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Old 02-13-2007, 07:20 PM
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Default Drag Racing El caminos.....post some pics!!

Im just wondering, theres a lot of El Camino owners on this site and a lot of really nice lookin elkys, just wonderin if anyone drag races theirs?
im buildin mine for the 1/4 mile.....if anyones got one that they drag race, lets see them...post pics of them up...


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Old 02-13-2007, 10:59 PM
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I've posted too many pics on here and my album isnt even updated! lol. If you look on October on the '07 calender you'll see mine!

BUT!!! I have taken mine and did 3 passes down @ Famoso Race way on 6/23/06 in 115 degree weather! My best pass was a .464 R/T and a 16.323 1/4 mile time! My R/T sucked but it happened to be my best pass. I dont have any pics of BEING out there...just a video thats on tape... Its funny a newer AMG pulled 13.005 1/4 sucked! lol

When I return to the track I'll run a way better time. I have better gripping tires. And plus with the slight tuning ive done to my edelbrock, all the MSD upgrades too. It should run high 15's next time I run!

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Old 02-14-2007, 06:56 AM
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cool...nice elky...
yea im sure the 115 degree weather didnt help your run either
your time will probably get a lot better when you run your car in cooler weather too....good luck

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I go to a local track a lot, I'm not generally racing the Elky but I have had it on the track several times. I usually get out on Wednesday's when the track has it's Test-N-Tune nights. My last run was 10. something. I busted a THM 350 on that night. It snapped all the way around the bell housing and twisted under the Elky, Talk about a mess on the track. I felt really embarrassed it shut the track down for about an hour.

I like hot nights/evenings. The grip on the track gets better. I will say 115 is pretty high temps. I haven't had it out since I added my LockRite locker or the 3.73:1 gears. I look forward to getting out this year. We have a dragster we race AA/FA and it's really quick, freaky actually it's generally in the 4.5s or 5s. 23 bucket. "You can't live on the edge if you're scared of getting cut!" Now that has a nice small block in it. GM 6/71 Blower, enderly injection, Fab 9" rear, locker 4.56:1. We just had the Torque Converter recurved to a better stall speed. We did a few mods on the little monster over the off season. NASCAR has changed some rules and we'll have to change some parts of the roll cage.
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Old 02-14-2007, 02:44 PM
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Not that great a shot but I have been known to air Ol Paint out at the track now and then. This picture was taken at the worst hooking track in SC, best run there was an 8.56, at the new Orangeburg SC track I ran an 8.30

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They always put them (Tracks) out in the back woods so the uppity bunch don't cop an attitude. Which actually, in the spring and summer times, it's not half bad at night there.

I really like being at the track, watching all the folks prep and mess with their cars and trucks, even the ricer bunch with their little fart cans are busy trying to make the engine produce enough torque to tighten the Lug nuts on a real car. They sound a little like a bee going down the track. Makes you want to carry a fly swatter around with you. I've seen some drag bikes and my goodness they can get down the track quick!!! They're just fast.

Personally, I like it better than sitting around watching a ball game. I've seen some really great looking customs and some that look like they are fixing to fall apart, but they get it!
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i agree....i alawys enjoy going to the track, im always there every weekend pretty much because my fathers got a 10 second malibu that he bracket races, i love seein all of the work that goes into a lot of the cars there and thats probably where my el camino will be most of the time when i get my license

and im not a fan of ricers...if you go often youll know why...a lot of the times theres to many of them, most of them run 17s and theyre always leaving oil downs lol
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I don't have any pics. of my Elky on the track, but I thought I would share some others.




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I don't have any pictures from the track, but I plan on getting some this year when I go back to Steele and I'm thinking of running Super Chevy at Huntsville in May. My best times in my signature, I hope to get into the 14s this year with the mods I'm making.
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NICE...thanks for postin them up...i realy like that first pic...
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I don't have any pictures from the track, but I plan on getting some this year when I go back to Steele and I'm thinking of running Super Chevy at Huntsville in May. My best times in my signature, I hope to get into the 14s this year with the mods I'm making.
cool ..good luck...
were probably going to super chevy in maryland this april..
not with my el camino...my father bracket races his 10 sec malibu..probably bringing that
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That first pic is one of the greatest I have come across so far.
I'm not sure if you have seen them yet, but if you go to youtube.com and search for El Camino drag racing there is a few great Elky. videos
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I cant wait till i move to Sacramento. I've heard Sacramento Race way is one of best 1/4 times you can dial in and one of the better hooking up ones SO ive heard. Being a Wyotech student im sure a lot of us will be out there racing. And belive me... I'll have pics if you know me! lol

The yellow elky ive seen on www.socalcustoms.com and various places. its a nice show car!

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I cant wait till i move to Sacramento. I've heard Sacramento Race way is one of best 1/4 times you can dial in and one of the better hooking up ones SO ive heard. Being a Wyotech student im sure a lot of us will be out there racing. And belive me... I'll have pics if you know me! lol

The yellow elky ive seen on www.socalcustoms.com and various places. its a nice show car!

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Sacramento has some of the best racing and car shows in the u.s. however the area has become a horrible place to live. The crime rates have become unforgiving. Sac. town is becoming the next South Central L.A. personally I'm glad I don't live in the area anymore.
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That first pic is one of the greatest I have come across so far.
I'm not sure if you have seen them yet, but if you go to youtube.com and search for El Camino drag racing there is a few great Elky. videos
thanks for postin those pics up.....heres a good one on youtube...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSzGQQ97AV0
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