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adlerautos 02-12-2011 09:19 PM

vintage stock car
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This is the latest photo of my Vintage Scotties drive in stallsworth coupe, hope to have the car finished for cvor wingless night at cns. The car will be at Greybeards show at 2011 ThanksGiving weekend with my #6 Rick Carelli Coupe. Vern Adler.....

lakeside #29 02-13-2011 05:40 PM

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Vern, the #1 is shaping up beautifully. Did you find the original car? The last time I saw #1 was in the early '70's, I think Chuck Ryder owned it. It was #72 by then, but it still had the 6 cylinder with a long header on the left side. Are you using a deuce frame and a 6 banger? Is the lettering Rick Losh's work? I'm looking forward to seeing the finished car. Keep up the good work.

Mitch G. 02-14-2011 11:36 AM

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That coupe is looking great, can't wait to see the finished project! More photo's pleeeeze!!

Jerry Lee 02-14-2011 04:33 PM

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Yeah, looking good! Out of the many rides that Wayne Stallsworth had, that was always a fave.

Randy Stallsworth once told me that at the beginning of the '66 season at Lakeside, that coupe was painted blue. Wayne flipped it, then had it repainted the reddish/orange. Wayne had a superstition about blue cars after that. Apparently, when he brought the car out the next week he hadn't told the crew of the color change, and at first, they thought some one had taken their space in the pits!

Nice job, can't wait to see that one up close. Please post more pics of it!

For those who've never seen the original, here is a little look:
(Eddie Biondi collection)

rapid30 02-15-2011 07:16 AM

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It's great to see some of these old classics coming back to life, keep the pics coming. Look forward to seeing the final showpiece.

parrot 02-15-2011 11:40 AM

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Yeah! I'm also looking forward to seeing the finished product. Good looking car. There's a nice color photo of the blue version in RACEFAN 2's album.

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