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Old 06-26-2005, 15:01   #1 (permalink)
Big Al
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Pat does it again.

Pat has a friend that bought a half finished Torino race car. It's back
halfed, tubbed and weighs 3580 with driver. Has stock front suspension. Pat
put a Scat 557 kit in a stock 4V block with a Snider cam and Blue Thunder
heads with Ford exhaust ports. This weekend was it's debut. It ran 10.19 @
130 last night and it's not tuned yet. Is that horsepower or what? Friday
they got 10.50 out of it but it was shutting off out of the gate. They added
extensions to the rear jets and it woke up. 60' times were 1.50, not bad for
a lead sled:)

Al # 35


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Old 06-26-2005, 19:01   #2 (permalink)
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What year Torino? That running with a slushbox or stick? Pretty nice times
for a boat.

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"Big Al" <nospamsal1@qwest.net> wrote in message
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> Pat has a friend that bought a half finished Torino race car. It's back
> halfed, tubbed and weighs 3580 with driver. Has stock front suspension.

Pat
> put a Scat 557 kit in a stock 4V block with a Snider cam and Blue Thunder
> heads with Ford exhaust ports. This weekend was it's debut. It ran 10.19 @
> 130 last night and it's not tuned yet. Is that horsepower or what? Friday
> they got 10.50 out of it but it was shutting off out of the gate. They

added
> extensions to the rear jets and it woke up. 60' times were 1.50, not bad

for
> a lead sled:)
>
> Al # 35
>
>



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Old 06-26-2005, 20:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Pat does it again.

Big Al wrote:
> Pat has a friend that bought a half finished Torino race car. It's
> back halfed, tubbed and weighs 3580 with driver. Has stock front
> suspension. Pat put a Scat 557 kit in a stock 4V block with a Snider
> cam and Blue Thunder heads with Ford exhaust ports. This weekend was
> it's debut. It ran 10.19 @ 130 last night and it's not tuned yet. Is
> that horsepower or what? Friday they got 10.50 out of it but it was
> shutting off out of the gate. They added extensions to the rear jets
> and it woke up. 60' times were 1.50, not bad for a lead sled:)
>
> Al # 35



What Jason asked, and what specs on the cam, what intake, rear gears and
carb? Great times.

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Old 06-27-2005, 00:01   #4 (permalink)
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"Whole Lotta Tom" <tomcrocker@poboxnospam.com> wrote in message
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> Big Al wrote:
>> Pat has a friend that bought a half finished Torino race car. It's
>> back halfed, tubbed and weighs 3580 with driver. Has stock front
>> suspension. Pat put a Scat 557 kit in a stock 4V block with a Snider
>> cam and Blue Thunder heads with Ford exhaust ports. This weekend was
>> it's debut. It ran 10.19 @ 130 last night and it's not tuned yet. Is
>> that horsepower or what? Friday they got 10.50 out of it but it was
>> shutting off out of the gate. They added extensions to the rear jets
>> and it woke up. 60' times were 1.50, not bad for a lead sled:)
>>
>> Al # 35

>
>
> What Jason asked, and what specs on the cam, what intake, rear gears and
> carb? Great times.
>
> --
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>
> Tom


Car is a 70 or 71, I can't tell them apart:) It's automatic, has a flat
intake like
http://www.performanceparts.ford.com...tKeyField=1607
but I don't know who made it.

Carb is a Berry Grant Dominator style. Can't tell you what the cam is but I
know it's a Schneider. http://www.schneidercams.com/

No idea what the rear gears are but I would guess they are 4.30 or 4.56. Car
pulls the front end way up. Another friend of mine has a 69 Roadrunner with
a bored and stroked 440 in it. I thought it was fast running 10.60's, but
this Torino really scoots:)

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Old 06-27-2005, 18:01   #5 (permalink)
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Big Al wrote:
> "Whole Lotta Tom" <tomcrocker@poboxnospam.com> wrote in message
> news:s0Jve.140$j04.16@newssvr21.news.prodigy.com...
>> Big Al wrote:
>>> Pat has a friend that bought a half finished Torino race car. It's
>>> back halfed, tubbed and weighs 3580 with driver. Has stock front
>>> suspension. Pat put a Scat 557 kit in a stock 4V block with a Snider
>>> cam and Blue Thunder heads with Ford exhaust ports. This weekend was
>>> it's debut. It ran 10.19 @ 130 last night and it's not tuned yet. Is
>>> that horsepower or what? Friday they got 10.50 out of it but it was
>>> shutting off out of the gate. They added extensions to the rear jets
>>> and it woke up. 60' times were 1.50, not bad for a lead sled:)
>>>
>>> Al # 35

>>
>>
>> What Jason asked, and what specs on the cam, what intake, rear gears
>> and carb? Great times.
>>
>> --
>>
>>
>> Tom

>
> Car is a 70 or 71, I can't tell them apart:) It's automatic, has a
> flat intake like
>

http://www.performanceparts.ford.com...tKeyField=1607
> but I don't know who made it.
>
> Carb is a Berry Grant Dominator style. Can't tell you what the cam is
> but I know it's a Schneider. http://www.schneidercams.com/
>
> No idea what the rear gears are but I would guess they are 4.30 or
> 4.56. Car pulls the front end way up. Another friend of mine has a 69
> Roadrunner with a bored and stroked 440 in it. I thought it was fast
> running 10.60's, but this Torino really scoots:)
>
> Al # 35




That is just so cool. You guys should write a book or sumptin'.

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of course, that believes you can do these things. Among them are H.L.
Hunt...a few other Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional politician
or businessman from other areas. Their number is negligible and they
are stupid."

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