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SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« on: March 02, 2018, 11:41:41 AM »
For our good friend Randy Gillis. This was drag racing at SAAC 35. It was nice to see real GT350's still at it. 6S477 was staged against that silver 67 coupe from FE Specialties big block drag car...Good times

Looking for more of this at SAAC 43.

Cheers,
~Earl J
« Last Edit: March 02, 2018, 11:44:36 AM by SFM5S000 »

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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2018, 11:42:44 AM »
toe to toe, pretty much the distance.

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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2018, 11:44:01 AM »
Also Ron Tredway's SFM5019 took a run or two with that FE Specialties car. 5019 is more of a road course car than a drag car, and Ron is no slouch as a driver. Obviously the silver coupe ran away, but if you consider the previous set of photos against 6S477, this will give you some context as to how fast Randy's 6S477 is...

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~Earl J
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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2018, 01:04:41 PM »
Looks to me like the silver coupe red-lighted  ;)
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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2018, 03:26:25 PM »
Man, those are some sexy photos!  I LOVE seeing those beefy tires in the back. 

Well shot!
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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2018, 05:17:56 PM »
Looks to me like the silver coupe red-lighted  ;)

       We both did. Notice the Yellow is hanging on my side too! The silver Mustang was FE powered and a little over a half second quicker than mine is. The "look" my car has is what I would like to see in the "Original" class  ( 8 car limit) that will be racing for real $$$s . Th eother Mustang would be in the "Outlaw" class that will also be 8 cars and racing for $$$s. These will be "heads up" , first to the finish line wins and comes back until only one winner is left.
Celebrating 44 years of drag racing 6S477 and no end in sight.

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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2018, 05:25:26 PM »
Man, those are some sexy photos!  I LOVE seeing those beefy tires in the back. 

Well shot!
      Hard to believe it has over 4,000 runs on it during my ownership. Thanks to Earl for posting the pics. Drag racing "SAAC style" is all about fun. Run what you brung. No tougher on your car than doing the same on the street except MANY time SAFER.  Run as many times as you want, race a friend or just the clock. We have yet to have cars still wanting to race by the last ten minutes of our three hour time.  This is in contrast to me getting TWO runs in a three hour time frame at my local track on a normal race weekend. Fun for all and we will have a race announcer too!
Celebrating 44 years of drag racing 6S477 and no end in sight.

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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2018, 07:08:14 PM »
Here's the link to my YouTube video from SAAC35. There's some drag racing action in there. 6S477 appears later in the video during the drag racing part.

Sorry, but I can't figure out how to actually embed the video in the post. If that can be done on this forum, please let me know.

Just click the link below to view:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlBd43Mpe8k
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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2018, 01:26:56 PM »
I was going through my files can came across another photo I took of Randy's 6S477 the previous day happily content sitting next to two Dragon Snakes.

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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2018, 01:43:09 PM »
Man, those are some sexy photos!  I LOVE seeing those beefy tires in the back. 

Well shot!
      Hard to believe it has over 4,000 runs on it during my ownership. Thanks to Earl for posting the pics. Drag racing "SAAC style" is all about fun. Run what you brung. No tougher on your car than doing the same on the street except MANY time SAFER.  Run as many times as you want, race a friend or just the clock. We have yet to have cars still wanting to race by the last ten minutes of our three hour time.  This is in contrast to me getting TWO runs in a three hour time frame at my local track on a normal race weekend. Fun for all and we will have a race announcer too!

Over 4,000 runs?!?!  How awesome is that! 

Enjoying them like they were intended.  Big thumbs up!
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Re: SAAC 35 Drag Racing with gt350hr 6S477
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2018, 06:11:05 PM »
     Yes indeed over 4,000 runs. This is one Hertz car that has seen it's fair share of the strip. .No worse for the wear and probably less than it would have had from street driving for the last 44 years. Can you say original floor pans and body panels?
Celebrating 44 years of drag racing 6S477 and no end in sight.