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1955 Chevy Drag Car - Gasser

Ted Toki's '55 Chevy

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Top 10 Lessons Taught by the '55
1. Nitrous cars like taller gears, so the 4.88s are gone and it has 4.11 with a 30-inch tire.
2. Once you go into the 9s with nitrous, stock Chevy rods bend, but they don't break.
3. Never use a rev limiter on a nitrous engine.
4. Cast cranks can take as much power as the block can take. Eventually, the main caps start to walk and bounce.
5. If you are careful, you will never break a cast crank or a stock block.
6. With nitrous, jets are not as important as correct engine timing.
7. Standard headers with a 2.5-inch collector are enough to make 10-second nitrous power.
8. If you blow a header gasket, chances are good that you've blown the electrode off of the plug in that cylinder.
9. You can learn what breaks and what does not through thousands of dragstrip runs and real street experience.
10. The 10-bolt worked until the car got into the 10s.

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27 comments
Cole Rogers
Cole Rogers

First off... no flames... And yellow? Go with a dark red... Maby candy and those rims... Man wtf? Ruined a classic beauty

Dean Henderson
Dean Henderson

Tired of seeing it and hearing about it. He must be a major friend of someone on the CC staff. This is why I cancelled my sub years ago. Same old stuff over and over....

Joe Scott
Joe Scott

I have a 55 chevy but needs work I always wanted one since I sneaked my my uncles down the road , dreams do come true

John Geraghty
John Geraghty

Was just scrolling thriugh really fast,,, and stopped dead !! Nice B-Gasser,, I had a Midnight Blue one, & a Tampeko Tourquise C-gasser !! Great fun !! ,,,, just beautiful !! Cheers !!

Marty Clark
Marty Clark

Loved it with the Wrench rat twin turbo set up

Randy Young
Randy Young

The best accessory that beast has is a license plate!

Cindy Thompson
Cindy Thompson

A 55' Chevy awe my dream car, as long as I can remember I've wanted one. I know I will never be able to afford one but it's nice to dream!

Erik Akers
Erik Akers

By chance dose that have a round bumper on back? Looks like Ebay turbo 55 from few years back...

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