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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 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.





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





The Valley Speed FED: fired for the first time
Tim Conder fires the Valley Speed Front Engine Dragster (FED) for the very first time at the shop in Sonoma, CA with help from Pete Jensen, Chris Bochoko, Rex Hutchison and friends. AUTOCULTURE was there to record the event  ten years in the making!





TIG welding a Tow Hook
WyoTech grad and S&W welder Chris welding up a Door car Tow Hook





*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: 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





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!!!





Stick Weld Trouble-Shooting: Common Problems & Solutions
Interested in A Career In Welding? Click Here: http://www.georgiatradeschool.com/ A video that will help you solve the six most common stick welding problems known to man. Covered in this video: Long Arc Running Too Hot Running Too Cold Running Too Fast Running Too Slow Wrong Drag Angle My Official Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/ChuckE2009/282164941819994





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





Welding Chrome Moly Tubing with the Henrob 2000 Welding and Cutting Torch
Jim Spradley from J&S Enterprises @ www.cutlikeplasma.com welds Chrome Moly tubing with the Henrob 2000 welding and cutting torch





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.





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.





Episode 3: Miller and Hollywood Hot Rods TIG Weld a Frame
Hollywood Hot Rods Fabricator Sean Ramage and Miller Marketing Manager John Swartz TIG weld a frame. Take a look and you're guaranteed to do-it-yourself.





KAIZENSPEED KStuned.com Drag Civic Slideshow Preview
This is a slideshow of the evolution of KAIZENSPEED's EK Drag Civic... to be continued





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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