INSANE Drag Racing WHEELSTANDS
Insane Drag Racing Wheelstands from various Drag Strips across the US,
including Byron Dragway, Huntsville Dragway, Ozark Raceway Park, South
Georgia Motorsports Park and Orlando Speed World. This is a fresh edit of
some old school goodness from the Urban Hillbilly Vault. Includes footage
from the Carnage Fest Vol. 1, 2, and 3, DVDs. DVDs now available at
All Pontiac Drag Race Final 8/30/09 68 Firebird 400 vs 70 Ram Air IV GTO
The final of the All Pontiac Drag Race Day at Grove Creek Raceway
Lindstrom, MN 8/30/09. Shawn Baird's 68 Firebird 400 narrowly defeats Paul
Kilker's 70 Ram Air IV GTO. Shawn ran an 8.12 1/8th mile on a 8.01 dial
with a modified 400 with slicks and headers. Paul turned a respectable 9.59
on a 9.52 dial with his bone stock RAIV GTO on street tires. This event was
organized by Land of Lakes GTO club member and former Grove Creek points
champion Bill Meyer.
10 second 68 Firebird Sacramento Raceway 1987
This 68 Firebird was my first car purchased when I was 17 in 1977. The car
is currently undergoing a frame-off restoration.
At the time this video was taken in 1987 it was powered by a 455 Pontiac
The best ¼ mile performance was an ET of 10.87 and a MPH of 124.83 WITHOUT
the aid Nitrous oxide.
The heads are ported factory cast iron D-Ports cast# 48.
Crankshaft is factory 455
Rods are factory 73/74 455 Super-Duty
Camshaft is a Cam Dynamics solid flat-tappet with .618/.644" lift (1.65
rockers) 265/275 @.050 duration
Advertised duration is 312/322 int/exh
Pistons are Ross flat-tops yielding 12:1 compression ratio with the 69cc
Carburetion is 2 660cfm Holley center squirters mounted on a Doug
Nash/Warrior tunnel-ram manifold.
The differential is a Dana 60 with a 4.10 ratio gear set
1968 Firebird Ram Air 421 Dyoned
68 Firebird Ram Air 4 speed 373 gears .Stock motor 421 that came out of a
66 pontiac made 260hp 388tq at the wheels with a mild comp cam.
Kevin in his 68 Firebird
Kevin enjoying a day at the track in his 1968 Firebird 400. The first
track is San Antonio Raceway and the second is at Little River Dragway in