Normal cars that people have made awesome with good taste

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  1. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    FJ Holden Ute, built from 1953 -1956. Originally an inline 6 cyl of 132ci, restored and modified today often run The v6 from the Holden Commodore, or a small block v8.
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  4. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    Not sure that I would go so far as to say that was awesome so much as it's terrible...

    :lol3

    but then again awesome is relative I suppose

    :dunno
  9. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  10. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    I visited my AHRMA F-750 nemesis yesterday. He has a premium motorcycle collection and also races cars.

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    This is his "stock" Mustang.

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    And this is the motor of his "not stock" Mustang.
    It's a 427 cubic inch small block Ford with a cast iron Dart block and aluminum Brodix heads , it's been dynode at 698 horsepower.

    It's so far from stock , you can't see stock from here.
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    Are the two units on the front of the motor crankcase vents?
  12. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Yes , big pistons move a lot of air around , so venting is stepped up for to keep the oil inside.
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    Piston size isn't the main factor. If the cylinder displaces 54 C.I. (427 V8) above the piston it does so below it as well. All that air needs somewhere to go or problems result. Higher the RPM worse the problem.
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    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    Yep that's the air I was referring to. Here's the car.

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    neanderthal globeriding wannabe

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    Goes just fine with that ugly truck.
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    neanderthal globeriding wannabe

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    Don't know about "goes just fine" but can't really argue with "ugly truck."
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    Keeps them off a nice truck.