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Old 03-13-2012, 11:54 AM   #1
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Want to get into cheap drag racing (as a hobby and experiment)

As title says. However I am going to keep my Focus as my DD (I may take it out just to see what it can really do). I want to keep this as a low buck hobby so I was thinking either a Fox stang or a 94-98 stang (which I would swap in a new edge motor). Whichever I can get for cheaper. I don't plan on racing it competitively, just for fun at the strip on fridays. It will also be my experimental car that I attempt to make fiberglass pieces for and do custom engine modifications (building my own IM etc.) without being too worried about really F'ing it up. I hope to get a lot of knowledge of fabrication, racing, and driving by doing this.

Before I list my questions I wanted to ask if any of you have any advice for a complete beginner at drag racing.

-Where's a good place to find used racing parts for SBF's?
-What do you think a stock engine, stripped out, street tire fox/94+ stang can run?
-Where's a good site for info/forums about drag racing?

That's all I can think of for now. I'm sure I'll have tons later though.

Thanks in advance,

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