JUST FIAT'S

TS3X65MPH

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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #96 on: July 18, 2017, 04:57:36 PM »
Regals pacemaker Fiat, formerly and lthen again later Outkast.
Check out that nose art.
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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #97 on: July 19, 2017, 06:46:10 PM »
Quotes from Dan...

The early pioneers of drag racing were seldom engineers or chemists. They were young kids; building jalopies and rails in their back yards and single-car garages, trying to find a way to travel the 1320 faster. Trial and error was the rule of the day.

There is one tale of a guy with a top fueler in the early 60’s who was super pleased that; after a rather “eventful” pass, pulled a plug from his Hemi, and was delighted that it was so clean.

He called a friend over to see how nice the plug was. The friend looked down into the hole where the plug had been, and he could see the ground! The whole bottom of the engine had been blown out.

“Never mind that!”, he said. “This plug is mint!”

…and so the learning continued, from humble beginnings.

Thanks for reading.

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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #98 on: July 19, 2017, 06:47:25 PM »
A classic photo !

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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #99 on: July 24, 2017, 11:49:22 PM »
Balls Out.
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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #100 on: July 25, 2017, 09:09:18 PM »
^^That kinda looks like Arlington WA.
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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #101 on: November 02, 2017, 08:06:05 PM »
 8) :) 8)
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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #102 on: November 02, 2017, 09:27:08 PM »
Nice......and such a great memory...that track is only 5 miles from my house....spent a lot of Sunday's there before it closed up....
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Re: JUST FIAT'S
« Reply #103 on: November 07, 2017, 05:59:25 PM »
Fiat
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