Grumpy's Toys

Grumpys Toys is available online and in book stores now. Check out Amazon.com for a look inside. Side note; The images depicted in this slide are internet finds and I claim no ownership to them. All photos in the Grumpys Toys book have been used with written permission and differ from what you see here. Slide show created by one-headlight@live.ca

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Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins at the '68 NHRA Nationals
Excerpts of Jenkins taken from "NHRA National Drags" (1968) Credit goes to Bee-On Video. http://beeonvideo.homestead.com/ Video edit and enchancement by one-headlight@live.ca





Boundary Bay Raceway Bill Jenkins Dick Landy match race
This is the match race between Bill Jenkins and Dick Landy. This vintage video was filmed at Boundary Bay Raceway, Vancouver, B.C., in 1975. Boundary Bay was operated by the Canadian Hot Rod Association, founded in 1973 by Rick James and Darryl Fischer. Also known as Boundary Bay International Raceway, or BBIR. Commentary by Rick James and Ray Romund.





4 speed shifting
4 speed shifting the way it should be !





Bill Grumpy Jenkins 1970-1/2 Pro Stock Camaro, Mecum Auction, NO SALE at $285,000!!! 5-20-16
Bill Grumpy Jenkins' 1970-1/2 427 Pro Stock Camaro at Mecum Indy 2016 Auction, NO SALE at $285,000! SUBSCRIBE, LIKE & COMMENT: After you subscribe, go to “Manage subscriptions” (bottom of left sidebar), then check the box, “Send me updates” so that you’ll be notified when new videos are posted. Reference websites: http://www.Prescision-Illustration.com On Friday, May 20, 2016 Bill Grumpy Jenkins' fully-restored1970-1/2 427 Pro Stock Camaro went on the block at the 2016 Mecum Indy Auction. Expectations were very high and the auctioneer SERIOUSLY worked the crowd. Bidding stalled at $285,000, so The Bid Goes On! To see LOTS of photos of the car, go here... https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/SC0516-243212/0/1970-Chevrolet-Camaro-Pro-Stock/4-Speed/ This was Lot #F212.1 Here are the car's details... Here are the car's details... - 1970 1/2 Camaro Grumpy's Toy VIII Pro Stock - Featured on the cover of Hot Rod in July 1970 - 4 page feature in Hot Rod named Bill Jenkins' Super Toy - Driven by Grumpy Jenkins and Dave Strickler in 1971 - Leased to Bruce Larsen in 1972 and later sold to Richie Zul - Richie Zul won the NHRA Summernationals in 1974 - Documented with a letter from Grumpy Jenkins - Autographed by Bill 'Grumpy' Jenkins - Professionally restored to the specifications outlined in Hot Rod - Featured in multiple magazines since the restoration - Invited to the 2005 York U.S. 30 Dragway Reunion - 512-casting 427 CI block - Aluminum heads - Borg Warner T-10S 4-speed - Holley 750 CFM double pumper carbs - Weiand tunnel ram intake - GM 12 bolt rear end - Cragar SS wheels - Sold on bill of sale I have a large collection of Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins art prints that you can check out here... http://precision-illustration.com/Collection_Grumpy.html Thanks for watching! - Scott Bill Jenkins, Bill Grumpy Jenkins, 1970 Pro Stock Camaro, Pro Stock Drag Racing, Nostalgia Drag Racing, Jenkins Competition, Joe Tryson, Larry Lombardo, Dave Strickler, Atco Raceway, Englishtown Raceway, Cecil County Drag-O-Way, Maple Grove Dragway,




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