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trakrodstr
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Dec 28, 1946 (Age: 73)
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biologist

trakrodstr

Member, 73, from Kansas City (Roeland Park KS)

trakrodstr was last seen:
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    Birthday:
    Dec 28, 1946 (Age: 73)
    Location:
    Kansas City (Roeland Park KS)
    Occupation:
    biologist
    56 Dodge CRL D500 (315 Hemi) excellent unrestored
    29 track roadster under constuction, running 57 Dodge D500 Hemi
    64 Sunbeam (Hillman) Imp
    Teenager in SoCal (San Gabriel Valley) in early to mid 60s. Been, many times, to Lion's, Irwindale, San Gabriel, Fontana, Pomona, Orange County, Riverside, Bakersfield drag strips.

    Visited Mickey Thomson's, Isky's, Blair's Speed Parts, Hay's Clutches, Earl Wade's Shop (Burgoise & Wade AA gasser), Scientific Automotive Pasadena; Caldwell Tire, Bells Auto, etc....

    Witnessed virtually every important drag racer who competed from 1960-1973...after which drag racing got wayyyy to commercialized.

    Cruised Bob's Big Boy in Pasadena, BBB Toluca Lake, BBB Glendale, also cruised Colorado Blvd, Whitter Blvd, Hollywood Blvd, Sunset Blvd (Strip), San Fernando Blvd etc...

    Street racing at the Rosebowl parking lot, Telstar Rd in El Monte, Manual Arts High near Vernon Ave, Colorado Blvd, Foothill Blvd in Arcadia and Glendora. Orange Grove Ave...etc...

    "Road racing" Chancery Flats Road, Pasadena Freeway, LA Crest Highway; Mulhulland Dr; Topanga Canyon Rd...etc.

    Worked and built cars and engines at Eddie's Texaco, Santa Anita at Foothill Blvd, Arcadia Cal

    Drove '50 Ford Business Coupe with Chevy 265 SB and muncie; 62 Dodge 361 HP; 64 Dodge 426 street wedge with 4 speed...

    I have lots of info on a 29 track roadster, under construction, if anyone is interested.
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