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  1. deverrant

    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    So yesterday was the Vargo Dragway car show.
    It takes place at the site of what was once the legendary Vargo Dragway. Cars line both lanes of what used to be the track, as well as surrounding areas... all nestled in open, country surroundings.

    The turnout this year was a little light thanks to Sandy making it impossible for many NY/NJ owners to attend. But there were still a great amount of cars.

    I rode with my friend in his '59 Chevy. My friend Johnny brought his twin-turbo Nova, my friend Steve brought his ElCamino, their buddy brought his Chevelle and another friend brought another Camino.

    Here's our group...

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    My boy with the 59 is a custom painter. He did his steering wheel (which is actually from an Impala, not a Biscayne).

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    ...other than that he's done NOTHING cosmetic to the car. So right now it's kinda "ratty" but it's got a 383 Stroker motor and nitrous so it hauls ass.

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    He also painted Steve's ElCamino. Flat black with a green/metalflake hood...

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    what no photos of seatcovers?
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    Here's what Johnny's Nova's packin. He said it gets over 700hp, though I'm not sure if that's at the crank or the wheels...

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    any more pics of the twin turbo Nova?
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Gold

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    SON OF A BITCH!!

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  6. deverrant

    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    And speaking of twin-turbos, the setup in this Thunderbolt was pretty ridiculous.

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    As well as not one, but two blown Hemis...

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    Is that a real Thunderbolt, or a :quote: tribute :quote: ?
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    I dunno. But you get a decent look at it in this vid I snapped on the way home. Everyone was waiting for an opportunity to race and I was anxious to capture it... but there was too much traffic.

    [video=youtube;Q7AEVDpmjTY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7AEVDpmjTY&feature=plcp[/video]
     
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    I honestly couldn't say. I'm not really a Ford person. But I was impressed with this setup and its "1000 HP" claim nevertheless.
     
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    dam, those are street legal?
    i love me some rednekky cars, great thread & pix, thanx.
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    Another vid from the '59. It obviously doesn't translate with a phone, but the thing is fast. And with no seatbelts it's extra... interesting. :jj:

    [video=youtube;U6rAJtltLqE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6rAJtltLqE&feature=plcp[/video]
     
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    No. :jj:
     
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    DarkFriday Meh Gold

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    I got me one of these 2008 Rangers.

    It does me fine.
    :coffee:


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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold VIP

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    Don't go all Jayne Mansfield on us, okay?
     
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    deverrant VIP Extreme Gold

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    Okay some of my faves from the show...


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    Love the gassers.

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    Not a Mopar girl either but this Cuda was quite impressive...

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    Another nice setup was this Impala with custom fenderwell headers...

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    I know this guy as well... see him at lots of shows. Love his car...

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    And of course a Chevy II. Wuuuub these...

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    Dev, please don't tell me that '59 Chev still has a three on the column- sure looks like it!!!!
     
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    HEY! HELLO! YOO HOO!

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    Tommy Ivo approved.
     

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