Barry Lieberman earned double second place finishes in low performance stock and modified closed course racing with his Banks-built 455 Olds powered Southwind.
NICE & EASY — the name didn’t apply this time as Barry Lieberman had his work cut out for him in winning the modified jet and placing second in ski jet races with his Southwind/Jacuzzi. He earned double second place finishes in low performance stock and modified closed course racing with his Banks-built 455 Olds powered Southwind.
Best dyno horsepower was developed with Edelbrock Torker manifold and single Holley 850 cfm carb. Cylinder distribution proved excellent.
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455 Nice and Easy
Gale Banks and Jerry Wright
Edelbrock Torker manifold with Holley 850 cfm carb
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