Push Starts at Aquasco
By Bruce Wheeler
Push starts as Aquasco, 1967.
I sure enjoyed those push starts, and
the related 'ballet' -- almost as much as the run itself. (Gotta
admit I was always just a little [!] nervous until I saw the oil
pressure come up!)
One aspect I didn't like was push starting with a vehicle using a
manual tranny. Unless you were one mighty smooth shifter, it was a
bitch! After getting our 'new' Suburban, with a 'glide, the problem
This pic was taken at Aquasco, in '67 - photog unknown.