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The Hemi Under Glass & More

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. Ryan
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  2. Weasel
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    Great stuff - I had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with Bob Riggle at the 1999 CHHR - what a super guy!
     
  3. midnight rambler
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    from san diego

    thanks for the memories
     
  4. CADILLAC AL
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    Ryan,
    Thanks, that made my day.
    Al
     
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  5. moter
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    I remember seeing that car many years ago in Orlando speedworld. Great article!
     
  6. eddie_zapien
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    How effing rad are those econolines!!!!
     
  7. Tudor
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    Really cool post and great video. Thanks for sharing, I would have never seen that. How crazy was the roll over truck and riding in the bed of the backwards truck! And how cool was the video of the car when it had the 4 speed. You mean it wasn't built to pop wheelies? The all wheely drags? I am blown away.
     
  8. Evel
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    Damn that was cool.. I love wheel standers..
     
  9. 1950ChevySuburban
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    Always loved that car!
     
  10. Holy shit...there is some great footage of B'ville in 1954 and later on their different links...just scroll down through it.
     
  11. flynbrian48
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    Thanks Ryan. I built a model of that car when I was a kid, so you know how old I am!

    Brian
     
  12. wild willey
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    WAYYYYYY KOOOOL!!! Thanks fer sharin Ryan!
     
  13. catdad49
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    Had a chance to see a local wheely show with one of the vehicles being a hot rod tank. Have pics somewhere,but can't remember the name. Thanks for joggin' the memory,Cat
     
  14. stude_trucks
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    Love the rocking chair.
     
  15. acadian_carguy
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    Thanks for posting!

    The early 60's to late 70's was truly the greatest time in drag racing.
     
  16. TAYLOR
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    Thanks for the clip ,very cool. There was so much cool stuff back in the 60's. A customer of mine recently brought me a dvd of the Michigan mad man to watch. Bad ass stuff .
     
  17. Jobe
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    That is cool, I really want one of those old transport/ramp trucks used to haul the race cars!
     
  18. pastlane
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    The Selvedge Yard is an excellent site to be sure. Great topics, photos & info. Very much like the HAMB in many aspects.
     
  19. RodStRace
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    Yep, both Bob Riggle and Gene Adams live here in Chino Valley. Haven't met either one in town yet, but saw Bob at the MATS show where that modern footage was taken.
     
  20. 1929rats
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    I think I want to build one of those rocking chairs now....got an old chair, and some old headers....and a few hurst stickers somewhere....
     
  21. Slim Pickens
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