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History Super Mustang Dragster

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Henry Floored, Jul 29, 2009.

  1. Henry Floored
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    wow!! cool nose piece!!
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    Why have I never seen this before? That is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cool!
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    If memory serves, it was unsuccessful & got parked quickly....evil-handling through the traps with all the aerodynamic tricks, according to an old Peterson Publication I've got stashed somewhere. I may be thinking of the four-engined car, though, that was sponsored by Galpin Ford around the same time.

    Have to do some digging tonight. :)
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    Way cool, looks a little Ed Roth.
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    :eek: That is the cooooooolest dragster I have ever seen!!!!!!!!!!
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    almost forgot about that one ! and cammer powered , bad ass !
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    I really dig that alot...Really cool!!!
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    'nuther wild Ford project the Jerry Kugel Autolite Lead Wedge. Electric LSR car.

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    Thanks, someone on here use to own that car. Hopefullly he will chime in.
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    I also read the car ran better without the body and was quickly shelved. I think Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen drove it.
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    wicked...
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    I have never seen that before. Very cool!
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    Wow, That thing is crazy!!
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    The car ran extremely well for what it was, but couldn't compete in top fuel. Due to it's weight (very light) and cubes (over 500) it was put into AA/Fuel (top fuel today). It could not comete with the blown cars. Plus it was hard to handle as I remember. However, it was one sweet machine.
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    yup, Guffey used to own it, along with every other historic drag car known to man. He is a genius
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    Nice piece of history. Someones had it stashed along time.
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    The Super Mustang is one of 13 cars from the Early Years of Drag Racing that will be at the Concours - also Dyno Don Nicholson's Comet, Color me Gone, Cates Willy's, and others. 300 cars from 25 states, probably the best and most ecclectic collection of cars this show has ever seen. A rare 1953 Fiat 8V, 1939 Delahaye 165 - one of the best designs ever - McLaren Engined Race cars, Classics, Brass Cars, Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars will be filming. A Must see -
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    Barb Hamilton will be there with her 37 Willy's, and Steve (ftroop) will be there with the Prock and Howell 33 Willy's, I'll have my Triumph Daytona there for the "Tribute to British Twins". It should be a really good time. By the way the Concours D'elegance is at Meadow Brook Estate in Michigan, Sunday, Aug.2. Todd
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    Holy CRAP, that is cool.......any pics of the car all buttoned up, oh yeah, and WALLPAPER size?!!!
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    And as Moriarty likes to say,he's got it made.
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    Thank you for posting that. It's something I've never seen, but really dig now that I have.

    JK
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    Here is one while I had it[​IMG]
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    Is that the worlds fastest Bubble top?
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    Tom McEwen piloted it.....never was very competitive....had a sprung rear end versus a typical solid one...short wheelbase and over the top streamlining....there was an overhead shot of the whole Ford team on here a while back with Kalitta, Gas Ronda, this car, etc....
    But its still damn cool to look at...




    T.Hilton
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    wow! never seen that. nice cammer, and im diggin the grille.
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    That car is badass. Plain and simple.
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    Whoa, I was thinking this was going to be a lame thread until I saw the photo. That is a killer car. Love it!

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