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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 85-percent, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. 85-percent
    Joined: Apr 5, 2005
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    http://www.autoculture.org

    It's the first vid as of Wednesday morning.

    Fellow HAMB'er Tim Conder REALLY GETS IT, don't you think?

    "We did it for love" says it all for Tim's quest. Downright spiritual in it's mechanical beauty.

    Even if you're just a 1% car guy, this will make you weep in awe and joy.

    -90% jimmy
     
  2. Gringo
    Joined: Nov 17, 2005
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    Conder has a retarded level of passion for what he does, and has been through a lot to get to this stage. Things seem to be on the verge of taking of off for Tim. There has been a huge cheering section waiting to hear that dragster fire.
     
  3. Jeff Norwell
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    Thats cool!!!!!GO TIM Go
     
  4. 327-365hp
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    That is beautiful music! Way to go Tim.
     

  5. Oldmanolds
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    Very cool. What a beautiful sound.
     
  6. Conder
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    Thanks for posting this Jimmy! My teeth felt like Pez. My ribcage turned to marbles. After the last ten years (but I actually got this idea when I was 6 so, 38?) and all the crazy !@#$ it's taking to make this happen, I think "retarded" sums it up pretty well. Come to think of it...I've never met a sad retarded person....sign me up!
     
  7. hotrod mike
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    Holy crap! That was just too cool. Must have felt good after so long and I think the big grin says how much it was worth the wait. Congrats Tim. One thing though, you might want to start it outside once you start tipping the can.:D Thanks for sharing this with us. Mike
     
  8. Ryan
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    Stoner's new site is gorgeous.

    Conder... hero.
     
  9. sodbuster
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    Ruler! And make sure you have the sound turned UP!
     
  10. moses
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    oh hell ya that was awsome some day im gonna sit in a fire up session i hope....i wont be able to wipe the grin off either ...jeffrey
     
  11. Gasser1961
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    Very cool looking car. That's the guy from "Fast Lane Summer", The Foot Hill Flyer guy. Makes a ton of power. Are theY going to the CHRR?
     
  12. monsterflake
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    can you imagine how loud that must have been? fuckin' awesome...
     
  13. richcraft.spl
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  14. Toymaker
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    I agree with Tim's thoughts on the "Show"
     
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2009
  15. RugBlaster
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    I asking for one for Christmas
     
  16. FuelFC
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    Well that boy was happier than a puppy with two peters after the fire up.

    I've seen that smile/grin before. Takes about a week to slowly fade and just a flash to come back when you remember it.

    Tim been following the odyssey or should I say 'Odd'yssey for the duration. You did it. You did it your way and you got there.

    Good on you boy and also to all your support folks that helped in all the little ways.

    Someday I hope to see that in person.
     
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2009
  17. I hope that Tim can make his vision become reality. To see BOTH his dragsters charging down the quarter, slicks screeming for mercy, spilling burnt nitro out the zoomies, will be a sight to truely behold. This is truely the way drag racing is ment to be.
     
  18. fergenboysinc
    Joined: Nov 26, 2006
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    Yes, very cool! Nice to see someone with that much passion about what they are doing.
     
  19. What am I missing here? I get something about Rbt. Williams and shoes?
     
  20. Look at the top of the colomn on the right.
     
  21. Thanks man, I am soooo computer illitterrit. Ulutterate, ittit...... um..... dumb
     

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