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Early flathead dragster

PostPosted:Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:02 pm
by plymoutharrow
Does anyone have any info on a rarely seen dragster that raced in the early 60s? I think I remember it being called the clanger special.

Re: Early flathead dragster

PostPosted:Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:03 pm
by timetravel
plymoutharrow wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:02 pm
Does anyone have any info on a rarely seen dragster that raced in the early 60s? I think I remember it being called the clanger special.
There's a pic here at the bottom of the page...

http://www.allardownersclub.org/wordpress/?page_id=969

and a colour pic here at the bottom of the page...

http://ukdrn.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php? ... ger#p31885

Re: Early flathead dragster

PostPosted:Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:49 pm
by plymoutharrow
timetravel wrote:
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:03 pm
plymoutharrow wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:02 pm
Does anyone have any info on a rarely seen dragster that raced in the early 60s? I think I remember it being called the clanger special.
There's a pic here at the bottom of the page...

http://www.allardownersclub.org/wordpress/?page_id=969

and a colour pic here at the bottom of the page...

http://ukdrn.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php? ... ger#p31885
It looked to be originally a hill climb vehicle? Hmm, interesting.

Re: Early flathead dragster

PostPosted:Fri Jul 28, 2017 4:18 am
by royce45
Very interesting cars indeed, great to hear how successful they were.