|Body - scrap 2x6 pine board|
|Wheels - plastic plumbing pipe connectors|
|Slicks - non slip strips glued to the wheels|
|Font tires - disposal gaskets|
|Wheelie bar - peg board hammer holder|
|Headers - shrink wrap tubes|
|Roll bar - padlock|
|Windshield - cassette case top|
|Wing - CD case top|
|Wing support - shelf bracket|
|Parachute - felt wrapped on scrap wood|
|Chute lines - elastic cord|
|Paint - 4 coats sandable primer, 4 coats Rust-Oleum low
|There are alternate skinny front wheels and tires for
|The skinny wheels are sliding glass door wheels|
Gonzo's Big Wheels from the rear. Thought of a name yet? Model and photo by Gonzo
The whole project from start to finish was photographed
step by step and posted on the drag racing pictures newsgroup. Hundreds of
gearheads followed the project and over a dozen of the newsgroup gang
offered comments and advice.
There is a Name That Car contest running through November
with the winner receiving a prize from Banana Land.
Get those names submitted at the URL listed below!