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Old 01-21-2013, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Ironpony View Post
Ok guys I went and looked at a bunch of photos of stock ford fairlanes and some true Thunderbolt's and on some of the Thunderbolt's that were race cars you can see that the rear axles were moved up a inch or two. But nothing like the Dodges. And was probably done by the racers their selfs to make them launch better. So I was wrong. But the Idea is sound to increase traction on launch. Of course today we can do the same thing with proper suspension setup and the right tires. So the point is moot. But if you have no rules then why not. Thanks Bill
You would also do it because it looks so damn cool!

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