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New RollCage Being Installed

By FlashBack

Andersen's Automotive Service in Independence, Iowa is finishing up the new rollcage in the FlashBack..hope to have some pics soon...funnycar style cage and alot more structural additions as well...preparing for the nitrous install next.......


By FlashBack

Midwest Open Comp Results now also listed on Drag Race Central!
First posting: http://www.dr...2010#indextop

Glory Days Racing Joins Team Samaritans Purse

By FlashBack

We are proud to announce that Glory Days Racing has added the decals of SamaritansPurse to the quarter-panels of the FlashBack.

For over 35 years, Samaritan's Purse has done their utmost to follow Christ's command by going to the aid of the world's poor, sick, and suffering. We are an effective means of reaching hurting people in countries around the world with food, medicine, and other assistance in the Name of Jesus Christ. This, in turn, earns us a hearing for the Gospel, the Good News of eternal life through Jesus Christ.

TrueStreetDragRacing Win!!

By FlashBack

We were fortunate enough to win the TSDR event held this last weekend at CedarFallsRaceway.
Qualified #1 with a .014 reaction time and never looked back the whole day!
Great folks to race with for sure...hope they come back to CFR next season!

Cool Ride Jan. 21 2010

By FlashBack

Very Honored To Have Been Picked!!



2010 Midwest Open Comp Series

By FlashBack

Midwest Open Comp Series 2010

May 22
June 12
Sept 25
Oct 16

All races are at Cedar Falls Raceway

Set your schedules now and come on out!

Midwest Open Comp Series 2009

By FlashBack

In addition to our MWOC Series Sponsors:
Glory Days Racing
Arnold Motor Supply
Phoenix Specialty Coatings
FireCore50 Ignition Wires
Roeder Performance Machine
Roush / Yates Performance Parts
Weber & Hazlet Automotive
Diamonds Body Shop
Bill Colwell Ford

I want to personally thank the sponsors that stuck with me the last few seasons as it's been a little tough for various reasons.
We had a good run this season and won our fourth MWOC Championship in '09...the car counts weren't what we were expecting but the level of competition was not lacking.

Thanks to:
Tags-N-More / Diamonds Body Shop / Bill Colwell Ford / ReMax Home Group / FireCore50 Wires / Midnight Machining / Quick Fuel Technology / Anderson's Automotive Service / Management Consultants / Quick Performance / MWS Distributing-Synergyn / Transmission Rebuilders / RaceTalk39x.Com / Eagle Specialty Products / PA Transmissions / PTC Torque Converters / Comp Cams / Phoenix Specialty Coatings / MagnaFuel / ISC Racer Tape / Calico Coatings / Holcomb Motorsports / SCE Gaskets / Fragola Performance Systems / NPW-EngineWorks / VSI Warehouse / DynoTech Driveshafts / Diamond Racing Pistons / Jones Racing Products / T&D Machine / Dart Machinery / Ackley Veterinary Center......and my friends: Scott, Dwayne, Terri, Dan, Julie

The final standings were:
1.Gene Hinders 163
2. Corey Herman 95
3. John Miller 79
4. Jim Winters Sr 46
5. Tim Ketels 44
6. Dave Senderhauf 40
7. Lynne Benedict 39
8. Dan Tebbe 31
9. Eric Sloan 29
10. Tom Fangman 27
11. Bill Lehman 18
12. Brad Wurtzberger 17
13. Jason Neshiem 16
14. Mike Brandt 15
15. Kari Neshiem 15
16. Eric Youngblood 15
17. Jim Ketels 13

BIR 09 Photos

By FlashBack

I'll have more photos to add, it takes quite awhile for my ole slow dial-up to load them and I think I have about 100 total.

Thanks PhoenixSpecialtyCoatings!!

By FlashBack

Thanks for your support!

