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


 


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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.





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





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





4130 Tubing - Welding Rod Test - Conclusion
My thoughts on the process. The welding rod may be important,, but it's the ability and practice that makes a strong joint. TIG or gas, all welding rods I used worked just fine. Practice, practice and more practice!!!





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.





TIG Welding: TIG 200 Welder How-To from Eastwood
BUY TIG Welder Here: http://www.eastwood.com/tig-welders-eastwood-tig-ac-dc-welder.html?utm_sour ce=youtube&utm_medium=annotation&utm_content=TIG%20Welder%20200%20Amp%20AC% 2FDC&utm_campaign=2011-03-01 Professional TIG Welder features at a DIY price! Eastwood-engineered 200-amp AC/DC TIG Welder brings affordable, pro-quality TIG welding to weekend enthusiasts. Eastwood TIG 200 Welder...industrial TIG features at a DIY price Eastwood-engineered 200-amp TIG Welder offers affordable, professional-quality TIG welding on aluminum, stainless or steel (sheet, tube or bar stock), and precise welding of thinner-gauge materials up to 1/4" thick. Operates on either 110vAC, 15-amp circuit or 220vAC, 30-amp circuit 1/4"-thick welding capacity High-frequency start for precise arc control Square-wave inverter for accurate aluminum welding "WP-17"-type torch accepts common cups and collets, up to 1/8" electrodes Duty cycle: 45% at 150 amps





Welding Race Cars.mp4
This video presents information about welding race cars that summarizes an article published in the American Welding Societies Journal. It outlines additional information presented on our www.NetWelding.com web site. It includes a few video clips of Richard Petty discussing the importance of quality welds in making a safe race car. It has suggestions and potential problems when welding 4130 Chrome-Moly used by drag racers as well as the mild steel used in NASCAR chassis. You can see the 1st page of information on welding race cars at: www.NetWelding.com/Welding_Race_Cars.htm





TIG welding at Classic Jaguar, in Austin, Texas
Repairing a Jaguar E Type bonnet at Classic Jaguar in Austin, Texas www.classicjaguar.com/bd.html





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.





On-board footage of dragster crash
Blown head gasket dumps water in front of the tires causing dragster to veer into the wall and flip, landing upside down. Thanks to the excellent track emergency team and the strongly-built car, the driver sustained no injuries. The car is capable of 200+ MPH and sub-7 second 1/4 mile passes. It is powered by a turbo-charged 2.2 liter 4-cylinder GM EcoTech engine producing nearly 1600 HP.





Welding Basics & How-To TIG Weld - Livestream Part 1 of 2 - Eastwood
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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)!





Marcella Manifolds & TIG Welding Aluminum Manifolds
John Marcella, owner of Marcella Manifolds, discusses custom manifold fabrication and the evolution of TIG (GTAW) welding technology, including the advanced AC TIG controls of equipment such as the Dynasty 350 from Miller. For more on Marcella Manifolds, visit: http://bit.ly/InCxlR For more on the Dynasty 350, visit: http://bit.ly/pSpGDV





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





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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