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Old 03-10-2010, 05:49 PM   #17
highboy-xlt
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Default Re: 555 Triple Nickle Pikes Peak Speedway.........

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Originally Posted by Mike Croley View Post
Yes i sure do remember those thru the hood exhaust pipes . The 55 Ford that i was part owner of used those exhausts . In fact , that car is in the photo posted on the Pikes Peak Speedway thread . Its in the photo of Bill Canty , its the Ford on the inside . Impala and i have discussed the pipes on Ron Cogdills' Ford . They were a work of art , just as the entire car was . They were really long , turned out near the top , ends were cut at an angle , and of course they were chromed .
The driver best known for driving the 409 is Lynn Cowen . I think Bill Clarke drove the car in its earlier years . Lynn also raced in the Pikes Peak Hillclimb . Lynn , i believe , worked at Charlie Russos' garage , which fielded several cars at the speedway .
I thought it was Lynn Cowen, you can just see a portion of the car in one of the
"555" pics.
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