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Old 09-22-2004, 11:04 AM
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CUSTOM BUILT RACE CAR WITH TRAILER, YELLOW, YEAR/MAKE/MODEL/ENGINE/VIN/TRANSMISSION/MILEAGE/OPERATIONAL STATUS UNKNOWN, NO KEY, SPIRIT OF DUNLOP LAND SPEED RECORD 388.53 KM/H, GRANT VAN SCHALKWYK (EXPORT ONLY)


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http://www.treas.gov/auctions/customs/la.html
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Old 09-22-2004, 12:25 PM
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Nort:

Note the "Export Only" comment. Find out if this applies to the trailer and car.

As with any auction it is caveat emptor-buyer beware.

Due diligence is needed.

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Old 09-22-2004, 12:34 PM
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Nah, it is all crap. They have no 'Ferr-ar-is' listed, right Wasabe?
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What does EXPORT ONLY mean?

The designation of EXPORT ONLY indicates that the specified merchandise cannot be registered, used, or sold again in the U.S. as a result of it infringing upon some federal regulation (ex. quotas, trademarks or safety regulations). Anyone who purchases EXPORT ONLY property must remove it from the U.S. within a specified period of time. Please refer to the U.S. Customs website for detailed export information.
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Big motor!!!! Does this guy do boat motors too?

Here's some more info on this car..........

http://www.steveschmidtracing.com/ssr_051.htm
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Norty,
Try this place out for fun:
www.stealitback.com
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Actually he does and for a pretty good price, check it out.
http://www.steveschmidtracing.com/ssr_067.htm
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Old 09-22-2004, 01:33 PM
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Can you make 980 HORSEPOWER & 825 FT.LBS. OF TORQUE with a single carb?
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Originally Posted by PhantomChaos


CUSTOM BUILT RACE CAR WITH TRAILER, YELLOW, YEAR/MAKE/MODEL/ENGINE/VIN/TRANSMISSION/MILEAGE/OPERATIONAL STATUS UNKNOWN, NO KEY, SPIRIT OF DUNLOP LAND SPEED RECORD 388.53 KM/H, GRANT VAN SCHALKWYK (EXPORT ONLY)


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http://www.treas.gov/auctions/customs/la.html
I think you may not be able to keep it in the US.
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Originally Posted by PhantomChaos
Can you make 980 HORSEPOWER & 825 FT.LBS. OF TORQUE with a single carb?
Sure, why not ? Have you seen some of the Outlaw street or Super Stock NHRA classes ?
A friends SS/GT 454 makes around 700 with a single Q-jet. A NHRA prostock motor makes 1300 with two.
The torque seems a like it should be higher on that motor though.
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