The Jalopy Journal
I used a roof from a 67 Ford fairlane..,flipped it around backwards..fit pretty decent..contour was dead on..some have used taurus/tempo's ..i...
I stopped vending at the Toronto event for that same reason..we lost a couple die cast trucks..that was a few yrs ago...
Isky was on a golf cart heading into the swap meet/car show area ,when he spotted our 65 chevy truck with the 265 chevy potvin set up,in the...
Thanks for including pics of our Potvin blower motor in your great bunch of photos..We had a blast at this event..Organisor deserve a lot of...
By the look of all those trophies Dave,you done ok for a "kid"...LOL
Our Koolest piece is the SBC potvin blower set up[ATTACH] .
congrats on winning at your first show...look forward to seeing it..
Looks like we will be sitting in the stands watching you....
your referring to IHRA in your post..they weren't around in the 60's..
(IHRA summer nationals winner)
THAT roadster was built by Ridler Bros (around 1959),when they lived in London..Sold to Scott Wilson,Roger Miller & Glenn Gregory,Brown...
sorry to hear about Gord passing..Enjoyed his stories in Old Auto,and have one of his books..
Good to hear that the ELTA has taken good care of the motor.
The roadster it'self became a street rod and may very well still be...
hats off for taking this one on... will be following your progress.
If Stan brings the Silver Bullet ,I will definately be there....since I used to own it !!
I should have ask Arnie Beswick if he was going to the "Meltdown"..
saw him recently at the "gators".
thanks for posting for those of us who didn't make this fantastic show.
Been following your thread...like what you have done !!
If anyone has any old "altered" pics from the 60's era from the east coast,sure like to see 'em.
Love the job of restoring the Front engine dragster..I owned it for 10 years and it sure NEVER looked like that !!!!!!
Sounds like you have NO time to practice...get the truck done !
We brought the 65 chevy south...will drive it out there this summer,if it's...
You must not be coming alone Ray.....LOL...
I think I better drive out and keep an eye on all you guys..
Sure hearin' a lot of trash talk...LOL
The early pictures of the front window shows NO frame work,just a rubber seal..My one Prefect does have chrome trim with a kick out...
It would be interesting to see who built that trailer out of car& truck parts...if it was cleaned up,it would be KOOL..
I like it!
thanks for doing the video..we were there on Friday,about the same time you were doing this video. (or truck was in the background of your shot)...
That Fiat was at the FIRST ever Canat's held in London in the early 70's..won a bunch of awards back then..
Been a fun ride,both on &...
Yep,that car won Indy in 66 AND 67 as a BB/A...Ron Zimmer bought it and ran it for a yr or so,then it became a street rod, for many...
Either way ,it was fun....
You NEVER gave me a beat down... your having a senior moment?...LOL
Scott,car is at home in the shop..We took the car apart when we got...
Thanks for sharing your picures..I called the Owner/Builder of the Silver Bullit Dragster and congratulated him on such a fine restoration of the...
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