After having to skip the 2017 Meltdown Drags due to some troubles with getting the Galaxie ready for the 48States trip, I was stoked to get to head back to Byron, IL for the 2018 Melt Drags! I called up my buddy Corey Conyers from Crown Custom in Wichita to go along with me. A car that he recently built was set to debut at the event so it seemed perfect for him to come along to see the event for himself.
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After working until 1pm on Friday Corey and I hopped in my daily driver and hauled butt towards Byron, IL and the Byron Dragway. 8 hours later we finally called it a day at Davenport, IA, about 90 minutes from the track. Saturday we blasted over to the track. Just like the previous trips to the event, I was blown away at the cars that we got to see.
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