Name: Dwane "Big Daddy" GutridgeHometown: Jackson, New JerseyVehicle: '89 LX CoupePower adder: Turbo Technologies T76 turboMotor: 306 ciInduction: Custom SheetmetalHeads: TFS Aluminum Street Heats with 2.02/1.60 intake/exhaust valves and Jesel rockers Cam: Custom Turbo People camExhaust: 151/48-inch headers by George ScottTransmission: Powerglide with 4,500-stall converterSuspension: Stock frontend with Eibach drag springs; complete Wolfe rear suspensionFront wheels: 15x3.5 Welds with front runnersRear wheels: 15x10 Welds with P325/50-15 BFG Drag RadialsRearend: Stock 8.8; 3.73 gears, spool, Strange 33-spline axlesFastest e.t.: 9.09 at 155 mph; 60 ft: 1.31 Comments: By far the biggest name in the Drag Radial wars, Big Daddy has been pushing for this class since the early '90s. His years of experience have produced eye-opening results at both the beginning and end of the quarter-mile. This subtle coupe has not only been on the bumper with all four tires off the ground, it's still registered, insured, and hits the streets on a regular basis. If there's one thing we love most about this class, it's the fact that all the horsepower in the world will not guarantee a win-it's all about the drivers. We just wonder when he'll hit 8s! Now that is sick. « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | View Full Article Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!