Al Hofman’s ’55 "Hang ’em High"

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    hvy70ss
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    While we are on the subject of famous 55 Chevys…..anybody got pics of Al Hofmans Hang ’em High 55? Post ’em if ya got ’em! Thanks.

    Bob Smith

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    dino
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    Have only recieved ONE photo of this car in the later stages with second lettering job added to my original after Al & I spent all day with “Spray cans” painting it green (really …(took 66 to do it ! )…Will dig out and post. We are hoping Wayne , His Son, who IS on the forum..has dug out all his Dad’s stuff from Florida…I’ll check on that .Wayne said he saved his First Dover trophy.

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    dino
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    Here is what Brian (our Historian) dug up…not the greatest quaility…but Only one wev’e found so far.


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    #16512
    dino
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    Notice Chrondek Tree…Found this “newsletter” piece from ’73 ….What was Aug Meet about .?..That puts photo of Al at least …end of ’73 or ’74


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    Dino….Think I remember seeing a flyer for Aug. 25th. It was a funny car show with Billy Meyer and Don Schumacher along with a $$$ bracket event(????????) I saw it on the site somewhere.

    Bob

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    hvy70ss
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    This should be it!!

    Bob Smith


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    #16523
    dino
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    Meyer didn’t show…think he was replaced by “Caveman’ Willy Borsch…on the teaser . Now …lets get some more” Hang-Em High” Info…think I’ll contact Wayne.

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    dino
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    Have called and left messages and e-mailed around…still no Photos

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    #21571
    dino
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    Cool Billy…Can you Grab a shot like This and put a little more light on it ? In the big Deal ..Thats My Lettering On The Vega Funny …Notice the Yellow 57…did it become Rat Poison?…..wheres the 55 ?


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