426 Hemi in a '55 Chevy! Roadkill Episode 8
On this episode of Roadkill, HOT ROD's David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan hit the road on a quest to build a car they've both dreamed of for years: a '55 Chevy Bel Air sedan set up like a '60s Gasser and powered by a Mopar 426 Hemi. The guys drag out a '73 GMC Suburban that they'd never driven more than around the block (did you expect anything else?), then use it to pick up a bare '55 Chevy body in California before heading north for the 1,000-mile trip to Lincoln City, Oregon. That's the home of Jim Meyer Racing, the chassis builder that helps the guys turn the '55 into a wicked looking hot rod in a single day. There's no fail in this episode of Roadkill! Well, at least nothing terminal.
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2012 Gasser Reunion Gasser Madness Tribute Beaver Springs Dragway Nostalgia Drag Racing
Buy Gasser Reunion DVD http://www.maziracing.com/2012GasserReunion/index.htm June 8-10, 2012 -11th Annual Gasser Magazine Gasser Reunion tribute to Byron Stack, founder of http://www.gassermadness.com and the Gas/FX group.
Many thanks to the racers who permitted use of onboard cameras on their cars; Don Moyer, East Coast AA/GS Supercharged Racing Association. Featuring; Ted Turley Jr. in the Altizer, Finders and Kibler Willys; Dave Cobb in the Finders Keepers Willys; and Jeff Cryan in the Ron Bizio Willys pickup truck. Rebel Reaper VS 55 ford gasser
Nostalgia Drag Racing and Nitromethane. Indy, Gasser Wars, US Nationals, Drift HD Action POV Camera antron brown, winternationals
American Graffiti '55 Chevy Frame-Off
In 1985 Steve Fitch sold the American Graffiti '55 to Wayne Newsome in Maryland. Sometime thereafter the car was treated to a frame-off customization. As you can see, many of the components were painted red or chromed. The original rollbar was removed from the car, and a full leather interior installed (not shown in the video) The steering column with the steering wheel seen here - gripped by James Taylor in Two-Lane Blacktop and Harrison Ford later in American Graffiti - was later removed and a stock steering wheel installed.
480HP 55 chevy gasser 2
puting the 55 chevy gasser up at the shop..yes it has mufflers..its not open headers!! its a 383 ported and polished.. msd... fenderwell headers with dinomax race mufflers...3 speed with trans break...dana 44 rear end with 4:10 gears (was 6:10's) high rise intake from the 60's with 2 holly four's..high lift cam..around 450hp