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3/30/11 12:11pm - Original Message: 'Drag racing, Alaska style...'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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Hey Terry...ya seen this one runnin around up yonder? Star

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This thing has two electric fork lift motors in it. It's pretty neat....the batteries weigh over 800 pounds, which makes the car heavier than it was originally...but MUCH faster!


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3/30/11 3:28pm - Reply: 'Drag racing, Alaska style...'
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Sykesville, MD - USA

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1979 Corvette Coupe Corvette Light Blue Midnight Blue interior Mirrored Glass T-tops

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Yeah, and electric motors have instant torque! That's cool, Joel!
 
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3/30/11 5:11pm - Reply: 'Drag racing, Alaska style...'
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Really great race, and the mountains are really great too.  Thumbs Up 
 
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3/30/11 9:22pm - Reply: 'Drag racing, Alaska style...'
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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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That little thang is running in the 12s in the 1/4 mile!! It's all done(and paid for) by one guy...he travels to different tracks in the Northwest, too.
I got this bug from something I was reading today aboot electric vehicles and such, and this particular car was mentioned in the article. I never even knew there was a Sanctioning body for racing electric vehicles...whoda thunkit?

Ya think the Pinto was kewl check out this bike! A World record holder....neat name, too!


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Ignore the guy in the other lane...I think he pooped his pants when the killacycle took off...


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4/1/11 3:22pm - Reply: 'Drag racing, Alaska style...'
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Man, that thing is cool! Although I cannot picture myself on a Bike doing 169 MPH! I'll just watch, thank you!
 
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4/1/11 5:15pm - Reply: 'Drag racing, Alaska style...'
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Tucson, AZ - USA

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1982 Black/Tan Leather Build Code C09E Bronze TTop CrossFire Fuel Injection L83 85 Fuel Pump Auto Axle 2.72 Firestone Firehawk Indy500

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I'm pretty sure that my baby could take the Grimlin or Pinto looking thing across the intersection.

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