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Re: Drag Week 2018 pre-registration...GAME ON!!
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 10:27:53 PM »
Well I guess the pressure is on for me to finally make a decision. ::)
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2018, 09:28:58 PM »
Drag week is coming to Bristol this year. We (Straub Technologies) are thinking of putting on a "meet and greet" the day before since we're about 7 mi. from Bristol, then heading to the track the next day. Anyone attending the event is invited.

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« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2018, 08:01:02 AM »
Drag week is coming to Bristol this year. We (Straub Technologies) are thinking of putting on a "meet and greet" the day before since we're about 7 mi. from Bristol, then heading to the track the next day. Anyone attending the event is invited.

Attending a "meet and greet" would be near impossible for anyone actually in the event, or even just following along. Since Bristol is on the 4th day of the event, everyone will just be concerned about getting to their hotels in one piece that night, then getting to the track the following morning. Most people are lucky just to get to their hotels by dark, then the real work starts to take care of any issues that came up during the days drive. Just an FYI.
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Re: Drag Week 2018 pre-registration...GAME ON!!
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2018, 08:44:52 PM »
Just a reminder for anyone considering Drag Week this year - registration goes live tomorrow.
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2018, 09:11:18 PM »
Better get your typin' fingers limbered up!

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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2018, 03:08:08 PM »
I'm in!!
Wow, only took 7 minutes, tops, to sell out. Who else got in?
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Re: Drag Week 2018 pre-registration...GAME ON!!
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2018, 03:17:08 PM »
I'm in! I completed my registration at 4 mins+ and my reg number is 290. After a lot of serious thought and flipping a coin I ended up entering my '65 Mustang in the Super Street BB N/A class so there will be one more FE powered Ford in the ranks this year.  Now all I need to do is get it road worthy and put some miles on it. Oh yeah, AND upgrade the fuel system AND swap motors AND fix my Gear Vendor AND AND AND! :)   
Glad to hear you made it in Doug. See you in September!
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2018, 03:33:45 PM »
Alan, congratulations on getting in. After making a couple of stoopid mistakes, and the time to change them, I ended up number 309, right at 5 minutes. After a lot of serious thought, I decided NOT to enter the Mach 1. I just didn't want to haul the trailer that far on I-75. Instead, I decided to get the '65 Galaxie in shape for the trip and take it. It's all stock, so I won't be having much fun racing this year, just going to be a part of the event and enjoy all the action for a change....in luxury  ;D  At least it's FE powered, so I'll keep my self proclaimed trophy of using nothing but FE engines during Drag Week, including towing.

I believe my wife and my son will be going this year. Can't wait to see your Mustang, Alan.
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2 1965 Galaxies with 390s
1970 F-350 390
1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 390

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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2018, 03:47:01 PM »
Doug, I have to tell you it was a REAL hard decision for me. Up until about 30 mins before go time I still hadn't completely decided. I even had dual cheat sheets filled out for registration. I really do like running DW in my Galaxie but I wanted to step up into the ranks of the "roll bar required" guys( I hope so anyway!) and I didn't want to put a bar in the Galaxie. The trailer thing is something I'll have to work out too. It's about an 18 hr drive for me so that ought to be interesting to say the least.
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« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2018, 04:59:36 PM »
Dough is this the one you had in the shop for a brakejob
when i visited you?
You could have a Gorilla as a trunk monkey and he still
have space to run circles in there
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« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2018, 06:15:01 PM »
Heo, yes it's the same Galaxie that was in my garage when you visited. That trunk actually helped me make the decision. Plenty of space for all the stuff I need without having to pull a trailer. In fact, I'm now figuring out how to install the kitchen sink and a shower in there.  ;D
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2 1965 Galaxies with 390s
1970 F-350 390
1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 390

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« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2018, 07:17:05 PM »
Somewhere i have a sales brochure for them.
 I think 9 big suitcases and 7 small ones is pictured in the trunk
If i find it i send it to you

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-29 Ford roadster
-30 Ford tudor
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-64 Ford Galaxie 500 p code
-54 AJS 18S 500 cc

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Re: Drag Week 2018 pre-registration...GAME ON!!
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2018, 07:28:52 PM »
Heo, yes it's the same Galaxie that was in my garage when you visited. That trunk actually helped me make the decision. Plenty of space for all the stuff I need without having to pull a trailer. In fact, I'm now figuring out how to install the kitchen sink and a shower in there.  ;D
That's something I am really going to miss.

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« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2018, 09:18:41 PM »
Heo, yes it's the same Galaxie that was in my garage when you visited. That trunk actually helped me make the decision. Plenty of space for all the stuff I need without having to pull a trailer. In fact, I'm now figuring out how to install the kitchen sink and a shower in there.  ;D
That's something I am really going to miss.

With a Mustang notch-back, yes you will, Alan! You'll definitely need a trailer.
Doug Smith


'69 R-code Mach 1, 1965 427 MR Sideoiler 2x4, 4-spd Toploader, 4.30 Detroit Locker
2 1965 Galaxies with 390s
1970 F-350 390
1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 390