THIS WHEELSTANDING 1922 T-MODEL SEDAN IS CRAZY

Insane 302-powered T-Model Sedan picks up the front wheels and runs 11s!

Model-T Drag Race

WAY back in the 1930s they worked out that the quicker you went, the more aerodynamic you needed to be. Tell that to Noel Inman; his 1922 T-Model Centre-door has the aerodynamics of a brick, but it runs very quick over the quarter mile.

The car itself is a fibreglass bodied T-model, one of only three ‘glass bodies made in this shape before they destroyed the moulds. It’s got a healthy little 302 Windsor up front and a C4 transmission connected to an IRS Jaguar rear end. A squirt of nitrous gives it the T-Model a healthy kick off the line, but Noel is careful not to run too fast, otherwise the powers-that-be will force him to put a roll cage in the car; something he has no intention of doing.

Usually the car is ultra-reliable and it has done thousands of passes down the strip over the years. Noel loves to race wherever and whenever he can, but he managed to kick the rods out during Street Machine Drag Challenge last year and so he’s built a fresh combo for the old Ford.

Watch it get up on the back wheels at Calder Park, imagine what it’s like to sit in a big glass box and do wheelstands on the way to a low 11sec pass at 120mph. Like we said before, this thing is crazy.

 

How are you finding our new site design? Tell us in the comments below or send us your thoughts at feedback@whichcar.com.au.

 

Subscribe to Street Machine magazine

Subscribe to Street Machine and save up to 39%
Street Machine is the bible of Aussie modified auto culture, celebrating wild muscle cars, customs and hot rods – and the incredible humans who create them.

Subscribe

 

NEWS

Ford XY Falcon
News

NSW Classic Vehicle Scheme explained

Don’t know your D-plates from your H-plates? Read on

a day ago
Iain Kelly

We recommend

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.