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History Drag cars in motion.......picture thread.

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Royalshifter, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. Before he ran funy cars, Twig Zeiglers Willy's.I think an ex Coonrod car.
  2. Der Weinerschnitzel.Jim Nicholl
  3. Hodges & Olson's other "Northwind" dragster
  4. Maynard Rupp[​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2017
  5. Kalitta vs the ill fated ReEntry rear engine car at Indy 66?
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2017
  6. Ivo and Ernie's Camera Shudderbug
  7. Dick Stahl's Ford powered AA/FA (with a set of Mickey Thompson Hemi heads )
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2017
  8. slowmotion
    Joined: Nov 21, 2011
    Posts: 3,137


    Great batch Gary, thanks for taking the time!
    Gary Reynolds likes this.
  9. ttwomotor
    Joined: Jul 26, 2012
    Posts: 493

    from Illinois

    Interesting to know how many teams ran/tried these heads along with the Ford counter part?
    Gary Reynolds likes this.
  10. nochop
    Joined: Nov 13, 2005
    Posts: 1,447

    from norcal

    My dads in the middle, Al Mahany to the right. I have sat in that car many times. I have many unpublished pics of that car in the pits. My mother would pilot the push car while I would ride along. Ahh the memories, Sioux City Nobles
  11. George Klass
    Joined: Dec 31, 2007
    Posts: 847

    George Klass

    Dennis, from what I've heard over the years from racers, there was never a real issue with the M/T heads, either for the Pontiacs or the FE Fords, it was that the blocks (both the Pontiac and the Fords) were just not as stout as the Chryslers. The same for the SOHC heads, according to Pink. It was not the chains or anything about the heads persay, it's that the blocks would not hold up with 75+ percentage of pop. Jim Crooke's beautiful "Assassin" AA/FD with an Ed Pink SOHC eventually had to change to a 392 hemi (also by Pink) for the same reason...
  12. Chuck Norton
    Joined: Apr 23, 2009
    Posts: 581

    Chuck Norton
    from Division 7

    He went all the way to the quarter-finals at Phoenix a couple of weeks ago. One of the really good guys in the sport.
    loudbang likes this.

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