Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Here's the second part of the step by step instructions by the Alexander Brothers on how they chop the 1949 - 1950 era Mercury....
In this installment, we get some great advice from the legendary Alexander Brothers out of Detroit on how they chop the tricky roof of the 1949 - 1950 era Mercury sled. Enjoy.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
It's not easy to find vintage information on how the AMC crowd beefed up their rides back in the day. Fortunately, Hi-Performance magazine was all over it, and did a series of pony car hop-ups, including this nice spread on hanging pipes off your street rig for maximum breathing, and great looks!
Monday, November 24, 2014
The Wichita Drag Wagon dragster was the brainchild of Duane Rose and Lloyd Davis. They decided to make the switch from a 1948 Mercury flathead to this 1956 Pontiac set-up with Potvin stick and four stromberg carbs providing the breathing. It won over 25 trophies, and was one the rare engine set-ups running at the time.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Leave it to Harley owners to flout convention, especially back in the day when things like "speed limits" were a nuisance, not a guideline. This guy decided 120 wasn't going to cut it, and reconfigured his readings to "Warp Factor" 500!
Another classic hog rider!