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Winning Wheels in Glorious Green


1937 seems like a long time ago,

seven and a half decades to be exact. After that long on earth, most of us start to show signs of wear and tear, but this pristine ’37 Plymouth Coupe looks even sharper than the day she rolled off the production line, all those years ago. Don’t let her fool you. This eye-catching beauty is more than just a pretty shape. Beneath her curvy lines she packs a mean punch. Proud owner, Nanaimo’s Bob Falk, says driving this beast is a lot of fun. With a 528 cubic inch Ray Barton hemi, an 871 blower, and two 4 barrel

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carburetors, this baby really flies. If that’s not enough, she is plumbed for nitrous oxide, and pumps out a walloping 850 horsepower. Can you say, “Holy Crap?” But wait, there’s more. She also has a 727 Chrysler transmission, rack and pinion steering, a Ford 9 inch rear end, and an 8-point roll cage. This car can rumble with the best of them any day of the week. Falk purchased his green, apple coloured, show-stopper three years ago in Pennsylvania. After installing new carburetors, and a full leather interior in light cream, this masterpiece was complete. In no time the awards started piling up, including third place in Parksville, a

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