The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by gasser-a-go-go, Dec 8, 2018.
Anglia [Popular] of Graeme Christenson
Private test session 427 SOHC Mustang 1964 at Pomona
[ no signwriting on the car yet ]
Nice. It looks like Ford had an excellent reason to relocate the spark plugs on the SOHC. Can you imagine how much fun it would be to change plugs here with them in the lower location?
That thing looks nasty with the hood off. Looks to be the low performance version with the single 4 barrel.
They probably just moved the engine across the shop floor from the "NASCAR" dept [after being banned] to the "NHRA" dept
Does anybody recognise the driver unloading it? Would it be a young Gas Ronda by any chance??? [he would've been 38 in 1964]
Yes it would!!!
One of my favorites in the 60's and what a cool name to.....
Seems I've seen that same picture before with Brannan's name attached.
Yep more of it in the Super Stock A/FX thread Way back aways
An old flattie from the 60's in NZ.
Ak Miller hill climbing in a Devin bodied Cobra Chassis hybrid
LOLA T70 of LeRoy Melcher at Green Valley Raceway [Feb 1966]
Denny Hulme Lola T70 1966 Guardsman Trophy
Peter Lewis-Williams goes for leisurely drive around Sandown Park [with his arm out the window]
Taken in 1963
1967...home on 30 day leave with my street racer 55 Olds bought from the folks. Before I went back I'd used the Olds as a trade-in to buy my 57 Pontiac 2 door with factory stick.
A.J.Foyt only ever started one Can-Am race; Riverside 1966, in this Lola T70
A Dragster at Autorama [Wellington NZ]
Autorama crowds back in the day [a promoters dream]
Butch Reid in his Ford "Pop"
I posted this earlier on another thread!
But I found this 2nd photo that belongs with it. [The owner/builder is Bill Perriton from Hamilton NZ]
Mike Gearing, a future NZ drag racing legend
Mike went onto to become one of our best race engine builders. And top fuel national record holder.
early days here
Bill Fuller's Chevy powered D Type Jaguar at Green Valley Raceway in 1963.
A car like that would be worth $4 to $6 million on todays market [if restored]
$20 mil for the 1955 LeMans winner
Jim Clark in Teretonga 1965
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