A.I.R Adelaide 1970's nostalgia pics

Posts relating to early (Pre 1985) Hotrodding History in Australia, including Hotrod and Custom Shows plus early Drag Racing, Speedway, Hillclimbs etc.
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Great pics :D
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Poor old beast, waiting to lift those front wheels in anger again...

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There's got to be many more old drag cars out there, both in and out of sheds, but this is one I'd love to get my hands on.

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What the hell! I want it! :shock:
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I have a few pics from back in those days. I will scan them and post what I can.
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We had a nostalgia met a few years back and it was good to see Jeff During still has his old Chrysler powered F.E.D. these pics are from the 70's. these guys are still are my heroes :D :D

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and his twin engined
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is that Roger Keough's?
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no but this is

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ok not sure of time lines, will have to ask but here's the pics anyway - all Russell Parker (Dad)
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Keough's still go a/the rail in his shed - did wonder 'bout the other one, lol
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As stated earlier here is a selection of my pics from those heady days of early 1/4 drag racing in SA. These are from about May 1975

The little black Anglia was driven by Sav Ali from memory
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Ross Mellish
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Paul Rogers in his A/Gas Anglia "Hedmen II". From memory started life with a Boss 351 and 4 speed Top Loader. In that guise this was one of the hairiest Gassers I had ever seen. Very twitchy car. Great to watch. Later fitted with auto and much more user friendly. Met Paul at the Nostalgia Meet here in Adelaide a few years ago. Nice bloke.
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Chris Sirinotis
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Forgotten this drivers name. Anyone remember?
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Dave Gale
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Phil Air I believe
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Dave Gale
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Pete D'Allesandro Aussie Pro Stock Champ
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Graham Watson
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Jimmy Walton. I believe he ran a high 7.00 pass at just over 190mph on this run
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This is a pic of my old FC wagon which was my daily driver way back then.

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Them pics are awesome better quality than my old kodak . remember them like yesterday . anyone have pics of Mr Ed and Andy Capp. i do but cant find the yet. .. Leprechaun was on ebay a yr or two back
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54_coupe_ute wrote:Them pics are awesome better quality than my old kodak . remember them like yesterday . anyone have pics of Mr Ed and Andy Capp. i do but cant find the yet. .. Leprechaun was on ebay a yr or two back
They were taken with my little Kodak 33. I do remember the Mr Ed and Andy Capp cars although the Mr Ed morphed into a 2 door Falcon coupe in later life. Unfortunatley I don't believe I have any pics of either car.
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