<VV> '69 Monza vs. '70 Cutlass, drag strip competition
tony.underwood at cox.net
Mon Mar 29 00:06:32 EDT 2021
On 3/28/2021 3:53 PM, Jay Maechtlen via VirtualVairs wrote:
> On 3/23/2021 2:00 PM, Ed Thompson via VirtualVairs wrote:
>> I hope the video link below makes it OK to VV.
>> 1970 Oldsmobile Cutlass W-31 Hits Drag Strip With 1969 Chevy Corvair:
Anybody notice the Corvair turned a quicker and faster time than the
Oldsmobile sandbagged the horsepower on the W31 350 engine, bigtime.
Likewise the W30 455. The W31 cars were much more bad-ass than they
shoulda been with just 325hp. They were nearly as fast as the W30 455
cars. I knew two guys who had W30 and W31 cars. The W30 populated the
owner's mantle with a row of dragrace trophies. W31 owner never
dreamed of racing his, treated it like a fragile flower, never drove it
in the rain etc. Brought it to the cruise-in a time or two but other
than that I never saw it out.
The Corvair had nothing to be ashamed about, when put up against any W
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