Mopar Jegs Testing | 2012 NHRA Pro Stock Drag Racing
Jeg Coughlin Jr. will join veteran racer Allen Johnson as the only two
drivers in the Pro Stock class directly sponsored by Mopar.
"Jeg Jr. is a proven winner, with four Pro Stock championships on his
résumé," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar Brand - Chrysler
Group LLC, "We are thrilled to add an elite driver to Team Mopar, and we
look forward to sharing in his great success at the drag strip next
"I'm extremely excited to join forces with Mopar in 2012," said Jeg Jr.,
the only racer in the history of the NHRA to win a national event in six
different classes. "The entire Coughlin Brothers Racing team has high
expectations for the 2012 season and we expect to field a premier program
with our Mopar/JEGS.com Dodge Avenger team, from top to bottom."
Preston Herrick's "Blown" 440 Duster - Initial fire-up
Highlights from initial fire-up. Assembled another '70 440 shortblock with
lower compression (8.5:1) Speed Pro forged pistons. Topped off with 6-71 Supercharger and dual 750 Edelbrocks.
Waiting for electric pusher fan to arrive - no space for anything between
radiator and blower drive.
Can already tell this will be a different beast from the NA 440 it
Test drive clip here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x2snjtcctQ
Visit project website at: http://www.70duster440.com
NHRA Pro Stock Run with GoPro at 4 Wide 2012.MP4
This NHRA Pro Stock Driver (Vincent Nobile) agrred to put my GoPro in his
car for me while he ran his 2 qualifing runs at the 2012 4 Wide Nationals
at ZMAX on Fridays qualifing. How cool is that!!!! This is one of the
Mopar Stage 3 Lift Kit Install
The Mopar Stage 3 Lift Kit co-developed by TeraFlex. A premium lift kit
available from authorized Jeep dealers. You need to watch Teraflex's EVAP
Relocation video when installing this kit.
SLANT 6 Mopar or No Car!
Mopars and very attractive women.....Mopars Kicking ASS! What more can you
If you like what you hear, come and visit me at CDBaby!
In case anyone is curious, yes, I've owned tons of Mopar products! There
is a SRT4 in my driveway right now. I've had Coronet R/T's, Challenger RT,
Demon's, 300's, SRT8's, I love em all! And I have no problem with other
cool Musclecars. I even own a Buick with a V6 that is fairly
quick......However....I loves me Mother Mopar!
I'm back in the old school! I have a "NEW" 70 Coronet R/T! Burnt
Orange/White interior numbers matching, bla bla bla bla!!! Will post pics
of it in my new Mopar song. Yeah, I'm doing another one, yeah I'm corny!
Actually 2 tunes. One, I penned back in the mid 80's called Red Light. It
was about my 69 R/T.
The Legend Bob Glidden
My tribute to my all time favorite Pro Stock racer Bob Glidden. All photos
are from my collection of pictures that I took of some of Bob's cars over
the years. Also included is the Diamond P coverage of Bobs horrifying crash
at the 1986 race in Atlanta.
In the '90s Bobs sons Billy and Rusty told thier Dad that they knew of some
Pro Stock racers who were running Nitrous Oxide and that was the reason they were
getting outrun. Bob didn't believe them so they built a second car to prove
that it could be done without being detected. .From the Feb 1996 issue of
Super Stock & Drag Illustrated. Page 24
"They will tell you it's totally impossible to run Nitrous & not get caught'' Glidden said " but
thats wrong,Thats flat wrong. A Ford with Nitrous bumped me outta the field at Topeka last
year. A Ford out of my own trailer. So nobody can tell me it can't be done.
I know it can be done."
The the father told a incredible story of how his kids had bugged him for
18 months , convinced that some Pro cars were running Nitrous & that he was missing the boat by not
running it too. "I told them if i had to cheat to race i'd quit" he said
"My kids know that: " if you think other people are doing it then go ahead,
prove to me you can do it.But keep in mind that if you get caught you're
going have to deal with the consequences; So they did & never got caught"
Later in the story
Then came the bombshell--- an admission at Indy by a Pro Stock racer with
firsthand knowledge of Nitrous oxide use
: Rusty Glidden. With his confession came a detailed description of how the
Nitrous system was secreted in his car.
"The holding tank was the big weight bar in the back. The Nitrous line started there,went over the axle
housing right up to the front of the car & stopped at the motor plate,
which was rifle-drilled. One of the supports holding the hood scoop on was
rifle-drilled & went up thru the top of the hood scoop to a small stainless
steel line that had 2 jets centered over the carbs. With .029 jets we made
120 ftlbs more torque at 7000 rpm & averaged 90 more horsepower. According to Bob
Glidden , the Nitrous system was
detection proof. "you had to have a combination of things to activate it so
a tech guy couldn't walk up , turn on the ignition & open the throttle. The
shock switch had to be on, the computer switch on, the engine running & the
throttle wide open. Trust me" Glidden concluded " Thats not fiction"