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Kohler Brothers' King Kong Anglia Gasser - The Kohler Brothers famous “KING KONG” Anglia Gasser! In the early to mid ‘60s, Gassers were all the rage in drag racing. The “Gasser Wars” was a long series of match races fueled by clever, taunting advertising by sponsors such as Eskimo Cams, B&M Transmission, and Isky Cams, as well as racers such as K.S. Pittman and Stone Woods & Cook. - KST


KS Pitman's Willys Gasser - In the early to mid ‘60s, Gassers were all the rage in drag racing. The “Gasser Wars” was a long series of match races fueled by clever, taunting advertising by sponsors such as Eskimo Cams, B&M Transmission, and Isky Cams, as well as racers such as K.S. Pitman and Stone Woods & Cook.

In their day, Gassers were at the cutting edge of drag racing technology. Using bulbous old sedan and truck bodies, with supercharged engines, these upright and loud machines were a site to behold. Because of their short wheelbases, most of the cars were difficuly to drive and wanted to go every way but straight. Wheelies and lane crossing was quite common.

Gassers were such a hot draw, many of the teams became full-time professional racers. In 1966, racers like Pittman and Stone Woods & Cook were getting as much as $750 for a 3-run match race.

In May of ‘66, Pittman’s ‘33 Willy crashed and the team had to scramble to build another car. A month later the team was back in business with a ‘41 Willys using a blown 392 Chrysler Hemi.

In the early ‘90s replicas of K.S. Pittman’s 41 Willys and the Stone woods & Cook Willys were built and toured appearing in match races and exhibition races. K.S. Pitman was recently honored for lifetime achievement at the California Hot Rod Reunion.
- KST


KS Tiger Pitman's Opel GT Gasser - Here’s a strange drag racing story for you. Just like rust never sleeps, progress marches on even for Gassers. In the never ending search for the edge, some Gasser racers went from their bulbous, barn-door-like Willys and Austin bodies to a fiberglass replica of the German-built Opel GT. Sold in America through Buick dealers as a poor-man’s Corvette, the Opel GT saw only modest success as a production car. But Gasser racers jumped on the micro-Corvette because of its slick lines. It wasn’t hard to better the upright traditional Gasser bodies.

K.S. Pittman had raced an Austin bodied car in ‘68 and ‘69. In 1970, Pittman replaced the Austin body with a Contemporary Fiberglass Opel GT body. At that time, many Gasser racers were beginning to use one-piece fiberglass bodies that were hinged at the rear of the chassis, like a Funny Car. Pitman’s car was NHRA legal with two opening doors, two seats, and no flip-top body.

Pitman’s Opel GT (using his old Austin chassis) went on to set the NHRA National Record in 1970 with an 8.54-second ET. By 1970, speeds were up to 170 mph. Pittman toured the Opel GT from ‘70 to ‘72. Sadly, match racing Gassers were being crowed out by the Funny Cars and Pro Stockers, So in ‘72 Pittman sold his car. Now here’s the strange part. Drag racer Frank Harris bought K.S.

Pitman’s Opel GT in ‘72, repainted it blue, and ran the car as the Stone Woods & Cook car in BB/Funny Car match races in ‘72! “BB/Funny Car” were the inexpensive funny cars that many of the smaller tracks would book because they couldn’t afford the nitro-burning funny cars.
- KST


Ohio George Montgomery's Turbocharged Mustang Gasser - “Ohio George” Montgomery was one of a handful of the big-name Gasser Wars racers. George and a few of the other gasser racers resisted the pull to race a funny car, and continued racing gassers. But in ‘71, George wowed everyone with his twin-turbo charged, Boss 429 ‘69 Ford Mustang. He even got the cover of Hot Rod Magazine for his efforts.

In ‘71, turbocharging was for road racing Porsches and old Corvairs. While George may not have been the first drag racing usage of a turbo charger, he certainly go a lot of attention. With help from Ford engineer, Danny Jones and Mr. Gasket’s Joe Hrudka, George and his team built a completely modern, get classic-looking Mustang gasser.

