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Texas Thaw 2012; Feb 24&25; What you bringing??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 53ash, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. 53ash
    Joined: Sep 9, 2005
    Posts: 176

    53ash
    Member
    from Plano, TX

    Texas Thaw #5 is right around the corner. Friday night, Feb. 24 for test & tune and sayin hi.
    Sat. Feb. 25th is the big day.
    What are you bringing to race or show ??
     
  2. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    A few weeks out, and looking forward to a full-race weekend..........cya there.
     
  3. 29Jay
    Joined: Aug 9, 2007
    Posts: 1,101

    29Jay
    Member
    from Ft Worth

    Big Ken, Are we still on for a heads up race?
     
  4. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    Yes sir, heads-up and bracket, if your so inclined. :D

     

  5. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    Join the Torques for the 5th Annual Texas Thaw Vintage Drag Race & Car Show.
    Friday night will be 'Grudge-Night' and Pit Party. Saturday will be packed with Pre-'1973 cars, motorcycles, trucks, and some MAJOR suprises, blasting down the track, shooting for 1st Place. Format will be 'Heads-Up' & Bracket racing, classes being determined by car/motor size/power adders. We will have a bracket class for the '64-'72 cars and purpose built race cars.
    You don't want to miss this event that kicks off the 2012 Drag Racing Season.
    For more info:
    http://texasthaw.com/
    BigKen @ bigken069@yahoo.com
    Big Tony @ tm98roadking@aol.com
    Hugh (53ash) @ popsashburn@yahoo.com
     
  6. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    Texas Thaw 2012 Class Breakdown
    Street Rod Class (SR)
    Street/stock driven car/MC, minor mods are OK. Tagged for street use, street tires only, pump gas only.
    This class will race 'Heads-Up' with single 'Green-Light-n-Go' tree.
    (You can also run Bracket, if so desired, and buy-back in for $10.00, if eliminated in first round)

    A/SR - Big Block in a light car (Willy's-Model 'A')
    B/SR - Big Block in a Heavy Car ('57 Chevy) OR Small Block in a light car (Willy's-Model 'A')
    C/SR - Small Block in a Heavy Car ('57 Chevy)
    D/SR - All Inline 6 or 8's, and Flathead 8's
    S/MC - Stock Motorcycle

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    Hot Rod (HR) Street driven legal cars/MC with mods, slicks are OK, tagged for street use. This class will race 'Heads-Up' with single 'Green-Light-n-Go' tree.
    (You can also run Bracket, if so desired, and buy-back in for $10.00, if eliminated in first round)
    <o:p> </o:p>
    AA/HR &#8211; Big Block Blower cars (if required)
    A/HR - Big Block in a light car (Willy's-Model 'A')
    B/HR - Big Block in a Heavy Car ('57 Chevy) OR Small Block in a light car (Willy's-Model 'A')
    C/HR - Small Block in a Heavy Car ('57 Chevy)
    D/HR - All modified Inline 6 or 8's, and modified Flathead 8's
    H/MC - Hot Motorcycle

    Blowers/Turbo&#8217;s/Nitrous/Fuel and any power adders, will bump you one class.
     
  7. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    Bracket Class (BKT) &#8211; Muscle/Street Cars (Street Rod & Hot Rod Cars eligible)
    This class will race 'Bracket with a 'Sportsman-Tree', foot brake and w/o electronics.
    Run what-cha brung. Anything goes, wait for your light to turn green, and go for it. Any engine modifications / any tire / fuel. Does not have to be street driven.
    (Buy-back in for $10.00, if eliminated in first round)
    <O:p></O:p>
    Class winners & Runners-up of the Street Rod Class and Hot Rod Class, will run &#8216;Bracket-Style&#8217; for &#8216;Top Eliminator&#8217;. <O:p></O:p>
    Those eliminated from Street Rod Class and Hot Rod Class, can run &#8216;Bracket-Style&#8217; for &#8216;Little Eliminator&#8217;. <O:p></O:p>
     
  8. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    Purpose Built Race Cars (PB)
    This class will race 'Bracket with a ‘Sportsman Tree’,w/o electronics, trans-brake OK.
    Run what-cha brung. Anything goes, wait for your light to turn green, and go for it. Any engine modification / any tire / fuel.
    Purpose Built will produce one winner – ‘PB-Eliminator’<O:p</O:p
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    Purpose Built Race Cars w/Electronics (PBE)
    This class will race 'Bracket with a ‘Sportsman Tree’,w/ELECTRONICS.
    Run what-cha brung. Anything goes, wait for your light to turn green, and go for it. Any engine modification / any tire / fuel.
    Purpose Built/Electronics will produce one winner – ‘PB/E-liminator’.<O:p></O:p>
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    Bracket Class will produce one winner – ‘Pro-Eliminator’.<O:p></O:p>
    We will also have a Low E.T. Award for the fastest pass made Saturday.<O:p></O:p>
     
  9. Lobucrod
    Joined: Mar 22, 2006
    Posts: 4,120

    Lobucrod
    Alliance Vendor
    from Texas

    I'm gonna try to make it out Friday evening after the Decatur swap meet winds down but gonna miss Saturday Dammit! How late ya think things will still be cookin Saturday evening?
     
