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Old 09-07-2012, 11:27 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by Frankenbike View Post
I was just thinking, I had a friend in high school in the '70s with a Baracuda with a big hemi in it that did 14's stock.
BUT. . . it smoked the tires the entire length of the 1/4 mile. Put a set of slicks on that bad boy and you would see a BIG difference. Buddy of mine had a Boss429, ran 14.50's with stock tires - threw on a pair of slicks one day and it ran in the 12.80's with an amateur driver. These cars (Hemi/Boss/Bowties/Cobra Jets) were animals, problem was getting the power to the pavement. . .

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