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#1 Gator Bob

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 01:24 PM

I built and ran this in the late '80s. All stock except offset, 6/37 gear, dual lead wires.

Sat all this time, I put some fresh ProTracks on it and it is killer on the little club track at "Brandywine"

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 03:40 PM

Bob,

All kinds of neat stuff going on there...can you explain some of the "areo stuff" ?

And where pray tell did you race the car ?
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Posted 22 August 2012 - 05:29 PM

Cool! Is that an Outlaw Wedge body? I used to run some back in the 80s called Outlaw Wedges that looked very similar. Good working bodies. Womps are the bomb.

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Posted 22 August 2012 - 07:17 PM

Tough lookin' little feller! :)

The Womps look okay with the right bodies. We had some decent looking one using Champion Asphalt Modifieds.
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Posted 24 August 2012 - 12:32 PM

Mack, Yes ....Parma Outlaw Wedge DLM body.
Pete,
Aero tricks -
left front wheel-well left un-cut to help maintain vacuum, back window is cut out to help pull vacuum in addition to the large rear cut out.
left rear cut on an angle to maintain rigidity to keep the left side of the rear spoiler up in the air while the right rear wheel-well is cut out for off-set tire clearance and is allowed to 'lay down' at speed to reduce drag.
I raced in Lodi back then but ...there wasn't any ovals in Jersey at that time, just built it 'cause I wanna' have fun. Down here in Fl. I am lucky to have 3 ovals near by but we don't 'race' womps at this time. On the little Brandywine oval this car can run down any FCR even a S16D DLM or NASCAR Modified. It is a blast. It has a plain old 80s pre-Deathstar motor. I have a new Champion Sportsman motor going in and will add some of my FCR oval tricks to the chassis.

Don, Little feller, big fun :)

Thanks for looking and commenting.
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Posted 24 August 2012 - 08:32 PM

Bob,

Really slick car, I like all of the aero theory in the car !!! Doesn't Parma still make some sort of Womp Dirt Late model body ?
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Posted 03 August 2015 - 09:16 PM

Here is the modern Womp version .... nice!

 

http://www.ebay.ca/i...K-/291514618339


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Posted 06 December 2015 - 01:47 PM

Similar body, currently available from Rhino

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