Category: Drag Race Cars

Chevy power takes the win at Indy

Roger Penske marks his 18th Indianapolis 500 win over the weekend in true racing style – with Chevy muscle!  This was an exciting event – and for those of us who race – it made us hungry to get back

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This is a “Race Ready Car”

bracket race car for sale

ICanFab has completed the final shakedown tests for this new race car designed 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,

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Did someone mention project cars . . . here is what we have available.

Perfect drag race project

This 1971 Opel 2-door coupe has a full steel body in great shape. The Opel is called the “poor man’s corvette” this is a cool car in a small package. If you are looking to build a drag racing car

Become A Winning Bracket Racer

Bracket racing

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

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Nostalgia Funny Car Project

Della Woods nostalgia funny car body

This shell is from a Della Woods funny car. Della Woods was the first female funny car driver to go to the semi finals at an NHRA national event. Della Woods held the record for almost 22 years. The shell

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First NOS Pass With The Vega Hatchback Pro Street

vega hatchback test and tune day

Watch this quick peek at the Vega Wagon

pro street vega for sale

This is a 1977 Vega Wagon Stretched 6″. It has S&W Chrome Moly Tube Chassis and Funny Car Cage, is TIG Welded and NHRA Certified 6.00 Inquire about this 1977 Vega Wagon: View all posts from this 1977 Vega Wagon build:

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1977 Vega Hatchback – quick look around video

pro street vega for sale

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

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Jim Oddy, his Chevy Beretta and Drag Racing Hall of Fame

Jim Oddy Beretta - first ever pro mod

The International Drag Racing Hall of Fame honored its 2018 inductees in Gainesville, Fla., adding Jim Oddy to its roll call of honorees. In honor of this great accolade we would like to share a few photos from the early

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

427 SBC starting up first time

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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Finalizing Another Chevy Vega

At the end of the day

The Vega Wagon has been at the body shop for a week.  It should be coming back next week. Then final assembly begins. This Vega Wagon is certified NHRA 6.0 and ready for the 2018 drag race season. This 1977 Vega

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New Deadly Bracket Car For Sale

1977 vega hatchback

Only a few odds and ends left on this pro street project…  like wiring and the ATI powerglide … take a look. UPDATE: June 23, 2018 – this car is finished and for sale – click here to view full

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Final Reassembly Begins Now

vega hatchback ready for final assembly

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

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Vega Chassis Completed

chassis for sale

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

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Drag Race Door Car – Ready For 2018 Season – For Sale

vega hatchback gets tubs

This Drag Racing Door Car Is For Sale

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New 427 SBC gets installed in the Vega Hatchback drag car

427 SBC

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

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This hard-top convertible Corvette is a radical street car

It ain’t braggin’ if ya back it up! This 1992 corvette has a removable hard top. Once the top is removed it reveals the chrome moly round tube 14-point cage, which is NHRA Certified 8.50. GM Factory This Corvette convertible

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High Quality Street and Race Cars For Sale

FOR SALE: 1992 Chevy Corvette Hardtop Convertible Pro Street:  Chrome Moly round tube 14-point cage NHRA Certified 8.50, 427 cu.in BBC, 2-staged NOS Big shot system done off timer, TH400 Transmission, and more. FOR SALE: 1933 Plymouth 5-Window Coupe Pro Street: Car Weight

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A Peek Under The Vega Wagon Drag Car

The Vega Wagon is nearing completion mechanically. Here is a quick look at the underside. The sheetmetal ended up being high in the car so, added bonus, not much hanging down. Wide open underneath. Big Everything:  4 link bars, wheel

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Street Outlaws and Grudge Racing

Kai Kelly, Murder Nova and the entire Street Outlaw gang showed up at Bristol Thunder Valley recently. What a hoot. The event was packed. It shows how much people love heads-up racing. Looking for your own competitive Street Outlaw –

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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

Look for this Vega at Reno’s Hot August Nights

This project went to Reno last year. Quick update – the new owner is enjoying the car! The posts below are from the build of this ’72 vega street car:

Wiring The Vega Wagon

We’ve been making great progress finalizing the Vega Wagon build. Below you will notice; relays, timers, hot posts, coils, capacitors, wire, solenoids and MSD boxes. The brakes are plumbed. We like the Racepak. Stainless side exit exhaust … yahoo. Sheet metal almost

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6.0 NHRA Certification

1977 Vega Wagon – entire build step by step:

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Drag car build in the final stages… Look at the stance of this car.

drag racing fun
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Vega Wagon Bodywork By Ray Charles…

Paint by Stevie Wonder… Looking for a Michelangelo to finish…

Getting up to speed on the Vega Wagon build

1977 vega wagon drag car chassis

The Vega is nearing completion!  The body has been removed for the final time after welding in the firewall.  We have flipped the chassis and air panned it. The passenger side could be aluminum, but we made it steel getting ahead of

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Race Car Ready… Just Add Driver

drag racer ready to fight another day

This G-body is back together ready to fight again. The backend has been welded and braced up. Now is the time for a test pass to see how the car reacts from last season. The solid body mounts installed will help stiffen

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Vega Wagon Drag Car Progressing Rapidly

S&W chassis in chevy vega drag car

Buy it now as a roller or as a complete car — you choose.  

