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cletus8269

Whats so special about 5.97?

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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

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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.

Chris

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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.

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