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topsportsman1 04-15-2008 10:44 AM

Welcome,Ron,Mike,Mike and Michael,to the forum,Lots of good guys here,have fun

TheRabbit 05-07-2008 06:59 PM

My name is Scott. Nickname Rabbit, from Augusta, Ga. Asphalt and concrete were made to get you to the race. Not to race on!! Mud racers give their trucks names because #'s on the side of a car are boring. A name is part of your personality or a statement :!: :!: :!:

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bbb555 05-11-2008 06:38 PM

Bill Moore out of columbus ohio.. I own a 72 nova(speedy petey's old nova).I race when I find the free time.. I drive trk from ohio to mostly the west coast which cuts into my racing time. I'm 50 yrs young and loving it..

redchamp01 05-12-2008 06:15 PM

Hello Everyone!
 
I found this site a while back but always been in the shadows. I finally made an account and have stepped out to say hi.

A little about me I am in the Marine Corps and have been for the last 12+ yrs. Love it staying in until 20......
As you can see I am a Chevy guy all the way!!! Been working on cars since I can remember.

The cars that I am currently working on are...
1949 Cadillac Sedanette.....Rod.....Near complete
1952 Chevy 5 window.....total resto still needed....Pop's project
1954 Chevy 3 window.....total resto still needed
1964 Chevy Impala SS.....Stock
1964 Chevy Corvair.....Restored .....have to replace a oil pump
1965 Chevy Corvair Corsa Convetable.....total resto still needed
1965 Chevy Corvair Corsa Coupe.....total resto still needed

Redchamp

olds48 05-12-2008 07:57 PM

Welcome all you new guys!!Hey,Redchamp,lets see some pics of those Corvairs!I love those little monsters!Bring 'emon down to the "Show Off" part of the forum

bigdaddy482 05-14-2008 08:23 AM

mud racer
 
My name is Dennis I have been a racing junkie for awhile I am 52 years young, I like mud racing and drag racing. There's nothing I like better than going fast and faster. 8)

Impalabuilder 07-17-2008 05:33 AM

Not new to cars, but new to racing them legally
 
currently building a 67 2dr chevy II sedan. Should be on the road with the 194 in a couple weeks. I want to take it to the track to see how my runs improve over time. I'm building a mild supercharged LT1 block for it. Don't expect to win anything, just have fun.

also building a BMW 325 track only car, but that's on the far backburner set to "warm"

also own 64 impala vert 409/425 (not original) 70 el camino SS 396, 56 Nomad, and 97 BMW M3

olds48 07-17-2008 08:53 AM

Welcome Impalabuilder.I love the BIG Chevy's .I got a 66 ss that's my daily driver.Dude I love that car.400hp,4 speed and 21 mpg highway :D !!Put some pics up of your rides.I'd especially like to see the Imp and the Nomad!Welcome to the site and have fun.There's alot of good guys and ALOT of good info in here.Talk to you later!!

Impalabuilder 07-17-2008 10:45 AM

21 mpg in a 66? That's incredible...the day before I bought my 64 I was looking at a 66. Left my number and the guy didn't call until 2 days later. Had to tell him he lucked out. 65 and 66 are sweet cars.

my 64 is in too many pieces to get a good pic :cry: but here's the engine:

http://ww2.impala.ws:5204/images/Julius409.jpg

as soon as the chevyii is on the road, the Impala starts reassembly mode

the Nomad is still in my Dad's garage. That's another winter project...very easy restore: engine, 1/4 panel, and paint.[/img]

olds48 07-17-2008 10:50 AM

Man those w-motors had some beautiful valve covers.21 mpg in a 66...well it is a factory 327 with a powerglide so that means it comes with airplane gears in the rearend.2.73s.So with a 2.73 gear,a 237/75r15 tire and a 4 speed(no slippage) it turns 1700 rpm at 55 mph and only 2000 rpm at 65 :D Throw in a GM crate motor(Fastburn 385)with a tight duration hydraulic roller and you got yourself a decent little cruiser!Get 18 mpg highway with the A/C on :D Just hope I never pull up beside you with that big w-motor..I'll get smoked for sure!! :cry:

nosnerd 07-23-2008 04:39 PM

NOOB here
 
new to the forum...


alan,canadian,40,gearhead.

