The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Royalshifter, Dec 12, 2007.
I want to thank everyone that contributed to this thread. It took MANY days, but I made it thru all 1350+ pages. This was a great introduction to the golden era of drag racing...I was born in '68 so I missed it all.
My mom always told me I was born 20-25 years too late as I gravitate to cars of her era more than mine. This thread proves that she is/was right.
Wasnt this Dick Wohl's B/FD? There wasnt a lot of Gurney Weslake powered drag cars that I can recall. Ken Van Cleve (C/D) and Darrell Droke (C/Gasser Cougar) served as the other two.
Looks like a British powered rail. Perhaps a UK based rig. I like inline rails, especially those with the enclosed chute tail section.
BINGO...... Such a great shot!
Yes it was. I rea an article that claimed the car was powered by a 426 Mopar wedge. A strange choice by 1970 standards. I thought it was BBC, the same one employed when the car was injected. It served as one of the last traditional bodied blown gas circuit cars on the West Coast.
The ex-Harold Ramsey swiss cheese Pontiac. This car still exists.
I wish it existed in my garage.
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