"UNDER CONTRUCTION REPORTS" needed !

Forums NOSTALGIA DRAGS 1st.DOVER DRAG STRIP NOSTALGIA DRAGS- 2009 "UNDER CONTRUCTION REPORTS" needed !

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  • #9478
    dino
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    Whats the progress ??? Carpet Bagger…Lil Ole WhineMaker….Blown Hearse….Gramaten Dodge….Diggers Digger….Pats MG…..We Know about Tomato -head…..Alley-Opp…..Davenports Camaro…… ? others ?

    #17152
    dino
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    Pat just sent this….Wow ! Looking better than it ever did…And Not done….Get some paint on those headers !


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    #17153
    patina
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    Dino that’s Brother Mike trying out the much altered Kirkey seat. Car is in color, headers are sandblasted and motor is nearly ready. More pictures to come.

    Pat

    #17154
    tomatohead
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    Yes I am putting a master cut off switch in for the truck mount battery and the 8 pt. roll bar has also arrived 😀 but I have taken a small detour 😆 but …….yes …. paint is next ❗ ……………………tomato 😀


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    #17214
    hearse-bill
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    hmmm…..the blown hearse….progress……welll……the body has the 62 chevy wagon roof welded in……the rear door has been repaired and fit back to the body……the drivers side quarter is all repaired……the drivers door has been repaired and all wood has been removed….the wood removal has been the most time consuming part of the body repair…..still have the cowl and most of the pass. side of the body to repair….but we did the much worse side first…so it wont take nearly as long….as far as the chassis….I have the front end all rebuilt and painted…assembled….and the engine trans mounts all in…and duplicated from the really scarry origonals…..I have decided to use an 8 and three quarter chrysler rear…and that is all done with all current safet y stuff…..have all parts do build engine just dont want to assemble just yet….soooo…..as you can see…were gettin there….slowly but slowly…..we still race the Austin and the stude…plus dad and I still have our hot rods ….so its not like we dont try….I hope to race both cars and bring the hearse project to island…but I may need someone to volunteer to bring the hearse there cause the race car will be on the trailer….

    ….Help ! got to get it there ! ……[edit-dino]

    #17216
    dino
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    DOVER CSI :Top PRIORTY Directive …code name–“Hearse Haul” Your assignment: FIND Truck-trailer volunteer to tow Dover Icon to Nostalgia Drags…contact Bill Coleman ……..’remember ..if you or your DDS.com force are caught or captured, the adminsitraror will disavow any knowledge of your existance…this tape will self-distruct in 10 seconds …good luck…….*

    …Mission Impossable…remember ?

    #17230
    hearse-bill
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    Dino…your toooo funny….I am sure some one will come to my rescue……thanks….BC

    #17241
    dino
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    If I hear one guy say HIS car wasn’t ready so….’ He left IT …AND IT’S TRAILER AT HOME ‘…without volunteering to get the chance ,of a lifetime ,to tow the “Hearse “…..YOUNG MAN …you will be grounded and no TV for a month !

    #17242
    dino
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    ….More photos of the “MG” build.


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    #17315
    tomatohead
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    Man ❗ ❗ I want to tell you guys that the can of “Miller” beer I drank it that other picture last week was ICE COLD 😀 ❗ I am sure you know besides a welder ,I have a real nice “ice box” to keep some stuff cold 😆 ….it use to be my wifes grandmothers and her name was “PUALINE” so we call it the “PUALINE SPECIAL” 😀 😆 ❗ ……I was up in the top of the garage and started moving the new Mickey Thompsom slicks and trick tires and the fiberglas fenders , bumpers and the fancy “new” chrome grille for the “lane” down stairs to start lining up the front end before …. PAINT ❗ ❗ yes looks like another busy week end for tomato …..and YES we are planting the gardens as well 😀 …………..so looks like when I am not planting …I will be removing chrome and sanding 😆 ❗ ……………….tomato ❗


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    #17351
    dino
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    Just got this from “Pat”….RE: MG
    Dino,
    here is one I have of the MG as it was last raced. Note class, car was also Candy Apple Red over gold with no lettering. We are going back to Dover Days look.


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    #17352
    patina
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    I just mailed a check for the same Hilborn stacks as in the above picture, then when I got back to the shop UPS was dropping off the Hilborn front cover. Things are coming together rather nicely.

    While I’m at it Best Wishes go out to Bill Casey, Get Well soon Bill you are in our prayers.

    Pat

    #17354
    masracingtd1167
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    Pat jusst think? the record for c/a is 7.39 my how things have changed!

    #17428
    tomatohead
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    starting to “test” fit fiberglas fenders, fiberglas hood and fiberglas bumper , along with all the grille brackets hood hingles and bumper brackets and ram air tubes 😀 ………..and I have to go plant some more “vegies” but paint and “custom” Dino lettering is NEXT ❗ ❗ ……………………………tomato 😀


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    #17931
    tomatohead
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    I will say that there is going to be a “break” in the race prep and there “WILL be FIREWORKS” saturday at Tomatoes 😀 ❗ ❗ …………………………tomato ❗


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