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Post  Frank Merkl on February 15th 2018, 12:42 am


bought it back after 27 years !!
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 15th 2018, 12:51 am

built most of this 27 years ago and the came out to the shop wife said " what is this? I said we "going funny car racing " and she said NO your Not!! so I built my '93 Mustang in 3 weeks and sold the funny car deal ! and the rest is history , the car was run last year for licensing passes and ran a best of 6.74@ 215mph with a 521 cj headed BBF and a Rossler 2 speed TH400
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 15th 2018, 12:52 am

ran last year and has a current 6.00 NHRA tag!
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Post  c.evans on February 15th 2018, 2:11 am

It looks beautiful! Congratulations Frank!

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Post  Frank Merkl on February 15th 2018, 2:18 am

thanks Charlie ! I hated to have sell it 27 years ago! and I'm not telling the wife I bought it back !!!
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 15th 2018, 2:20 am

PS I bought it back for less than I sold it for!! and it's all fresh with New Cert's!
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Post  BBFTorino on February 15th 2018, 5:28 am

Man!!....good luck has been favorable to you lately!!

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Post  dfree383 on February 15th 2018, 6:36 am

Man that’s awesome !
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Post  68formalGT on February 15th 2018, 9:08 pm

That's awesome Frank!
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Post  FalconEh on February 15th 2018, 9:55 pm

Frank Merkl wrote:
bought it back after 27 years !!
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Freakin Awesome Frank! Cool

You are going to need more drivers for all these Hot Rods to be in 1-place at the same time, LMK if you need me to quit my day job to drive one Razz
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 16th 2018, 1:44 am

I'm going to drive this one ! but I may Need crew members!!
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 16th 2018, 1:47 am

68formalGT wrote:That's awesome Frank!
and I'm going to pull the Rossler TH 400 2speed out and replace it with my 2 speed C6
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Post  devildog on February 16th 2018, 3:27 am

Hell yeah!...I am kind of partial to those Mustangs Cool

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Post  D. Sea on February 16th 2018, 9:01 am

Bad ASS!!!!
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Post  68formalGT on February 16th 2018, 7:59 pm

Frank Merkl wrote:
68formalGT wrote:That's awesome Frank!
and I'm going to pull the Rossler TH 400 2speed out and replace it with my 2 speed C6
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I'm sure you can sell that junk Rossler for enough to build a couple 2 speed C6's. Speaking of the 2 speed valve body Wink, how are they coming?
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Post  JACKAZZFLATZ on February 16th 2018, 9:10 pm

yowzers ! niice.
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Post  jasonf on February 17th 2018, 11:36 am

That is awesome.
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Post  68formalGT on February 17th 2018, 12:11 pm

Frank, did you get the 521 or are you building a new engine for it?
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 18th 2018, 12:22 am

came with the 521
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Post  sellracing on February 18th 2018, 12:52 pm

Wow Frank love the story. Best looking body style for a funny car.
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Post  Frank Merkl on February 18th 2018, 1:58 pm

I thought so also when I built it !
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Post  t-bird racer on February 20th 2018, 7:56 am

Congrats on getting it back!!! Awesome looking ride!
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