Thanks Micheal. I'm happy with it so far. I love these old FEDs. I'm going to getting a few more and ordering some aftermarket decals, Slixx I imagine. This kit sure has some issues. The directions for mounting points are not clear at all. The chassis can be warped, mine wasn't luckily. There's a little bit of, just stick it there, hope it works, going on.
I still have my Camaro. I have a Chevy pick up to pull it. But I do have a Kia. I think there's a lot of people who had or have family cars there not real proud of. Iam lookin to trade in the Kia for 2013 or newer Durango though.
I understand it perfectly. When it's said that NHRA got in an uproar over a particular show, they need to realize why NHRA had something to say about. It's the stupid kids with Daddys money trying to replicate what they see on TV. It's not the shows fault people feel the need to go all Jonny Knoxville on the streets. If you don't like what is being presented on TV for NHRA Pro classes, that's your decision, which is fine. I don't the garbage that is being presented as "street" racing when it's a lie, even if it wasn't a lie, my opinion is I don't like that. I'm putting my support towards a legitimate and long standing form. Not in a TV fad. I look forward to seeing what is coming on the horizon with NHRA and Fox. I hope they add more to it to make it more "viewer" friendly. But I know this. Televised NHRA will be around way longer than a fake street racing show.
NHRA does not build tracks. They are a sactioning body with rules and saftey to make racing safe. NHRA is much more than what is seen on TV with the pro catagories. If people are only gonna comment on what they see on TV, I'd consider that very ignorant. You want to a little thing called Google. Search the divisional races, search SCEDA, or NMCA, or any of the others that put on safe races, that are in no way shoving anything in your face but safety. If safety isn't your thing, then fine. But I'm gonna do what I want to do, safely. I'm not ever gonna risk the public or my own life, PERIOD!
The ones I have on my car are 2x3 tubing. They roughly 26 inches long. The angle iron that the u-bolts go through to mount the bars are 2 1/2 inches wide at the widest part. The front and rear pieces of angle are roughly 12 inches apart. I added a piece of flat stock about 2 inches from the snubbed to "load" the bars. Hope this helps.
It's the whole illegal street racing thing that NHRA is against. That was the whole point when Wally Parks founded the NHRA and the SCTA. It was to get people on to the track and off the streets. I have not, and will not watch any episode of street outlaws. Too many people die doing what they are supposedly doing and promoting. That whole show is fake. I don't care who this pisses off. I'm a firm believer in racing on a track, with safety and responsibilty. The way i see it, if dumb enough to race on the street, you shouldnt be driving. You are a risk, hazard and a threat to the lives of the public. I've been racing the NHRA street legal stuff for over 15 years and will NEVER race my car on any street. My Camaro is street legal, it was my daily driver for a few years after high school. Every once in awhile some hockey puck would try to get me to race them and I never did. If you find that show entertaining, power to ya. I DO NOT! I will continue to support the NHRA and all the sactioning bodies that promote racing on a track.
Man, you brought back some memories, brining up Scott and Steve. Steve Evans was the best announcer and here are a few more names. Buster Couch, the starter ever, no BS with that guy. Jackie Beck, Ms Winston. I sure miss them.days.