2009 Midwest Open Comp Series

By FlashBack

+!MC-Day!+ 2009 Open Comp Dates


Midwest Open Comp Series
Presented by and ELIMN8U.COM

Cedar Falls Raceway
Cedar Falls, Iowa

May 16th
June 13th
July 18th
October 3rd

Rules for racing:

See the 'EVENTS' posting on my page for more info.

We're hoping to see you there! Thanks!


Graffiti Night 2009

By FlashBack

Just like “Tubby’s” Drive-In, they’re tearin’ down Onawa and
YOU’RE INVITED to attend the Midwest’s Original Blast from the Past. . .spread the word!!

As part of our 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Midwest's Largest Cruise Night, GRAFFITI NIGHT will be returning to it's roots at Michael's Drive-In from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2009.
This event, has attracted as many as 600 plus rods, customs, muscle cars and classic vehicles from six states returns to where it began to commemorate 25 years of Cruisin' the "Widest Main Street in the U.S.A."
There is no entry fee, no judging, no hassles, just music, food and fun like the good 'ol days.
GRAFFITI NIGHT moved to downtown Onawa in 1993 because we were running out of room, but this year it will be back at Michael's with the Cruise/Parade beginning around 8:30 p.m. Like in years past, residents and spectators from the Tri-State area will be invited to line the streets and watch all the particpants cruise. . .
The only thing that we ask, and in the name of safety, is that you obey normal traffic laws and refrain from extensive burn-outs and exhibitionist driving with excessive speed.
We invite EVERYONE who has ever cruised Onawa to return for this special celebration!!
For more: Phone 712-423-2411 days or 712-423-1910 eves. E-mail:

Stolen Parts...Keep An Eye/Ear Out

By FlashBack


Engines and Parts Pilfered from Pro Line

Your Agent spoke yesterday with turbo guru Steve Petty (left) of Pro Line Race Engines in Woodstock, GA, who confirmed the Pro Line shop was broken into the night before and thieves escaped with three complete engines and several major racing components. Unfortunately, it appears whoever commited this crime knew exactly what they were going after, which is particularly disheartening to your Agent.

Pro Line, co-owned by Eric Dillard and Doug Patton, is in the process of gearing up for the 2009 ADRL tour as engine provider to Pro Extreme racer Grant McCrary and Petty said they also are working on their own turbocharged PX entry to debut later this year in the hands of Tim Lynch. Hopefully, this won't prove to be too much of a setback to their efforts.

Below is an inventory of the missing pieces and your Agent encourages anyone with information about this crime to call Dillard at (770) 516-0745.

New Billet SBC - CN block/ Alan Johnson heads / Moroso pan / Jesel drive
Used BBC - Bowtie block/ Pontiac 18Deg heads/ Moroso pan/ Jesel drive
New Aluminum 4.6 - Teksid block/ Ported 4V heads/ hammer powdercoated timing cover and valve covers w/ Proline engraving/ Moroso pan/ all billet internals

1 - Precision 114MM billet - New
3 - Precision pro mod 90MM billet - New
2 - Precision GT5591 - Used
1 - Precision pro mod 88MM billet - New
1 - Precision PT88MM billet - New

EFI Systems:
Big Stuff 3 8inj DAE - New
Big Stuff 3 24inj DAE w/ Alcohol O2 sensor - New
Big Stuff 3 16ing DAE wiring harness - New

Rossler turbo 400 - New
ATI super glide 3 - Used
2 - ATI super glide 3 converters
Coan converter rebuild parts

Engine parts:
LS7 aluminum block - Used
C5R aluminum block - Used
Oliver billet SBC rods (6.125) - New
Bill Miller aluminum rods (7.100) - New
Sonny Bryant billet BBC crank (4.250) - Used
LS crankshaft (4.00) - Used
Sheetmetal 16ing EFI manifold - Used
Wilson SBF EFI yates manifold w/ 2 Pro flow foggers - New
Moroso custom dry sump tank w/ removable top - New
Moroso dry sump tank mount - New
212lb hr injector set - Used
160lb hr injector set - Used
Accufab 105MM throttle body -Used

A Glidden Weekend

By FlashBack

Both the Glidden's Pontiacs are SBF powered, enjoy:

Here's a clip of the FlashBack too:

The FlashBack Blues:


By FlashBack

Been a bit absent lately....but we're 'back'.
Check out the Forums section and feel free to join in the discussions and/or start one yourself, it's been too quiet there lately and we need some more active participants.
See Ya!!

