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Roblex
06-23-2007, 04:16 AM
I was at the Goodwood festival of speed yesterday and saw this:-

http://wildroad.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Goodwood113-2.jpg

Made from a P-38 belly tank and reached just over 198 mph in 1951 one way. It still stands as the fastest one way trip by a normally aspirated Flat-Head powered car.

Roblex
06-23-2007, 04:16 AM
I was at the Goodwood festival of speed yesterday and saw this:-

http://wildroad.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Goodwood113-2.jpg

Made from a P-38 belly tank and reached just over 198 mph in 1951 one way. It still stands as the fastest one way trip by a normally aspirated Flat-Head powered car.

ploughman
06-23-2007, 04:23 AM
Looks Dan Dare cool.

Is that an improvised Bonneville salt flat?

JG4_Helofly
06-23-2007, 05:00 AM
is this car tiger-proofed?

R_Target
06-23-2007, 07:53 AM
Couple-three links:
http://www.barracudamagazine.com/belly.htm

http://www.so-calspeedshop.com/history/bellytank.html

http://www.so-calspeedshop.com/history/amquat-lakester.html