This is the actual 55 Chevy from the movie "Two Lane Blacktop" running through the gears down the track @ Tulsa Raceway Park at the Second Annual "Duck Drags" June 28, 2009. Current owner Walt Bailey. Yes, this is the #2 car used for inside shots and filming. The camera mounts are still on the car.
Two Lane Blacktop car being unloaded
This is a car that was used during the filming of the the movie "Two Lane
Blacktop" This was the #2 camera car used in the movie. This car is
currently owned by Walt Bailey restored and certified by Richard Ruth who
built the cars originally.It was being unload @ Tulsa Raceway Park for
display at the Second Annual "Duck Drags" June 28, 2009
Two-Lane Blacktop '55 Chevy
Through the mufflers and on street tires, the documented, original, and
surviving Two-Lane Blacktop '55 Chevy makes an exhibition pass at Tulsa
International Raceway in 2009. This is not a clone, but the actual car
used by James Taylor and Dennis Wilson to film scenes inside the Chevy for
Two-Lane Blacktop. Sold by the studio not long after the movie was
completed, it disappeared into private hands and obscurity until found in
Canada, purchased by Walt Bailey, and restored to its original movie
appearance by Walt Bailey and Richard Ruth. Ruth issued a certificate of
authenticity on this car. The movie's director Monte Hellman enlisted it
for use in the Criterion DVD release of Two-Lane Blacktop. James Taylor was
reunited with the Chevy in 2009 and after looking the car over top to
bottom remarked that it looked just like it did when he last drove it in
Bad '55 Chevy
Must have good speakers to appreciate.
This car looks as good as it sounds. 434 small block, 700R4, 430 rear. THIS
IS EASILY THE BEST 55 CHEVY ON YOUTUBE.
1955 Chevy Gasser
A 1955 Chevrolet Gasser that a Friend of mine built....This car is all
about the history of the Gasser style car in Drag Racing....if you were
around back than..it will bring back memory's...if you weren't...see what
you were missing...very cool car...check it out!!
1955 Chevy Gasser "The Ride"
A 1955 Chevy Gasser a Friend of mine has....He takes me out for a little
taste of what it will do....this is one BAD Ride!!!...Check it out!!
55 Chevy Crash part 1 of 2 ...
25 years ago , the 3rd sunday in nov. 1988 at Baylands Raceway , Fremont
Drag Strip comes the most complete story yet of arguably a bonafide
Miracle ( not a nightmare) as been called by many . Hey he had minor
injuries and a hurt ego is a lesson well learned .On Wed. the 20th you will
get to see Don and here his story for the first time as he came down from
the hills he lives in and granted an interview plus the sequence rarely (if
ever) seen . Included here is the first of 3 runs and crash ( that being
the 3rd) . I Shot and edited this video and own all copyrights .
480HP 55 chevy gasser 2
puting the 55 chevy gasser up at the shop..yes it has mufflers..its not
open headers!! its a 383 ported and polished.. msd... fenderwell headers
with dinomax race mufflers...3 speed with trans break...dana 44 rear end
with 4:10 gears (was 6:10's) high rise intake from the 60's with 2 holly
four's..high lift cam..around 450hp
426 Hemi in a '55 Chevy! Roadkill Episode 8
On this episode of Roadkill, HOT ROD's David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan
hit the road on a quest to build a car they've both dreamed of for years: a
'55 Chevy Bel Air sedan set up like a '60s Gasser and powered by a Mopar
426 Hemi. The guys drag out a '73 GMC Suburban that they'd never driven
more than around the block (did you expect anything else?), then use it to
pick up a bare '55 Chevy body in California before heading north for the
1,000-mile trip to Lincoln City, Oregon. That's the home of Jim Meyer
Racing, the chassis builder that helps the guys turn the '55 into a wicked
looking hot rod in a single day. There's no fail in this episode of
Roadkill! Well, at least nothing terminal.
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