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Offline sawdawg

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Front engine dragster wanted
« on: September 01, 2018, 08:16:22 AM »
Wanted...,Front engine dragster 200 inches more or less. It can be a complete running car or a roller. I do not fit in a 19 1/2 inch cage, my shoulders are too wide. Prefer a car in the west, but I can travel. Need a car suitable for bracket racing.
Bob 541 233-3820
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Re: Front engine dragster wanted
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2018, 09:33:39 AM »
I know Ralph has a 200 Tuttle chassis for sale I am not sure if he has it up in the PNW or if it is at his Arizona place.  His number is (360) 901-1222‬

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Re: Front engine dragster wanted
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2018, 03:24:09 PM »
Bob, I know of a real nice Neil & Parks 210 wb car for sale run in JrFuel, SBC. it's complete with-out engine or trans, but everything else , chutes, belts, etc
If you are interested call Dan Fenton 510-398-3709 [ cell] 510-481-5381 [ home] in San Lorenzo, Ca [ bay area I think]
Its a real good car at a good price, Dan and his son bought Neil & Parks personal JF car.
Bob, BTW, don't get hung up on the size of the roll cage, because how to fit and feel in the car is more about the shape of the cage around the seat. An "A" shape tends to pinch your shoulders togther, while a wider "C" shape gives you more shoulder room.
I had a racer buddy trying to sell his car and a big guy tried to sit it , did not fit , he was 6-2, and 220 lbs, I took over to our car and he fit great in the same 19" roll cage, because our car has the more rouned seat tubing.  You have to sit in the car [ with a firesuit on ] to see how you fit.
you are invited to join us NHRA Heritage Jrfuel class, call me if you have any questions.
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also check out the Jrfuel DRagster Association. com, and jrfueldragster FB
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Re: Front engine dragster wanted
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2018, 08:03:37 AM »
I have a 200 inch S&W with a blown BBC and large cage. Lets talk. Sell or trade. 903 738 6745

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Re: Front engine dragster wanted
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2018, 08:27:55 AM »
good advice on the Fenton car, I guess I'll just have to drive around and try sitting in more cars. I sold my door car last week and at least now I have some money for this project

Offline JrFuel Hayden

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Re: Front engine dragster wanted
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2018, 05:55:47 PM »
If you are still interested in Dan Fenton's JF chassis, which of course you could change to run NE-1,2,3, or put a blown alky engine in it.
More info, 210" WB, new chassis tag, complete, less engine and trans [ PG] Roll cage width is 19 1/2, will fit at least a 6' tall, 200 lb driver
Comes with current Crow belts, Simpson chute, Safe Craft fire bottle, engine is 36" out  [ you would need to run a "shorty PowerGlide" ],
light weight 12 bolt drop out rear-end, 4.88 gears lightened & Rem polished, with spare 4.46 gears, gun drilled Strange axles, with carbon brakes,
Alum driveshaft,  titium wheel studs, Weld rear 5x5 alum wheels with 31x12x15 Goodyear slick, 17" wire spoke front wheels with Goodyear front runner tires.
Bandit shifter, CM single wheel wheelie bar
If bought new from Neil & Parks complete would be $25-30K , Ball park what Dan is looking for $12k
Best ET with NHRA Heritage JrFuel rules was 7.16 @ 185 mph
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Re: Front engine dragster wanted
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2018, 09:29:26 AM »
I finally found a fed just a hundred miles from my house. I bought the Mccurdy and sons dragster out of West Linn Oregon. They ran a big block chevy with a blower. The car has a 210 inch wheel base. I got it as a roller now I need a bbc race engine for it. The weirdest thing is it has a 19 1/2 inch cage but I fit. I go race at Bonneville in a week so all my time is spent on that cas for now