Headed To Brainerd for the Nats...

By FlashBack

Be back next week people!

CFR Re-Opened!!

By FlashBack

Cedar Falls raceway reopened July 26th with the Night Of Fire event...Packed stands and standing room only!!!
Nostalgia Top Fuel and Funny Car...Jack Wyatt's Nitro Funny Car, Jet Cars, and Arnie 'The Farmer' Beswick made for one heck of a show!
The Flashback has had better outings though as we redlit in round one...we bought back in and won a round before a bad reaction time took us out in round three to end our day.
The car's running good, the driver needs a good tune up now!

Track Flooded in the Great Flood of '08

By FlashBack

Cedar Falls Raceway was under water on the weekend of the 14th of June and the after effects are still lingering as the track is still closed for this coming July 4th weekend....Hope to resume racing at CFR soon!!!

SemiFinals Our First Weekend Out.

By FlashBack

Well, we didn't pick up the win but Iwas mildly happy with the semi-final finish.
We treed the competition the first three rounds and then lit the red-lite in the semi's.
Car was running in the 10 teen to 10 twenty range in some very bad air so that's encouraging...and the new brakes worked flawlessly!
Can't wait til next weekend!!

First pass of '08

By FlashBack

After struggling to hit the 10.20's last season our first three passes of '08 netted us a 10.26 / 10.27 / 10.28

Midwest Open Comp Series 2008 Schedule Shaping Up

By FlashBack

We're working out a five or six race schedule for the 2008 Midwest Open Comp Series with the races to be held at Cedar Falls Raceway (
The Track Manager and I are working out the days to hold them, shooting for a day in April, June, July, August, and September...looking for Saturday's that will work.
I'll post them as soon as they are confirmed.

Show of Thanks.

By FlashBack

As the Holiday Season is about to begin please consider stopping by one of these sights and making a contribution...
These folks are great supporters of our Troops!!

Thank You!!

Have a Safe One!!

Gene "FlashBack" Hinders

RacingJunk.Com Contest...We are in the FINAL THREE!!!!

By FlashBack

Thanks to all my Motortopia friends who stopped by, signed up, and cast a vote for me in the RacingJunk.Com Sponsorship Giveaway Contest!!!!
We finished in the Top Three and will now get flown down to Orlando to the PRI Show (we haven't been to the show since it moved out of Indy) to recieve either the 3rd place prize of 2500.00 ------- the 2nd place prize of 7500.00 ------ OR----the GrandPrize of 15000.00
The e-mail response from Motortopia members makes it pretty clear to me that the membership here is a fantastic group of people that are willing and able to help out fellow members....and that is indicitive of the whole automotive enthusiast market...but especially with the members/friends we have made here!
Thanks to all of you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you are looking for any go-fast parts anytime soon I will be giving discounts to all MOTORTOPIA members.
Have a good one and thanks again,
Gene "FlashBack" Hinders / Glory Days Racing

Phoenix Specialty Coatings Will Be Coating Our Valve Covers!

By FlashBack

I'll be shipping out our valvecovers to Phoenix Specialty Coatings ( )where they'll get a two coat process...a "chrome" type base w/anodized BlueBerry topcoat...I can't wait to get them back!!!!
Pics will follow soon!!!!

Stop by our Forum!

By FlashBack

We've started a Forum for our Garage...stop by and say "Hi".
We also have T-Shirts of the FlashBack available in XL and XXL while supplies last...Check the Forum for more info.

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