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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
Better than smokin'
THIS is probably the very first wrecker....
Peter Culkin in his 300 SL and Jay Hills in his Porsche @ Riverside International Raceway, Dec. 1959. ( Bill Norcross photo )
Riverside International Raceway, Dec. 1959,,,Wow back before Calif got over populated and destroyed by over development. I wish it was 1959 again
His "Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor" is one of my favorites. He's also in the Rockabilly hall of fame and was of course married Hanks widow.
Are you saying that Price told you a first hand account of Hanks condition the day he died? Because Price wasn't there and they hadn't seen each other since before Christmas. There were supposed to hook up NYD.
I never got that lucky when I was cruising Bellflower blvd in the 70's.
(Charlie Beesely photo)
This shot looks like it might have been taken in Australia. The car is a circa 1909-10 Talbot.
We could put the machine gun in there.
Yup, looks like another case of
I finally invented protection from being rear-ended
Very nice, but Google says summer of '72.
It's also not a pre '65 car but who cares. I wasn't even aware of the Mustang at first.
FYI, in those days you did not have to be rich to own a Corvette. Maybe just a decent job and the desire to own one. I and some of my friends had Corvettes similar to the ones shown. Like everything else these days, the good stuff is priced out of the reach of normal people. This is what is meant about how the standard of living has declined since those days. Houses, new cars, etc. priced out of reach of a normal person with a decent job.
That's OK its a pre '65 ass
It's easy to jump to conclusions and pidgeonhole people, especially without all the facts.
Most of us have done it at times, I remember pinning the "rich kid" tag on guys when I was in high school , sure we had a few of them but in truth; most guys with nice cars were working for them while the others were partying or just sitting on their asses.
May be that is the signal lamp that doesn't work on that '54 Ford.....
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