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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Okiedoker, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. ..,and I just sold my 308" Small block to Quain Stott for Cynthia's '53 Chevy. She's already run 7.13 in the 1/8 mile, (11.20 1/4), which equates to a 6.80 (10.68 1/4) with Donovan in the seat.
     
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  3. Ooooh, Davie Pellisomethingerother!
     
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  4. wuga
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    We will be in line for the registration. Hopefully we make the cut. This will be the first time there, but have been looking for some great nostalgia meets for the Bantam. Driving 15 hours from Ontario. Hyper, see you there.
    Warren

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  5. Yup... I've seen this one, love this one and I've been in contact with the builder
    Love the stance.

    Thanks Ric Pann-thefluteblowinggoatlikething-eton
     
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  6. We come from Winnipeg with 4 cars and 15+ folks. Hoping for a 5th car in 2018. Most of us are veterans of this event which means the 15+hrs each way is worth every minute. This year we split the trip with an overnight about 2/3 of the way there. That made a HUGE difference and will be part of our trip plans going forward.

    The Canadian Invasion is growing. Look for the Canadian Flags !!
    Just hoping Lake Kokanee is still there.
     
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  7. Gammz
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    from Lincoln Ne

    Is the 5th car the Lakeshore No Shower?!


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  8. No... Scott is from Ontario - Winnipeg is about 1200 miles West.

    The 5th car could actually be a 5th and 6th... we have a friend building a chopped 38 Ford PU with a straight axle and hot sbf and my nieces boyfriend is building a straight axle Falcon
     
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  9. This is finally happening, I built those pistons in 2013! Your gonna need a bigger blower Jeff Koopenyouknowwho! IMG_2151.JPG
     
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  10. loudbang
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    This familiar to anyone here? :cool:

    Must have been fun racing tucker

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  11. That's a pretty impressive pile of "Gee, I wish I had even some of that"
    Not leaving anything on the table are you ?

    My vote is for the injection.
    Rumble on buddy !!

    You know you'll have to put Pie Crusts on the Child - otherwise The Hokey - Poker will use that as an excuse
     
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  12. Hyper Henry
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    Hope to make the cut as well. Will have our Canadian Flag and Canadian beer with us. After we put on show of coarse!.....:eek:)
     

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  13. So I'm looking up Panneton's arrest record online - you know - just in case I need some dirt on him - for whatever reason... and I come across this little gem. I don't recall ever seeing it before, or signing it, or approving my name being on it... BUT IT"S EPIC and AWESOME !! (Sorry Scott) and I pray to God I don't get one !! Unless of course I do something Darwin award level stupid - like putting the Scout into the 3rd row of seats...

    Kudos for spelling my name correctly - at least I have that going for me

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  14. We are gonna race in C/G with SEGA, and its a pretty stout bunch of cars. Average ET's best I know, are 6.30-6.40, and a couple or more have run 6.00-6.20's, so its gonna take a serious effort to compete. The injectors will make on there ultimately, as they give a 200 lb weight break, that would put us at 3150 lbs with driver. (we were 3200 at this years Meltdown). If we use an earlier tunnel ram (not the one shown), we have to weigh 3300 lbs. with driver, this all at 416". I have discovered, some pretty descent pieces in our stash, to build a 395" combo, that would put us at 2985 with injection, or 3135 with the tunnel ram.
    Jeff already Okie Doked our Pie Eating Contest dreams, we'd have to put a Huggy Bear interior in the Child, just to sort of kind of qualify.
     
  15. WOW, the bar has been raised! I'm pretty sure someone slid me a "Rufy", before my pen touched this.
     
  16. Deuced Up!
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  17. wrenchbender
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    It must have been the Canadian beer ric it's the only explanation for my signature lol. Not really sure how I got dragged into this deal lmao


    Chrome don't get ya home
     
  18. Deuced Up!
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    ...That is from way back in the heavy Meltdown Thread smack talking days!

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  20. saltflats
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    It was entertaining.
    I'am afraid I got nothin..... but will enjoy when it starts up.
     
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  21. You nailed it! Thats why the Saxxon is so "sharing is caring" with his brewskie, He gets us tanked up on Kanook High Test, then puts his Jedi moves on our penmanship!
     
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  22. IMG_2116.JPG
    There is an episode from the old TV show "Wonderful World of Wheels, hosted by Loyd Bridges on "The Quarter Mile Foundation" page in Facebook. In the first few seconds I'd this very racing "in motion", filmed from the right side of the track. This was the 1963 March Meet, with Dick "the shoe" Jones driving, and dad tuning. We were running C/Gas at the time, with a nearly Stock, though blue printed 327/365 HP complete with Rochester injection. The car ran in the 12.30-12.40 range @ 112-113. Our mom and dad are sitting in the '57 delivery tow car in the background, and my mom is 6 months pregnant with my older sister Elise. I would show up in August, the next year. Sitting in the Chevy Carryall, is Tucker's crew, one of which is Dick Gazan, who I would end up working for on and off between 1983-1994. Dick was a huge reason Tucker's roadster was so good, and never got any recognition.., Dick even won, while driving in Little Eliminator at the '62 US Nationals in Indy, when the roadster was still Olds powered. His office was covered with pics of the roadster, and his Teams old front engine fuel dragster, "The Freedom Machine" run out of New England. Tom Dawes owned that car, Owen McKinney drove, and Dick Gazan was the power maker. After the fuel car was sold, Tom Dawes had some 392 parts left over, and one of the engines was converted to run gasoline, and put in Tucker roadster when they switched from early Olds power. The roadster was a '28 Chevy I believe, with a lengthened wheel base (all in the cowl). At Indy back in the day, tech in was done at the shopping center across the road from the track. One year, some guy parked too close to Tucker's roadster, with a stock dimension '28 Chevy roadster street car, which made the lengthening job on Tucker's very obvious, they gave the guy a T-Shirt to park somewhere else! Here is our '56 at its last March Meet in 1967.
     
  23. loudbang
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    Yep the cowl story is the one I have heard. Nobody caught on for years. :)
     
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  24. I hate to bring this up. Byron has been for sale for months now. rumors are flying in my area it was sold. the other rumor is it was sold to someone not from the racing community. can anyone confirm or deny the rumors? also is there any word how this might impact the md events? is there anyone from the Rockford area that heard anything?
     
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  25. ...I was told that BJ, the dragway owner, would not sell to anyone who wouldn't keep it running as it has been.....I also heard BJ wants to go back to some dragracing and is building a 66 or 67 Nova drag car,...he also has 2 sons who also race there.
    ...don't know any of this as fact, but that's the word I heard from a good source.
     
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  26. I only ask because we are hearing a different story. We have heard 2018 they will be open. They will close in 2019 for good. Lets all hope this is incorrect.
     
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  27. ^^^ boy, that would be SAD indeed...
     
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  28. wuga
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  30. 0NE BAD 51 MERC
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    I hope so as well . But money talks and it would not be the first track to close because of potential land development value. I would think Jeff and the crew would have some kind of info. Larry
     
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