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  1. old flopper liked chryslerfan55's post in the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    Thank you for your service gentlemen.

    Aug 11, 2022 at 5:01 PM
  2. old flopper liked chevy57dude's post in the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    Oh, man! That V8 150 hanging off the back of the transporter is just perfect. Factory fresh.

    Aug 10, 2022 at 7:01 PM
  3. old flopper liked 302GMC's post in the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    Sure was ... DD808 out of San Diego '64 - '67. Smooth arm 2nd with an attitude ...

    Aug 10, 2022 at 2:18 PM
  4. old flopper attached a file to the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    Well …… Hello there fellow “Snipe” ,I was in ’64-’68 and a BT on DD818 out of Norfolk, VA ’64-’66. [ATTACH]

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  5. old flopper replied to the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    Hey 302GMC, any chance you were a BT in navy? I ask because rate symbol in this picture looks to be of boiler technician. Coincidentally...

    Aug 10, 2022 at 1:37 PM
  6. old flopper liked LOU WELLS's post in the thread Event Coverage Bonneville Speed Week (2022) Cancelled.

    Turned Into A Sticky Wicket....Sad Indeed..[ATTACH]

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  7. old flopper replied to the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    @George Klass and @j hansen, thanks for correction about it being transmission. My guess was because I seem to remember Lew having...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 9:24 AM
  8. old flopper liked j hansen's post in the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

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  9. old flopper liked George Klass's post in the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    If I remember correctly, it was the transmission that blew up, not the engine...

    Aug 8, 2022 at 9:17 AM
  10. old flopper replied to the thread VINTAGE SHOTS FROM DAYS GONE BY! (Part 2).

    I’m going to guess Lew Arrington’s AWB ’65 GTO fuel funny car "Brutus", maybe when he first tried running Pontiac engine on heavy loads...

    Aug 7, 2022 at 6:16 PM
  11. old flopper replied to the thread History Drag cars in motion.......picture thread..

    Maybe so, but left slick doesn't appear to have scuff marks on side and Snake doesn't have fire suit on. :confused:

    Aug 7, 2022 at 1:30 PM
  12. old flopper liked Deuces's post in the thread History Drag cars in motion.......picture thread..

    Looks like something broke.... Maybe Snake hit the wall during a burnout.... That rear axle looks like it moved to the right a few...

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