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Forum: Race Talk 07-28-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,223
Posted By Taxman
It's a tube chassis car originally built by...

It's a tube chassis car originally built by Alston Chassisworks then redone by Steve Everett (Steve1071 on here). Steve also built the motors for it. Trans is a 1.76 glide and gears are 4.56. The...
Forum: Race Talk 07-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,223
Posted By Taxman
Thanks Steve. I hope to do some Super Gas racing...

Thanks Steve. I hope to do some Super Gas racing with it before the season ends.
Forum: Race Talk 07-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,223
Posted By Taxman
This car has seen a best of 9.02 @ 148 with the...

This car has seen a best of 9.02 @ 148 with the 466 in good fall air last year. It's going quite a bit faster now, but we put in a bigger motor this year.
Forum: Race Talk 06-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Taxman
Also add neck collar & window net too.

Also add neck collar & window net too.
Forum: Engine Build Archive 01-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
Not yet. Got a block tho...D0VE-A with 4 bolt...

Not yet. Got a block tho...D0VE-A with 4 bolt conversion. Looking forward to getting it on the track again.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-23-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Taxman
I ran heavily ported Eddys on my 557 this past...

I ran heavily ported Eddys on my 557 this past season. They made good power with a best ET of 9.27 @ 147. The car is the one in my avatar...back halved Mustang race weight 2920.
Forum: Engine Tech 12-15-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Taxman
My 532 tore up one of those pro products...

My 532 tore up one of those pro products balancers too. Forgot how many passes but it wasn't that many.
Forum: Chilly's Garage 11-09-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Taxman
Sure will. I'm still trying to decide on running...

Sure will. I'm still trying to decide on running footbrake in the mustang or top bulb in the t-bird. Leaning towards the t-bird since it's already in the trailer.
Forum: Chilly's Garage 11-07-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Taxman
I plan to be there. Weather looks great.

I plan to be there. Weather looks great.
Forum: General Tech 10-28-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Taxman
My hatchback weighs 2720 no driver, but it's mini...

My hatchback weighs 2720 no driver, but it's mini tubbed. BBF, glide, 9", factory glass and gutted interior.
...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-27-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Taxman
Not to get into a road/dirt racing vs drag racing...

Not to get into a road/dirt racing vs drag racing debate, but engine load has to be considered too along with RPM. Sitting at the line on the 2 step at 4500 RPM even for a couple seconds has to put...
Forum: Engine Tech 10-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Taxman
The type of drag racing also makes a big...

The type of drag racing also makes a big difference. Someone who makes a handful of passes a year may be fine with a 700+ stock block motor, but what about the competitive bracket racer who puts 150...
Forum: Car Buildup Forum 10-14-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Taxman
I used 4 cyl springs with 90/10s and the setup...

I used 4 cyl springs with 90/10s and the setup worked well until the car started going upper 140s trap speed. I then upgraded to QA-1 single adjustables and the car is rock solid.
Forum: Engine Build Archive 10-09-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
I was shifting at 7,000 and going through the...

I was shifting at 7,000 and going through the traps a bit higher. We knew the block was the weak link so it was no surprise. An aftermarket block was not in the budget. It did it's job and made it...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 10-09-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
Yes...would've loved to. But we knew we were...

Yes...would've loved to. But we knew we were already pushing the limits of a stock 2 bolt main block. And a few weeks ago, after 95 passes, oil pressure started dropping so we shut it down and...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 10-09-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
I believe it's a 3/4 :D I honestly don't...

I believe it's a 3/4 :D

I honestly don't know the specs. My engine builder said it would make good power and be easy on parts and left it at that. I can ask and let you know.



Thanks. ...
Forum: Chilly's Garage 10-08-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,817
Posted By Taxman
69 Camaro. 350 ci, 280H cam, torquer II intake,...

69 Camaro. 350 ci, 280H cam, torquer II intake, holley 750 carb, muncie 4 sp with hurst competition plus shifter, 12 bolt posi with 2.73 high mpg gears and BF Goodrich 295/50/15s, complete with...
Forum: Race Talk 08-22-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,223
Posted By Taxman
A couple months ago, this T Bird went 9.13 @ 145...

A couple months ago, this T Bird went 9.13 @ 145 (5.79 @ 119 8th). 466 with ported D0VE heads. Runs on 110 fuel.

http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh202/kawmaro/thunderbird_zps4d67dc05.jpg...
Forum: Engine Tech 08-21-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By Taxman
You should have no problem meeting your goals. ...

You should have no problem meeting your goals.

Here's my 79 when it had an iron head 532. 1/8 mile was 6.19 @ 111. This car is backhalved and weighs 2720 empty with the current aluminum head...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-25-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
You're probably right. The car was built mainly...

You're probably right. The car was built mainly for footbrake brackets which is why we went with the 4150. I would like to test with a 4500 just to see how much it picks up tho.
Forum: Chilly's Garage 07-16-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Taxman
Hope everything is ok. Like a lot of guys here,...

Hope everything is ok. Like a lot of guys here, I was following his build.
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-13-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
The 532 had ported iron heads (D0VE) which was...

The 532 had ported iron heads (D0VE) which was the limiting factor. The car did 60' slightly better with the smaller heads, but not surprisingly, made much less power up top.
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-12-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
Same here. Started off 4 years ago racing a 2001...

Same here. Started off 4 years ago racing a 2001 Corvette with a 6 speed no less. Then met Steve Everett and been running BBFs ever since. Started with a stock suspension '87 Mustang with a mild...
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-11-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
Thanks man. Sounds like your car will be a fun...

Thanks man. Sounds like your car will be a fun ride!
Forum: Engine Build Archive 07-11-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,898
Posted By Taxman
Yes sir. All motor. No didn't post up...

Yes sir. All motor.



No didn't post up the build. The car/motor was built by Steve Everett (steve1071).

Basics are: stock 1/2 filled .080 over block, Lem Evans roller cam, Ohio...
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