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Event Coverage Bonneville Speed Week 8/2019 -Any New Pics/Updates?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jalopy Joker, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. Jalopy Joker
    Joined: Sep 3, 2006
    Posts: 24,189

    Jalopy Joker

    friend part of crew for the Vintage Hot Rod Design and Fabrication, Chico, Ca #911 '34 roadster, that has hit the 300 mark before - hit 260 but, spun out due to track conditions
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  2. rust&patina
    Joined: Jan 21, 2007
    Posts: 447


    . . . thanks for your time & pics . . .
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  3. You now owe me a shot!
    I hope you were able to get around better with an 'official' pass
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  4. Marcia
    Joined: Feb 27, 2009
    Posts: 559

    from Maine

    Gregg Adams takes thousands of pictures! He's on Facebook too.

    Sent from my Pixel 2 using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
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  5. engine138
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 1,255

    from Commack NY

    Thanks for posting and to all who posted as well
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  6. Dan Greenberg
    Joined: Aug 18, 2008
    Posts: 7,516

    Dan Greenberg
    from Parker, CO

  7. ronnieroadster
    Joined: Sep 9, 2004
    Posts: 727


    Salt conditions were really bad I made one run on Tuesday waiting in line for four hours. To get a feel for how it was heres the in car video of my run. Some details about the car for those who dont know its a rear engine modified roadster powered by a supercharged 1950 Flathead Ford V-8 machined and built by my son and I thats under 300 cubes. We currently hold the SCTA record in the class at 195.650 that my friends is the fastest flathead roadster run to date on the salt I set that record last year. On this run I was only able to get her to 181 by mile three but considering the conditions it was a fast run and the fastest vintage engine run for the event and actually a lot faster than many runs made with much bigger and more modern engines as well as much better streamlining. It was a handful so hold on. The second video at the very beginning shows the car between mile two and three it looks like Im on a rail but the in car video tells whole the story. Turn up the volume to enjoy the sound of the Flathead pulling the best she could in the condition's

    Last edited: Aug 29, 2019
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  8. Thanks for the video! A handful indeed!
  9. akoutlaw
    Joined: May 13, 2010
    Posts: 786


    Thank you for the videos.

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