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Old 07-30-2018, 02:34 PM
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When the 4 speed was king.
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Old 07-30-2018, 07:43 PM
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Old 07-30-2018, 09:14 PM
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One of my biggest enjoyments was reading about the drag racing of the 60's in California. Much more how it evolved, and when a car reached 900hp, how much safer it would be to sit in the middle of that car. The Pespi Challenger was a tuff one, as well as the Blue Max Ford Mustang, with those air wings in front of the rear tires. It's always a new interest to me!

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Old 07-31-2018, 06:50 AM
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I'll have to say... Don Prudhomme and Raymond Beadle sure did show case some good racing for all of us to enjoy !!!
Living here in SO-CAL, Has been a experience of a life time of racing. Drag Racing has been my passion, but I do like other motor sports.
But being around drag racing has just had a wow factor. I have had the pleasure of working on so bad azz equipment in my past...
I at this point had suck a great time back in 1999-2000 working with guys to bring in the Nostalgic Drag Racing that we see today... Just a great group of family folks...
I miss being at the track and in the fab shop's
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I got a kick from the grump bouncing his arm on the stick, like count down.
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Old 07-31-2018, 09:19 AM
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Last year when Shawn ran his stick car it was neat to watch people in the stands, watching cars sometimes not watching then when you heard the rpms going up and holding, everybody turned to watch. Just something different about a clutch car. My favourite class was always Modified Production, real race cars!
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Old 08-06-2018, 11:05 AM
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Old 08-08-2018, 06:42 PM
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Bigger for more of your stuff !!! lol
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Old 08-11-2018, 04:38 PM
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The original Little Red Wagon was painted in Mason City Iowa by Delmar Clausen, I wish I could remember the name of his shop back then.
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Old 08-11-2018, 09:22 PM
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That one got wrecked and totaled? As I remember !!!!
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:00 PM
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Love to watch all that Nostalgic Drag Racing..
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Old 08-14-2018, 09:21 AM
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I do also, it's like a history lesson.
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I like seeing the evaluation of prostock in the 70s, in 1970 they were super stockers with four speeds, big blocks and tunel rams and buy 73, tube chassis, Lenco transmissions and a lot of fiberglass parts.
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Old 08-14-2018, 06:42 PM
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True Pioneers of the sport....
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Old 08-17-2018, 10:40 PM
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Chrysler engine assembly plant...

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Chrysler transmission assembly plant....
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I like the crank protector for installing the rod and piston, its fool proof!
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It's amazing how few people there are in either plant the process is so automated.
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Love the old stuff! Lion Strip was another great track. I remember reading about Jungle Jim in his Art Carr sponsored Chevy 2 screaming across the finish line above 160mph only to have his drag shoot fail to deploy sending him through a cow field. That Mel Rose Missile was great, but so was The Flying Dutchman. I was just reading about the 426 Wedge you could get in a D-100 in '64-'65 for an extra $1,800.00, making 365hp in a light truck was recalled when I seen that Little Red Wagon!

Great times those must have been!
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Old 08-23-2018, 12:41 PM
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Chryslers first Hemi?
https://www.allpar.com/mopar/hemi-aircraft.html
1 of 6, that would be rare, put that in you E body.

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Just one more thing to clutter your gray matter.

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Old 09-08-2018, 09:56 PM
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Jalopy Races are fun to watch....

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How about this for a used car?

Police can now buy an armored AWD Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2018/09/...t-hellcat.html
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