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Projects My Model A Truck will soon Scream under new Power

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Littleman, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. In the end, a smart move. I'm sure it was a tough decision. Enjoy the road with it man!!
     
  2. Littleman
    Joined: Aug 25, 2004
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    Littleman
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    from OHIO, USA

    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
     
  3. Don's Hot Rods
    Joined: Oct 7, 2005
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    Don's Hot Rods
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    from florida

    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. :p

    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.

    Don
     
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  4. Cshabang
    Joined: Mar 30, 2004
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    Haha do it!

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  5. 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
     
  6. hog mtn dave
    Joined: Jul 14, 2004
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    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.
     
  7. Littleman
    Joined: Aug 25, 2004
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    Littleman
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    from OHIO, USA

    Correct.......9.73 w/ the six-twos.............Dave
     
  8. Kona Cruisers
    Joined: Feb 4, 2007
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    Kona Cruisers
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    One of my favorite build lost its pictures...
     
  9. trad27
    Joined: Apr 22, 2009
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    trad27
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    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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