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TIG Welding Chrome Moly Chassis

The vega wagon S&W chrome moly chassis came off the jig table for the final TIG weld up. Currently we are putting all the parts back into the chassis for final tabs and electrical placement etc. The wagon skin is shown below. We

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Metal Fabrication: Stretching the wheel wells on the Vega Wagon

metal fabrication and wheel well stretch

We were having a little problem getting the 31-inch drag slicks in and out of the vega wheelhouse, so just imagine a 32- or 33-inch tire. The vega quarter panels did not have any bondo so it was an obvious candidate

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Getting the 68 Camaro ready for the drag strip

Finishing up the 555 Camaro

This drag racing Camaro project is wrapping up quickly. The boys in the garage are finishing up final wiring and making templates for the Lexan windows. Addition of 5 lb. fire bottle and 3 Nozzles is always a good choice.

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The Vega Wagon Drag Car

chevy vega for sale

  We are getting to the end of the pile of S&W chrome moly tubing. Engine and transmission placement are completed, setup for a Big Block Chevy. We were lucky to find a clean and straight sheet metal body, it’s

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1968 body off and chassis flipped

We flipped the car to finish the TIG welding on the underside of the chassis. Cleaning up the chassis and getting ready for paint. TIG weld firewall inserts.

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Opening Day at Bristol Dragway

A beautiful opening day at Bristol THUNDER VALLEY.  We are excited to get back into race season!   Today the coupe has its first test. Bristol was packed. There was alot of waiting in line – it’s part of racing. We were

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All Aluminum 555 Big Block Camaro

This Camaro BUILD had already been started when it came to us. Once we had it on the JIG table we decided the changes that were needed, and it’s been full speed ahead. Here are some snapshots of progress on

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New Drag Race Chassis On The Jig Table

This mild steel tube chassis project is TIG welded. With 1000 horsepower it will be a Super Gas / Bracket Car. It will absolutely make a showing at Bristol Dragway next season.

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Race Transmissions For Sale

powerglide transmission

Powerglide Transmission 5 Clutch Hi Gear / 5 Clutch Reverse, PG Input Shaft, TCI Manual Valve Body, Deep Aluminum Oil Pan, Clean Virgin Case, Fresh Rebuild $850. Powerglide Transmission 5 Clutch Hi Gear/ 5 Clutch Reverse, PG Input Shaft, TCI

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2015 Drag Racing Hall of Fame Inductees

Della Woods Nostalgia funny car

Eastcoast Drag Times Hall of Fame announced 2015 drag racing inductees to include Della Woods an AA/FC, NHRA pro driver from 1969 – late 1980’s. Della Woods was the first female driver in the 5 second bracket in the funny

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Classic car restoration, rehab or metal fabrication, call it what you will . . . it’s all good.

1972 Chevy Vega for sale

This 1972 Chevy Vega has a great retro appeal – it looks like a mini Camaro. This car started with a decent metal body – but everything else had to go. Building a reliable street outlaw type car like this

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It is a beautiful day for a ROMP in the Coupe!

First drive for the Coupe

Today, we took the first ever drive in the ’33 Coupe.  No wheelies, cookies or skids in this video – simply a test drive. Here are some of the highlights. From the look and sound of things, this custom pro

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This Custom Pro Street 5-Window Coupe and Metal Fabrication

1933 Plymouth 5-window Coupe

We are in the final days of this 33 Coupe Custom Build. We started this Plymouth project in November 2014, and it will be finalized this week (9/30/2015). Metal fabrication is our specialty and this all steel car has alot

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Jr Drag Racing and then what?

The Perfect Reaction Time

During the recent Super Chevy Show many Jr. Dragsters were competing. We saw everything from a 6-year-old boy chasing his helmet to a 16-year-old girl getting suited up and packing herself into a small dragster. Last year the NHRA announced

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Super Chevy at Bristol Thundervalley

A quick slideshow from Super Chevy and bracket racing. Beautiful day at Thundervalley. Tonight the pro mods.

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Performance Auto Parts For Sale Includes Powerglide Transmissions and TH400

350 SBC, TH400 and Powerglide transmission Powerglide 1964-69 Fine spline output, Full manual valve body TCI,  just rebuilt If you are interested – please fill out the form below and we will contact you ASAP.

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Local Shirl Greer inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame

Drag Racing Hall of Fame

The 2015 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame Inductees include local Shirl Greer from Kingsport, TN.  Greer drove the “Chain Lightning” Mustang Funny Car in the 70’s.

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Recent Carter County Car Club Show in Elizabethton

Elizabethton Car Show July 2015

Just a few snap shots from The Carter County Car Clubs BIG car show in Elizabethton.  

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Proudly Over-Engineered

This vega was proudly over engineeered

The 1972 Vega just received it’s NHRA chassis certification to 8.50. The tech inspector comments were the car was built like a 7.50 car. This Vega can be whatever you want! This car currently has DOT street tires, runs on

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1933 Plymouth Chassis Engineering

drag car chassis fabrication

Today the skeleton of this 33 Coupe was unleashed. Before taking the car off the jig – we finished up the welds – and to do that we had to remove the body. As seen here we had to flip

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Corvette Just Certified NHRA to 8.50

pro street ready for the track

1992 Corvette Pro Street, removable hardtop, Molly round tube chassis just finished and NHRA certified to 8.50! 427 BBC, 2 1/4 custom made headers with mufflers, TH400 reverse manual valve body, trans brake, ATI fuel /blown converter, narrowed and braced

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