Category: Drag Race Cars

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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NMCA racing and Jim Oddys’ Dodge Stratus Pro Mod

During our race season with Jim Oddy and the Dodge Stratus – we achieved a top speed record in NMCA in Memphis. As a result of the good showing in Memphis, our race team announce their invitation to compete in

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1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe – NHRA Top Sportsman Class

As part of the Davis Brothers Race team – this 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe was serviced and maintained by iCANFAB. This race car was originally built by Suncoast Race Cars and Advanced Fiberglass Concepts located in Homosassa, FL.  The Davis

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Send in the Muscle with this race motor

A Fresh 482 BBC NOS Race Motor

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