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This is a “Race Ready Car”

ICanFab has completed the final shakedown tests for this new race car built for bracket racing. This is a full chassis car, a 1977 Chevy Vega Hatchback with a 427 SBC. The race car includes an NHRA 8.50 chassis certification, a clean title, with working tail lights and headlights. Every

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How to fit a big tire, in a small car

This is creative metal fabrication. This car has many options. This Vega is a mild steel car with an NHRA 8.50 cert and has been made to be a winning bracket car… but has that extra boost to be a great heads-up racer.

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A Chassis Tag And NHRA Certification Are Included

When a chassis is professionally built – you should see the official chassis tag like this S&W race car chassis tag below. Below is the official NHRA 8.50 certification for this car. This is from our custom Vega Hatchback project recently finished.  Click here to view all the stats from this

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This car is race ready . . . and brand spanking new

Are you in the market for a new race car? This Vega is a great value.  It’s brand new, only a few test hits down the track. 12-Point Roll Cage NHRA 8.50 Certification Car weight =2184 lbs. (no driver, race ready) PASS WITH NOS: 1/8 = 5.501 at 126.98 MPH 1/8 = 5.494

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Become A Winning Bracket Racer

I remember the days when quarter-mile heads up drag racing was the norm at every drag strip. Both cars leave the starting line and the crowd goes crazy. Today bracket racing is by far the most popular form of drag racing.  Bracket racing series are coast-to-coast and basically for every level of drag racing

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This 427 SBC Vega Makes A Second Visit To Bristol Dragway

Yesterday some local racers invited us to test at the track.  The finish line shows the time of the 1/4 mile pass. We are testing for 1/8 mile. The is the drivers view from the NOS pass.  Same pass, driver lifts at the 1/8 mile. This is the time

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First NOS Pass With The Vega Hatchback Pro Street

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1977 Vega Hatchback – quick look around video

Pro Street Vega Specs: The car weight is 2150 lbs. (no driver) VIN # and Title comes with car Glastek fiberglass doors, 4″ cowl hood rear bumper, Fiberglas Unlimited front and S&W 2 x3 frame rails, ladder bar suspension, round tube front half with Strange Engineering Struts with Heavy Duty Brakes Narrowed

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The Vega Hatchback is back on the ground – browse a few snapshots

This morning I took a few quick photos. Only a few items left to install on this car – then it gets a final clean up and ready for the track. This project car is for sale. Click the photos to zoom in. Photos will open in a new window.

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The 427 SBC is ready – we fired it up this morning

This car got scaled today too, and weighs in at 2150 lbs. (no driver) Need a NEW Street Outlaw to get on the list? Contact us today!

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The Mark Williams driveshaft arrived on Monday – now all components have been added.

Next step – fire it up!

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The 77 Vega Pro Street Nears Completion

Final fitting of all the gear. . . seat, belts, steering wheel, shifter, delay box. Completing all the final hook-up of shift cable, chute cable and handle . . . After another killer wire job by Dave, fabricated, installed and tested. We expect the driveshaft soon – from Mark Williams

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More Top-Self Parts Added – Not From China.

Everything in this car is brand new. Includes this ATI Powerglide Transmission. The 427 SBC, DART SHP block, DART PRO1 heads with 2.08 intake value, Liberty crankshaft and connecting rods, Mahle pistons 10-1, solid roller cam . . . and the list goes on and on. This is a sweet

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The Powerglide has arrived, and the chassis has been certified.

This project car is progressing quickly. The Powerglide transmission arrived over the weekend. Saturday was NHRA certification day at Bristol, and the Vega Hatchback received its 8.50 cert.  This will be a productive day — install that tranny, and order the driveshaft!

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New Deadly Bracket Car For Sale

Only a few odds and ends left on this pro street project…  like wiring and the ATI powerglide … take a look. UPDATE: This car is finished and for sale – click here to view full specs.

