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Good E body story #2671894
06/30/19 12:07 PM
06/30/19 12:07 PM
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Oregon
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Might be a member's car, I think I've seen it before but I hadn't seen the full story.

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/1971-dodge-challenger-r-t-weaned-speed/

Re: Good E body story [Re: AndyF] #2671903
06/30/19 12:25 PM
06/30/19 12:25 PM
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Very cool !

Re: Good E body story [Re: tubtar] #2671916
06/30/19 12:37 PM
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Chilliwack B.C. Canada
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Great story, yes he's a member here.


Sheldon
Re: Good E body story [Re: RUNCHARGER] #2671939
06/30/19 01:36 PM
06/30/19 01:36 PM
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MI, usa
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Impressive work and performance.
Doug

Re: Good E body story [Re: dvw] #2671962
06/30/19 03:06 PM
06/30/19 03:06 PM
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Akron, Ohio
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Beautiful Challenger


Sassy Grass street Duster, best of 10.69 at 124 driven to the track with 3.23 gears, naturally aspirated on 93 octane.
Re: Good E body story [Re: AndyF] #2672025
06/30/19 05:58 PM
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That car represents a ton of work. More work that I'd take on that is for sure. They replaced a lot of sheet metal and some of it was pretty critical such as the firewall. I don't think I have the stones to tackle a firewall replacement. I also like the fact that he dropped a full second off the ET with tuning. Low 11's on street tires at that weight is really impressive. Not very many drivers can pull off that trick. I've never figured it out that is for sure. My stuff usually just goes up in smoke when I try to go fast!

Re: Good E body story [Re: AndyF] #2672089
06/30/19 08:25 PM
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Rittman Ohio
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Very cool car and nice uplifting story about a good kid up

He must be getting good at clutch management sticking an E-body with that much torque under his foot. Look out for this guy in F.A.S.T. series soon with that much driving talent drive

Gus beer


64 Plymouth Savoy
493 Indy EZ's by Nick at Compu-Flow
5-Speed Richmond faceplate Liberty box
Dana 60
Re: Good E body story [Re: fourgearsavoy] #2672466
07/01/19 11:24 AM
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So. Burlington, Vt.
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There’s a couple of passes in this vid.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ln_21QDtaiY


68 Satellite, 383 with stock 906’s, 3550lbs, 11.18@123
Dealer for Comp Cams/Indy Heads
Re: Good E body story [Re: fast68plymouth] #2672491
07/01/19 12:02 PM
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VERY good story, and glad he is a member ! up
beer

Re: Good E body story [Re: moparx] #2672860
07/02/19 07:29 AM
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Great story and that car runs great. The guy can drive a stick car that's for sure. He actually runs a combo close to mine in some ways. And its his dream car just like my 63 is for me. And he is smart for using Dwayne's cam and letting him do much work on the eng as we all know Dwayne's engines run awesome. One super fine Mopar. up Ron

Re: Good E body story [Re: 383man] #2672880
07/02/19 08:14 AM
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Marion, South Carolina [><]
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Awesome car and he can sure row that 4 speed!


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'70 hemicuda street car...8.91 at 150.5 mph w/ 4.10s, 8.97 at 152.5 mph w/ 3.54s so far
'69 road runner 440 w/ Indy SRs
'69 road runner 440-6, 4 speed...Dad's ride
'71 Demon 340 resto project
'06 GMC 2500HD LBZ Duramax...toy hauler
'16 Grand Caravan SXT...baby hauler
Re: Good E body story [Re: AndyF] #2673048
07/02/19 01:56 PM
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MA
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Great car and great kid! This thing looks as good as it goes. Bryan is a talented young driver. I'm proud to have raced him a few times this year.

Re: Good E body story [Re: Kevin Kowalski] #2673268
07/02/19 04:48 PM
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Between a rock & a hard place
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There is hope for the youth of America!

Bonus points: The power windows!


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