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10 seconds of Fun @the H.A.M.B. Drags

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by uwonamos, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. agasrcng
    Joined: Jul 2, 2006
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    agasrcng
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    from Mounds, OK

    I can't seem to open the the video from my phone, but I assume that y'all are talking about Jeff Beck's 7 Deadly Sins Coupe. There was no damage to the car at all. If I remember right, his time was a little over 10 sec. May have been a 10.13, but his average times that day was 9.76. Here is a video that Theresa, his girlfriend, put together combining our in car camera along with the outside footage we found on YouTube. Make sure you watch it all the way through. Enjoy...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODE6uOhP2PA&feature=youtube_gdata_player


    Sent from my iPhone using TJJ
     
  2. 4speedman
    Joined: Mar 10, 2005
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    Thanks for the kind words, nothing hurt, hit the rev limiter a bit at the top of first gear ( usually have it up a notch. The car normally runs in the 9.60's at 139 mph but the big wheelies tend to kill ET, was a tad bit aggressive on clutch and RPM at launch but oh well! Sure was fun! Theresa was kinda brownin her britches a bit on the sidelines lol!
     
  3. Nice work chief uwonomous
     
  4. povertyflats
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    povertyflats
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    from Missouri

  5. D.W.
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    D.W.
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    from Austin Tx.

    Ha. Hahahaahahahahahahahahahaha...............
     
  6. 65 impala
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    65 impala
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    great post how about some specs
     
  7. 4speedmaam
    Joined: Aug 24, 2009
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    I'm the girlfriend of 4speedman. "Mr. Wheelie" at the HAMB 2011. Let's clarify....there was offically NO browning of my britches, however, I did cup my hands to my mouth while I watched in suspended horror as my man's car thrusted upwards for what seemed an eternity. I personally don't understand the thrill of propelling forward (and in Jeff's case, upwards) at headspinning speeds. But to see the smile on his face at the end of his passes is worth the momentary missing heartbeats I experience. It's all good baby! ;)
     
  8. 4speedman
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    What specs are you looking for?
     
  9. H.G. Wells
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    Good job Jeff, wish I had been there.
     
  10. bigfive
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    bigfive
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    from south L.A.

  11. wetatt4u
    Joined: Nov 4, 2006
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    MAN, That sure looked like a thrill,

    I've never been that high before ,
    but then again just pulling the wheels make me feel like im flying...

    As far as browning the the panties go ,I guess I can understand that too !

    You guys SURE know how to have FUN......

    Great video, thanks for posting for all of us that missed the big show....
     
  12. NUTS, dude didnt miss a beat ! You bringing that to Day of the Drags in oct ?
     
  13. HotrodHans
    Joined: Nov 11, 2008
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  14. 4speedman
    Joined: Mar 10, 2005
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    We stood her upright at about 12 O'clock a week ago Saturday at Thunder Valley, bent the front axle coming down this time, but we have her fixed and ready for Tulsa Nitro Nationals this coming weekend!
     
  15. OahuEli
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    from Hawaii

    I'm guessing a set of wheelie bars may be installed soon?
     
  16. abone1930
    Joined: Jan 16, 2006
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    Awesome run :D and a KILLER car
     
  17. Killer video!
     
  18. dustdevil
    Joined: Mar 2, 2009
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    dustdevil
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    from illinois

    Thats one badass ride! I love drag racing and the video was great as well.
     
  19. HotrodHans
    Joined: Nov 11, 2008
    Posts: 40

    HotrodHans
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    Don't ya just hate when that happens?:eek: Ya know it's gonna get expensive in a few seconds..lol.

    That was a great video. We need to get an East vs West, South or North or something going. Kinda like the old days. Track vs track?

    I don't know if it is the size of the track or the HAMB just limited the amount of racers. I wanted to go to the HAMB drags but it said it was closed...full:(
    Sure looked like a great time. I said before the MO people know how to put on a race. Wentzville was a blast.

    Maybe when the new track opens?

    Tulsa Nitro Nationals? I'm jealous.
     
  20. Wow... great way to start my morning.

    Thanks
     
  21. ardyboy
    Joined: Mar 5, 2008
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    ardyboy

    It could have rained out after that pass and I would have got my money's worth
     
  22. hog mtn dave
    Joined: Jul 14, 2004
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    hog mtn dave
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    Great video, cool ride. Still hating that I wasn't there.
     

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