19 yrs in the performance aftermarket.


8)

DriverLost 07-31-2008 06:17 PM

New here. I feel as intimidated as pulling up to the line next to a muscle car. :shock:
Its very cool to be here, no doubt.

25 plus years as a VW tuner, over 4 years with Scion. I love and respect the big three. First car was a bug, still have it lol. I just never grew up.

lively 07-31-2008 06:19 PM

YOU NEVER- EVER WANT TO GROW UP COMPLETELY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LIVELY

Scooterz 07-31-2008 07:26 PM

Well... I just noticed this thread actually... for the first time. I think it is my ADHD probably, but I never actually did this thread or noticed it months ago as I have been posting. Name is Casey (go by Rigsby here) WMM, 38, 2 kids (4&6). I have a 69 Camaro BBC, but I want a gasser. Have had 3 Chevelles 68,69, & 72 + a 70 Elcamino. I work for Bowtech Archery, I am a Corp. rep/account mgr. Basicly, I set up dealers & sell them bows & product. We also sell Ross, Diamond compound, etc... Live in Oregon near the ocean. I have only been arrested once... & since then, I quit drinking (Irish). Like dirt bikes, but I get hurt too much so I am getting away from that. I like Waylon Jennings & still think the 80's were cool... I love my country & respect others when they should be respected. Having said this, Obama Hussen Barack akceem' abduhl mohamma is not one of those people. Thanks to you all for answering all of my dumb questions so I don't blow-up my newest motor. Cheers

Bamfster 08-10-2008 08:17 AM

Name is Dan, 19 years in L/E....I'm not your stereotypical cop, I'm pretty unconventional. Married for 20 years w/3 kids, my oldest starts driving in 6 months. My '68 chevelle (see sig) was my first car, it runs [email protected] at Bamdimere Speedway. I inherited my mom's '69 Camaro that I'm restoring/building to run in the 12's for my wife.

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/m...lleedited3.jpg

Oldsman69 08-22-2008 09:35 AM

Hey all, Im Brian from Waynesville Ohio. Just getting into racing. Just bought my first drag car. Havent even run it yet. I have a 69 442 convertible as a weekend driver. Always been into muscle cars.

mytmouz 08-22-2008 09:56 AM

Hello new guys...

DejavuRacing 08-26-2008 09:31 AM

Hey everyone new to the board but not RJ thought I would drop in and see what it is all about.

chevytemptation 08-27-2008 09:29 AM

New to R.J.
 

    olds48 08-29-2008 02:59 PM

    Shame-shame,playing on the internet when you're supposed to be working! :D Welcome!It is a good site with a lot of nice people on here.Have fun! :D

    joanddarin 09-03-2008 04:27 PM

    Hey guys nice place you have here.My name is Darin kids are all grown up now and I am looking at getting back into this.Over the years I have had a 71 nova 355, th350 w/ shift kit 12 bolt posi 3.73 gears an original monza spyder w/305 and 72 chevy shortbed p/u 355,th400 and posi.Had to sell nova last for finances.I think my daily driver is my next project a 98 s10 I think it be nice with a v8

    Storm350 09-03-2008 05:19 PM

    Hello Racers
    Just wanted to say Hello to all,and I want to thank all of you guys and girls
    for putting out so much helpful info for us Rockies
    Awesome Site 8)

    supershoey 09-08-2008 05:10 PM

    hi i'm matt i'm 20 yrs old just outta tech school and just bought a 84 olds cutlass with a 455 looking to find some tips or some help on makin it a good drag car...got a buddy with a chevelle i gotta beat hahaha...

