WHITE LIGHTNING BB/F first dover rear engine rail?

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  • #8925
    dino
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      ….could be ….think about the planning behind this AND Guess The Driver !

      from Kathy V. collection in ODF gallery

      #13536
      masracingtd1167
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        Could only be Digger Dave. Now what do I wn.

        #13537
        dino
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          I round trip vacation to his new garage…bring a hammer..who owned and built it ?

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          gene-terenzio-sr
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            quote dinotheweirdo:

            I round trip vacation to his new garage…bring a hammer..who owned and built it ?

            DIGGER DAVE

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            anonymous
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              it was built in california at a college as a project, i first drove it for rick arnold from newtown ct. it was originally blown and injected on nitro, 4-71 gmc and two port hilborn injection. we had the only roller cams built for a corvair, we had two sets made by chet herbert. the heads were custom made and only fit this car as was the intake. the blower was chain driven. it would rev over 13000 rpm. we had a tach out of a helcopter,it was the only tach we could find that read that high. it weighed less than a 1000 lbs. it had a full belly pan and sometimes thought it was an airplane.also it was a 3 speed standard shifted by hand. we had a robbery at my speed shop and they took the blower and manifold, we put a larger engine in it and ran it as a d/ dragster with an automatic trans

              [edit-dino….Wow some engineering! wonder what happened to it ?]
              …. . … .. …. …. ….. … was Gene in on the robbery?

              #13541
              dino
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                Gene.. you also win a round trip to Diggers garage …bring the nails and a quart of milk.

                #13543
                anonymous
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                  make that a half gallon, don,t bring your gun, just a change of clothes

                  #13615
                  anonymous
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                    this was my first corvair race car


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                      more of the corvair rail


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