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More progress on the Pro Street Vega Hatchback

Making tubs for 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

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

drag racing fun
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Getting up to speed on the Vega Wagon build

1977 vega wagon drag car

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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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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Good progress this week on the 33 Coupe

metal fabricators

Just a few quick snapshots – the ’33 Coupe is on the ground and just about ready for bodywork. Not sure what color will work best on this car — perhaps a “General Lee” look with Confederate flag on the

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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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