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Does anyone remember this Bantam Roadster?

Batam Altered with a blown Chrysler engine.

This Bantam roadster appeared at the Detroit Autorama on the late 1960s. Who owned it? What happened to it?

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Out of Sight Camaro: West Coast Wonder

Out of Site Camaro driven by Joe Garcia.

The Out of Sight Camaro is frequently mistaken as Ron O’Donnell’s Outasite Camaro, which ran out of Chicago. The Out of Site was actually driven by Californina’s Steve Garcia, who campaigned the car with brother Joe.

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Anyone remember the Public Nuisance Fiat Altered?

Public Nuisance Fiat at Detroit Dragway

When I saw the Public Nuisance Fiat, I had to snap a photo. It was Detroit Dragway, late 1960-something. I was there to see funny cars, but I have always had a soft spot for altereds, especially Fiat altereds. Looking at the picture now, it looks like a photo out of time. A Fiat altered – […]

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Ron O’Donnell in Don Schumacher’s Cuda

This is Ron O’Donnell in Don Schumacher’s Stardust Phase II Barracuda. The car was at Detroit Dragway for the 1969 AHRA Grand Nationals. O’Donnell, who hailed from Chicago, drove  a number of famous cars during his career. At various times, you could find O’Donnell piloting Mr. Norm’s Super Charger, the Stone, Woods and Cook flopper, […]

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