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FLATCAD RACING Bonneville 2011 Build

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 38FLATTIE, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. 38FLATTIE
    Joined: Oct 26, 2008
    Posts: 4,350

    38FLATTIE
    Member
    from Colorado

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Thanks again to all of the votes and support!

    The votes count for 33% of the total 'value' Champion places on the entry. The rankings were based on video views, so it's hard to guess how the views correlated to votes.

    Champion will announce the 15 finalist on Feb.18. Thanks to all of YOU, I feel our chances are good.

    Regardless of the outcome, we owe a HUGE part of our success and fun to all of you, for the support and encouragement you have provided us.

    Thanks again!

    Buddy Walker and the FlatCad Racing Team
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  2. 64 DODGE 440
    Joined: Sep 2, 2006
    Posts: 4,345

    64 DODGE 440
    ALLIANCE MEMBER
    from so cal

    Any updates on the project or has the car been shelved?
     
  3. WZ JUNK
    Joined: Apr 20, 2001
    Posts: 1,766

    WZ JUNK
    Member
    from Neosho, MO

    I am also curious.
     
  4. keeper
    Joined: Jul 24, 2006
    Posts: 398

    keeper
    Member
    from So Cal

    I have been MIA as well but I have tried to contact Buddy a few times and never got a response.
     
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  5. wrenchbender
    Joined: Sep 5, 2007
    Posts: 2,183

    wrenchbender
    Member

    There is talk of putting the car back together but it’s currently on hold for now life has gotten in the way the last few years but we have recently had a couple meetings to discuss goin back to bonneville as you all know this is not a cheap endeavor we have been saving money to be able to return to the salt


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  6. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 36,028

    Tman
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    Any progress on getting back? Anyone talk to Buddy?
     
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  7. pops29
    Joined: Jun 4, 2007
    Posts: 513

    pops29
    Member
    from turlock ca

    Hi Tman

    yes we have made the decision to make 2023. Dale is starting on the motor soon. Buddy is doing good and I think he finally enjoying Life now
     
  8. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 36,028

    Tman
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    GREAT NEWS! I will be at Speedweek with Chick and The Salt Circus roadster this year
     
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  9. OahuEli
    Joined: Dec 27, 2008
    Posts: 5,121

    OahuEli
    Member
    from Hawaii

    Good to hear Flatcad is still alive. My teeshirt is about ready to fall apart and will need to order another when they're up and running. Looking forward to more progress on this beyond cool project!
     
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  10. Pete1
    Joined: Aug 23, 2004
    Posts: 2,074

    Pete1
    Member
    from Wa.

    I was the first driver and Buddy gave me 4 T shirts. I still have one left. Thanks again.
     
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  11. Stan Back
    Joined: Mar 9, 2007
    Posts: 1,385

    Stan Back
    Member
    from California

    Was that one T-Shirt for every mile you made over on 1?
     
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  12. Pete1
    Joined: Aug 23, 2004
    Posts: 2,074

    Pete1
    Member
    from Wa.

    Actually, run 1 was a disaster. The chute didn't open and the brakes failed. Nobody's fault, just too many details at the last minute. The car coasted quite well though....lol
    We really did have a great crew. They squeezed 152 out of the car that first year.
     

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