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Some what happened to these car(s) and their final resting place ?

I mean four were made ( which i read thru ) , pickings are kind of slim of surviving if the individual(s) did nt know at what they had at the time . . . .
 

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As stated in several previous threads, there were definitely more than Bill Thomas' three cars. The fiberglas company that made the doors, fastback roof and other parts made a number of the parts from their molds and sold them; Thomas didn't have an exclusive. I talked to a gentleman in New York whose dad owned one with a diamond-shaped rear window cutout. His dad was a GM employee and knew Rochester F.I. really well, and that's what he ran in his fastback, which he took closed circuit road racing, not drag racing. It's interesting that once in a while here there's a little pulse about these cars and the legacy.
 

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As stated in several previous threads, there were definitely more than Bill Thomas' three cars. The fiberglas company that made the doors, fastback roof and other parts made a number of the parts from their molds and sold them; Thomas didn't have an exclusive. I talked to a gentleman in New York whose dad owned one with a diamond-shaped rear window cutout. His dad was a GM employee and knew Rochester F.I. really well, and that's what he ran in his fastback, which he took closed circuit road racing, not drag racing. It's interesting that once in a while here there's a little pulse about these cars and the legacy.
i am surprised none of the big shops have stepped up and built one. most people want to stand out nowadays since pretty much everything has been built, so how 'bout a fastback early Nova? would make a heck of a Ridler build for someone...

of course, i am love these fastback cars, which makes me just a bit biased.

-Rusty
 

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i am surprised none of the big shops have stepped up and built one. most people want to stand out nowadays since pretty much everything has been built, so how 'bout a fastback early Nova? would make a heck of a Ridler build for someone...

of course, i am love these fastback cars, which makes me just a bit biased.

-Rusty
Shhhhhhh!....keep it quiet......that's the car on my final bucket list build for retirement years.
Either a modern pro-touring style rig ala Ring Bros',or a "what if" GM actually made all steel production version.
 

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I'd like to see it. I don't have anywhere near the money to do that, but two cars I'd like to see are both Bill Thomas knock offs: A fastback built like his street version: 327 with Rochester F.I., T-10 or Muncie and Corvette IRS, and American Torq Thrusts. I have only ONE picture of the one he built like this. The other is just a nice re-do of his Hot Rod Magazine F.I. conversion on a '62: leave the 13s on the car, and just stuff in the engine and trans.
 
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