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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 2:21 am 
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Hey all,

My name is Harry Stoner and I'm from Rocklin, CA (just outside Sacramento). I'm running a blown BBC ProStreet 69 Camaro, with most of the seat time on the street chasing hamburgers. I do occasionally chase the stripe and have discovered just how addictive that is !!!

I've heard good stuff about the forum and I'm looking forward to learning some good stuff and seeing a lot of cool hardware :-$

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Narrowed GM 12-Bolt, 4.10s, Locker, Moser 33's
http://www.racingjunkrides.com/view_ride/1818/
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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:00 am 
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Welcome to the board Harry. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ The Car looks great. The cali dream. Hot cars & Hamburger joints. The hot chicks fall in there someplace =; ;-)

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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:39 am 
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Welcome! Enjoy your stay.

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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:09 am 
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Glad you made it over Harry \:D/

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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:33 am 
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Thanks for the nice words :-$

I'll tell you what, hanging out on forums like this is certainly humbling. After being gone from the gearhead scene for a lot of years I initially built this blown 427 BBC and convinced myself it was the real deal, a killer build that'd be hard to beat. Then I discovered folks building 500, 600 or 700 cubic inch (and larger) naturally aspirated motors routinely making 900+ hp on motor *before* that 300 or 500 shot of nitrous, targeting the low 8's or high 7's and doing it on 10.5 slicks.

Then there's the crowd making absolutely brutal horsepower, all motor, using exotic split carbs on top of monster sheet metal tunnel rams with aluminum blocks, aluminum heads running mega-lift cams and doing stuff I've never seen before.

And we're not even gonna talk about the procharger or turbo crowd, with multi-stage injection and monster boost pressures turning 8's and 9's with *street* cars...

Geez louise. Like I said, it's humbling, but a ton of fun and I'm trying to catch up =; =;

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1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best:10.84@125, 1.58 60'
Blown 427BBC, TH400 w/brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed GM 12-Bolt, 4.10s, Locker, Moser 33's
http://www.racingjunkrides.com/view_ride/1818/
http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm


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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:39 am 
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intocarss wrote:
Glad you made it over Harry \:D/


Hey Jerry ;-)

Got my heap back on the street yesterday. Gotta go through a re-torque session on everything and hoick the hood back on, but I think I'm ready for Reno now. \:D/

And we still need to think about a SoCal visit this fall - I'll drag my gear down, drop mom and the munchkin off at Mickeys place in Anaheim and then go play with you guys somewhere they have a waterbox :)

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1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best:10.84@125, 1.58 60'
Blown 427BBC, TH400 w/brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed GM 12-Bolt, 4.10s, Locker, Moser 33's
http://www.racingjunkrides.com/view_ride/1818/
http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm


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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:40 pm 
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Sounds good Harry.. Glad she's all back together. Send plenty of pics from Reno!!!

BTW Harry, I noticed you're not wearing any Sfi gloves when you're at the track GET SOME!!!

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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:07 pm 
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Welcome Harry...and nice burnout!!! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/

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 Post Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:46 pm 
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Tony Niswonger wrote:
Welcome Harry...and nice burnout!!! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/


Thanks :)

Hey, your car is so much longer than mine. Now I'm starting to feel inadequate... =; =;

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1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best:10.84@125, 1.58 60'
Blown 427BBC, TH400 w/brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed GM 12-Bolt, 4.10s, Locker, Moser 33's
http://www.racingjunkrides.com/view_ride/1818/
http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm


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 Post Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 8:20 am 
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Welcome wik69! I was gone for many many years from the racing scene myself. I was a big fish in a small pond then. I was "The Fast Guy" in my small town. Then came marriage and family and the big D. Couldnt afford to even go to a race, let alone participate. Now many years later I find out I dont know s**t. There is some really cool and impressive things going on out there.
This forum can help bring you (and me) back up to speed. Enjoy!

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 Post Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 12:24 pm 
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Welcome!! That is one nice ride you have there. I looked thru your racingjunk profile.
Keep us posted on your upgrades!

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 Post Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:20 pm 
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oldtimer wrote:
Welcome wik69! I was gone for many many years from the racing scene myself. I was a big fish in a small pond then. I was "The Fast Guy" in my small town. Then came marriage and family and the big D. Couldnt afford to even go to a race, let alone participate. Now many years later I find out I dont know s**t. There is some really cool and impressive things going on out there.
This forum can help bring you (and me) back up to speed. Enjoy!


Yeah, I think the coolest thing I discovered after getting back involved in racing is the amount of help and support available from some of the really serious, hardcore racers at the track and on forums like this.

First time I hit TNT at Sac Raceway with the Camaro I hadn't been on a track for twenty five years or more. Bill Creech and Al Alguire, both serious racers (Pro and SuperPro), donated a couple of Saturday afternoons specifically to help me out and keep me alive. While my little Camaro is not a rocketship, it's plenty fast enough for me to have gotten in trouble and they both helped keep me in one piece and off the rail.

Cool stuff, all around =;

Here's a shot of my ride parked between their cars in the pits.

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1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best:10.84@125, 1.58 60'
Blown 427BBC, TH400 w/brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed GM 12-Bolt, 4.10s, Locker, Moser 33's
http://www.racingjunkrides.com/view_ride/1818/
http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm


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 Post Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:23 pm 
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us7race wrote:
Welcome!! That is one nice ride you have there. I looked thru your racingjunk profile.
Keep us posted on your upgrades!


Thanks :)

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1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best:10.84@125, 1.58 60'
Blown 427BBC, TH400 w/brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed GM 12-Bolt, 4.10s, Locker, Moser 33's
http://www.racingjunkrides.com/view_ride/1818/
http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm


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 Post Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:56 am 
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Thats a nice ride ! care to share the engine specs !


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 Post Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:25 pm 
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Welcome........again! It's nice to see those Mopar guys helping a Chebby guy! It shows that brand loyalty only goes so far when it comes to racers helping out other racers! \:D/


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