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Old 08-02-2003, 02:27 PM
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What Is the best Drag car and why

what do ya`ll think the best drag car is and why

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Old 08-03-2003, 12:11 AM
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i think it's a hemi dart @ 68 that is currently tearing up super stock with runs of 8.8. or... could be that worlds fastest 55 chevy that was turning like 250mph a coupla years ago
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Old 08-03-2003, 09:25 AM
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Ford Pinto and Chevy Chevette make cool drag cars on a budget
Drop anything into them and they go...hehe
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Old 08-04-2003, 03:06 PM
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Really by todays standards the "best" drag cars are big piles of after market parts and chassis with sheetmetal bent over it to look like a car.
But I'll take a 41 willys with a big ole' straight axle under it.
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Old 08-05-2003, 01:58 PM
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Chevy Vega- light, very fast with a stock V-8

67-69 camero/firebird- JUST LOOK LIKE THEY BELONG ON THE STRIP!
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Old 08-05-2003, 03:07 PM
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Gotta go with a tubbed out 62 Nova, personal favorite
<-------can't ya tell?
First gen camaros hit a soft spot also.
You can turn anything into a fast ride, just depends on how deep your pockets are...
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Cool

235" rear motored dragster.
Real race cars don't have doors!
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Believe it or not, i feel the 67-81 camaro/(and maybe firebird) is best because:

1) decent rear axle---in many cases does not need a change some came with 3.73.

2) Most are setup for a small block.

3) Not too heavy, or the ability to get light(er).

So, i would say for a beginner or for ease of getting started, this is probably the best car for the job.

They do need subframe connectors though and these might not be real easy in that you should only go with weld-in----bolt in doesn't work as well.
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Although this is a prehistoric thread Iīll bite.....

"What Is the best Drag car and why ?"

I read the question as to which gets the job done, ie low etīs.
So the best drag "car" must be a top fueler.
Or are we splitting the idea of "car", to mean a doored vehicle or an acceleration "machine" ?

I used to love the top fuelers but they are so samey now,
the funnies also.
I now go for the doored cars with big cubes.
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I think its a fox body mustang mustang. They make any chevy or ford combo a bolt in. They are cheap light after a few strategic welds there rear suspensions work amazing the list goea on and on
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:09 AM
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currently it is something that goes 3.701 1/4 mile,,,no really? wow

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Old 11-01-2012, 12:41 AM
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Are they 1000 foot times not 1/4 mile ?
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what ever you can afford.. and gets you into the sport.. hobby..
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the one thats most consistent. that wins races!( and cutting a good light)
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