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Event Coverage ROLL CALL! Bonneville Speed Week 2013

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by So-Cal Speed Sacramento, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. Kiwi Bob
    Joined: Apr 13, 2010
    Posts: 23

    Kiwi Bob

    Hey Rob,will have shirt for ya!!,,You too Nathan!

    Rob ,, How do you know your house has been robbed by a Kiwi??
    Ya flipflops are missing , and there is a love bite on ya lamb roast!

    See ya all in a few weeks.
    Kiwi Bob.
  2. Southfork
    Joined: Dec 15, 2001
    Posts: 1,464


    Planning to arrive at "the bend" on Saturday. Only missed Speedweek once since 2003! It's sure addictive!-Southfork
    Joined: Dec 1, 2010
    Posts: 408

    from California

    I will be there......the Salt Flat Speed Party......

  4. GARY?
    Joined: Aug 15, 2005
    Posts: 1,626


    It was nice and dry there last year after the rain. Good option if "the bend" is soupy or you wanna' be close to town.

    We're gonna make it but not rolling in the '46.
    Going to do a little off of the road traveling in the Toyota on the way if all goes well.
  5. SakowskiMotors
    Joined: Nov 18, 2006
    Posts: 1,242


    hey, see guys there

  6. So-Cal Speed Sacramento
    Joined: Sep 6, 2008
    Posts: 463

    So-Cal Speed Sacramento
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    from Sacramento

    Hahahahaha. And so it begins!
  7. Marty Strode
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 5,506

    Marty Strode

    A friend of mine was passing through the area last week, he drove to the end of the blacktop, and said there was at least 1 foot of water on the salt! Lets hope it gets dried out.
  8. So-Cal Speed Sacramento
    Joined: Sep 6, 2008
    Posts: 463

    So-Cal Speed Sacramento
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    from Sacramento

    This is the salt repot from the SCTA-BNI website. It's pretty common for water to pool at the end of the road, but the starting line is a couple miles away so it usually dries first.

    July 16, 2013

    Salt Report - July 16 - As of early this evening the courses were dry and the only puddle was at the end of the road. The rain of 4 days ago has all but dried up. Courses still look good. Another storm cell went through later this evening. Temperatures are in the upper 90s for the next week. Shouldn't be a problem.
  9. We're in.. Not taking the Bonneville Bathtub up this year, giving the ol girl a rest. Will be cruisin roudn in my blue 59 chevy wagon though and campin at the bend, stop by and say hi. Lookin forward to seeing some good runs, catchin up with familiar faces, and catchin up with a couple of mates from Perth!
  10. From all accounts the salt should be perfect this year! Will we see a 400?
  11. saltracer
    Joined: Jan 4, 2006
    Posts: 293


    We'll be there with a OT car powered by Merc flathead. Runs XF/BGALT
  12. 38FLATTIE
    Joined: Oct 26, 2008
    Posts: 4,350

    from Colorado

    Nice looking mill! Good luck on taking that Bean Bandit record!:cool:
  13. So-Cal Speed Sacramento
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    So-Cal Speed Sacramento
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    from Sacramento

    I've gotta ask- what OT car is that in?!
  14. saltracer
    Joined: Jan 4, 2006
    Posts: 293


    1985 Mustang LX with 8 of your best French stroker rods in there somewhere. i bought them last year to go with some Ross pistons I already had and a Merc crank I'd bought from Jack Slaymaker (sp) years ago.
  15. pmangelos
    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
    Posts: 12

    from Modesto

    I'm going to Speed Week for my first time this year, going to bring my two young boys, 6 & 4 years old. They will likely only last a few hours on the salt but were gonna go anyways and enjoy some "Guys" time away from the girls in the house. Look forward to seeing these cars I enjoy reading about on the HAMB in person.
  16. justabeater37
    Joined: Jan 1, 2009
    Posts: 1,338


    My full time job doesn't start til August now so I guess I will be making a last minute run to the salt again this year. Unfortunately won't get to stay too long as the wife and son are coming too. Should be there for Friday evening, Saturday, Sunday and maybe Monday though.
  17. Spoke to Davo today. He said you spoke highly of me. ;)

    Had a look at the Flower of Scotland website. Very cool. My wife's grandfather was from Scotland. :)

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  18. fastroadster
    Joined: Sep 20, 2005
    Posts: 112


    need a "spot" at KOA, anybody have one they are not going to use?? Please PM me. Thanks:confused:
  19. Hotel Cancelations ? Anybody ?
  20. Redlineprjcts
    Joined: Jul 23, 2013
    Posts: 1


    Is there anybody from Northern California headed out to Bonneville this year that wouldn't mind a photographer taging along, you can see some of my work at
  21. Father/Son trip #3 this year. Pops is rolling from VT with The Boners and I'm flying with The Fuckers. :eek: Totally stoked to have lots of salt-virgin SFCC brothers there this year. This will be the second season Dad is one of the drivers of The Dark Side car.

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  22. sr
    Joined: Feb 12, 2007
    Posts: 400

    from Monterey

    The "Silver Bastard" will be out again with the CDLU 8080;} chug a lug. Working on more streamliner sidecar motorcycle records. This year we have a secret engine.
    Nebulous Theorem 8 "The Silver Bastard"

    Good luck to all making the journey. Be safe. Stop by and visit.

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  23. FencePost
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 350


    Kenny will be there going for his own record in XF/GR

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  24. Been a while Tim, I will make sure to say howdy!
  25. Jet Fuel
    Joined: Dec 3, 2002
    Posts: 112

    Jet Fuel
    from SoCal, USA

    Been out there on and off since '93 or so.
    Raced '05, '06, '07. Spectated since.
    Back to racing this year. Happy about that.
    Staying at the bend.
    Pitting with LSR So-Cal (next to Jim Dunn's orange Detroit Diesel Toyota).

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  26. MRK
    Joined: Apr 26, 2007
    Posts: 57


    Yikes!! I busted the number 2 intake valve spring in the engine in my Ranchero!! I have a bit of a thrash ahead of me if I'm gonna make Speedweek this year!! Wish me luck!!!:D
  27. Todd553
    Joined: Feb 16, 2005
    Posts: 507


    We will be there with the roadster.

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  28. jerry
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 3,474


    Hoping to get there again this year.

  29. Hi Todd,

    I'll be dropping by your pits for sure. Not sure if Norm told you, but I was hoping to help out for a day. :)

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  30. Dishrag
    Joined: Jul 24, 2013
    Posts: 2

    from Sweden

    :)A-BOMBERS are coming with RV!we will be there for see & learn!hopefully we will bring Camtwisters belly-tank in next year or so!!!:rolleyes:

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