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  1. jimdillon attached a file to the thread Hot Rods Unusual engine photos.

    With all of the unusual engines in this thread the Miller SOHC four (post 950) is certainly an engine to be heralded. The Miller OHC...

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  2. jimdillon liked Sting Ray's post in the thread Features Corvette hot rods - picture thread.

    Dig this.[ATTACH]

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  3. jimdillon liked loudbang's post in the thread Hot Rods Unusual engine photos.

    Miller one piece aluminum crankcase and block that also incorporated the water jackets. The cylinders in this engine were wet-liners of...

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  4. jimdillon liked loudbang's post in the thread Features Corvette hot rods - picture thread.

    [ATTACH] John finch [ATTACH]

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  5. jimdillon replied to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    I thought so but I also thought the car four cars back may also survive. Not really sure but I thought that is a Type 50. The one two...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 7:20 PM
  6. jimdillon liked loudbang's post in the thread Features Corvette hot rods - picture thread.

    Contrary to popular belief, the 1963 Daytona 500 was not the first time the Chevrolet 427 MKII "Mystery Engine" was placed in a race...

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  7. jimdillon replied to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    In the sake of accuracy the #18 car was driven at Indy by Ralph Hepburn but the cars were pretty much identical.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 7:36 AM
  8. jimdillon attached a file to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    Just so the rest can appreciate the Miller race cars that Speedwrench and Brass car guy were referring here is an identical car to one...

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  9. jimdillon liked Speedwrench's post in the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    Thank you. The reason I asked was that I remember from reading his account years ago of finding the Millers that they were amongst a...

    Feb 18, 2019 at 7:22 AM
  10. jimdillon liked brasscarguy's post in the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    Feb 18, 2019 at 7:22 AM
  11. jimdillon replied to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    Speedwrench I had thought Borgeson had found them in a warehouse that had been associated with Bugatti-dusty and packed with cosmolene I...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 9:07 PM
  12. jimdillon attached a file to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    Doug I just googled it and came up with pictures sooner than if I found them in my maze of files. Here are some pics of both versions....

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  13. jimdillon replied to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    Doug I have read that it is a later version of the F88 concept car. Somewhere I have pictures of it. I seem to remember they said the...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 7:04 PM
  14. jimdillon replied to the thread Features Where's the Custom Packards?.

    Highlander I agree with some of your assessments including raising it a bit but as much as I like the car (and I think it is a superb...

    Feb 17, 2019 at 9:47 AM
  15. jimdillon attached a file to the thread Vintage shots from days gone by!.

    I had asked Swi66 about this photo but it appears to be some high dollar cars including Bugattis and was wondering if this was part of...

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