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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, May 17, 2017.

  1. Yea, I'd say so. But the current Photoshop was definitely many a young boy's dream years before there was such a thing as Photoshop. ;)
     
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  2. Evil Emery
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    I grew up in a restaurant as a kid and I remember fondly the time Fred Gwynn (Herman Munster) came in for dinner.
     
  3. NOTE: The dragster that beats Herman in the "Munster Koach" is Bill Martin's "400 Jr. (CT STROKERS)" B/FD ... a '64 Woody Gilmore dragster powered by a supercharged nitro-burning 327 Chevy ... most likely driven by Gary Cassidy or maybe Sam Davis (@carsick on the H.A.M.B.):

    Bill Martin's 'CT Strokers -  400 Jr' B Fuel Dragster in Hot Rod Herman.jpg

    Here's a couple pics of the "400 Jr. (CT STROKERS)" dragster from Sam's "Dragster Days..." album:

    Bill Martin's 400 Jr (CT Strokers) - LIONS 1964 - Gary Cassidy driving.jpg
    Bill Martin's 400 Jr (CT Strokers) B-FD @ LIONS.jpg
     
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  4. 56shoebox
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    LOL!!! Thanks Capt. Obvious.
     
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  5. Moriarity
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    the funniest part of the show was when Herman asked about what the other car was called. The guy said it is a rail. And Herman said one of my wives relatives was run out of town on one of those, but it wasn't that modern.....
     
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  6. tfeverfred
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    As a HUGE fan of that "Munster's" episode, thank you for clearing THAT up.
     
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  7. tfeverfred
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    Don't ruin it! A lot of 60's "sock babies" came from that pic.
     
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  8. Rand Man
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    Yvonne De Carlo had a body (at some point) that dang near matched that fake.


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    You're Welcome
     
  10. 16_MCarsPhoto - Copy.jpg StarsCarsDragula.jpg
    I had these on my work computer as the screen savers- the people I worked with thought it mighty strange...
     
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  11. The original is at Planet Hollywood in Atlantic City, NJ hanging from the ceiling. [​IMG][​IMG].

    More info can be found here: http://www.munsterkoach.com/PHdrag3.htm



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  12. Hung out with Butch Patrick and his Dragula and Munsterkoach clones this past weekend at Gateway Raceway for Nostalgia Rendezvous. [​IMG][​IMG]


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  13. Chrisbcritter
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    Brett Barris brought that car to one of our club gatherings about ten years ago; he told me it was a running but well-used T-bucket for which he built a fairly simple sheet metal coffin body - just a fun toy. Nice guy too.

    On the Dragula, note they substituted chrome reverse wheels and cheater slicks when they made the movie - guess that was to make it handle somewhat better on the road course.
     
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    I remember building the model kit that had both cars and I currently have the 1/18th scale models of both cars. The show was one of my top favorite to watch, no matter how many times I'v seen a episode, and show itself only ran for 2 or 3 years.
     
  16. chevy57dude
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    Totally diggin' the CT Strokers FED shutting Herman down. Smoker slicks!
     
  17. Flatdash
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    First Post.. Hi Guys.
    A friend still fondly remembers visiting Grampas restaurant when visiting New York in the late 80`s. He was charming,in costume,playing the part and greeting diners personally.. How lucky were we to grow up with such iconic TV shows ?... Lily Munster my second crush,after Doris Day:)
     
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    I heard it was a rare Z 16 Chevelle
     
  19. Blade58
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    My favorite episode,remember seeing it aired as a kid, funny as an adult you see things you did not see before
     
  20. ModelAPunk
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    So good! Always loved the Munsters. Favorite episode! Not like the crap on TV nowadays...
     
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  23. I love that Zombie video. Even though the Koach is in the Dragula video.

    Guess it's because there's no room to slam witches in the back of the Dragula...... :rolleyes:
     
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