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Author Topic: Belly tank identy ?  (Read 540 times)

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Offline friday

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Belly tank identy ?
« on: April 22, 2019, 04:28:56 PM »
would anyone know about this car ? #11
or who the guy in the hat might be ?....Wally Parks?
« Last Edit: April 22, 2019, 04:41:58 PM by friday »

Offline Stan Back

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Re: Belly tank identy ?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2019, 05:44:46 PM »
Elmo Gillette?
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Offline friday

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Re: Belly tank identy ?
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2019, 11:15:18 PM »
supposedly Elmo Looper in dark shirt.

theres a wagon in the background I'm pretty sure Ive seen before, ex WW2.
1946 is supposed to be first belly tank

kinda looks like Wally Parks in hat

Offline ronnieroadster

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Re: Belly tank identy ?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2019, 07:22:57 PM »
First belly tank looked different a couple of years ago as Speedweek there was a clone of the original driving around. Bill Burke is credited with being the first his engine was in front of the driver. The fellow with the hat to me at  least dose not look like Wally Parks
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