Many of the Gasser racers like K. S. “Tiger” Pittman were using the smaller, slick Opel GT bodies, Montgomery’s ‘69 Mustang looked like it was standing straight up and leaning forward, like a traditional gasser.

How did the car run? On his initial run, George ran an 8.50 et @167 mph... under the ET and over the existing speed NHRA national record for his class!
- KST


Panella & Miner's Opel GT Gasser - The turbo bug was infecting drag racers like crazy in the early '70s. For a time, back in 1973, Fred Miner actually ran a destroked 301 Chrysler Hemi (originally a 354cid) with a turbocharger. The car weighed 2400 pounds, but it had 300 lbs. ballast! Called “El Padrone” (The Boss) in BB/GS, as it held the NHRA record. It's best was an 8.64 et. 159.26 mph. - KST


Stone, Woods, & Cook Willys Gasser - In the early to mid ‘60s, Gassers were all the rage in drag racing. The “Gasser Wars” was a long series of match races fueled by clever, taunting advertising by sponsors such as Eskimo Cams, B&M Transmission, and Isky Cams, as well as racers such as Jr. Thompson and Stone Woods & Cook. In their day, Gassers were at the cutting edge of drag racing technology. Using bulbous old sedan and truck bodies, with supercharged engines, these upright and loud machines were a site to behold. Because of their short wheelbases, most of the cars were difficuly to drive and wanted to go every way but straight. Wheelies and lane crossing was quite common. Of all of the cars from the Gasser Wars era, the Stone Woods & Cook car is arguably the most popular. Over the years, Fred Stone, Doug Cook, and Leonard Woods raced a variety of black and blue Willy bodies cars. In the late ‘60s the team switched over to a late-model Mustang body, and in the early ‘70 raced a AA/Fuel Funny Car.

But it will always be the Willys Gassers that Stone Woods & Cook will best be remembered by. The Swindler II used a supercharged Oldsmobile engine and raced in A/Gas Supercharged class and B/Gas Supercharged class.

- KST


Stone Woods & Cook Willys Gasser - In the early to mid ‘60s, Gassers were all the rage in drag racing. The “Gasser Wars” was a long series of match races fueled by clever, taunting advertising by sponsors such as Eskimo Cams, B&M Transmission, and Isky Cams, as well as racers such as Jr. Thompson and Stone Woods & Cook.

In their day, Gassers were at the cutting edge of drag racing technology. Using bulbous old sedan and truck bodies, with supercharged engines, these upright and loud machines were a site to behold. Because of their short wheelbases, most of the cars were difficuly to drive and wanted to go every way but straight. Wheelies and lane crossing was quite common.

Of all of the cars from the Gasser Wars era, the Stone Woods & Cook car is arguably the most popular. Over the years, Fred Stone, Doug Cook, and Leonard Woods raced a variety of black and blue Willy bodies cars. In the late ‘60s the team switched over to a late-model Mustang body, and in the early ‘70 raced a AA/Fuel Funny Car. But it will always be the Willys Gassers that Stone Woods & Cook will best be remembered by. The Swindler II used a supercharged Oldsmobile engine and raced in A/Gas Supercharged class and B/Gas Supercharged class.

- KST


Stone, Woods, & Cook Willys Gasser - During the mid-to-late ‘60s match racing Gassers were so popular that many teams turned professional, touring the country and living the gypsy drag racer’s life. Stone Woods & Cook, K. S. “Tiger Pittman,” and “Big John” Mazmanian were the superstars of the 1320 them. The cars used blown big-block Olds and Mopar 392 hemi engines and usually ran in the mid-9-second range at around 150 mph.

Competition was close and so were the cars... SOMETIMES LITERALLY. The combination of the short wheelbase and supercharged power made for cars that were brutes to drive but serious fun for spectators. Gassers pack’m in and the crowds loved it!
- KST


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