The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by D_Lazaris, Sep 12, 2011.
UFRA is welcome at Eagle Field!
Well our pit area is all set up at Mooneyes Christmas party in Irwindale!
If you see us say hi!
Unbelievably beautiful car. Nice work fellas, maybe someday I'll get to hear it in person.
Great day at Mooneyes Christmas Party! My dad got two runs in.
We talked back and forth about putting the wheelie bars on the car. With our older wider slicks we needed them, but we thought with these new skinnier Hurst tires we wouldn't have a problem. Plus when we ran at Eagle Field we did not need them.
So what the heck lets not use them...
Well here is a video of what happen!
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Little squirely but he got it down the track.
Here are second run. WITH WHEELIE BARS!
MUCH MUCH BETTER. There was a little hesitation on the on the launch. I guess the trans brake got knocked and it held for a second. But good strong run! Excited to see what she will do in the 1/4!!!!
Turn your volume up! It sounds goooood!
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looked like a fun ride...........
Looks good, Nice bit of driveing ,2nd pass looked really nice
bet your pops is having a blast.
Tell Bill that looks great!!! and sounds even better!!!............ Humm might have to think about wheelie bars in the future???????................
..there is just something about our dragster in the weight distribution that just makes it want to go up...
It wouldn't be a bad idea to have a set just in case though. Thinking about your car, I don't think you will have a problem though... famous last words!!!!
I found this pictures on Flickr of the doll...
how hard was the injection to set up and tune or did some else tune it on the engine
what are the cam specs
My dad had Jerry Darian tune the injectors back in 1978 or 79. And we've had it set up like that ever since.
Well its a Clay Smith 283-2 cam, I don't know the specs of it off hand. I'll need to do some research on it.
Man I love those Moon Discs!
Awesome job on the restoration, another one saved ,love the history and how it's passed down to you! I love this old shot of the rail...it looks mean!
Got some SW gauges in the dash panel finally.
We are showing the "Doll" at the Goodguys Del Mar show in the Olympic Coatings booth, right outside of the main hall and next to speedways booth.
If you see us say hi!
Cool deal , Thats quite the dragster hauler next to you
I know right? We have an opportunity to get a 36 GMC just like that and we really want to do that.
I think I just got wood!!!!! AWESOME
Well we officially weighed the doll.
My guess was 1,320, my girlfriend was optimistic with 1,400...
But sure enough it was 1,225!!
Ouch you are 38 lbs lighter then me..........................humm need to cut some weight or add more hp..............
You better start drilling some holes Carl!
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