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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by wydopn231, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. wydopn231
    Joined: May 12, 2009
    Posts: 10


    Hi Im new to this site. Im currently working on new frontengine dragster for backet racing. Plans are for 225 inch wheelbase with 526 ci hemi(cheapest part have leftover from previous racing), powerglide and 9" rearend tat I jst finished fabricating the housing for. Im also going to be working on restoring a 1969 panel truck I got that my grandfather bought new. Yea never boarded around here just always broke.
    I have pretty good background in fabrication,maching,welding and engine building. All of these came from my racing alky funny anf dragsters for about 9 years. We use to run IHRA Top Alcohl funny car and did pretty well qualifing in top half of feild about 90 % of time and almost won championship in 1994.Unfortunatlely almost means same as didnt get close in dragracing. Our car was blue with shooting star on side named Starr Rider after good freind who died while working on our first car Alan Starr also from greensboro he ran a chevy powered T/F dragster for years back in late 60's and early 70's.
    Hopefully I can pickup few tips off site and maybe give few back.
  2. rockable
    Joined: Dec 21, 2009
    Posts: 3,253


    Welcome from Oak Ridge!
  3. duck279
    Joined: Feb 1, 2011
    Posts: 441

    from SC

    Welcome from Myrtle Beach SC
  4. Greetings from Reidsville

  5. Sounds like a great project. I'm up in Summerfield. I'd love to come by and check out the hemi.
  6. Geargoyle Curtis
    Joined: Nov 6, 2009
    Posts: 582

    Geargoyle Curtis

    Welcome from South Carolina!
  7. wokedown
    Joined: Apr 25, 2011
    Posts: 1

    from madison Wi

    re: properties of log
    I live in Barco whens the next meet
  8. old tin 38
    Joined: Jul 20, 2010
    Posts: 98

    old tin 38

    Welcome from the far north.Big fan of front engine dragsters and HEMIS !!
  9. rrbrucea
    Joined: Mar 2, 2010
    Posts: 646


    Welcome from Efland.
  10. T-rev
    Joined: Jun 15, 2010
    Posts: 113


    Welcome from Wyoming sounds like a sweet project!!!!

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