    EX96 09-15-2008 06:40 PM

    hello
     
    been a member for a month or so just startin to look around at stuff not very computer friendly

    lively 09-15-2008 08:19 PM

    tHHATTiS okkk -weeeeDUn"t Do veery MU8C CH Gooooo D EAT IT EDER

    slicwinko 09-18-2008 04:13 PM

    hey guys whats up? im steve, 24 and in iraq right now. once I get back I am going to be racing a UMP dirt modified @ clarksville speedway. this is my rookie yr so any advice? (besides go fast,turn left, dont crash)

    olds48 09-20-2008 10:17 PM

    Hey Steve,good to have you.I'm a drag racer,so the only advice I can give you is come home safe!!Thanks for what you're doing,big guy.It is really appreciated!!!

    radicalz 11-06-2008 07:23 AM

    :D :D :D ......Hi guys!!!!! I see alot of newbies and old-bees too...hahaha...have not posted in a while but have ben lurking....good to see all of you...... :D :D :D :D :D

    scotttk 11-23-2008 05:43 AM

    Just took the time to look throughout... Nice Site
     
    Greetings Racing Junk...

    Joined a while ago and just took the time to actually start reading through a lot of the information and site.

    Looks like a great site that I'll enjoy a lot!

    Thanks!

    RTPracing 11-23-2008 11:19 AM

    Just joined all the way from Europe.

    Maybe I can learn a bit for racing here in Belguim.

    camso.com

    topsportsman1 11-23-2008 11:32 AM

    Welcome guys,join in and participate

    TheRabbit 11-23-2008 03:48 PM

    Re: Just took the time to look throughout... Nice Site
     

    Originally Posted by scotttk
    Greetings Racing Junk...

    Looks like a great site that I'll enjoy a lot!

    Thanks!

    Hey new members! rj is a great forum. No bs, just a bunch of racers (of all types) helping each other out.

    vader2 12-01-2008 12:07 PM

    hey all, names Michael. I have been a member of Racing Junk since 06. Great site, I have bought a few parts on here. He is a picture of my ride.
    http://i539.photobucket.com/albums/f...7/100_1273.jpg

    IrvJr 12-09-2008 04:34 PM

    Hi everyone. My names Scott, been on the site for a couple months and just got my Racespace started and signed up for the forums.

    TheRabbit 12-10-2008 07:29 PM


    Originally Posted by olds48
    posted at 4:59 Shame-shame,playing on the internet when you're supposed to be working! :D Welcome!It is a good site with a lot of nice people on here.Have fun! :D

    Do you get off at 5:00??? if so shame, shame, shame on you too!! LOL
    Don't worry I may be a racingjunk addict. I can't quit looking for things I want!!!

    olds48 12-13-2008 10:54 AM

    :lol: :lol: never know when I will get off work,latlely it seems like not at all.Hey Vader,that is one slick looking 'Velle. You gotta give us some more pics of that thing.WELCOME

    rivitted007 12-28-2008 07:42 AM

    New to site
     
    Hello everyone. I am Steve from Louisiana. I just joined the site this morning. I am looking to get into some street/strip racing as I used to race dirt a few years ago and cant get it out of my system. Love horsepower, smell of rubber, and high octane fuel.

    I will looking the classified ads over for a ride that interest me....

    StarDriver 01-03-2009 06:52 PM

    Newbie to forum
     
    Hello, I new to the forum but have been looking at R/J for a coupe of years now.

    I run a exotic, luxury, collector, and TV/movie vehicle transport business.
    www.sho-tyme.com

    I'm always looking on here for soemthing interesting.

    Goinlowcustoms 01-03-2009 07:09 PM

    Hello all, new to R/J my name is Ty from Pottstown Pa I'm into the lowrider and outlaw pro street racing scene kind of a weird mix I guess but just wanted to check in

    KKC 01-05-2009 07:37 AM

    Greetings everyone.

    My name is Kenny and I reside on Long Island, in NY. I am a big fan of the NASCAR Whelan Modified Tour and my local track is Riverhead Raceway.

    I was a bigger fan of the racing at Islip Speedway, but that track was shut down over 20 years ago, but my memories of that track have never faded. Islip was such a great venue.

    Anywho, just wanted to say hello.

    Kenny


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