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Old 09-11-2019, 01:52 AM
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Default Tempest dragster history...

I was surprised to read that the 1964 Bakersfield Fuel & Gas Meet had a whole "flock" of "sidewinder" Tempest-4 dragsters entered!
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:56 AM
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Something like this?
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Old 09-13-2019, 02:58 AM
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Yes, that may be the one that was pictured in the Hot Rod article. Apparently stroked, since it was 250+ c.i.
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You can see this one is stroked, The block has been cut and covers added on the front of engine.
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