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Dave_C
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From: Gadsden, Al
Registered: Aug 99

posted 09-19-2002 09:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Dave_C   Click Here to Email Dave_C     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Whadaya guys think:

Its a 557 BBF. Blue Thunder aluminum heads, scat crank, eagle rods, .770 roller cam, 4 bolt main conversion. Will get a Victor 460 intake and a Flying Toilet Alky injection system.

More pics here:
http://home.bellsouth.net/p/s/community.dll?ep=331&folderid=34283&groupid=66449&folderview=thumbs&ck=

It will go in this:
http://home.bellsouth.net/p/s/community.dll?ep=16&groupid=66449&ck=

Later,
David Cole

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V8 Thumper
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Posts: 3467
From: Orange, Ca. United States of America
Registered: Dec 2001

posted 09-19-2002 09:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Holy smokes, that's some serious iron (alloy too)

Big blocks are just too cool , makes me wish I had enough motor compartment for it

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Scott (69Mach)
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From: Walnut Creek, CA USA
Registered: Jun 99

posted 09-19-2002 09:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Scott (69Mach)   Click Here to Email Scott (69Mach)     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The word "Serious" comes to mind...

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jsracingbbf
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Posts: 1677
From: Batesville,MS. , U.S.A.
Registered: Mar 2002

posted 09-19-2002 11:10 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for jsracingbbf   Click Here to Email jsracingbbf     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
What I like about BBF's in a digger is when you unload it and ALL the bowties boy's eyes get wider when they notice it AINT a BBC. I love it. Buddy of mine in Jackson (MS) has one in a digger. Looks really DAVE, can't wait to cruise on over to Bama and watch you run. Race TOO!

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Jerry Smith
69 Mustang Pro ET Drag
70 Mustang retired former footbrake car
"Drag Racing, the most fun you can have with your clothes on"

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Fastymz
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From: Reno Nv USA MEM#1240
Registered: Apr 2001

posted 09-20-2002 12:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Fastymz   Click Here to Email Fastymz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Dave,now thats a motor,kinda make my little 351w look sad.

SCOOP

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65 coupe,351w,C4,Big Boss 429 hood scoop,8"3.40 TracLoc,Cragar SS,Black Suede.

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cpmaverick
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From: Auburn, AL.
Registered: Jan 2000

posted 09-20-2002 02:35 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for cpmaverick   Click Here to Email cpmaverick     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Nice crank trigger! What's it for, what brand?

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1970 Maverick Grabber
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http://www.maverickgrabber.com

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two89w
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From: sydney australia
Registered: Sep 2002

posted 09-20-2002 04:22 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for two89w   Click Here to Email two89w     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
would look even better in my 68 coupe

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johnmustang
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From: Vancouver Island , British Columbia , Canada
Registered: Nov 2001

posted 09-20-2002 08:49 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for johnmustang   Click Here to Email johnmustang     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Big , bad &

JOHN

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65 2+2 FASTBACK
68 COUPE
87 TAURUS WAGON
98 F150 XLT TRITON V8 4.6, 4 WHEEL DRIVE
Member:Vancouver Island Mustang Association
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Ryan Wilke
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Posts: 1501
From: Stanton, Michigan 49707
Registered: Oct 2000

posted 09-20-2002 11:13 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ryan Wilke   Click Here to Email Ryan Wilke     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
HOLY BIG-BLOCKS, BATMAN!!!
THAT LOOKS WAY , DAVE!!!!

I've got to think that is gonna be way different to drive (hang on to) than your ol' 'cleve'd door-car!!

Keep us Posted with your Progress!
Good Luck!!!
Ryan

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rockafellz
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From: San Lorenzo, CA, USA
Registered: Aug 2001

posted 09-20-2002 12:09 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for rockafellz   Click Here to Email rockafellz     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hey David,

That looks too !! How about tossing that sucker into a Galaxie 500? hehe I'd love to see one of those cars do a wheels up launch!

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1966 Ford Mustang 2+2
Mine - Restomod in Progress

1966 Ford Mustang Coupe
Dad's - Original Unrestored

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SteveLaRiviere
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From: Saco, Maine
Registered: May 99

posted 09-20-2002 06:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looks like a weapon!

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65_289
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posted 09-21-2002 01:44 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 65_289   Click Here to Email 65_289     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
How much fabrication would it take to stuff that bad mamma-jamma in my '65?

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steve'66
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From: Sonoma,CA,USA
Registered: Mar 2000

posted 09-21-2002 01:49 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Dave,

All I can say is,

Melissa and I are way jealous. Nice R.E.D. you have growing in your driveway buddy!

SteveW

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69maverick
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From: Thomaston,CT.
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 09-21-2002 07:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for 69maverick   Click Here to Email 69maverick     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Tim the toolman would say WOO! WOO!

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Jim B. 70 Maverick Grabber clone 302,c4 auto
Weld RODLITES,Holley 600,performer intake,comp cam,MSD ignition,2.5 " pipes Candy apple blue metal flake!

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RickBook
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From: Houston, TX
Registered: Apr 2002

posted 09-21-2002 09:52 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for RickBook     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
/me goes kicks own 347 off engine stand after seeing that pic!

Very Nice!

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