The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by seadog, Nov 17, 2012.
Man I love Greg Porters 55!!!!
This car was a crowd pleases at Shady Side and was poised to do the same thing in Greer,,but a catastrophic failure sidelined the car,,he actually ripped out the center of the X member.
Photo from Shady side not Greer.
There was a short wheel based altered that got crossed up and rolled at the track also...fortunately he was unhurt physically,,but probably needed a change of drawers. HRP
I remember when Porter got that chevy of his, it was a cool ride. Looks like he might have improved the performance side of it from the picture about (tires up)
TOM & DANNY, Thanks for sharing, GREAT photos. HENRY
More pic.s, dammit!
Was that the MR. 409 car of the Walshs from up in Perceaville Va?? It twists and groans in pain as it leaves too. All about the Show.
Thanks for posting all the vids and pics. That was an awesome day.
I so wish I could have made the trip to see this in person, but your great pictures and videos' help ease my pains.
THANK YOU !
68novagirl thanks for the film footage!wish i could have made it!
Here ya go...
Nice shots. Looks like a great track. I need to move south again.
Love those F100 gassers!!
What an awesome day of racing and hot rods. Thanks to all who came out. Here are a few shots from Saturday. You can see lots more here
Tom, Danny, Alex and Daron, Thanks for the great pictures!
Great pics and videos, hope there were no N.O.S. dramas this time round.
Great pics Daron.
Great photos Daron - Man you really work that camera -
Also 68novagirl - Love that show of Tommy and Porter running in color and B&W - I sent a buddy an email to make sure Tommy sees it!
Good eye...thanks for posting. Your shot of the rail being pushed is a classic!
Great pics! I hope to be able to build a gasser one day.
Outstanding coverage everyone, vids were red hot also! What a rockin show! ~sololobo~
The score boards were turned off to try and make it more period correct. Also we didn't have them call out the times over the speaker we have found that the real deal gasser look a lot faster than they are. A lot of times we will race at track's and some kid with a bracket dragster will run 4.90s and make us look slow when the times are shown. But with out times being shown the gassers from wall to wall with wheels in the air and slamming a 4 speed the fan's think we are faster than any thing there. But just so my friends here know we had gassers there in the 5.80s with a manual shifted 4 speed.
Thanks for all the kind comments!
Seadog...I wish I could have met you. I love to look at your photos!
Quain is right...they had gassers in the 5.80's all day long. That is fast for these ill handling, straight axle, manual 4 speed cars.
Thanks again for alll the kind words. I had a blast and even got a copy of Australia Dragster magazine from fellow photog Roger Richards, that had coverage of our first gasser race from Greer back in August of this year!
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