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« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2008, 05:12:26 PM »

Bo, Here's the first 2 I found... If you want them in a printable size, send me you email address.  Same goes for anyone that wants a copy of one I post, send me a PM with the picture(s) you want I'll email them to you.  The second one was a record morning for your Grandpa, as I remembered he qualified the car a little over 200.  But that kid standing by the car should be able to tell you for sure. 


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Red Hat 228.039, 2001, 65ci, MSA Bockscar Lakester with a little N20 
MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2008, 05:16:23 PM »

Here is another of Marlo's hummer, all together ready to run a year later.  Different motor.... Unfortunately I don't have dates to go with these but I will guess early to mid eighties.


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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2008, 05:28:50 PM »

lots of cars evolved from one year to the next as folks learned what made them go faster


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Red Hat 228.039, 2001, 65ci, MSA Bockscar Lakester with a little N20 
MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2008, 05:41:29 PM »

Interesting wheel shrouds, hey?  So - I didn't note what class this car is -- wouldn't the shrouds move it out of lakester?  And -- into what?
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« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2008, 05:42:58 PM »

SSS Steamliner for both years, E/F

and another


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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2008, 09:43:30 PM »

bo,
Is that you in those cute red shorts? those do not look 300mph certified to me...LOL
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« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2008, 09:51:48 PM »

wow if i looked like that way back in like '84 that would be awesome now.
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« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2008, 10:58:22 PM »

One of the many hair does on Vesco's 'liner.

Stainless, does this make me a player?

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« Reply #23 on: December 23, 2008, 01:15:06 AM »

Ferd, one a day for the next hundred years should get us about a 1/10 of your good LSR shots.  I think I have a picture of that one skinned up a little, but I have not scanned it in yet.  I do have another family project


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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #24 on: December 23, 2008, 01:17:59 PM »

Stainless, I don't remember of a day at Speed Week that it snowed.

What year? Oh ya, maybe before 1963, my first year there.

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« Reply #25 on: December 29, 2008, 07:09:42 PM »

Freud, AKA Dr. Wiseass, I said they were old, there must have been a little salt dust on the lens of the old Brownie when I shot some of these... yea, salt dust, that's it yea, its salt dust....  sounds better than poor scanning or storage techniques....  rolleyes

OK here is one of my all time favorite old style Competition Coupes


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Red Hat 228.039, 2001, 65ci, MSA Bockscar Lakester with a little N20 
MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #26 on: December 29, 2008, 07:47:27 PM »

Three streamliners... first person to ID them owes me a beer at Speedweek...  rolleyes  cheers


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Red Hat 228.039, 2001, 65ci, MSA Bockscar Lakester with a little N20 
MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #27 on: December 29, 2008, 09:15:34 PM »

Stainless,

You have identified the 9990 as the Original Golden Rod, 376 is jack Iliff's streamliner, Vega powered, 250 MPH. That car is now Jim Knapp's Barnyard Bearcat. #1000 looks familiar, but old timers has stalled indentification.

Not many know that #216 as displayed was run by Tom Bryant and is in fact the original Pierson Bros #2 coupe. The car was restored by So Cal for Bruce Meyers and is famous worldwide.

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« Reply #28 on: December 29, 2008, 09:17:58 PM »

Dodge,

Looked at 1000 again and saw that it was the Bockscar streamliner. I should have known from the number.

Stainless has some history with that number.

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« Reply #29 on: December 29, 2008, 09:20:43 PM »

Dan, a couple of hints on the yellow one, 4 years later...

Dang Dan you figured it out before I could get these up


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Red Hat 228.039, 2001, 65ci, MSA Bockscar Lakester with a little N20 
MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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