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Postby Charlescrown » Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:42 am

Is that for real? A street car.

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Postby immortality » Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:39 pm

Yup.... kinda. The US has a fairly loose definition of street car but he drove it over 1100 miles on the last Drag Week and ran a 5.98 1/4 pass on the last day IIRC.

Over there as long as it has lights, indicators and horn it seems to be kinda street legal.

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Postby Gampy » Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:20 pm

Street car ha!

It depends on whether the cop decides to look the other way or not, and that depends on many things ... Including how much money you've waved!
I was counting the change I just got when I saw you, I just waved ... I wasn't trying to bribe you officer.

Don't be fooled, many Drag Week cars get in some serious trouble on their journeys, that's part of it, you have to first, get there!

What many don't seem to realize is those Drag Week cars go through a serious transformation from track to street to track ...
You only have so much space to carry stuff between, so it's about packaging the spares and street transformation elements to reduce the risk of getting a ticket or worse, like getting you car impounded or going to jail.
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Postby immortality » Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:13 am

A lot of cars are now been built specifically for these types of events with full duel fuel systems and all the other things that make changing them from strip to street much simpler. Some only really do tyres, change over the fuel system, pack up all their shit (they are allowed a small trailer) and go.

It is interesting though when you see street parking lot engine rebuild happening or someone breaking out a welder to do a quick repair.

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Postby Gampy » Fri Apr 02, 2021 3:58 am

Yea, 142 square feet of trailer space, (a typical 4x8 trailer) and you have to carry EVERYTHING you need for the week!
Like I said, it's all about packaging!

Any crew must also ride in the same car!

Though if you break a part, they will allow you to order the part and have it delivered.
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