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ACME 1:18 1964 Ford Thunderbolt

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  ACME 1:18 1964 Ford Thunderbolt diecast car
 
 
 

Hubert Platt, the Georgia Shaker, was known for his high performance cars, on-track showmanship, and his off-track flair. He was called a "controversial racing showman" in local racing newspapers as early as 1962. Hubert raced many "Georgia Shaker" cars but none came close to the Thunderbolt! Ford's Total Performance program was well underway when the order was sent to build a batch of special lightweight Ford Fairlanes. Stripped to their essence, painted Wimbledon White and stuffed with 427 cubic inches of Galaxie V-8, the cars were dubbed Thunderbolts, and they struck factory experimental drag racing like lightning. Hubert's beautiful Thunderbolt Shaker is recreated in all its glory.

(10/14/2009)
 
 
  ACME 1:18 1964 Ford Thunderbolt diecast car

ACME 1:18 1964 Ford Thunderbolt diecast car

ACME 1:18 1964 Ford Thunderbolt diecast car

 
 
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