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Old 01-21-2011, 10:53pm   #27
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The first car I had that I would consider a hot rod was a 79 Gran Prix that I got in high school. I dropped in a 389 (total pain in the ass) hooked to a TH400 and would buy snow tires from the junk yard for $10 a piece and do burnouts until the steel belts were all that was left. The starter would always get hot and wherever I took it I would have to stay there until it cooled so it would start again. I beat the piss out of that car and eventually sold it for $500 to some arab guy who crashed it about a month later.

What was your first tire burner?
I had a '79 GP, but with the 301 it just went with very little squealing of the tires. My first car that would smoke the tires would be a 1976 50TH anniversary Grand Prix with the 455 and Hurst Hatch T-Tops. Looked like this.

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