The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by sonic03bluegt, Mar 3, 2015.
Another little short video of my first qualifying run
Quite a launch, cool!
Late night stop to add a little water to Donovan's motorhome somewhere in north Georgia
I AM SUPRISED HE DIDN'T NEED TO STOP AT THE CAR WASH AND WASH ALL THE CRAP OUT OF THE SEAT AFTER THAT ONE PASS
I LOADED PICS ON THE THREAD THAT IS LINKED IN MY SIGNATURE.
If you missed us at brainerd,ga this weekend you missed a great show in front of a packed house! The racing was great as always
What kind of front axle is that?
A couple from coverage Dog_Patch found
No idea, i have been trying to figure it out for 2 years
Hope to see everyone in Myrtle Beach October 15 for our next to last stop for the season!
Gabe, good talking to ya on Saturday! Keep me posted on what you are doing for next year.
What's been going on?!
X2 Are you putting something else together or polishing up the Falcon?
I will be running the falcon next year but it will be getting a heart transplant here in the next few weeks. About to start building my headers as well. Hopefully it'll be ready to go by the first race
Here's a little hint on the new engine combination!
Hmmm only 4 exhaust ports banger?
Yep 4 exhaust ports on the drivers side and 4 on the passengers side, when i walked by the heads in the shop floor i thought i heard one of them saying "here hemi hemi." Hope Quick and Dirty is ready for all this little small block has coming
Looks like a Cleveland
You should check out these guys and some of the high port stuff they sell.
I've got a set of their intake plates on the windsor in the car now. Yes, we are building a 434" engine with highport boss 302 heads
Nice stuff but where are the rules located ? The announcer referred to all 4sp cars & 1967 rules but I heard the yellow 55 refer to an automatic trans and I see the Falcon upgrade to Cleveland "Boss 302"style heads that were NOT available in 67 ... so ? WTF can I run with you ? stock front suspension 351 c and 4sp
never mind I got them , thanks , even though I am a FORD guy I see to many modern engines allowed beyond the 67 rule so Ill just stay where Im at. UMTR is #1 stick shift racing at it best !
Been watching yours, and Dog Patch's threads. You South East Gasser guys get it!
It's about having a nice car sure, but it's as much about going out and racing the old fashioned fun way!
I'm picking up some great fab tips from guys that don't have a shop full of high dollar fab machinery.
Don't see a dog in the whole group. Keep it up. Thanks, Mike
Yeah good idea. That's what I would do if I was into bracket racing.
The cutoff for legal engines is 1967 with a few exceptions, the iron boss 302 head being one of them. If there werent a couple extra years allowed on the ford side of things, the only ford option would be a small inch 302 based engine or FE engine ($$$$). This would knock most all ford guys out of competition. Im trying to find some documentation of the boss 302 head from 1967, but so far the earliest we have been able to track a set of them back is the first half of 1968
Yes, the old school heads up racing is definitely where its at!
Yeah things are never what they seem but I sure do like your Falcon , had planned to re-paint mine Gold n Black about 10 yrs ago but never got to it , if it aint broke dont f with it . I have a pair of Boss heads with G&R hi-port plates intend on building a 302 some day .
Even the predecessor of the Boss 302, the tunnelport 302 came out in early 68.
434 c.i., are you using a Dart or Ford racing block?
Yes the tunnelport 302 heads were raced in trans am in 68, although I have some documentation of some sets being tested in '67. I would love to find a set one day in the semi affordable range. I've been digging pretty hard the last year trying to find the earliest documented engines/heads of each type of fords late 60's releases. It's a dart iron eagle
I don't know if you know Randy Gillis out of California,but he is kind of a 302 Tunnel Port guru.
He might be able to set you up with a pair of those heads and an intake.
I have his number if you want it.
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Needs to be a group like you guys for early short wheelbase front engined dragsters...
I guess it would be hard to keep the speeds down. How do you guys approach safety and still remain traditional?
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