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dreracecar

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New A/F car on the fixture
« on: February 21, 2019, 03:37:37 PM »
Because A/F is in the "5's" did not want to take a chance, so I am building it to "FUEL" specs. The major difference is the 1.5" shoulder hoop has to go down to the motor plate
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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2019, 07:40:33 PM »
Impressive Craftsmanship

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2019, 06:21:49 AM »
Nice.
What is the wheelbase for those cars?

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2019, 07:37:02 AM »
225" On the long side. Had another car on my frame table and decided to build a strictly dragster fixture

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2019, 07:40:08 AM »
First fitting (of many) for the driver. The other person in the pic (checkbook in hand) , is the owner

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2019, 12:43:04 PM »
Because A/F is in the "5's" did not want to take a chance, so I am building it to "FUEL" specs. The major difference is the 1.5" shoulder hoop has to go down to the motor plate
      This was becoming a big problem with Top Dragster cars running in the 5's and NHRA decided to change the minimum to 6.10 with a zero tolerance for any one who goes 5.99 or quicker ! I would assume that A fuel would have to meet TAD specs ?   

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2019, 12:59:28 PM »
In Nos/Heritage  2.4 spec for 6sec or slower and 2.2 quicker than 6sec, this car is build to 2.2 spec although rules at this time allow 2.4 spec

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2019, 02:11:49 PM »
First fitting (of many) for the driver. The other person in the pic (checkbook in hand) , is the owner

I know that guy! Locksmith to the stars.  ;D

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2019, 08:22:37 PM »
Great work! Really like your fixture!

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2019, 08:26:17 AM »
A/f engine location?  This for blown or  injected nitro?


Looks great love the new jig.
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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2019, 09:38:47 AM »
Blown Alc.   Customer wanted 55"   When I stop arguing with customers, I tend to make more money

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2019, 05:32:30 AM »
So Bruce:
 What would you build as far as how far out to place the engine?

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2019, 09:30:46 AM »
Problem is that everybody has their own ideas and there is not a lot of testing/races to determine the optimum placement for a given chassis/motor-driveline configuration, along with the customer willing to make huge changes.

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Re: New A/F car on the fixture
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2019, 03:40:21 PM »
just some recent pics

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