The Jalopy Journal
Marv Ripes. He won NHRA national events with both cars. He will be 86 in September.
This was Tom's truck. Had a 427 in it.[ATTACH]
I was there along with Tom Neja,Ray Dissette,Marv Ripes,and John Dianna.
The obscure team of Glover and Wright circa 1965[ATTACH]
I finally have an answer.My friend Steve said the man who did the lettering told him it was to match the angle of the taillight and the angle of...
It was Car Craft.
They weren't on it when I bought it.
I ran a T 10 many times in testing and was never any quicker than my 3 speed.More reliable , yes.
I think Paul Baker bought a car from them. No fenderwell headers and cant see the class.
Yes it is. Thanks Tommy.
After 50 years it's hard to remember what I was doing but the bottom half of the RC bellhousing is laying there and it could only mean clutch...
Chuck it was the 1968 Hot Rod Magazine meet and I had identified Gene Brown on another site. I don't know the owner of the 56 Chevy.
What Mark said.No wonder Colesy left this site.
I like yours better.
Without any P's Bud Lang photo[ATTACH] A little bit different. If you look close you can see the obscure Glover and Wright.
Chuck is right,I can help with that. Car was a 1955 Chevy business coupe with a 195 hp 265 cu in engine and a 3 speed trans. . This was at Half...
Bill Beam And Clyde Pitkin. Great guys from Salt Lake City UT.
Left to right Ronnie Broadhead, Larry Tores, Marv Ripes at CHRR.[ATTACH]
Well said Chuck.
[ATTACH]High Def photo.
Not Mayter it's Hayter.
J.R smith was a friend of mine from WV. He helped John Dianna with his Dusters. He lives just across the river from me now.
The most prominent "Valley Boy" omitted was John Dianna. Couple of others that were partners on my sedan delivery were J.R. Smith and Gerry Davis.
Is that the one on this page?. I know it wasn't green.
Does anyone have a picture of Willard Wright's 65 Biscayne?
1968 NHRA world finals program photo. [ATTACH]
Who me? Farmer Dismuke once told me " I wish all the cars were as straight as yours Gary."
Chuck, I bought that car from Bob for $425.00.The black plates came with it . I drove it for about 10 yrs before loaning it to a friend who...
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