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Event Coverage WANTED: Wheel Stander

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 18,845

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

    Ryan submitted a new blog post:

    WANTED: Wheel Stander


    Continue reading the Original Blog Post
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  2. DRD57
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 3,635


    I don't know either of these guys but, they were doing their thing at the Eagle Field Drags a couple of weeks ago. Maybe some of the Eagle Field faithful can help with contact info. 006.JPG 007.JPG
  3. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 10,569

    from Raytown Mo

    Wonder if @Kiwi Kev can keep it up that long? ;)
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  4. pastlane
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
    Posts: 1,064


    probably not exactly what you are looking for...

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  5. silverdome
    Joined: Aug 23, 2007
    Posts: 524


    What ever happened to the Suicide King?
  6. Thor1
    Joined: Jun 6, 2005
    Posts: 1,277


    I know Kevin has the "Nasty Habit" in the classifieds right now, but he was the first guy I thought of when Ryan said a wheelstander that is "appropriately styled".

    Although, the Nasty Habit is really more of a street legal race car and not an exhibition car I would love to see KiwiKev lift the front end coming off the line in person.
  7. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 10,569

    from Raytown Mo

    I can promise that it would carry thenwheels the entire track though lol
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    The SEG guys are off that weekend. I'd be willing to bet at least a couple of the bunch would be willing to make the trip, if none already live close by. I know my fellow club brother, Dog_Patch, has only a few miles on the front tires compared to the slicks of his '39 Dodge he runs with these guys in their A/Gas class.
  9. Here, this article might be helpful to any of you guys willing to step up to the plate as a fill-in to accommodate the Boss' request:

    A wonderful line from the article:

    "Academia has made far too little effort to explain the dynamics of the wheelie."

    Oh yeah....
  10. engine138
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 1,250

    from Commack NY

  11. Jeff Norwell
    Joined: Aug 20, 2003
    Posts: 12,863

    Jeff Norwell
    Staff Member

    Call Don Moyer. and his Willys
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  12. Don't ask Jay Leno...:D
  13. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 13,071

    from oregon

    Cripes, that was my very first thought too!
    Damn was that a hard video to watch (twice).
  14. WZ JUNK
    Joined: Apr 20, 2001
    Posts: 1,622

    from Neosho, MO

    Carl has hired this guy in the past. I would talk to Carl and see what he thinks before I talked to the guy. Carl should have some contact information. He travels and lives on the road through the summer.

    I have edited my original post. I had the wrong information entered. Old people should not try to paste information in a post. This is the guy that I have seen at MOKAN Richard Hutchins Chevy Rebellion

    I found him on this list[]=WHEELIE&x=exhibition&SORTBY=LNAME,FNAME,YEAR,ENTRY,ENG,MAKE,MODEL,CHASSIS

    Last edited: Jun 7, 2017
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  15. redo32
    Joined: Jul 16, 2008
    Posts: 1,551


    Wow. General Lee. He did a show at Balboa (Eugene) in 1968 or 9 and I was roped in to help start by skirting alcohol in the injector. Quite a rush for a young guy.
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  16. Marty Strode
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 4,390

    Marty Strode

    Didn't it have Cammer engine back then ?
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  17. 117harv
    Joined: Nov 12, 2009
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  18. redo32
    Joined: Jul 16, 2008
    Posts: 1,551


    Marty, you know I can't remember, it was 48 years ago. My general recollections was a touring racer rode hard & put away wet. Whenever someone posts a wheelstander I would wonder why I never remember seeing much on the General and here he is 80 years old & looking better than ever.
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  19. I can't help but mention the Green Mamba jet car as an alternative.
  20. Rand Man
    Joined: Aug 23, 2004
    Posts: 3,389

    Rand Man

    There is a '65 Econoline pickup wheel stander on the Springfield, MO Craigslist right now. Somebody could step up and buy it. Convince the wife it's a daily driver.

    Sent from my iPhone using H.A.M.B.
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  21. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
    Posts: 7,762


  22. The HAMB pissed off the Chevado guy about 15 years ago, I was going to try and get him to a local strip.
  23. lippy
    Joined: Sep 27, 2006
    Posts: 4,311

    from Ks

    All it takes is money. Lippy
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  24. Blade58
    Joined: Mar 5, 2012
    Posts: 306

    from apopka ,Fl

  25. These guys are always entertaining...



  26. banjeaux bob
    Joined: Aug 31, 2008
    Posts: 5,820

    banjeaux bob
    from alaska

    Whoever you NOT let Jay Leno ride along with any of them.
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