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Motion Pictures Setting Up at Bonneville

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  1. Jive-Bomber
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    Jive-Bomber submitted a new blog post:

    Setting Up at Bonneville

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  2. flamingokid
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    Milsurp ,hot rods, Bonneville....what else does a guy really need :)
     
  3. Jive-Bomber
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    Pink hats?
     
  4. Atwater Mike
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    Pink hats were for 'visibility' on the white salt, and "Officials' I.D."
    (re: Bud Jones, Bonneville racer since 1949, Ramblers club of San Francisco)
    Bud gave my old Safari hat a couple of coats of Wimbledon White, but asked me: "Sure you don't want a pink tint?"
     
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  5. If only the salt was still that thick! Don't forget, the USFRA "World of Speed" starts tomorrow, the 15th, and runs through Monday.

    Mick
     
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  6. jimmy six
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    we still drill holes in the salt for the rebar today...i must have drilled 5000 holes in my time before speed week.
     
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  7. The Bell "oasis" was always a welcome spot on the salt. Free ice cold water, and a broad selection of parts on hand to help out the racers.
     
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  8. @Jive-Bomber Jay -

    Thanks for posting this footage!

    NOTE: @yeahRight posted this video back in 2013 ... and I posted it back in 2014 ... but neither thread got very many views ... hopefully it will gets lots of visibility with this TJJ Blog.
     
  9. deucemac
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    If I remember correctly, the panel truck was V860 powered an at best provided a "leisurely paced" trip to the salt when fully loaded.
     
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  10. FOURTYDLX
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    Early times were great.
     

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