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post #14 of (permalink) Old 05-02-2010, 10:23 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Sudden Death '75 Gapp&Roush Mustang II

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Originally Posted by ckelly View Post
Interesting car. I wonder if they reworked the frame rails to get that motor in there or just used the motor plate and moved a few things around. One issue you'll have (unless already done?) if you plan to put it on the drag strip is that modern sanction rules require a cage in any car with a modified floor or firewall. And that car has probably both for sure LOL.
Wayne Gapp and his crew moved the firewall back several inches. Motor setback is 10" using a motor plate setup. The car has never been on an NHRA track, since its never had a harness, legal fuel lines, open lug nuts, etc for a car this fast. It wasn't originally built with a cage at all. Somewhere along the way, it had a 6 pt piece installed. It was never intended for the strip, and spent its entire life street racing.

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