700 Horsepower & 2,400 Miles! Crusher Camaro Engine Swap Aftermath - Roadkill Ep. 24
More than any other episode, this Roadkill reveals what it's really like to
work at HOT ROD Magazine. Follow along to get the behind-the-scenes dirt on
how we pulled off the Roadkill Live engine swap in the Crusher Camaro at the 2013 Performance
Racing Industry trade show, then watch the 2,400-mile trip home from Indy
to LA in the Crusher Camaro--including visits with
Funny Car Racer Tony Pedregon, Steve Schmidt Racing Engines, and Finnegan's
dad! It all ends with a session at the drag strip where the Crusher went
quicker than it ever has.
See the entire 24-plus hours of the Roadkill Live engine swap on instant
Thanks to Holley, Ironclad Gloves, ACDelco, GoPro and Classic Industries
for sponsoring Roadkill Live. Also thanks to Mast Motorsports, Gearstar,
Moser, Continental Tire, and BeCool for the products used in the Crusher Camaro during this
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Drag Racing at Alaska Raceway Park
Small group of runs from Sept 4th, 2011 at Alaska Raceway Park. Steve
Goldizen opens the vid driving Easy Money and somehow saves a rollover
after blowing the driver front tire at mid track. Vid also includes Charlie
Johnnie's RED RAVEN & Charlie Ulen Go Pro Hero on board cams, Also the
VanDenBergs Racing family and Angie Ginnett Go Pro Hero on board cams.
20th Annual Alaska Custom Car and Cycle Show in Eagle River, Alaska
Here is a short vid of a few of the cars that were in the 2oth Annual
Alaska Custom Car and Cycle Show in Eagle River, Alaska on April 30 to May
2, 2010. Jay Childs fires up his Alcohol Funny Car for an exhibition engine
warmup. Jay's car can be seen at Alaska Raceway Park..call or check the
schedule. If you are Alaskan give yourself and family a thrill by skipping
the movies to take them to a car show,drag races or any event. The owners
and drivers are nice folks.
Scott Against Fool's Gold & Big Bike Run. 1989 @ Alaska Raceway Park.
Me, in Alaska, 1989, on a '73 Kawasaki Z1-900, bored to 1170, goin' up
against Fool's Gold! Doin' burn-outs, and launchin' with a clutch and a
5-speed! Both of us, now that I think about it. Anyway, pro tree, which I
had never ran but, I always wanted to. Chewed him up at the tree. Don't
remember the numbers. '67 Camaro with a small block 350.
Listen to that dude go through the gears! I never seen him until probably
5-10 feet from the finish line, which freaked me out! When he lifted, he
swerved left, HARD, and I thought for sure we were gonna get tangled up.
Worked out fine. One of my funnest runs ever. My right ear was listenin' to
him get on with the program. I had the best seat in the house! The last run
on the video is me on my other bike, I call it the Big Bike, making a pass
on my newly built 1327 Kaw. I launched, it went left toward the center
line, stayed in it and just kept shifting. This was my 1st run on this
bike. Listen to that sucker pogo stickin' in 1st and 2nd gears.Unreal! At
the time, anyway. Fun as hell! I didn't know what gear I was in at the end.
Just hangin' on and reachin' for the big end! In Alaska 1989. Enjoy.