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Do you remember when gas was used in burnouts ?

Old 05-16-2019, 03:43 PM
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Do you remember when gas was used in burnouts ?

Sorry no HHR's in this video !

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Old 05-16-2019, 04:16 PM
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I just watched this one, misty fire Smokey memories!
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I remember when MEK was used, not a firestorm, but great traction..

And I don't think that VW was stock................
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Early 70's use to use bleach for burnouts.
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Originally Posted by Cat Man HHR View Post
Early 70's use to use bleach for burnouts.

That's what I remember. I don't think I have ever seen gas used until this video
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Originally Posted by CA Blue HHR View Post
That's what I remember. I don't think I have ever seen gas used until this video
Yes gas was used but really just for show. I would say raw gas on early compound slicks probably would soften them. After bleach came rosin also, then after that, just prep the track surface.
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Being the driver in that vintage front engine dragster, that had to be wild being engulfed in flames using gas.
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My VW van would need grease on the tires to do a burnout with only 44 horsepower !
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Old 05-18-2019, 01:04 PM
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My VW van would need grease on the tires to do a burnout with only 44 horsepower !
Use just old engine oil on the low, low HP cars I had.
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