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Author Topic:   DIFFERENT ENGINE MAKES YOU HAVE SEEN AT YOUR TRACK IN ALL CLASSES
CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
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posted January 21, 2001 07:10 PM
what are some of the different engine manufacturers you have seen people run in their race cars in all types of classes? different from the norm of chevy


doowchuck
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posted January 21, 2001 07:21 PM
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Originally posted by CUSTOMPERFORMANCE:
what are some of the different engine manufacturers you have seen people run in their race cars in all types of classes? different from the norm of chevy

A few years back before I got into the IMCA Mod class, I ran a 1963 Pontiac 4 cylinder which is the right bank of a 389 Cu. In. this turns out to be a 195 CU. In. I used half a set of performance pistons from 389. This is about as wierd an engine as you will ever find.


CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
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posted January 21, 2001 07:38 PM
i am sure that was a weird combo!


Racer 111
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posted January 21, 2001 08:09 PM
Chevy , Ford and yes even a Dodge


MOD RACER#93
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posted January 21, 2001 10:01 PM
I have see them, one steers and the other controls the stop and go functions...It looks like a lot of fun. I have seen train races while at Colorado National too. That was one of the best shows I have ever seen, I still laugh every time I think about it. Somewhere on one of these racing sites I have seen a track advertising for the two man sack race. It says the driver gets his direction from a co-pilot cause he can't see because of the grocery sack over his head. I would love to watch that!!!



Limited5
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posted January 22, 2001 09:08 PM
How about the Chevy V-6 in the Dirt Works housecar last year during Speedweeks at Volusia. That thing sounded awesome. Saw a Hemi in a sprintcar back in the mid 80's at Pennsylvania Motor Speedway. It didn't win, but sure looked and sounded good. I remember a 6-cyl that kicked the V-8's on a regular basis at Lernerville Speedway for years, his name was Lou Gentile. It was a straight 6 at that!


MOD RACER#93
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posted January 23, 2001 07:00 PM
we have a little bit of everything-several fords in street and super street, a v-6 in modified, toyotas,mazdas, etc.,in mini stocks, and we also have the cars with the driver and gas man. The class is called cruisers here and a couple of them are nearly as fast as the street stocks.One is a Pontiac and the other a Ford.