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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:15 am 
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Nice!


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:17 am 
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Nice!

Is the strip that you run at the same one where your dad raced?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:09 pm 
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Greg, the photos remind me of one of my grandson's favorite animated movies, "Cars". One of the background car characters in the movie was once a competitor loud and proud. With the passing of years he is now more serene, but still has that inner strength and satisfaction of having been a good quality competitor. Today it's this car that reminds me the builder's spirit and depth of character made the car a competitor in it's day. I (we?) get nostalgic seeing the car today, but in that nostalgia I also feel great respect for the person that put in the effort to make it happen in his day. Best wishes to your Dad.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:54 pm 
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@ John..

Yes he raced at 2 local tracks.. one is shopping complex or abandoned now.... the other has been in operation since 1968.

@ Louise76... Thanks.. It is kind of neat to see old stuff like that.. My dad has plenty... Lots of stuff he bought or was interested in for 5-10 years at a time when he was 19-65 years old...
Now he doesn't have much interest in that stuff.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:02 pm 
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I had Mondello make a head in the early 70s. He was thought to be state of the art then. I sent him the valves and he started with a new head, I think the whole thing only cost $300. I went low 12s with it in a very light car.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 5:45 pm 
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its sad that car has had to sit so long.... it's so cool \\\\\\\\ it needs to come back to life///// or if that weren't possible, rebuild it, starting with another 64 Dart body....


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:49 pm 
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Here is another Ondayko Time Capsule!

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 6:53 pm 
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DadTruck wrote:
Greg, any idea what bellhousin-flywheel-clutch package is in the car?


DadTruck, when I spoke to Greg's Dad he told me he ran a Weber pressure plate. I don't think he mentioned the flywheel but I would guess a stock unit. Here is what was in the car from one of the pictures.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:57 am 
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DadTruck wrote:
Greg, any idea what bellhousin-flywheel-clutch package is in the car?


DadTruck, when I spoke to Greg's Dad he told me he ran a Weber pressure plate. I don't think he mentioned the flywheel but I would guess a stock unit. Here is what was in the car from one of the pictures.



There are a few Drawers at the garage at home with various pressure plates and clutch discs. Although I am sure at one time he used Weber Parts, I have no idea what is in there now(when the car was retired in 1972).

I doubt he had some sort of trick lightweight weber or other flywheel. Probably a stock unit.
Bell housing would have been / is the Stock 1964 Cast Iron Slant 6 / a833 4 speed Bell housing.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:07 pm 
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Greg any plans for this car? When was the last time it ran? This car has a very cool set up....what size webers? Thanks


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:22 pm 
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No, I am sure it will sit for many more years. It's not mine, but my Dad's. Ran in 1972.

Not sure on webers, but my guess is DCOE 45.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:26 pm 
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Such a cool car....hope it gets fixed up to the point that it is a runner someday....I'd like to see that car in action. Are there any specs on the Mondello head?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:01 am 
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Valleyant wrote:
Such a cool car....hope it gets fixed up to the point that it is a runner someday....I'd like to see that car in action. Are there any specs on the Mondello head?


I do not have any futher info on the head. Maybe someday if I inherit the car I could provide some detail for ya.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:18 pm 
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Greg Ondayko wrote:
Valleyant wrote:
Such a cool car....hope it gets fixed up to the point that it is a runner someday....I'd like to see that car in action. Are there any specs on the Mondello head?


I do not have any futher info on the head. Maybe someday if I inherit the car I could provide some detail for ya.

Greg

Okay...thanks for the reply.


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