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56 Ford Gasser At The HAMB Drags

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  1. Ryan
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    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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    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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    very nice car.......i was also glad to see it blast done the track.
  4. That is soo bitchin!! I want to build a gasser style car out of my next 56
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    Ryan, I was thinking the exact same thing...He said that the heads are origional Boss 429 pieces..

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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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    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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    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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    Was one of my favorite cars at the drags,cool to see a fast Ford.
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    Loved it....
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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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    That car is beautiful. I love the 56 Customline hardtops. Pretty rare in their own right.
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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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    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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    I think that engine is an Alan Root deal. Nice piece. Lippy
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    You never see those cars, and you sure don't see them moving that fast.
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    Son of a...

    That is one wicked ride.
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    Garsh damnit that is badass!!!
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    Uncommon car and uncommon engine to be teamed up in a gasser build. Would have loved to see this one in person. From the pictures he didn't miss anything in the details.

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    He's a cool guy, too. Easy to visit with.
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    Looks Great!
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    600 plus cubic inches and over 1000 hp on the dyno is what he told me at Salina. It looked like he was having trouble getting it to hook up at Salina but I think it was his first time out. Very nicely done high dollar car!!!
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    Ryan,
    Is that the one with the boss in it? I would have liked to seen that one run.

    Never mind the question I just saw the picture.
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    Awesome car....
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    Yeah, that's a sweet one for sure. Sounded awesome, but why wouldn't it? Boss 429.
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    drivin' em hard. Isn't that what they are for?
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    Not a ford guy but it stopped me in my tracks! The interior blu me away- and the motor is awsome even tho its a ford! Ha ha also straight body and slick paint. All wasted on a freaken ford! Just joking ford guys! Sure i am.
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    Top notch, great looking (and performing) car!

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