Buick Legends and Hot Rod Heroes

Buick Legends and Hot Rod Heroes

TV Tommy Ivo made the nailhead famous! TV Tommy Ivo made the nailhead famous!
Ivo's inliner built and raced spring of 1961 Ivo's inliner built and raced spring of 1961
Ivo's inliner  8.29 et and 183 mph. Ivo's inliner  8.29 et and 183 mph.
Ivo's inliner. Ivo's inliner.
Ivo's Record breaking single engine car Ivo's Record breaking single engine car
Ivo won lots of trophies with this car. 8.21  et and 197 mph on gas. Ivo won lots of trophies with this car. 8.21  et and 197 mph on gas.
Here is Ivo's record breaking twin engine car Here is Ivo's record breaking twin engine car
Young Tommy Ivo. Young Tommy Ivo.
A fan of Ivo, copied car A fan of Ivo, copied car
Cool picture of Ron Pelligrini's blown dragster. Ron also ran the Ivo Twin car on the east coast. Cool picture of Ron Pelligrini's blown dragster. Ron also ran the Ivo Twin car on the east coast.
Ivo's, blown single engine car. Ivo's, blown single engine car.
A beautiful painting of Ivo`s 4 engine dragster at a car show in 2008 A beautiful painting of Ivo`s 4 engine dragster at a car show in 2008
Ivo's car Ivo's car
Ivo's record breaker single engine car. Ivo's record breaker single engine car.
Love this drawing! Ivo's twin record breaker. Love this drawing! Ivo's twin record breaker.
Ivo`s first  rail, record holder 9.14 et and 156 mph on gas. Ivo`s first  rail, record holder 9.14 et and 156 mph on gas.
Ivo's twin, my favorite digger.. Two 437 CI Buicks Ivo's twin, my favorite digger.. Two 437 CI Buicks
Ivo getting pushed. Ivo getting pushed.
This is a photo from the movie CHOPPERS, that is Ivo's T Bucket. This is a photo from the movie CHOPPERS, that is Ivo's T Bucket.
One of Max's racing engines. One of Max's racing engines.
A later Ol Yaller, #3 or #4, I think it was wrecked in the movie Viva Las Vegas. A later Ol Yaller, #3 or #4, I think it was wrecked in the movie Viva Las Vegas.
Max Balchowsky The #1 Buick mechanic of all time with Carol Shelby. Max Balchowsky The #1 Buick mechanic of all time with Carol Shelby.
The first Ol Yaller, started out the Morgensen Special with a 6 cyl flathead Mopar. The first Ol Yaller, started out the Morgensen Special with a 6 cyl flathead Mopar.
Ol Yaller 2, Max  Balchowsky's race car. Ol Yaller 2, Max  Balchowsky's race car.
FireBall Roberts car on the beach. FireBall Roberts car on the beach.
Fireball Roberts 1955 Buick race car. Fireball Roberts 1955 Buick race car.
Frye Brothers inline twin, 2 425's ran 214 mph with a longer frame. Frye Brothers inline twin, 2 425's ran 214 mph with a longer frame.
Don Garlets Rail. Don Garlets Rail.
26-27 T, mid engine. 26-27 T, mid engine.
Six Strombergs on a 401-425 in this 1926-27 Model T. Six Strombergs on a 401-425 in this 1926-27 Model T.
Don Garlits Museum in Florida. Don Garlits Museum in Florida.
The factory Buick Turbo Charged 425, 709 Foot pounds of torque! The drive-line guys were crying! LOL The factory Buick Turbo Charged 425, 709 Foot pounds of torque! The drive-line guys were crying! LOL
Here is the monster Factory Turbo engine from another angle. Here is the monster Factory Turbo engine from another angle.
Sprint car with 364 Nailhead. Sprint car with 364 Nailhead.
Max Balchowsky with one of two sets of aluminum hi-po heads he made in the mid 60's. Max Balchowsky with one of two sets of aluminum hi-po heads he made in the mid 60's.
Speed boat, beautiful nailhead. Speed boat, beautiful nailhead.
This is the Pismo Beach get together were the LA and Bay Area Roadster clubs met.. around 1968 This is the Pismo Beach get together were the LA and Bay Area Roadster clubs met.. around 1968
Crazy George Parenzan in his wheel standing 47 Ford Coupe, George has owned this car for 50 years! In that time it has had stock and hopped flathead, 283, 350 and 400 SBC and several paint jobs. Crazy George Parenzan in his wheel standing 47 Ford Coupe, George has owned this car for 50 years! In that time it has had stock and hopped flathead, 283, 350 and 400 SBC and several paint jobs.
Here is what most the competition saw .. 11.11 and 119.26 ! Fremont Drags Here is what most the competition saw .. 11.11 and 119.26 ! Fremont Drags
George's car with Lake Wildwood in the back ground in Penn Valley Ca. Retired from the track. George's car with Lake Wildwood in the back ground in Penn Valley Ca. Retired from the track.
George Gould's Nailhead powered T. George Gould's Nailhead powered T.
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What a great shot of the inline 425's doing there job! What a great shot of the inline 425's doing there job!
Grabbing the GOLD! Grabbing the GOLD!
The Frye Ran two 425's. The Frye Ran two 425's.
The GREAT ones, Ivo and the late Tony Nancy. Ivo put Tony's blown engine the twin for a test run. The GREAT ones, Ivo and the late Tony Nancy. Ivo put Tony's blown engine the twin for a test run.