October 25, 2006

Greg's Galaxie Quick Facts
Best 60-Foot Time: 1.32 seconds
Best Quarter-Mile Time: 9.94 at 134.32
Best Eighth-Mile Time: 6.29 at 108.42
Cruised 25 miles each way at 65-70 mph on the Southfield Freeway in Detroit, to and from the hotel during Woodward Dream CruiseIdles at 900 rpm
Conversations can be held in a normal tone of voice at cruise power
Greg runs 94-octane Sunoco on the street
For racing, he runs Torco 110-octane
Idles in traffic without overheating and never fouls a spark plug
Trailered to the track and to long-distance eventsGreg was expecting 10-second times-he got 9s

The Details
'6311/42 Galaxie Fastback
Owner: Greg Cook, Gettysburg, PA

Engine
557ci 385-series big-block V-8
D1VE Lincoln two-bolt main block
4.440-inch bore, 4.500-inch stroke
4340 Scat steel crankshaft
Eagle 6.8-inch Chevy H-beam rods
JE forged pistons - 13.5:1 compression
Ported Edelbrock Cobra Jet heads
Edelbrock Victor Jr. intake
Holley 1,050-cfm Dominator
5,000-cfm cooling fan and custom shroud
Comp Cams mechanical roller camshaft - .728/.728-inch lift, 268/276 duration
Milodon oil pan and pick-up
MSD ignition
760 hp at 6,000 rpm

Transmission
Performance Automatic race-prepared C4

Rearend
N-Case 9-inch
4.30 gears
Detroit Locker
31-spline axles

Exhaust
Crites 2-inch tube headers with 311/42-inch collectors
DynoMax Max Flo Pro Series mufflers

Suspension
Front: Stock with Competition Engineering
components for drag racing
Rear: Coilover shocks and ladder bar

Brakes
Front: Aerospace disc
Rear: Stock drum

Wheels
Front: Weld Pro Stars, 15x5-inch
Rear: Weld Pro Stars, 15x10-inch

Tires
Front: Mickey Thompson Sportsman, 15x6
Rear: Mickey Thompson ET Street, 30x13.5x15

InteriorStock Turquoise with rollcage, Auto Meter
instrumentation

Exterior
PPG basecoat/clearcoat Peacock Turquoise,
teardrop fiberglass hood, trunk lid, and bumpers