March 28th, 2012, 06:21 PM
Joel - that 31 is flippin sweeeeeeet!
There's always next year to get it ready for. I think this class would be allot of fun.... but there are alot of loopholes as mentioned.
Requiring all exterior engine parts to be of a certain date range would make it more interesting - like dual points or magneto's, older carbs and intakes, etc....
It would be way easy for somebody to take an uber tech'd out all forged bottom end titanium valve train roller cammed small block that rev's to 9500 with a pertronix in an older distributor and an old intake and holley/rochester / carter and still make gobs more power than you could in the 60's.
Is there a practical way to inspect for roller cams? - could be another requirement, no roller cams.... they weren't common until what - the late 90's?
March 28th, 2012, 07:19 PM
Solid rollers were pretty common in the hotter cars in Midland TX in the early 80's and nothing new then - 90's were the hydraulic rollers from the OEM's. I think the class is about appearance judging from the "Subjective review" and "subject to change" experimental and send your pics in first comments.
/edit - here's some Isky history mentioning roller cams in the very early 60's:
Last edited by Beagle; March 28th, 2012 at 07:24 PM.
Originally Posted by boxer3main
March 28th, 2012, 09:20 PM
I have sent pictures in to DF to see if the Black 1940 Ford from last year will fit the class. I know i have to go back to a carb. I hope to get a respones so I can make some plans.
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