’ off the ground.
Here’s the problem… choke was left on and flooded it.
loudbang… how appropriate considering your screen name… :cool:
Richmond Dragway… Richmond, Virginia. This was during period when Nascar was involved in drag racing. Notice U/S (Ultra Stock) on windows, which...
Not Nike’s, they looked completely different and were stored horizontally in underground bunkers instead of vertically in silo’s. I was in bunkers...
If he wrecked it…. Would sponsor be proud? :)
Got to be first AWB 5 window coupe I’ve ever seen. :rolleyes:
A young Colonel Sanders? :rolleyes:
OK… This has got to be winner of ugliest seat upholstery ever! :eek:
OK… Thanks... I guess the solid color was also throwing me, didn’t see many Bel Air’s painted that way.
How come I don’t recall roof design on solid black car mid picture and white one in front of it? Notice the rear “C” pillars on roof of those two...
You recon the driver of that Ford convertible couldn't see that was The Plymouth House … not the Ford house? :rolleyes:
Must be very high compression ratio in that flathead….. if it takes a hemi to start it !! :rolleyes:
Probably not high percentage of nitro, I seem to remember that it was hard to get high percentage of nitro thru carburetors.
There’s that crazy chassis again :confused:….. Interesting!….This may be first time engine block was integrated as part of chassis. May have been...
Treads in head came out with plug & tube, that’s why he doesn’t look happy!
Nah….. She's just a spare….:D
I'm sure this guy didn't live long! No jack stands!
Not exactly, try 5 submarines and 1 sub tender.
Got to be weirdest chassis configuration I’ve ever seen. Even has what appears to be some sort of I-beam for lower chassis rails.
^^^^^ What he said ^^^^^ Kind of took me back to early years traveling and racing eastern portion of US. Never got that far west though.
Thanks, I was about to go through those calculation, but didn't know dia. of tires they're putting on. Did you include that in your calculation?
Sure did 600 mph hows that!.......... Wait.......... I think I missed a decimal point, density altitude brain adjustment.... correction 6.00 mph
Damn….You guys got me so fired up I did density altitude correction jet change on my riding lawn mower and mowed the grass today :D….. about the...
Keep at it John!.... Can you answer why you haven't been able to run thru 3 mile yet?..... Trying to get up to speed with that wide ratio two...
At a 5 mph increase per run, 3 more runs they’ll be right at record.
That doesn’t sound right, but I don’t understand why they can’t get through...
Looks like the F350 is now the push truck! :confused::confused: I liked Doug's yellow truck.
Good info John,….Tell Dave to run it all way through end of 3 mile marker!.... Don’t know why but they didn’t even post your 2 mile speed in...
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