How To Build Altered Wheelbase Cars

Author: Steve Magnante
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1934709263
Size: 47.13 MB
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After reading this book, the basic technical tenets of altering vehicle wheelbase will be understood and the almost mythical legend surrounding such cars will be fully realized.

How To Build Max Performance Buick Engines

Author: Jefferson Bryant
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1934709875
Size: 24.69 MB
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Foreword by Gale Banks. (SA123) Rebuilding Any Automotive Engine: Step-by-
Step Videobook — Rebuild any engine with this book DVD combo. DVD is over3
hours long! (SA179) The New MINI Performance Handbook — All the
performance tricks for your new MINI. (SA182) How to Build Max-Performance
Ford FE Engines — Finally, performance tricks forthe FE junkie. (SA183) How to
Build Altered Wheelbase Cars — Build a wild altered car. Complete history too! (
SA189) ...

Total Performers

Author: Charlie R. Morris
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1613252315
Size: 70.69 MB
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In order to keep pace, there was an immediate need for something new from Ford
. The management at Ford was hesitant to depart from the “stock” appearance of
the Mustang, feeling that this contributed to new car sales. Charlie Gray and Dick
Brannan secretly hatched a plan to build a car that remained fairly stock in
appearance, but was able to compete with the funny cars of Chrysler. Holman
Moody was contracted to build a Mustang with a stretched nose and altered
wheelbase.

Jeep Dana And Chrysler Differentials

Author: Larry Shepard
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1613250495
Size: 56.70 MB
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... How to Build Altered Wheelbase Cars (SA189P) How to Build Period Correct
Hot Rods (SA192) How To Install and Tune Nitrous Oxide Systems (SA194)
Automotive Sheet Metal Forming & Fabrication (SA196) Performance Automotive
Engine Math (SA204) How to Design, Build & Equip Your Automotive Workshop
on a Budget (SA207) Automotive Electrical Performance Projects (SA209) How to
Port & Flow Test Cylinder Heads (SA215) Advanced Automotive Welding (SA235
) How ...

Drag Racing S Quarter Mile Warriors

Author: Doug Boyce
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1613251335
Size: 72.62 MB
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Dick competed in SS/A with the car through Labor Day but shortly after, he was
one-upping Chrysler and their 2-percent altered-wheelbase cars, pushing his
Dodge's front wheels forward 6 inches and rear wheels up 8 inches. In the
meantime, the Chrysler folks ... Chrysler then rush-built four new 2-percent cars to
compete at the NHRA Winternationals while the 11 outlawed cars were dished off
to capable owners to run AHRA competition and to match race. Dick's acid-
dipped Coronet ...

Grumpy S Toys

Author: Doug Boyce
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1934709271
Size: 79.76 MB
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parked in favor of an altered-wheelbase car, which Strickler and Jenkins
campaigned in NHRA Factory Experimental class. Before being sold to parts
unknown, the Polara saw a garden-variety big-block swapped in place of the Max
Wedge. The altered-wheelbase car, referred to in most circles as a “2-percent”
car, was one of the original four “altered” cars produced by Chrysler. These 2-
percent cars were specially modified Dodges and Plymouths built specifically for
drag racing.

Challenger Cuda

Author: Robert Genat
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760318646
Size: 75.54 MB
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Car. Don Prudhomme is one of a handful of drag racers who can legitimately be
called a legend. Throughout the 1960s, he was one of the most feared dragster
drivers and drove two of the best dragsters of the era: the Greer-Black-
Prudhomme ... Before long, a few of these altered wheelbase A/FX cars were
sporting superchargers and flip-top bodies. ... In 1969 and 1970, Prudhomme
won the NHRA U.S. Nationals driving a dragster and had no plans to change to
Funny Cars. "I was a ...

Match Race Mayhem

Author: Doug Boyce
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1613253052
Size: 71.63 MB
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The 96-inch-wheelbase car was lost one weekend late in 1965 during a match
race against the Ramchargers at South Glens Falls, New York. The Comet
carried the wheels through all four gears and ... Ron tried to sell Ford on the idea
of building a limited run. When Ford rejected the idea he built his own. ... and
developed the tube-chassis flip-up Comet. One of Fran's biggest fears with the
previous year's altered-wheelbase cars was that one of those cars was going to
kill somebody.

Resto Mod Muscle Cars

Author: Bill Holder
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 0896896161
Size: 39.19 MB
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The Resto-Mod concept has been carried forward by a number of aftermarket
companies such as Baldwin-Motion, Unique Performance, Foose, Shelby and
others who have built small numbers of continuation cars for sale. Most of these
... There are even Resto-Mod drag cars being constructed by the original builders
, such as “Mr. Norm”—Norm Kraus—of Grand Spaulding Dodge in Chicago. He is
recreating his ... There are even Resto altered-wheelbase cars being produced.
And, of ...

Detroit Muscle

Author: Charles Morris
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 161325301X
Size: 25.14 MB
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While the A990 cars continued to prove themselves more than competitive in
1966, the altered-wheelbase cars had become obsolete and the factory-backed
race teams such as Sox & Martin were forced to build vehicles that were not
based on passenger cars but were purpose-built, fiberglass-bodied race cars
with tube chassis that bore less and less resemblance to anything available from
a dealer as the season progressed. Plymouth and Dodge had their best year yet
on the ...