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Wacky Races - for real! (where I was Thursday) Answered


I got up early, spent a long time traveling, and fried in the sun to see a whole load of cars (at Goodwood). Here are some pictures.
(They're all built around car-chassis and run)

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Millawi Legend
Millawi Legend

10 years ago

I've been there twice! I wasn't there that time though.

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Millawi Legend
Millawi Legend

Reply 10 years ago

And my favorite team is the Ant Hill Mob and when they pick up the car and run with it. I think i have a really old Wacky Races ps2 game. I'm gonna go and turf it out.

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


You live in that general geographic area? It took us ~6 hours...

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acidbass
acidbass

Reply 10 years ago

very cool why dont they crap like this in the states that is actually worth seeing and does not include chicks wearing nothing it is to distracting

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


Someone probably does, but I'm surprised this hasn't been known in the US.

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acidbass
acidbass

Reply 10 years ago

i mean they have stuff like this but it is usually in places like california and new york not austin texas

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


Possibly, but Texas would be a great place for a race?

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acidbass
acidbass

Reply 10 years ago

yes texas would especially austin but i guess there is just not enough intrest in the wacky races

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

10 years ago

I love the steam rolling tank, very nicely done. Any idea what the majority of these were made out of?

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

That'd be the Army Surplus Special.
You've never seen Wacky Races?

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Kryptonite
Kryptonite

Reply 10 years ago

Ahh, yes! I saw it once on a channel that specialized in "older" shows. Dick Dastardly was always pretty cool.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 10 years ago

. It looks like most of them are made out of sheet-metal and fiberglass, but my eyes ain't what they used to be.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 10 years ago

Hmmm, your eyes used to be eyes, so since they aren't what they used to be, WHAT ARE THEY NOW ? LOL

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

That'd be the Army Surplus Special.
You've never seen Wacky Races?

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mrlunna13
mrlunna13

10 years ago

Abso-darn-lutely amazing creativity! You are very lucky to witness these cars in person. I wish I could have seen something like this. I love cars and car shows. From Lowriders, Hotrods, Streetrods, Ratrods, Trucks and Everything with an engine and tires! But creativity and individuality is what puts the flavor to it. Very sweet indeed! Thanks for posting the pictures.

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


This was much nicer, but I couldn't photograph the inside due to the light & windows...

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mrlunna13
mrlunna13

Reply 10 years ago

Nice ride! The headlights throw me off. Is that 48-49 Mercury? Very nice ride!

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


Inside it's got skulls on the switches and such, "voodoo"-themed. You noticed the gold "tooth" on the front?

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mrlunna13
mrlunna13

Reply 10 years ago

Ha,ha,ha... I didn't noticed. So freaking kool, way too nice. Do you drive? I have a 1964 Impala and a 1989 GMC Sierra, and my Silverado. The silverado has a 1984 corvette engine. But I need to work a lot before they're finished. I just hate to see them unfinished.

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


No I don't drive, but I like nice-wheels,
The Impala is very appealing, it has potential for being very nicely "done-up".

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=SMART=
=SMART=

10 years ago

I went to the festival of speed today, its amazing, I have been 3-4 times now. every year it just gets better

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


And what was the traffic like? We were thinking dia-bleeding-bolical...

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=SMART=
=SMART=

Reply 10 years ago

Yea we sat in ques for 10 min, but me and my dad have been down to goodwood for ages so we know all the cheeky shortcuts, we just had to que up to the first town then nip down a side street and its plain sailing

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


That's good going. Did you see the Wacky's moving?

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

10 years ago

It's too bad they all have that cheesy mass-produced Euro-Disney fiberglass look to them all. Did the drivers also come in costume?

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 10 years ago

You remember the "Whacky Races" don't you?
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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


Thanks, I was looking for a good one of these in action, but didn't find.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 10 years ago

YW, it was one of the first ones to come up under Wacky Races - 3 rd one down ... :-)

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

I meant those at Goodwood. (your clip is something I should have added though)

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 10 years ago

Oh I see, sorry. There are quite a few of them out on youtube though.

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caitlinsdad
caitlinsdad

Reply 10 years ago

I did not know Nacho was a contenda...

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


I attended the preview, so they weren't running. Cheesy is what Wacky Races was (H-B I think?) so the look fits the theme (your point I did get immediately though)

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knexfreak95
knexfreak95

10 years ago

dude thats so cool thank you for sharing these

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago


I'm quite impressed with the camera, it was only a cheap £80 Canon thing, but if you go to full size they're nice and sharp. (and I'm cak at photography)

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