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S&W Race Chassis Custom Install

The laundry list for this Vega pro street build includes; S&W 2″ x 3″ Frame Rails with Ladder Bar Suspension, S&W 12-Point Roll Cage, S&W Round Tube Front Half . . . Put it all together and now we have a NEW car — ready for final assembly and an NHRA

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Final Reassembly Begins Now

If you are looking for a NEW drag car for the 2018 season – contact us today.  

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Building and Assembling the 77 Vega Hatchback

Rear End Housing Made And Gear Assembled In-House Custom Made 9″ Housing, Back Braced and Narrowed 35 Spline Gun Drilled and Flange Lightened Moser Axles 5/8 Wheel Studs Moser Through-Bolt Aluminum Case 3.250 Bearing 10 Bolt Moser Pinion Support 1350 Moser Yoke 4.29 Gear That Has Been Lightened Wilwood 4 Piston

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Vega Chassis Completed

This is the chassis and body of our ’77 Vega Hatchback winter project. If you are looking for a Vega rolling chassis – this one is ready. Next stop body shop and paint! If you are looking for a NEW drag car for the 2018 season – contact us today.

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Big Tire . . . Little Car

The 16.5″ wide tires were all over the quarter panels due to the low ride height. These quarter panels have seen some serious mods — stretched 2″ forward and 4″ to the rear of centerline. What the hell — let’s do quarter extensions! If you are looking for a new drag

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Drag Race Door Car – Ready For 2020 Season – For Sale

This Drag Racing Door Car Is For Sale

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More progress on the Pro Street Vega Hatchback

Once this Vega is finished it will be streetable. You will be able to legally drive it on the road. Take it to the local car show – or out for ice cream. But don’t fool yourself – this Vega is being built for drag racing. Preparing to start the tubs

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New 427 SBC gets installed in the Vega Hatchback drag car

Front of the engine and fuel system mock up has been finalized and looking good! Final cockpit mock up in progress. The big question is . . . sheet metal tunnel or no tunnel? Little more cutting, and rear sheet metal and tubs are next. If you are looking for

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Adding all the components and making all the parts

We’ve been welding on tabs and brackets to mount up all the components necessary to make this vega hatchback a really great bracket car. Since, out of the box parts don’t always fit we modify or make our own. Browse other posts on this 1977 Vega Hatchback build: CONTACT US:

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Mocking Up The Vega Hatchback

Now that the Vega is off the chassis table – it’s time to mock-up everything. Below we installed an S&W ladder bar kit, and a HUGE S&W diagonal link at 1.25 x .095. Below the back braced 9″ just needs wheelie bar tabs. Installing brake system lines and residual valves.

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The Hatchback Vega Comes Off The Jig Table

The hatchback vega had final bars and gussets welded in and it’s looking good! Time to come off the jig table and hit the deck. . . Remember, we started building this car with just a roof, quarter panels and tail panel.  Getting to this point is huge. Still a

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On The Centerline With The Vega Hatchback

Making progress with the 77 Vega Hatchback project.  The rear end housing has been hung on the centerline. . . Anti roll has been tacked up… Now all we have to do is . . . add a few gussets to the shock bar, add an X from the main

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1977 Vega Hatchback Project Update

The fiberglass was hung on the chassis with care. . . Doors hung, swinging and latched. The frontend tree has been built with custom receiver brackets made and applied. The rear of the front end, lower and upper mounts, and firewall completed in steel. Seat mounts, master cylinder and the

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Next car on the jig table is this 1977 Vega Hatchback

First we removed the Vega skin from our rust free donor and centered it on the jig table. The ride height was established, next we will start laying in frame rails. This shows the main hoop, front down bars, dash bar, ear down bars, build perimeter. This bracket car has

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New Build: Vega Hatchback

Another rust-free body fresh out of storage — today it met the plasma cutter and we separated the shell from the complete car. Rough cuts to release from the donor car, still alot more surgical trimming to come. On to the chassis table, ready to start laying pipe. If you

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NHRA 8.50 Certified Vega FOR SALE

Test w/ NEW 427 SBC, 1/8 mile = 5.501 at 126.98 mph

NHRA Top Sportsman FOR SALE

Over 1200HP, best ET on the car was 6.58sec @ 214MPH.

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