BOSS 302 Race Car Cold Start
Cold start of my race car. No revs--the coolant and oil are at 63*F, lol. Just purged all the 91 out of the tank and this is the first fire on straight 100 with the new short block.
#29 Nascar Race Car Video
This car has SOLD! #29 Nascar Race Car! This Monte Carlo SS Nascar Race Car, #29, is for sale and will be auctioned at Mecum Auctions. (Date to be determined) This video was taken at the: "Old Village School" Northville, Michigan 48167, on 5/14/2010. Video by: Sleemans Classic Cars - Tim Sleeman Transportation by: Reliable Carriers, Canton, Mi. 48187
Old Race Car First Start - 1968 Pontiac Lemans Stock Car Lives Again!
EDIT: I do not have this car any more. It was traded for a couple of winged sprint cars, which were later sold. As far as I know the guy that got it was going to repaint it (boo!) and race it on the dirt oval again. No idea if that ever happened. The engine ran good but the trans was shot, and everything, and I mean everything, else on the car was bent, cracked, rusted, or welded up badly. The cage was water pipe. It was not a GTO, it was a Lemans. We ran the fender tag numbers back when I picked it up. Anyhow, thanks for lookin' :) I hope it's still out there tearing around a track. I picked up this old roundyround race car from a buddies wrecking yard. It was cheap, my parents are pissed it's in the back yard, nothing is new. Norm Brill was the driver, I have no idea who he is so I'm going to assume he went out in a blaze of glory having a shootout with the cops while drunk, naked and high on PCP, leaving his race car in the weeds lost to time. It's a 1968 Pontiac Lemans, the same body as the GTO and Tempest from what I understand. The engine is either a 400 or a 350 V8, it had air conditioning and power steering, possibly a limited slip rear differential but I haven't had a chance to check. The carburetor is a 2 throat unit. It pained me to see it crushed and sent to China like the Nova stock car that was beside it, so I saved it, and now ya'll can enjoy it! Sorry the audio isn't better, it sounds really good in person because the mufflers fell off but it's more than my phone's microphone can handle. The engine sounds very tight and any smoke is likely from the nasty gas I filtered and ran through it. I also show the old lettering on the car, but it's only because it's neat. I'm not a race driver and have no sponsorship from the names listed, if they are even in business any more I'd be surprised. It's just a cool ol' muscle car! Edit: Man this is taking a while to upload. The bent fan and nerfed crank pulley happened when it was moved at the wrecking yard before I got it. I can fix the pulley, but the fan is toast. It'll be replaced before it takes out the water pump. The radiator is junk, it's leaking and I have a large 1ton truck radiator I'll put in it's place, possibly with an electric fan, maybe mounted in the trunk and ducted. I'd sorta like to get fenderwell headers for it like the ratrod has. Will have to look around at the swapmeet....man...this is slow...I like Reddit? Ya'll like reddit? It's neat. Yup...Ooh, I should post this to carporn or something. Oh man, almost done...go...go little bar, you can do it! Oh to heck with it, I'mna go get a beer. Edit 2: Aw man, it went backwards...was at 100, then went to 95...god, now I just feel like a girl writing in her diary about stupid stuff. Like, oh my gawd becky, did you SEE the percentages on that video? I kno rite? Oh, I know, hey you should check out huskystarcraft if you like video games, starcraft II Wings of Liberty in particular. That Husky guy is pretty cool, the music videos are rad. I may have a straw hat and smell like narsty gasoline and durt but I'm a nerd at heart and I still play with cars! Oh hey it's done I think...neat.
Old gas cold starts!
olod ford toras, sat for 2 or more years. start and drive. Old Chevey truck. sat for 5 years start and drive!