The Valley Speed FED: fired for the first time
Tim Conder fires the Valley Speed Front Engine Dragster (FED) for the very
first time at the shop in Sonoma, CA with help from Pete Jensen, Chris
Bochoko, Rex Hutchison and friends. AUTOCULTURE was there to record the
event ten years in the making!
2012 CHRR California Hot Rod Reunion Mr. Boston AA/FD Front Engine Dragster Nostalgia Drag Racing
Drag Strip Riot Posters! http://www.maziracing.com/2004poster/index.htm
October 19-21, 2012 -21st Annual California Hot Rod Reunion at Auto Club
Famoso Raceway. Mr. Boston AA/FD nostalgia top fuel nitro front engine
dragster. Time lapse of engine assembly in pit area prior to first round
of eliminations. Howard Haight and Rick McGee squared off in round one.
McGee gets win light as Haight gets out of the groove and into the center
line timing blocks. CHRR
2012 CHRR Nostalgia Top Fuel Drag Racing and Nitromethane Front Engine
Dragster. Drift HD Action POV Camera
Injected Alcohol Milodon Hemi Fire Up
We almost always save fire ups for the track but in this case we needed
make sure everything was in check before we hit the track since we never
ran this combination before. Installed in Matsuda Racing's nostalgia front
engine dragster. 484 Milodon Hemi. Weiand tunnel ram, Enderle bird
catcher, Enderle 80A fuel pump. Vertex mag.
Front Engine Dragster built in five months
In December 2009 I got the idea that it would be fun to have a FED so I
asked a few questions and read a few threads on the HAMB. After wieghing
all the advice and suggestions I bought a set of Mark Williams blue prints
and got started. With the help of a good friend or two I had a can the was
ready to race at Eagle Field in May 2010.
First Full Pass 1969 Front Engine Dragster 8.96 at 141 mph
Video of my first full 1/4 mile pass in my 1969 front engine dragster. It
went 8.96 @ 141 mph. Second pass went 8.94 @ 145 mph, but no video. Car
has a 600 hp small block Chevy, Powerglide trans, 4.30 gear in a Mopar 8
3/4 rear, and 12.00-16 M&H nostalgia top fuel slicks on real magnesium
16x11 Halibrand wheels.