Jump to content
  • Welcome Guest!

    Founded in 2001, CheersandGears.com is one of the oldest continuously running automotive enthusiast communities on the net. 

    Sign up is free and easy, come join the fun!

Sign in to follow this  

Whats so special about 5.97?

Recommended Posts

because mike moran did it in a turbocharged monte carlo making him the first in a door-slammer to do it!

ET 5.97 @ 251mph

twin turbo 572 BBC making 3700hp.

r/t .276

60ft 1.036

330ft 2.708

1/8th 3.994 @ 194.52

1000ft 5.072

for the full story check out the october issue of HOTROD

Edited by cletus8269

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Fast and cool, I'll check it out in Hot Rod.

It takes real balls to drive a doorslammer of any kind that fast. Amazing watching any shorter wheelbase car that's any faster than about 8 seconds in the 1/4 IMHO. Those cars are a handful to drive.

A few years ago we had a French foreign exchange student from Forbach,France. He wanted to know what was so special about driving a dragster or drag racing, he said that it must be easy.

It's anything but easy.

Moran is amazing.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

this past weekend on powerblock the guys from horsepower went to a old school drig event that had the bantams, slingshots, and the nitro methanes running. it was freakin sweet to watch that. they feature a lot of those things on Pass Time too. they also showed an awesome straight axle car called shaky puddin... insane 56 running 10's.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

how did that even get traction?

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets