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Mustang based drag car article from 1971
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Found this 1971 Hot Rod magazine in an Antique store on the weekend. Bought it 'cause of the picture on the cover. So looks like 71 Mustangs were pretty popular basis for drag cars back in the day. I found 3 references to these cars as drag racers including Cha Cha Muldowney at NHRA Nationals Top Fuel 71 Eliminators.
So Rocketfoot, is it okay to post some of the scanned article about the Sidewinder rear-engine SOHC 427 Mach1? I'm not sure how copyright works on something like this. I've stayed under the 10% rule and making it clear where the original article comes from. So is it okay to post some more or will that create copyright issues for the site?
Here at least are a couple of images:

.jpg   Hot Rod Magazine 71 Mustang Drag car Nov 1971 compressed.jpg (Size: 35.01 KB / Downloads: 86)

.jpg   Hot Rod Magazine 71 Mustang Drag car Nov 1971 001b.jpg (Size: 32.39 KB / Downloads: 83)
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OPN PONY;42964 Wrote:Found this 1971 Hot Rod magazine in an Antique store on the weekend. Bought it 'cause of the picture on the cover. So looks like 71 Mustangs were pretty popular basis for drag cars back in the day. I found 3 references to these cars as drag racers including Cha Cha Muldowney at NHRA Nationals Top Fuel 71 Eliminators.
So Rocketfoot, is it okay to post some of the scanned article about the Sidewinder rear-engine SOHC 427 Mach1? I'm not sure how copyright works on something like this. I've stayed under the 10% rule and making it clear where the original article comes from. So is it okay to post some more or will that create copyright issues for the site?
Here at least are a couple of images:
Sure...please post! As long as you mention the source, there shouldn't be any problems with copyrights.

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1971 Mach 1 - 306cid/C4 Bright Yellow
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Here's the rest of the article:
           
From Hot Rod Magazine Nov 1971 article written by Ralph Guldahl Jr.
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#4
These cars make real tough looking racecars!

Jeff T.

Low buck, touring style, '73 Convertible "rolling restoration", 351c, 2v heads with a shave and a haircut, Performer intake, Holley 650(ish), roller rockers, screw in studs, guideplates, stainless valves, Duraspark / Motorsports MSD, T-5 conversion. 1-1/8" front, 3/4" rear swaybars KYB shocks and some home brewed subframe connectors. Future plans; JGC steering box, Cobra brakes and... paint, interior, etc.

When I die I want to die like grandpa, peacefully in my sleep... not screaming, like his passenger.

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Heck yeah, they're mean looking with that raked stance.

Steve



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