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YOUNG GUN – Frankie Doldo pilots this big cube, nitrous injected 3rd Gen Camaro. For Frankie Doldo, his interest started early and, given his bloodline, there was little doubt that it would grow and develop into driving a badass Outlaw 3rd Gen Camaro with just shy of 900 cubic inches and 4 stages of nitrous oxide!
BIRDKLR – When Mike Cataline runs, it isn’t your average pass, he likes to add a bit of show with his go and it’s not uncommon to see the Stang wheelstand on its way down the quarter mile. Mike is retired U.S. Navy and is also a diehard Ford guy, so you can bet there’s no LS swap here. The Coupe came to Mike equipped with a 306 small block backed by a C6 Trans which didn’t stay in place for long.
BBF – BIG BLOCK FUN – Shaun Martin’s 1966 Ford Mustang drag car is rare, not just because it is a 1965 OEM body that has somehow survived almost 60 years, but what makes it really rare is what it is not. It’s not a Fox Body, not a small block or LS and it’s not boosted. Instead, what we have here is a Ford big block powered, nitrous injected 1966 Mustang Musclecar that has more than enough muscle to get the job done.
MACK DADDY is the name! Jeremy always thought of having a hood ornament on a truck but was never brave enough to do it. His wife Maegan surprised him with a real metal bulldog from a Mack truck dealership, and that’s how this Sierra got its name, fitting for a beast of such bulky proportions yet capable of inflicting some serious damage on opponents.
ALUMINUM ALLOYS FOR RACING APPLICATIONS – Everything you want to know about Aluminum Alloys, but didn’t know to ask. by Vince Roman – Burns Stainless
Aluminum is widely used in racing to make everything from radiators to pistons to intake manifolds (However, we would never recommend aluminum for exhaust systems!). The properties of aluminum that make it so attractive to racers include light weight, strength, fabricability and corrosion resistance. Aluminum is approximately 1/3 the weight of steel, yet some aluminum alloys exhibit tensile strengths greater than some low carbon steels.
STILL THE ONE – John Caruso’s 1961 Corvette Convertible. Without a doubt, the gorgeous custom mixed House of Kolors Candy Purple paint job with pearl white, fuchsia, and grey graphics is one of the first things most folks notice about John Caruso’s ‘vette. (from July 2014)