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1982 Woody Gilmore Rear Engine Dragster Turn Key SOLD

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Condition: Excellent
Price:  US $14,500.00
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA

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Turn Key 215 Hardtail Dragster, ready to run. New NHRA Cert in May 2007. Everything on this car is up to date or new, just ad alcohol and race. Engine: -Alcohol Injected BBC-only 40 runs since fresh -Enderle Bird Catcher injector w/ 3 inch spacer -Edelbrock Victor Tunnel Ram intake manifold -80-A fuel pump with mount, belt, and crank mandrel -AN8 3-way fuel shut-off -Dart 320 Aluminum Heads Transmission: - 1.76 shorty power glide only 12 runs since rebuilt, -JW Ultra-Bell bellhousing -Hughes transmission shield and oil pan protection plate -Stefs transmission pan w/ locking dipstick -Rossler Pro-Tree transbrake and solenoid -Moroso trans. cooler and trans. overflow bottle -S&W transmission to rear end coupler and shaft -5000 RPM stall torque converter, 12 runs since refreshed -Adjustable aluminum rear wing w/ tail light and dial -in display -Chute metal parachute w/ new Stroud pilot -Flaming River remote battery disconnect -New throttle cable and fuel shut-off cable -Aluminum body panels with easily removable vinyl stickers -Weld Wheels front and rear -Hoosier Tires front and rear -Wilwood brakes and master cylinder -Summers Brothers axles -Painless vertical switch panel -Dedenbear Super Crossover delay box -MSD Digital 7 Programmable Ignition -Autometer tachometer, oil pressure, and water temperature gauges -Removable Grant Steering wheel w/ transbrake button -Brand New RCI seat belts -Hurst Quarter Stick shifter w/electric shift solenoid -Parachute and Fuel shut-off levers -5-gallon fuel tank w/ 3 return ports -Aluminum radiator w/ electric fan and overflow bottle There is also a 24 foot enclosed trailer available to make this a total turn key operation.


This car was one of the last RED to be built by Woody Gilmore. It was built for a Tom Dawes and was raced at Top Fuel car under the name of the Freedom Machine. Tom Dawes owned a front engine and rear engine Top Fuel cars. They both raced under the name of Freedom Machine. Tome passed away teh firt year this car was run and it was tored for many years. It was then purchased and updated and raced for many years as a S/C dragster. It was sold in 2003 and has been raced in S/C Super/Pro and shoot out races. It is completely updated and ready to go. Not only will have a very consistant relaible machine but you will have a piece of history also.

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