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Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby tastelikedirt » Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:57 pm

So much awesomeness here, I don't even know where to start. (But, I think I'll start with exhaust pipes)

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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby model40fan » Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:41 pm

IF YOU LIKE THIS STUFF, TRY AND GET OR BORROW A COPY OF " COOL CARS, SQUARE ROLLBARS" BY BERNIE & ARNIE SHUMAN...[ NOTE ;THE SQUARE ROLLBARS PICTURED ].... NORTHEAST DRAG RACING 1952 TO '68...
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby WorpeX » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:45 pm

Nice safety features on those beasts! ;)
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby GspeedR » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:10 pm

Nice pic...I luv old motorsports pics :)

I think there's some type of 'symbolic motivation' in those header designs. :lol:
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby model40fan » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:35 pm

LOOKS LIKE HOT WHEELS FRONT ENDS.... NO SPRINGS... ALSO NOTICE THE BALLZY GUY WITH THE WIDE WHITE WALLS, RUNNING A HOPPED UP FLATHEAD V8, ..... AGAINST HEMIS ?
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby tastelikedirt » Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:38 pm

I love how the early days of drag racing had and "anything Goes" mentality and it seems everybody's cars were unique.
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby model40fan » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:01 am

tastelikedirt wrote:I love how the early days of drag racing had and "anything Goes" mentality and it seems everybody's cars were unique.


just like the HARDCORE DOWNHILL SERIES II entries.... well, bigger
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby GspeedR » Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:45 am

Hey, check out the roll bar on the car w/whitewalls...its not tall enough to offer much protection and its directly in front of the driver's head!!

You hafta admit, motorsports safety today has come an awefully long way.
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Re: Houston International Raceway 1958

Postby Variation Jason » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:51 am

model40fan wrote:
tastelikedirt wrote:I love how the early days of drag racing had and "anything Goes" mentality and it seems everybody's cars were unique.


just like the HARDCORE DOWNHILL SERIES II entries.... well, bigger


Awesome.
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