Phil Chain's XR6 turbo currently holds the record with an 8.4 at 166mph, but the boys had some problems getting it down the track at Jamboree and only (??) managed a couple of 9.1sec runs at over 160mph. It's a beast of a thing with a massive GT47R turbo. How soon until we see a 7sec pass from an XR6 turbo is Australia?
R33 Skyline Punches A Rod Out at Gazzanats
There's no doubt that Skylines are decent performance cars but every car
has it's limits - as the owner of this R33 found out at Gazzanats. I've
never seen a nearly complete conrod leave an engine before, usually they're
broken in two.
Jamboree 2011 - Cool Cars, Hot Women
I decided to stick my head in for a look at Jamboree 2011 while on holidays
in Queensland recently. Cool cars and hot women make this event a mandatory
addition to everyone's event list.
There's a couple little editing glitches in the video, but it took so long
to render and upload, I decided to let them be.
Performance Car Mania 2013
Scotty's Garage 2000th Video!!!
All the crazy action from Performance Car Mania 2013. With three days of
cruising, burnouts, powerskids, Dyno and more, it's a great
event and this year there were almost500 entrants so it was busy as hell.
Two Close Calls at Ford Forum drag day - CLINIC F6 Typhoon
You might remember Adrian Abela's Dyno monster from Summernats 23
(I'll add a link). With the help on Dyno-Mite Performance the F6
Typhoon replica punched out a whopping 869hp at the REAR WHEELS. Adrian has
already run 9.8 with the bright orange blaster, but he found out he needed
a little more traction at Heathcote Raceway recently when both runs nearly
ended in disaster.
Check out the camera fogging just before the first launch - heat coming
from the rear of the car as it builds Boost on the line is simply phenominal.
GM671 - Summernats Burnout Third Place
I've had nothing but trouble posting this video so I hope you all enjoy it.
After dropping a valve in his Mustang Gary Myers put all his
efforts into the Summernats Burnout Comp with the XA Coupe. He almost got
there too ad showed that yuou don't need a blower to get on the podium.
WTOFIT - Crazy Rotary Powered Van Burnout
We popped in to the Good Fryday Burnout at Sydney Dragway to check out the
action and found this totally insane little rotary powered Suzuki van
ripping a few skids. Check out that glowing Exhaust. We've seen a few hot systems in our
time but never one that glowed so brightly.
Rod Hadfield's BeauTy
For those who don't know Rod, he's on of the most prolific Australian hod
rodder's of our time. He's built and owned more amazing cars than most of
us could dream of. Check out his highly modified '26 T-coupe. It's running
an Ardun headed flathead V8 and a host of cool gear found around the swap
Near Miss for 2000hp Toyota Aurion
Tony Wedlock proves once again why he's one of the best drag racing sedan
drivers in the country. His 2000hp 2JZ powered Toyota Aurion normally runs
6sec quarter mile times but he had some trouble getting the power to the
ground at Jamboree 2011.
He almost made it look too easy saving his Toyota from collecting both
walls after getting up on two wheels during eliminations. It was a hell of
a driving job!
Action from Supernats 2005 (I think). A few crashes and interesting tidbits
from the archives.
Summernats 23 - CLINIC Dyno 783rwhp
While they didn't have a horsepower Heroes comp at
Summernats this year they did have the Summernats Dyno Test. the highest horsepower on the Dyno this year went to this car,
Adrian Abela's FPV Typhoon (may actually be a rebadged XR6 turbo). Adrian built the car from a repairable
write off and with a 100shot of Nitrous
it managed a best of 869rwhp. Unfortunately this video is from the first
day where they managed 783rwhp. Enjoy anyway.
Hey Buddy! You F*cked It!
How's that for a gentle way to break the news? Not sure who the bearer of
bad news was, but it was pretty funny. And unfortunately he was right, the
amount of oil and water finding its way to the track surface was a pretty
clear indication that he did indeed fuck it.
NUMNUTZ - Summernats 24 Burnout Champion
I didn't realise I'd forgotten to post this until Adam reminded me the
Here's the winning burnout from Summernats 24. It was a tough competition
with the extremely wet weather but Adam Slorach emerged victorious with his
blown six cylinder holden ute. He'll go straight in to the Masters
competition this year and it'll be interesting to see how he goes there.
Summernats is only a few months away, make sure you're there to check out