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BIG BRUTE VR2 For Sale

2-Speed with lock up converter manual shift Fresh build, converter just came back from Cameron Door car tail housing with yoke Contact us today about this rare BIG BRUTE VR2:

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BBC POWER

Jim Oddy Combo 526ci BBC or Mike Janis Built 500ci BBC

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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 to the track. For those still looking for a winning

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

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 or a pro street – this project has many options.

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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 = 2,370 lbs., 468 cu.in. BBC, NOS Big Shot Nitrous System, Chris

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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 – check out this 64 Chevelle SS  FOR SALE

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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:

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Race Car Ready… Just Add Driver

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 up this chassis and reduce any body flex. We added an 8-point

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Getting the 68 Camaro ready for the drag strip

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. Down to the Lexan windows, and the Camaro gets closer to

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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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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 this Camaro. Below shows the dry sump tank placement, radiator

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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 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 Manual Valve Body, TCI Band, Deep Aluminum Oil Pan, Fresh Rebuild

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

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 demands a properly built chassis to take the muscle. Plus

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Jr Drag Racing and then what?

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 it’s 5-year-old classification for Jr. drag racing “In the 5-year-old

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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

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

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

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Proudly Over-Engineered

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 pump gas, and has a new JEGS 350 SBC crate

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We took the new 1972 chevy vega to Cherokee Raceway in Rogersville on Saturday for the first test.

iCanFab started this 1972 chevy vega project in May of this year. We stripped the entire car down to just a skin and re-built it. This vega weighs in at 2,463 lbs. Since our local racetrack Bristol Dragway is closed for the season, we took a road trip to Cherokee

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This video is from Friday night before the Super Chevy show

 The car had no high gear during our quick test. The boys will get that fixed on Monday – but for the show – it would mean no drag racing.  We’ll be testing again soon.

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We will be racing at Bristol’s Super Chevy Show this weekend.

This 72 Vega will be in the DOT (1/4 Mile) Sportsman Class at Bristol Here is an update on our status. Everything is coming together – but it’s crunch time – and we are awaiting final parts to arrive. I just talked to our Canadian connection and hope our few

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Chevelle SS – ready for the dragstrip

1964 Chevy Chevelle Malibu SS – Super Gas – NHRA Certified 8.50 BBC 468 cu.in., Turbo 400, full frame 2×3, strut front, dana rear (see photos under this car) mild steel cage and funny; just NHRA certified to 8.50, fiberglass doors, hood, deck lid, bumpers, cowl, aluminum interior (see photos

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The narrowed nine is ready

Another Vega component — off the list. Wildwood disc breaks, freshened the chunk, narrowed the rear, cleaned it up.

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This 2×3 full chassis car now has a 14-point roll cage with a front crossmember modification

This chassis goes beyond the basics. We had the room – so we added more down bars going to the right spots on the frame. Now on to sheet metal . . .

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The Vega back-halved

After a day of grinding, cutting and fitting – and today this Vega is back-halved. NEXT!

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1972 Vega Hot Rod Project

This Chevy Vega project comes to iCanFab from Virginia. The car was already tubbed out.  The engine that awaits this vehicle is a new JEGs 350 SBC. This will help keep this car affordable and able to run on pump gas. This would make a great starter car for any

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Send in the Muscle with this race motor

A Fresh 482 BBC NOS Race Motor

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WAGON FOR SALE: Tig Welded Chrome Moly Chassis, NHRA 6.0 Cert.

NHRA 8.50 Certified FOR SALE

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

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