Jim and Judy Skinner's 1955 Ford Thunderbird

After years of hard work, the T-bird lives again! This is a Friday night test and tune session at US131 Dragway to shake down the new car and obtain a Competition drag racing lisence. Powered by a small block ford and C4 trans. Special thanks to Rocky at Troxell Race Cars. If you need fabrication work, don't be a blockhead........call Troxell Race Cars!

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Warming up the 55 Thunderbird for trials at Skyview Drags
chevy 350, 283 crank down stroked to 302ci, Brownfield Aluminium heads, Roller cam and lifters, McGee mechanical alcohol injection reworked by Kinsler, Vertex Mag, Doug Nash 5 speed tranny, 5.38 Olds rear end w/spool and Henry's Axles. Runs 10.30s @132MPH





Cook racing Dave Sr. 55 T bird.
55 T Bird. Cook racing. Dave Sr.





N/A small block runs 7s - Great SOUND!
Vince Raschilla's Super Street Automotive Ford Mustang runs into the 7-second zone for the first time. The car is powered by a naturally aspirated 414ci small block V8 engine and leaves the line at 8900rpm on the trans-brake. http://www.facebook.com/fullBoostcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/fullBoostcomau http://www.fullBoost.com.au




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