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History **Late 60s?? Austin Gasser "Pure Acid"**

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Hotrodhell35, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. richgib
    Joined: Apr 23, 2013
    Posts: 7

    richgib
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    thank you, its an old east coast drag car, built in about 1969,its an altered, you sit in the back seat like a funny car,motor is set back to where front doors are. its a trip to drive !!! will be at union grove for the hunnert car heads up and at byron for the meltdown drags , hopefully would like to take it for a pass if i get her done. stop by and say hi !
     
  2. II FUNNY
    Joined: Jul 31, 2010
    Posts: 1,840

    II FUNNY
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    I love those little cars.


    "MELTDOWN DRAGS"
    July 20, 21 2013 at Byron Dragway Byron Ill.
    www.meltdowndrags.com
     
  3. Falfasnightmare
    Joined: Oct 12, 2006
    Posts: 737

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    Dont forget to pre-register for FREE at the Meltdown....it is already half full and only April....dont want you to be looking through the fence.

    Free to pre-register, and required to race.

    www.meltdowndrags.com
     
  4. WillysRule
    Joined: Feb 22, 2007
    Posts: 799

    WillysRule
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    from Central FL

    Cool pics, but man I wish they were bigger. It's really hard to see any detail. Looks like it could be a really neat car.
     
  5. richgib
    Joined: Apr 23, 2013
    Posts: 7

    richgib
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    already registered and sorry about the pics, dont know how to make them bigger
     
  6. Hotrodhell35
    Joined: Oct 30, 2010
    Posts: 440

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    sounds tuff! yea!! hopefully ill be able to make it up this year!! ill stop by and say hello
     
  7. 1971BB427
    Joined: Mar 6, 2010
    Posts: 7,091

    1971BB427
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    from Oregon

    Very cool A40! You've done a great job from what I see so far! I blew them up as large as I could, but they got a little blurry doing so.
     
  8. richgib
    Joined: Apr 23, 2013
    Posts: 7

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    looking for a driver side lower grill for the a40, have one with a couple of bars broken out, but looking for a little better one, also rear door(4 door) garnish mouldings and 1/4 glass garnish. if anybody has anything , please let me know.. thank you
     
  9. flthd
    Joined: Sep 13, 2010
    Posts: 169

    flthd
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    I took this pic saturday at the heads up drags.
     

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  10. ModelAPunk
    Joined: Aug 4, 2009
    Posts: 1,941

    ModelAPunk
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    from Buffalo NY

    Figure I'd Bump this one back up...
    Found this pic here on the HAMB from the Meltdown Drags Thread. Definitely a cool car!
    Anyone know any more history on this car? Maybe have some old pictures of it?
     

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  11. richgib
    Joined: Apr 23, 2013
    Posts: 7

    richgib
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    from what i was told it was built late sixtys early seventies on the east coast dont know builder, original name of car was shake ,rattle, and run,and then was sold to a guy who owned a crane company and was called master blaster, painted white,then sold to the owner before me in n.y. he moved to florida with the car, stripped her down and converted it to the street. and painted it green. i bought it in2012 and proceeded to put the straight axle under it. freshened up the green and added all the gold leaf and recalled it pure acid after a willys i heard of . i was going for a certain look with the car hopefully i captured it, funds are running low so i wont be racing it this year. next year for sure, for now just takin it to shows... thanks for all the compliments, rich
     
  12. 3day
    Joined: Apr 15, 2009
    Posts: 354

    3day
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    from UK

    that is so cool

     
  13. drumyn29
    Joined: Feb 16, 2006
    Posts: 1,869

    drumyn29
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    so cool!!!!
     

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