FEATURES – Trading Up – RJ Miolla – 55 Chevy Cameo Pickup

| May 22, 2020 More

RJ Miolla found his passion for drag racing after trading an ATV for a basic 11-second Chevelle race car. He didn’t know it at the time, but letting go of the trans brake in that rattling big block Chevelle would change him forever.

From the  Chevelle, RJ parlayed a trade into a nasty 1966 pro street Corvette and would then trade it for a 1967 Chevelle with a 555 big block.

Now in the mid 9s in the quarter-mile, the 8s were looking interesting and RJ found a 1955 Chevy that would satisfy his urge—for a while anyway—as the trading continued. With a best of 8.87 at 160mph RJ quickly found himself running out of chassis for his need for speed, but that all changed the day he did a quick search on a popular race car website and found someone looking  to trade their pro mod 1955 Chevy Cameo truck with a 6.0 certification for a ’55 Chevy Bel Air. And since RJ had the ’55 Bel Air, with nothing to lose, he offered up a trade, and a roller-for-roller deal as struck….READ MORE OF THIS ARTICLE…JUST CLICK THE ACTIVE MAGAZINE BELOW.

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