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#1 jdcrawler OFFLINE  

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Posted October 09, 2014 - 08:41 AM

My son has been working on a red 1969 Firebird and he sent me this video.

 

http://www.google.co....76943099,d.aWw


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 09:09 AM

Wow, an 11 second run is pretty quick. And that is a great looking 69 he has built. Thanks for sharing Ray.
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Posted October 09, 2014 - 09:25 AM

Nice, domination in both lanes. Been to Edgewater many times. It's good to see this bracket of racing is still happening.
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Posted October 09, 2014 - 10:02 AM

He was kicking everybodys butt all over the track. Nice car and great driving!


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 11:13 AM

My son just finished building the Firebird this summer and it is all street legal and does not have a roll bar in it.

This was only the seconded time that he had it out to the track and he is very pleased with the way it hooks up and handles down the strip.

 

He feels that with a little more work he can get it into the 10's. but he needs to put a roll bar in it before he pushes it that far.


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 04:45 PM

nice


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 06:32 PM

That's a quick Firebird for street legal!


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 06:38 PM

That Firebird was really "hooking up" good!

Nice dragster!


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Posted October 09, 2014 - 06:56 PM

good rear end gears

good hole shouts 

good average speed

 

it brings back old memories of street racing

had a home made roadster with a 350ci 350hp 3 speed and 2.08 rear end

with 10 gallons of gas it weight only 900 lbs - tubed frame

never lost a race 

1/4 mile it would do 165+ mph

crazy 


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Posted October 10, 2014 - 06:34 AM

A roll cage would be a good safety feature. At speed those older cars are not stable. With the kinds of speeds he's getting to a crash would be really bad.


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Posted October 14, 2014 - 09:09 AM

He has great reaction time
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