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🙂 🙂 🙂 HEY JODY…WE ACTUALLY BOUGHT/TRADED AL JONIEC FOR EVERY RICE HOLMAN RACE CAR & TRUCK (S) THAT AL HAD EXCEPT FOR HIS BOSS 429 MUSTANG PRO STOCK CAR…JOE SPINELLI (PA.) HAS THAT CAR …RESTORED IT (REALLY,REALLY NICE!)…WE RACED ‘EM ALL…NO BUYIN’ THEM AND GETTIN’ A RANDY DELISIO (IN OUR “HUMBLE” OPINION…THE VERY BEST FORD RACECAR RESTORER ON THE PLANET…BAR NONE..) TO DO ‘EM UP..JUST TO CAPITALIZE ON SOMEONE ELSE’S PREVIOUS NAME/SUCCESS…AND “PEDDLE”…FOR PRETTY BIG MONEY…NOT REAL RACE CAR GUYS…AS I “SEE” IT…BUT HEY…IT’S AMERICA…FREE ENTERPRISE…A CAPITALISTIC SOCIETY…U GET THE IDEA…AL’S ’63 1/2 LIGHTWEIGHT AND HIS “PEANUTS” THUNDERBOLT… WERE BOTH “SPONSORED” BY AL SWENSON FORD (BEFORE THE RICE/HOLMAN DEAL)…AND I BELIEVE, HE HAD A PARTNER (“BUD”..HEADS BY “BUD” RUBINO) WITH BOTH THOSE CARS…I’LL “ASSUME” (?)…YOU KNOW THE 422 MOTORSPORTS GUYS…AN AWESOME GROUP OF PERIOD “STYLE” FORD/MERCURY REAL RACE CARS…”DINK” BISHOP..RICH LAMONT & COMPANY…THEY PROBABLY KNOW A LIL’ BIT OF WHERE THOSE TWO CARS WENT IN THE “PHILLY” AREA…AL JONIEC LIVES IN AIKEN,SOUTH,CAROLINA…I HAVEN’T TALKED TO AL IN QUITE SOME TIME (SHAME ON ME !!)…ONCE AGAIN..IN MY HUMBLE OPINION…HE WAS A VERY,VERY PROLIFIC DRAG RACER…WON AN AWFUL LOT OF RACES BACK EAST…IN A VARIETY OF CLASSES/CARS…AND OF COURSE NHRA WINTERNATS’ @ POMONA..WITH THE ’68 MUSTANG COBRA JET CAR (HEY DINO…HARVEY WILSON….WAS “NEXT” SHOE…BUT HEY…YOU “KNEW” THAT!!!)…BESIDES ALL THAT..AL IS JUST ONE “COOL DUDE”…A REALLY GOOD GUY…AND WAY,WAY “SMARTER” THAN THE AVERAGE “BEAR”…I’M SURE HE’D BE HAPPY TO HEAR FROM YOU..AND WOULD READILY ANSEWER ANYTHING HE COULD…HIS PHONE IS 803-649-9086…JUST ALWAYS “LOVED” AL…JUST WISH/WISHED I HAD SOME OF HIS MECHANICAL “GENIUS”….JUST THINKIN’ ABOUT “BATMAN”…BRINGS BACK SOME VERY FOND “MEMORIES” 😆 😆 😆 (NOT “ALL” ARE “FIT” FOR ALL AUDIENCES!! 😆 😆 😆 )..A DIFFERENT TIME,PLACE…WORLD…A HONOR TO HAVE HIS FRIENDSHIP… 😀 😀 😀 DRAKE VISCOME… P.S. I DO HAVE SOME 8X10 B&W PHOTOS OF SOME T’BOLTS-AFX MUSTANGS AROUND…WILL “DIG” ‘EM UP AND SEND OVER TO YOU…MIGHT TAKE A DAY OR TWO TO FIND…