  10. Stu55
    Joined: Mar 30, 2009
    Posts: 82

    Stu55
    Member
    from Dallas Tx

    I'll be there, see ya at Market Hall also.
     
  11. bigken
    Joined: Jul 7, 2005
    Posts: 2,788

    bigken
    Member

    You showing again, Stu? Hope your feeling well, you sounded rough, the last time I saw ya...

     
  12. bagged36
    Joined: May 27, 2011
    Posts: 21

    bagged36
    Member

    Finally, I can't wait.
     
  13. Hill Rat is all in. Old, 35 ford pickup,( old driver as well) lookin for trouble. Great event and even better folks. Would not miss this one for anyone. Be there or b what, not there. Gonna be a hoot.:D:D:D:D H Rat
     
  14. rebelrat
    Joined: Aug 26, 2008
    Posts: 448

    rebelrat
    Member

    The Rebels will be there with BAD WOLF...............wouldn't miss it for the world......first race of the season for us and always one of the best
    IT'S THAW TIME BABY !!!!!!!
     
  15. Dirty2
    Joined: Jun 13, 2004
    Posts: 8,903

    Dirty2
    Member

    We will be there in street gear !
     

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  16. senior fried
    Joined: Jul 17, 2007
    Posts: 1,032

    senior fried
    Member

    The 55 and the Gas House Gang !!!
    Hey Danny , I added an action photo for you !!!
     

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  17. pecker head
    Joined: Nov 8, 2006
    Posts: 3,749

    pecker head
    Member

    I'll be there !
     
  18. rschilp
    Joined: Sep 17, 2009
    Posts: 677

    rschilp
    Member

    Going to be there, as a vendor, platinum sponsor and if we can get the front motor mount finished and rear axle mounted in time I'll be showing my under construction 1932 Chrysler 3w coupe with the really big flathead.

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  19. This for Friday night...
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    and this for Saturday.
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  20. QuadQuad
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 87

    QuadQuad
    Member

    Heck yeah! Gonna get out there for some TNT myself...
    Lookin forward to it!
    -QQ
     
  21. Bean Dip
    Joined: Dec 25, 2011
    Posts: 882

    Bean Dip
    BANNED

    Iz to fat to fry gonna be rasin?
     
  22. Still_Crazy
    Joined: Sep 30, 2011
    Posts: 350

    Still_Crazy
    Member
    from . .

    Hope the weather cooperates and the creek don't rise. I'll bring the Cobra replica, if no one objects.
     
  23. kisam
    Joined: Feb 28, 2005
    Posts: 1,920

    kisam
    Member

    Oh, I want to play! As much as I would like to Thaw Out with you guys, I'll be working:(. You guys have fun and take some pics!
     
  24. Bean Dip
    Joined: Dec 25, 2011
    Posts: 882

    Bean Dip
    BANNED

    iz enebody else rasin? tell herb to ccome to. hez the guy widda cheby to fast to fry
     
  25. Model A Mark
    Joined: Apr 30, 2008
    Posts: 1,265

    Model A Mark
    Member
    from dallas
    1. Holley 94 Group

    I haven't missed a thaw in 4 years, but I really need to go to Decatur.
    sucks there both on the same weekend.
     
  26. 60 GASSER
    Joined: Sep 26, 2007
    Posts: 530

    60 GASSER
    Member

    I bee der beaner bought sum "traditional"red krilon today that is what it's called!? Got me sum cheaters mounted ready to go
     
  27. Bean Dip
    Joined: Dec 25, 2011
    Posts: 882

    Bean Dip
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    ha! we gunna hav sum fun now! i breeng thoz rampz we traded for to. hey man i hav an ideya. if i breeng mah ol poleroyd camura u theenk it be ok to take sum pics of yur ol hoopti an sellum? how mutch culd i get forum u theenk? ill cut u in on the the profitz to yoozing this formyoola. $ payd for pics - (cost of feelm + sedup an sutch) = herbz cut - beerz u dreenk (.25 eech seenz we are good buddeez)
    sound lik a deel? oh an i comin eether way herb so i see u ther ok? red crylon soundz reel cool to thet will be niyce
     
  28. You mean red crayola's?
    Them for autographing those Polaroid's?
     
  29. 60 GASSER
    Joined: Sep 26, 2007
    Posts: 530

    60 GASSER
    Member

    I have red sharpies fur that, touchin up them wheels, skint up my red paint when i mounted my pie crusters up.
     

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