Making a Wheelie Bar and Dragracing Tires - FG Dragster
I'm working on my next project, another largescale onroad car. It's an FG
Sportsline 2WD 530. This car is going to be turned into a 1970 Dodge
Challenger! Today I'm making my own wheelie bar and a custom set of rear
I couldn't find any scale looking wheelie bars for this monster-to-be, so I
decided to construct my own. I took some Axial balljoints and rodends, that
I had as spares. These parts, listed in the links below, are intended for
the 4-link suspension setup of the Axial SCX10. By adding some M4 threaded
rods, slid into some 6mm aluminium tubing, I can line the whole
construction up for my needs. I added a modified bodypost from the same
parts tree to mount the top to the rear shocktower. On the rear, I slid
some of the aluminium tubing through the 4 rodends to connect them, and
used an Axial winchblock to act as a "wheel" in between them. The
functionality of the wheelie bar is not as important as the look. And, I
wanted to keep the cost low. A wheelie bar like this will end up costing
you around 20 dollar.
The tires I want to use on the rear need to have a larger diameter. I
sourced a set of rear 5th scale Formula 1 rims and tires, that I drill and
dremel out to fit to my Centerline rims. A link to the tires can be found
This build is going to have a ton of special features, a few of them rather
unique, and I will take you through the whole build process step by step so
if you want to, you can follow along. Make sure to subscribe to see what
the 2WD will turn into, so far I can reveal this much: it will pack a true
punch, will represent an icon of it's era, and will be unlike any RC you
have ever seen before!
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Heres a vid i made of sum wheelies that are pretty sick..its my first vid
so its prolly bad
1972 Chevrolet Vega - Hot Rod for Sale
1972 Chevrolet Vega (hatchback) Hot Rod
ENGINE: 8 Cylinder - TRANSMISSION: Automatic - TITLE: Clear
WARRANTY: None - CONDITION: Excellent - MILES: 400
EXTERIOR COLOR: Cortez Silver - INTERIOR COLOR: Black
This is an excellent example of a well built, streetable Chevrolet Vega
(Hot Rod). It has show quality good looks and it's streetable, reliable and
very fast. I'm selling it because I'm getting something else and don't have
the space for both. Details are as follows: Brand new professionally built
10:1 SBC 427 stroker-roller motor (400 miles on it), Milodon oil pan, Dart
SHP block, Eagle crank and rods, Probe pistons, ported and polished
Edelbrock Performer RPM heads and Edelbrock Performer RPM Air Gap intake,
Comp Magnum cam, Holley 750 Street HP DP carb, K&N X-treme air cleaner
system, Hooker Super Competition headers (ceramic-coated), all MSD
ignition, custom Matson's aluminum radiator with fan and trans cooler,
Continental 10" 3000 stall converter, Custom built manual reverse valve
body TH400 with a trans. brake mated to a Hurst Pro Stick shifter, aluminum
drive shaft, 12 bolt rear end with Summers axles, Richmond 3.73's and an
Eaton posi, S-10 spindles & brakes, line locks, exquisitely done 3" Exhaust to the Flowmasters and 2.5" pipes over
the axle that dump out behind the MT ET Street Radials on Centerline
wheels, 6-point padded roll cage, beautiful aluminum dash with all Auto
Meter Sport Comp gauges including a Monster tach with shift light, push
button start, all new Painless wiring, new Corbeau racing seats and
harnesses. Car has many NOS parts like parking lenses, tail lenses,
bumpers, glass, moldings and much more.
New Additions as of 09/2013: New Wilwood Forged Dynalite Pro Series 15"
front and rear brakes, new Billet Specialties "STREET LITE" front and rear
wheels, new Kumho front tires, new Mickey Thompson E.T. Street Radials, new
Motive Gear 3.08:1 rear end gears, QA1 adjustable rear coil overs, Moroso
battery switch (mounted behind license plate), and Moroso battery jumper
terminals (underneath the car).
***Correction on stats: 427ci SBC engine & 457hp and 549ft/lbs torque at
1971 Chevy Vega GT "Jega"
A 1971 Chevy Vega GT built for Jegs Performance... The "LSX 454" under the
hood is just the frosting on the cake of this very nicely built Race
Car...I was able to catch up with the Car at the Detroit AutoRama
2013...Make sure you follow me so that you don't miss any of the other
cool Cars I shot at this show!
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1974 Vega Drag Car
A 1974 Vega Drag Car that I shot at the Knoxville Drag Strip on
4/6/12...this is a very nice race car...ck it out!!!
Brian Ambrosini - AMC Gremlin - Wheelie Competition - Winner!
*** Please Read the Video Info ***
Crazy wheelstand from an AMC Gremlin? Has to be seen to be believed. Be
sure to pause it and observe that he had all 4 wheels off the ground. Car
was on it's bumper only. This was at the World Power Wheelstanding
Competition in Byron, IL. in 2006. FYI - this is not my car. Please keep
comments clean and intelligent. If they fall outside those limits, I won't
approve them. This video and all rights are exclusive copyright of Jack
Davis Video Productions.
1972 Vega Pro Street
A 1972 Pro Street Vega I shot while at the Shades Of The Past Rod Run
2013.....This car has been in the family since almost new...Driven by the
current owners Dad back and forth to work for sixteen year....A cool
Car...With a cool history...check it out!!!...Make sure you follow me so
that you don't miss any of the other awesome cars I shot at this show!!
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