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TIG welding a front engine dragster

S&W Race Cars chassis builder Rory, welding a Chrome Moly front engine dragster


 


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Front engine dragster
Filmed at the Muscle car Reunion. Gateway International Raceway, May 2009





TIG Welding 4130 Chrome-moly Tubing
Todd Bevis, chassis engineer, Cagnazzi Racing (http://www.cagnazziracing.com), discusses TIG welding 4130 chrome-moly tubing on an NHRA Pro Stock dragster. Read the whole how-to article here: http://bit.ly/jU16aZ





NDRL~ FRONT ENGINE DRAGSTERS~ALTEREDS AT RT66 CLASSIC 2014
NOSTALGIA DRAG RACING LEAGUE FED'S AND ALTEREDS INVADE RT66 CLASSIC 8-16-14. BE SURE TO WATCH FOR MORE VIDEOS FROM THIS EVENT ON MY CHANNEL!





Wheelstanding Front Engine Dragster
Me driving my dads Pontiac 455 powered 1969 Front Engine Dragster at a Test-N-Tune at State Capitol Raceway on 10-5-08. Car ran 8.31 @ 159mph on this pass and has run a best of 8.16 @ 163mph.





S&W race car builder welding on a new dragster tube chassis
Rory from S&W Race Cars welding the first parts of a new chrome molly 27" wide 235" dragster





Front Engine Dragster SBC 355 Methanol 6/71 Supercharged first start





Front Engine Dragster built in five months
In December 2009 I got the idea that it would be fun to have a FED so I asked a few questions and read a few threads on the HAMB. After wieghing all the advice and suggestions I bought a set of Mark Williams blue prints and got started. With the help of a good friend or two I had a can the was ready to race at Eagle Field in May 2010.





EERIE DEJA VU OF FED DRAGSTER MISHAP LAST YEAR~ SAME LANE SAME SITUATION AT MELTDOWN DRAGS
In what seemed like a eerie replay of a terrible mishap last year at Meltdown Drags, this time a different Front Engine Dragster was able to control the situation. Meltdown Drags 7-19-14 Byron Dragway





Chassis Assembly
With the sub-chassis, front clip and roll cage welding complete, team Leavitt brings all three components together giving shape to the car. Rodney and Colton MIG weld at the same time to increase production while keeping a close eye on the heat input and metal draw, (which is also an important step in choosing where to sit)!





TIG Welding at Cagnazzi Racing with Miller's Dynasty® 200
Cagnazzi Racing (http://www.cagnazziracing.com) of Mooresville, NC relies on Miller's Dynasty® 200 (http://bit.ly/dCUAc5) TIG welder for precise TIG welding in the fabrication of NHRA Pro Stock dragsters. Todd Bevis, chassis engineer, Cagnazzi Racing, discusses its performance on everything from aluminum to chrome-moly tubing. Read our corresponding article on welding 4130 chrome-moly tubing here: http://bit.ly/jU16aZ





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*Teaser* Matsuda Racing's Front Engine Dragster Onboard Cam
*Full pass coming soon.* 215" front engine dragster. 484 Keith Black Hemi. The camera is a GoPro Hero with roll bar mount.





Dragster tire view
rear view of Rorys Top Dragster making a 1/4 pass





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Fun with the front engine dragster- smoke the tires!!!
This is brown's FED. We thought we would break in the new tires. The engines a 383 chivy.





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