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Y-Block powered Front Engine Dragster first run of complete car.

Here's the first run of my FED. Went OK , still I have a few bugs to work out.


 


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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.





Sehr Performance Machine / Randy's 292 Ford
Randy brought his 292s to us for a build. The first one had cracks in the block and both heads. Block number two was a winner and gave us a good place to start. After getting things all cleaned up and crack checked we began bringing together his good parts and ordering what we needed to get it where Randy wanted it to end up. Scott had to do some modifications to bring this little Y block up to date. A lot of the things that are normally available for current production engines were never made for 292's and 312's so you either accept that as a fact or adapt. We chose to adapt. Oil system mods were the first order of business because the Y blocks had issues with poor oiling and we wanted it to last. Scott also did a substantial amount of work in the heads and intake to wake it up. About the last thing on board was a new MSD ignition. Randy's original equipment was just too far down the road to make it worthwhile to make it work. Randy has said that he will probably never use all the torque and horsepower that is available but it's good to know that it's there should he decide to set it free and have some fun.





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!





On-board footage of dragster crash
Blown head gasket dumps water in front of the tires causing dragster to veer into the wall and flip, landing upside down. Thanks to the excellent track emergency team and the strongly-built car, the driver sustained no injuries. The car is capable of 200+ MPH and sub-7 second 1/4 mile passes. It is powered by a turbo-charged 2.2 liter 4-cylinder GM EcoTech engine producing nearly 1600 HP.





Y-Block Shootout 2010, Friday, In the pits: Tea Pot Lesson





Truck Fest 2013: Smokey Big Rigs Burnouts & Drag Racing Revealed
( http://www.TFLtruck.com ) When you think of a Big Rig Semi...you probably don't immediately think of drag racing...or do you? This weekend at Bandimere Speedway just outside of Denver, Colorado hundreds of Big Rig Semi trucks lined up on the drag strip to see which one is the kind of the mile high drag strip and which one is the fastest mile high pickup dragster. Can a big rig run a sub 20 second quarter mile? You bet. Can a big rig run a sub 15 mile....no problem. Can a Big Rig run a sub 10 second time? You'll have to watch the video to find out. In another fun and informative TFLtruck video we see what happens when the Big Rig Semi Trucks line up behind the Christmas Tree. Check us out on: Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/tfltruck ) Twitter: ( https://www.twitter.com/tfltruck ) and check out our car videos on YouTube at: The Fast Lane Car ( http://www.youtube.com/user/romanmicagearguy )





Unique Blown Alcohol 440 Big Block Chrysler Wedge
Matsuda Racing's Nostalgia front engine dragster powered by a 0.030" over 440 Chrysler wedge. Chassis built by Bobby Matsuda Race Cars. Engine built by George Matsuda. Keith Black forged pistons. Ohio Crankshaft H-Beam rods. Eagle 4340 crank. Mopar Performance "Purple Shaft" cam. Mated to a Mike's Monsterglide (1.82 1st gear) and a Strange 9" with 4.33 gears.





drag racing crashes
Drag Racing crashes from all around the world, mainly NHRA, ANDRA, IHRA. Disclaimer: I do not own the music and picture used in this video. All credits belongs to their real owners. No copyright infringement intended. Intro music created and composed by "Nick Phoenix / Thomas Bergersen - Heart of Courage (Choir)-Extreme Music/2 Steps from Hell" Music played by Charlie Parra del Riego, so check his channel out. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdrKuOS3tBgI-kwq-QPkGtw





Front Engine Dragster SBC 355 Methanol 6/71 Supercharged first start





Bowling Green NHRR 2012 front engine dragster pass
10th anniversary NHRR Bowling Green pass in our new car





Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Import vs Harley - Larry "Spiderman" Mcbride 5.83et @ 232mph
Dragbike Live was on location at the Manufacturers Cup Finals held November 12-14 2010 at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Georgia when Top Fuel Nitro motorcycle legendary drag racer Larry "Spiderman" Mcbride against V-Twin Top Fuel Harley rider Tommy Grimes aboard the Ray Price Top Fuel Nitro entry met in the final round. Mcbride ran an incredible 5.830 elapsed time at 232.75 miles per hour for the win! This was a historic final round,marking the first time a V-Twin Top Fuel Nitro burner would face off against an import Top Fuel Nitro Methane injected drag bike.





Cool Hemi Powered Bare Metal 34 Coupe
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Y-Block Nationals 2009, Saturday 4
Time trials or brackets. Not sure which.





Front Engine Dragster - Trailer
Home built Digger needs a homebuilt trailer - here's my answer to both. Trailer uses on board air to tilt the deck as well as support the car chassis during transport. My buddies make fun of it being overbuilt - but that was all done with a purpose - I am very happy with the way it pulls!!!





The Injected Hemi Project
Matsuda Racing's front engine dragster. 484 Milodon Hemi. Shaking it down on alcohol. 30% nitromethane in the tank next time out? Ran 8.50s. GoPro HD @ 960p with open back.




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