Those hi po 289s had wider main bearings than the " stock" 289s, I've also grenaded my share of toploaders as well ..lol
Bias play tires rock, they really took a lot of driver skill out of the equation with radials. Of course they are faster, but they have to be driven straighterMany fans say the late ’60s was a high point for road racing in America. Watch this great footage from the Trans-Am series in 1969 and you’ll get some feel for what they’re talkin…www.macsmotorcitygarage.com
Video reminds me of the home movies my old man used to shoot, he always managed to work some shots in of the lovely "birds" (as he called them) wandering around the track. Which made my mother tsk-tsk a bit. Good old days for sure!