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Old 08-24-2011, 04:51 PM   #1
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Default 56 Ford Gasser At The HAMB Drags

Get a load of this one... Walking around it for the first time, my first thought was, "This dude has $100k in this car. EASY."

My second thought was, "No way in hell this guy is gonna drive this one down the quarter with any kind of conviction."

WOW... was I wrong. Dude drove the shit out of it. I think he was in the high 10's at like 130 mph? Spinning like mad off the line.

Incredible car.
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Old 08-24-2011, 04:55 PM   #2
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Default Re: 56 Ford Gasser At The HAMB Drags

Yes it is ,he had it in Salina also. Drove the hell out of it in the fri. night drags there too, Sounds mean !
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:21 PM   #3
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very nice car.......i was also glad to see it blast done the track.
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:24 PM   #4
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That is soo bitchin!! I want to build a gasser style car out of my next 56
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Old 08-24-2011, 05:46 PM   #5
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Default Re: 56 Ford Gasser At The HAMB Drags

Ryan, I was thinking the exact same thing...He said that the heads are origional Boss 429 pieces..
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:03 PM   #6
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Awesome!
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:21 PM   #7
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Its about time this car got some ink.This is a sorted out bad ass car.RLS
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:21 PM   #8
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40 plus to build a motor like that and he beat on it at Salina.

The build quality of the whole car is very very nice.
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:34 PM   #9
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Glad to see it get beat on! I'm tired of fairgrounds cruisers that are all show. Very nice! Thanx for posting Ryan!
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:56 PM   #10
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Was one of my favorite cars at the drags,cool to see a fast Ford.
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Old 08-24-2011, 08:35 PM   #11
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Loved it....
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Old 08-24-2011, 08:51 PM   #12
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Stunning car, yes he built it to beat the hell out of it. It sorta hooked up at MoKan, but just boiled em' at Salina!!! I wish it was sitting next to my 55 in my garage!!!
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Old 08-24-2011, 08:56 PM   #13
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That car is beautiful. I love the 56 Customline hardtops. Pretty rare in their own right.
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:03 PM   #14
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Wow, I'd have a hard time treating my '55 like that after it's built.....but I guess then why build a gasser huh?

When it's done , I'll be a puss for a while till you guys make me feel guilty haha
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:12 PM   #15
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He ran me at salina, blew by me on the top end. here's a link to the video someone got. we were the last pair on that clip

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Old 08-24-2011, 09:27 PM   #16
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I saw it and said "wow". Then someone told me it had a boss 429. I then figured no way is that one going to be REALLY going to be driven hard, Boy was I wrong!
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:36 PM   #17
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I think that engine is an Alan Root deal. Nice piece. Lippy
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:38 PM   #18
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You never see those cars, and you sure don't see them moving that fast.
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:42 PM   #19
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Ryan, I was thinking the exact same thing...He said that the heads are origional Boss 429 pieces..
Son of a...

That is one wicked ride.
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:45 PM   #20
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Garsh damnit that is badass!!!
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