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

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How to TIG Weld 4130 Chromoly Tubing
TIG welding 4130 chromoly tubing requires careful control of heat input and proper fitup. Learn some tips for TIG welding chromoly from Todd Bevis, fabricator and chassis engineer with Cagnazzi Racing. Bevis discusses the basics of TIG welding chromoly tubing and demonstrates how to weld tubing for a roll cage on a NHRA Pro Stock dragster. To learn more about Cagnazzi Racing, visit: http://www.cagnazziracing.com To read the full article on TIG welding 4130 chromoly tubing, go to: https://www.millerwelds.com/resources/article-library/best-practices-for-ti g-welding-of-4130-chrome-moly-tubing-in-general-motorsports-and-aerospace-a pplications?utm_campaign=social&utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social --------------------------------------------------------------- SUBSCRIBE to Miller Welders on YouTube: http://bit.ly/MillerWeldersSubscribe CONNECT with Miller Welders: Website: http://bit.ly/MillerWelds Miller Forums: http://bit.ly/MillerWeldsForums Facebook: http://bit.ly/MillerWeldersFacebook Instagram: http://bit.ly/MillerWeldersInstagram Twitter: http://bit.ly/MillerWeldersTwitter LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/MillerWeldersLinkedIn ABOUT Miller Electric Mfg. Co.: Miller Electric Mfg. Co. is a leading worldwide manufacturer of Miller® brand arc welding and cutting products. The Miller Welders channel provides the tips and techniques you need to tackle even the most challenging applications, and shares the stories of welders around the world who believe that together, WE BUILD. http://bit.ly/MillerWeldersYouTube

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 Chromoly Tubing
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John Metler's 100% all original "4-ΑΩ Tin God" Jr. Fuel Dragster is a survivor that was put away in 1972, only to be resurrected some 40 years later! The 120" wheelbase dragster with a Hilborn Injected 301ci with original rear gear, along with the original '67 El Camino push car that was also stored until this year, made an appearance at the Hunnert Car Heads Up Inaugural Event at Byron Dragway 9-12-15. First and only pass, straight off the trailer, results in a chassis flexing, wheels off the ground burnout and an insane wheel hopping pass, harkening back to the 60's with a 9.93@143.09mph!