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    Administrator Ron77's Avatar
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    1969 NASCAR Cobra, 428SCJ engine bored .065 and sonic tested and balanced and blue printed.

    Land Speed Record Car

    1905 Darracq 200HP land speed record car seriously sideways at Goodwood
    The 'engine on wheels' attacks the Festival of Speed hill climb with some gusto



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    Building FFR Mk 4 Roadster with 347
    And I bet the driver was worn out at the top of the hill ... 200 hp in 1905 seems pretty impressive.
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    Another deadline not met ... so it will just get done sometime soon


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    I will be the first to admit that I'm crazy. But I'm not f*cking crazy enough to push a car like that, that hard in the corners.

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    ERA Street Roadster with 459 KC FE motor, toploader
    That was some pretty hairy, puckered up, sucked down driving.
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    must be vary safe with a imagine roll cage

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    And the imaginary seatbelts.

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    4" round tube chassis, 390 FE (unfinished)
    Cool!!!

    I think in turn 3 he over-revved the motor ;-) - lol
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    I asked Walter Roehrl: How can this be 700 hp on dirt road, I can't even keep my Fiat Uno with 45 hp going straight? W: It's all about the tires. - (right...).

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    CRII with 331 SBF
    Very brave!
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