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Hotrods

Discussion in 'Car Forum' started by NXS, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. LOOGIE1

    LOOGIE1

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    this is my ride hand built by me paint by my buddy drue has heads cam intake fule injected. 10 point cage installed by me and my pop runs 12.50 on moter 11.30 on the gas it is my pride and joy
    [​IMG]
     


  2. NXS

    NXS Senior Sheepdog

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  3. LOOGIE1

    LOOGIE1

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    Virginia Beach
    nice impala wihs i was around for the 60's musle crase mine is the result of wishing i was there. nice ride nxs
     
  4. Asha'man

    Asha'man eat the eat!

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    Nice looking Fox! I have an '86 SVO but it still needs a lot of work.

    Brian
     
  5. spober

    spober

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    wendel n.c.
    dont frett kido.today there are more and more awsum muscle cars being made.425 hp dodge chargers(4 door i know?),or the 400hp ls2 powered pontiac GTO?It dont get no more retro muscle than the new ford mustang!
    i came up at the tail end of the muscle car era.clss of 76.luckily there were still tons of 67-71 stangs,camaros,mopars ect for cheap!but man o man durring the late 70 and most of the 80 cars were o so borring!a 1976 corvette sting ray with a l 48 350 put out a dismal 160 hp.the newly introduced 78 mazda RX7 with 100 hp rotary would walk those mid/late 70 vettes not to meantion what a 77-78 datsun(nissan) 280 would imbarrans er qr w
     
  6. LOOGIE1

    LOOGIE1

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    The only thing good that came out of the early 80's was the buick GSX what a power house for a v6 turbo that thing blew away all comers of the early and late 80's and late 70's cars
     
  7. Ron3

    Ron3

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    That was more middle-late 80's but yea Grand Nats were one of the best back then!

    And they can still kick but today in a straight line.

    Ron3
     
  8. LOOGIE1

    LOOGIE1

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    Virginia Beach
    Also dont count out the 89 trans am indy pase car with the same turbo V6 what a shame they only mabe a short production run on them
     
  9. Geeorge

    Geeorge Sarcasm Inc.

    GNX, GSX was a early 1970's model ;)
     
  10. Rob1035

    Rob1035 Skeet Surfer

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    Charlotte NC
    Another take on a hotrod (not mine of course):
    [​IMG]

    78/79 (in the US) 911 Turbo
    2750 lbs
    ~300hp
    0-60 in 4.9, top end of 165, supposedly a handful to drive:cool:
     
  11. Geeorge

    Geeorge Sarcasm Inc.

    Mine since 1981,picture taken 2 weeks ago and drove last tuesday
     
  12. LOOGIE1

    LOOGIE1

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    Virginia Beach
    wow!!! verry nice did you build it? what are the specs on the motor?any history of intrest about the car???
     
  13. Geeorge

    Geeorge Sarcasm Inc.

    I've done all the work on it myself except for the paint and aligning the front end.

    340 balanced and blue printed
    11-1 Arias pistons
    etc.

    Fiberglass hood and front fenders,had bumpers to but got tired of them this year and bought newly chromed ones on ebay

    Narrowed rear end 430 gears

    Cars was originally a all drum brake car now has tubular upper control arms and disc's off a 74 dart and 11 inch rear drums off of a Chrysler newyorker.I also replaced the master cylinder with a plastic one from an 80 model dodge and added an adjustable proportioning valve

    Had the car since 1981 and change something every year
     
  14. G22 Kid

    G22 Kid

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    Eugene, OR
    Nice Mope!

    Any 1/4 mile times? I have a '70 Challenger.

    Do you ever visit Moparts.com?
     
  15. Yeah, and the GSX's are nice as well.

    My '86 GN:
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  16. LOOGIE1

    LOOGIE1

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    Virginia Beach
    verry cool svo always wanted one the five lug conversion is pretty cool too you can always look at a stang with potential and youres has plenty of it do it right and bring it back to its glorey
     
  17. bac1023

    bac1023

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