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USAtoday's Fastest American Muscle Cars of The 60s and 70s (Read 355 times)
Dec 7th, 2016 at 12:52pm

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USAtoday's Fastest American Muscle Cars of The 60s and 70s

http://yeahmotor.com/cars/fastest-american-muscle-cars/2/?v=2
 

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Reply #1 - Dec 7th, 2016 at 1:11pm

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They listed the 1968 Corvette twice and I'm surprised they said the 66 Corvette was the second fastest? I always thought the famed 67 was?
Anyways, I've owned (years ago) two of the top ten:
1968 'Vert 427 Corvette
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and 1969 Camaro
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Man! Had I'd been wise and kept both, I'd be rich today!!! Shocked
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Reply #2 - Dec 7th, 2016 at 1:51pm

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I think the L88's were one of the fastest cars ever built, but most of the engines never survived. I've often thought about putting alum heads on my BB. The one real advantage would be the weight. The iron heads are heavy & I think the car would handle much better. There's a big difference in the way a BB & a SB C-3 handles. When you drive a BB with no power steering you use 2 hands almostall the time. By the way Jack I've had my 68 dyno'd at 550lb's of tq at the rear wheels at 5500rpm's & 400lb's at 1500 rpm. It's called a half shaft breaker Cheesy
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Reply #3 - Dec 7th, 2016 at 11:22pm

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68-73-77 wrote on Dec 7th, 2016 at 1:51pm:
By the way Jack I've had my 68 dyno'd at 550lb's of tq at the rear wheels at 5500rpm's & 400lb's at 1500 rpm. It's called a half shaft breaker Cheesy
Alan Smiley

I believe it first hand... remember that time I was with you in the blue monster and you floored it... what happened...  Shocked Cheesy
 

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Reply #4 - Dec 8th, 2016 at 11:01am

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While I love the cars,
I strongly suspect lists like that page are put together only to display commercials.

Clearly they do not look at the fastest cars. They just seam to list the obviously faster cars.

I could have come up with a similar list minus the biscayne! I did not know it was supposed to be fast. I might have tossed in other cars.

Either way I really dislike these list sights where there is more commercial crap than actual information. Takes longer to load each page than to read the intended content! LOL!

OK, at least they listed a 69 vette. The could have mentioned the L88.

Scott

 
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Reply #5 - Dec 9th, 2016 at 3:36am

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Well Scott, like I said, they didn't list the fastest of them all, the Aluminum BB 1967. List was OK, they got about half of them right, but your right about the ads... more and more sites are cramming ads in their articles.
 

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Reply #6 - Dec 9th, 2016 at 6:01am

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The internet is really getting mucked up & it really screws peoples computers up. You defiantly need a good cookie & malware cleaner & use them often. I use OPERA instead of google most of the time...it's a much better search engine & no tracking Smiley
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