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History Drag cars in motion.......picture thread.

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Royalshifter, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. Marty Strode
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    Pretty exciting stuff ! Thanks Dave and Lou.
     
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    348 was 4.125 bore x 3.25 stroke
     
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    shuljack.jpg
    Shuljack and Suba, saw it run at San Gabriel with Chuck Suba at the wheel...I think that Chuck later died in a rocket or jet car crash.
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    Kamboor, Ewell, and Stecker, closest, then Red Case, and Dallas Martinson at Bakersfield.. . Manuel Maldonado might have taken the photo. Red Case would later die in a conventional slingshot at Vacaville.

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    Prieto, Cagle, and Yates, running a front-mounted blower.

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    Hylton car, near side, racing Tony Waters, still with the GMC, at Bakersfield. Photo from the Smoker's collection.
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    Fritz Voigt at Bakersfield, running "Open Gas," before they were called (top gas). Fritz beat many a fuel dragster with this gas car, before it went to Koper and Callahan...Joe Koper lost his life in it at Lions.
     
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    A 4" bore small block with a 3 5/8" stroke.
     
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    Is that why the extra bars from the front of the main hoop?
     
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    Anyone have any photo's of the old AA/FD (The Beast from the East)
    Last time I say the dragster was around 1964 or 1965

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    Jimbo do you have a name to go along with that? I seem to remember it as a Lynwood or Henny's welding car but I don't know of any pictures.

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    This has to be Van Isle Dragways famous "shutdown hill", on Vancouver Island B.C.
     
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