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TexasDon

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Aurora, Colorado
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About TexasDon’s Garage

 

About me and my passion for cars

I have been involved in Drag Racing since High School (1960) Have had MANY cars over the years. Wish I had kept more pics! I am sad that I have been forced to retire from drag racing due to health. I had a great 53 years on the tracks across the country, but am now looking forward to touring same country in my 82 Vette!

My thanks to my Mother, Marie..8/23/16 - 6/21/08 for her understanding and support of my racing addiction over the past 50yrs. She was was an avid John & Ashley Force fan and supporter, and also a great fan of my NASCAR buddy Carl Edwards. She will be missed both at home & at the track!
RIP Mom.



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My first car

'50 Ford coupe with 354 DeSoto Hemi. The engine was later replaced with 383 Merc w/8 dueces,and then once again with 409 Chevy & Muncie 4 spd.

Car I wish I still had

70 El Camino Drag car (Neon Freon), My 1961 401hp 390ci SS/SA Ford Starliner.
My 84 Hurst Olds

My dream car

Jag XJ12, Panterra, 61 Starliner

Car clubs I’m in

KingPins Aurora, CO 1958-1962
Puffers Aurora, CO 1962-1964
Rod Benders Denver, CO 1965-1970
Strippers Houston, TX 1972-1983
Colorado Timing Assn. 1985-1987
Plainsmen Denver, CO 1987-1989
Regulators Cuero, TX 1992-Present
Vets with Vettes

Favorites

  • Type of racing: Drag Racing (Super Comp Door Slammers) Nostalgia Drag Racing
  • Driver: Dave Connolly / V. Gaines
  • Driving song: The Blonde in the 406 / The Scavenger / Oh Atlanta
  • Car movie: Funny Car Summer / Hollywood Knights / Hot Rods to Hell
  • Car book: RULE BOOKS! NHRA& IHRA
  • Car magazine: Super Chevy
  • Car game: Cars arent for playing games.......they are for RACING!!!

— Profile last updated: May 16, 2014

Date Joined Sep 24, 2007
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TexasDon
Mar 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Welcome to the Group! Nice coupe.
 
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DollarB2
Mar 16, 2014 at 1:43 am
Wow, very cool don! Thanks for the friend req. Hope to chat with ya soon. Cool ol school drag pics, im a huge fan of the ol days. Been thinking bout turning my 48 into a gasser, who knows, all I need is the time. Good luck with that these days.
 
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TexasDon
May 11, 2013 at 10:28 pm
Thank You Very Much MUTT! wink image
 

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