Vintage Drag Racing: Late 1960's - Early 1970's (Jeff Beck "Big Block")
This piece is based on 1960's and 1970's Drag Racing photographs by Charles L. Gilchrist, and is dedicated to "Piston Heads" and "Gear Jammers" all over the world. enjoy!
Produced by CG Imaging
Music "Big Block" by Jeff Beck from the album "Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop".
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Show Stoppers - Wild Wheelstanders
Wild Wheelstanders from the 60's and 70's. Hurst Hemi Under Glass, Little Red Wagon, L.A. Dart, Chuckwagon, Dodge Fever, Dodge Material, Gemini Cricket, Backup Pickup, Hemi Bug and the lovely Miss Hurst, Linda Vaughn!
Music by: Airbourne
Car Warriors - S02E05 - Oldsmobile Cutlass 1972
Car Warriors is a competition unlike any other. Every week, two of the country's most talented and colorful local garages will have one crazy challenge: Build an ENTIRE CAR from a piece of junk -- in just 48 hours. It's the ultimate car building competition.
Edelbrock RPM Olds 455 Head Porting
The scariest thing I ever did was port a set of new Edelbrock aluminum cylinder heads. My first attempt at porting any cylinder head. I raised the roof .200" and dropped the floor .040". It's best to leave the floor alone or raise it by filling with epoxy. Porting kit by Mondello.
twin turbo 455 oldsmobile
oldsmobile cutlass supreme. 455 olds. ; home made experience, intake torker, aluminium head, mondello 1000@5000 cam shaft, th 350 trans. gear 3.08 , GM diesel turbo 6.5 (2). rods and crank cast (stock)...closed Exhaust. smoot engine on road and very funny riiiide......... http://turbopat.webs.com/
WRECKS MAYHEM CRASHES! Involving all OLDSMOBILES CARS!!
Ready to watch a depressing video Oldsmobile fans? Here is most of the picture I have collected over the years of wrecked Oldsmbile cars..........Be warned it is depressing that most of these cars are now scrapped...:-(
The Grabber Olds 442 Takes on the XO250 Off-Road Event in Reno, Nevada
This video montage shows the Grabber Oldsmobile 442 preparing for the staging lanes, then documents the historic off-road vehicle as it makes its very first start into real race competition since the very early 70's.
For those who may not yet be aware of it, the Grabber Olds (formerly known as the "Goodyear Grabber") was originally run back in the late 60's early 70's. Even runn ing the NORRA 1000, which was the predecessor of the Baja 1000.
The car was originally built by Hickey Racing for racer/actor James Garner. Garner raced this vehicle until race technology moved forward and a new racer was built to keep up with the competition. The Goodyear Grabber was retired and sent to pasture, vanishing from site until recent years. The car was unknowingly purchased by vintage race car collector/restorer Ron Johnson. After doing a little research, Ron realized that he had a rare gem on his hands.
After several years of restoration work, the Olds 442 is looking as good as ever, and sure pretty enough to appear on the start/finish line at the famous Mustang Ranch, just outside Reno, Nevada.
As if the car itself was not a media draw in itself, the car was going to make its anticipated debut driven by hall of fame off-road driver Rod Hall.
The music video's finale shows the 442 taking the green flag for the first time in over 30 years, and our camera had a prime spot to document the car's first turns in competition.