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            Art Nolte, who also designed the     car is run by owners Art Nolte       got the job done in 2016, with one
            fuel system. It’s an experimental    and driver Sheldon Lofgreen. Last    win and three runner-up’s. Their
            aircraft mechanical fuel injection   year the team really stepped up to   uniquely-rust-painted ‘32 Bantam
            fed with twin 80mm custom            consistent 6-second passes, with a   body sits on a ’99 Gordy chassis
            Borg Warner turbos from Turbo        current best of 6.66 at 202mph.      formerly owned by Division 7 TA/
            Auto Diesel. The transmission                                             FC runner John Patton. They run
            is a Quickdrive converter unit         The Rust Bucket team of Mitch      a TA/FC combination of a 14-71
            with a three-speed Lenco and a       Bowen and Rick Monn are the          Littlefield-blown alcohol 521ci BAE
            Hughes converter. The car also       reigning WFA Series Champions.       hemi, 3-disk Crower pedal clutch
            has a custom set of CKR FabWorks     After finishing a close 2nd in points   and 3-speed Lenco.  Best times so
            headers. The Arizona Thunder         for a couple of years, they finally   far are 6.42 @ 212mph.

                                                                                                        JERRY HALL

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