The relationship between automakers and the race track has always been with us. I found a record of this car in a couple of races, they may not be the one mentioned in the ad. This ad says “No Mechanical Troubles” the race results I found say it did not finish.
Veteran race car driver Derek Bornt and his son, a fellow driver from a small town overcome family and professional conflicts, balancing competition, ego, resentment, and a racing nemesis to come out stronger on the other side.
Chevy 350 motor with Edelbrock cam & intake manifold, Edelbrock 600 CFM carburetor. Turbo 350 Transmission. Mustang II independent front suspension (Fat Man kit) with sway bar, Ford 8″ non-posi rear end 3:00 – 1, front disk & rear drum brakes. Stainless headers, dual exhaust with Blue Streak glass packs. Power steering, power brakes, power windows, power door/trunk latches. Dakota Digital instruments, Vintage Air, Painless wiring, cruise control. American Racing wheels, beautiful magenta pearl paint.
I ride with the Patriot Guard Riders when I can. We attend veteran and first responder funerals. I’ve been wondering about motorcycle hearses, I’ve never seen one in person. Here are some pics of what I’ve found.
I was surprised at how many variations there were. Also that there are several companies manufacturing them.
The Deora is a 1965 Dodge A100 pickup truck that was heavily customized by Mike and Larry Alexander
Mike and Larry Alexander built Deora the for the 1967 Detroit Autorama. After winning many awards, including the highly-prestigious Ridler in 1967, it became the prototype for a Hot Wheels car and plastic model kit. It was sold at auction in 2009 for $324,500.