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nine finger
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 76
posted June 11, 2005 04:32 AM  
race ford any others

Steve Dupree
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 316
posted June 11, 2005 06:33 AM  
Hey there we run a 75 Torino 351W welcome to the forum. Steve Dupree

nine finger
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 76
posted June 11, 2005 07:28 AM  
use to run chevys now that im getting back into it trying ford. love the suspension adjustability of the fords.

Special Ed
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 63
posted June 11, 2005 10:10 AM  
This is our 11th year to run Fords and we love 'em. Welcome to the forum.

4d_POWER
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 136
posted June 11, 2005 09:12 PM  
I have an '89 T-bird on an '89 T-bird Chassis. Ran 2 times now, battling overheating troubles (upgrading to a
hi-flow waterpump) 351W.
Sometimes I wish I had something more
conventional ..ie metric, fullframe.
But I really enjoy racing, and I really
enjoy racing the Ford. I've chosen to start
in the back both times now, and believe me it's tough to start last and finish there.
But I get better each time, and I'm having about the most fun you can have and not get arrested!!

I like to hear from other Ford guys out there. Keep it up!

ps.. I gave the tractor to a friend of mine
and in fine Ford fashion he painted it Ford blue in honor of my "family"


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DangerZoneRacing
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 176
posted June 11, 2005 10:34 PM  
Hey 4D.....The logos on your mud plugs I bet sure look like Chevy bowties from a distance Lol, Just kidding. Nice looking car. and that coming from a die hard Chevy man. My First race car when i was 15 was a 75 torino with a 400 big block. Way to much power for a 15 year old who has never raced before. Have learned alot since then, but still miss the old car. Good luck with the t-bird.

pmiracing
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 44
posted June 12, 2005 06:49 PM  
we had an 89 bird last year and built a new car this year (89 cougar) this car is a blast! got all of our problems worked out last year on the old car and improved alot of things on this car and it was competitive the first time out. these cars are fun and easy to adjust once you get to know them. nothin but fords here!

J3
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 188
posted June 13, 2005 09:13 AM  
I run a 86 LTD, my little brother runs a 84 LTD and my dad is in the process of building a 82 LTD. We are the only Fords at our track.


fordpartsman
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 9
posted June 13, 2005 03:11 PM  
Just bought me a eighty-something Crown vic 2-door. Pretty decent body, straight but with a little rust on left front. No motor or trans but has a 8.8 rear end. Bought it for $50.00. Plan on putting a 351 and c4 in it and running it in a 2-man cruiser class next year.

Steve Dupree
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 316
posted June 13, 2005 08:17 PM  
Got to love these ford guys. We think they are really neat to run but a challenge on a 5/16 mile track because of weight and rear %. We are in the process of building a little beast of a motor with the help of ford5 on here and a few others that are helping us with the machine work. If you ever want a little more power touch base with ford5 and he will steer and help you with what you need. We also are in the process of building several high cfm ford carbs. if your class limits you to a stock carb. drop us a line. Think long rods if you want to run fast lol Be good guys. Steve

hotrodenford
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 60
posted June 13, 2005 09:48 PM  
Me and a friend are currently running a dodge but my brother and I are building a '78 t-bird. Big a$$ car with a 400m, c6 and 9" rear. It's a little heavy up front but I think the setup will be easier than the dodge. We will be running on 1/4 mile clay medium banked. Hope to get it done in about 5 weeks.

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