My very first drag car I just bought

Old 09-19-2008, 06:52 PM
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Default My very first drag car I just bought

Its a 79 olds 406SBC for now. Guy said it would run 10.5's. I made 7 passes. Went from mid 12's to [email protected] the last pass. Every pass got better. First 2 passes scared the sh!t out of me. Pulls the front wheels 14" on launch. Im hooked.
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Old 09-19-2008, 07:52 PM
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nice ride
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Old 09-19-2008, 08:10 PM
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Default Re: My very first drag car I just bought

Originally Posted by Oldsman69
First 2 passes scared the sh!t out of me. Pulls the front wheels 14" on launch. Im hooked.
neat car.


The first time I took my car down the track I felt like I must have been setting a new track record or something

til they gave me the time slip.
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P.S. I left on the top yellow too....I had a trans brake but forgot to push the button..... ops:
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Old 09-19-2008, 09:15 PM
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Cool car,but just remember to drive safe and use your head.
I have a THINK sign on my dash. That helps me to relax and go through the motions before I hit the line. Sometimes the guy in the other lane wants to play games with you but if you race your own race you'll end up kicking his ass :wink:
Remember to have fun,thats what its all about
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Old 09-20-2008, 06:16 AM
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Thanks guys, I had the trans brake on my first run but I forgot to let it go and had a 2 sec light. ops:
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Old 09-20-2008, 07:39 AM
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Very cool. I had a '78 in high school. Won my championship in street in an '83.
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Old 09-20-2008, 08:22 AM
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Very sweet! I just got rid of a '78 last year. Missed it almost immediately.
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