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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Littleman, Oct 15, 2007.
In the end, a smart move. I'm sure it was a tough decision. Enjoy the road with it man!!
For some reason .......I woke up this morning.......wondering what it would take to get this Truck to run 8.90.............hmmmmm....the old bullet I took out only went 9.57......ha ha ha..Littleman
So, haven't you been driving the pick up on the street a lot since you detuned it ? If I had that baby the tires would be bald by now..... OH, the back ones already are.
Like they said earlier, that thing would get a lot more use on the street than on the strip. I like racing too, but that is only one day a week at most, that leaves 6 days to drive to work, to the store, or just out to play in traffic.
Haha do it!
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Not safe ... there is the key.
Now ask yourself... what will it take to make it safe at this or a faster speed... and... will it start taking the fun out of it ?
Half-Evil / Half-Donkey... whatever you're calling the current masterpiece ... is going to be fun and will always be the focus of attention. Especially if you use the Model A as a tow vehicle or just run around the pits with it.
Besides... a warmed over 377 with a bit of spray puts you into the 10's... remember when that was really fast and really fun ?
Good luck Dave... your builds inspire me to do mine better
The 9.57 was with a 4150 right?.. not the multi carb set up. Stack a another plate. Ha. That'll do it. Make sure to get video though.
Correct.......9.73 w/ the six-twos.............Dave
One of my favorite build lost its pictures...
Was really excited when I seen this thread back up. X2... Where are the pics? So whatever came of your pickup?
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