vehicles, those commissioned or constructed by their owners,
consist of certain unique attributes not found on production
or faithfully restored projects. As such, these non-standard
systems or components affect value. Below is a detail of such
attributes unique to the subject vehicle.
1962 Top Fuel Dragster (aka Tom Ivo's "Barnstormer)
steel round tube by Alex Mikkelson (based on Ivo/Peppmuller original
with plans from Rod Peppmuller).
Steering: Ross Crosley-style by TDK Engineering, Downey,
Pushbar: Chromoly - Bob Meyer Race Cars.
Front Axle: 1.5" diameter, .090" wall, 52.0" tread
width - Bob Meyer Race Cars.
Front Spindles: 1933 Ford, trimmed and fitted by Bob Meyer Race
Front Wheels: Wire spoke, 17.0" diameter, 2.25" wide;
handmade by John Hansen, Corona, CA.
Front Tires: 2.25" X 17.0" Avon Speedmaster
Radius Rods: 1.25" round tube "hairpin" style
- Alex Mikkelson.
Drag Link & Tie Rod: Bob Meyer Race Cars.
Rear Axle: 1957 Oldsmobile housing narrowed to 35.0"
- Bob Meyer Race Cars.
Final Drive Ratio: 3.23:1 Drive Axles: 35-spline with
spool - Strange Engineering.
Rear Suspension: Axle mounted solid to frame.
Rear Brakes: 11.0" discs with dual-piston calipers by Strange
Rear Wheels: Magnesium 5-spoke, 16.0" diameter X 10."
wide by American Racing.
Rear Tires: 16.0" diameter X 10.5" wide
M&H Racemaster slicks.
Parachute & Chute Pack: Exact copy of original
12-foot ringslot-style by Jim Deist dyed Red, White & Blue.
Fuel Tank: Moon aluminum, 4-gallon capacity.
Displacement: 377 Cubic Inches
(sleeved down from 392)
Cylinder Block: 1958 Chrysler, cast iron, 392 CID
Pistons: JE forged
Connecting Rods: Miller forged
Camshaft: Chet Herbert #70
Cam Followers: Chet Herbert - roller bearing
Valves: Manley - stainless steel
Valve Springs: Manley - stainless steel
Rocker Arm Shafts: Rocker Arm Specialties, Anderson, CA
Rocker Arms: Intake & Exhaust by Donovan modified to route
Cylinder Heads: Cast iron, ported by Bob McKray
Fuel Injection: Enderle Bugcatcher "showerhead-style"
restored by Rick MacDonald, Escondido,
Supercharger: GMC 6-71 modified by Jim Swedberg, Grand Forks,
Intake Manifold: Weiand
Ignition: Scheifer magneto prepared by Tom Cirello, Murphies,
Oil Pump: Custom by Jim Swedberg, Grand Forks, ND
Oil Pan: Stock, with sump modified by John Loukas, Cleveland,
Exhaust Headers: "Weedburner-style"
made by Keith Hickson, Anaheim, CA
Rocker Arm Covers: Cast aluminum, original Mickey Thompson (M/T)
Engine Builders: Bob McKray & Rick MacDonald
Motor Plate: Aluminum billet,
with starter attachment by Ken Jack, Hemi's Unlimited, Liberty,
Starter Motor: Meziere super-duty mounted to motor plate
Flywheel: Aluminum, custom-toothed by Meziere
Clutch: 10.0" Double-disc - Crower
Bellhousing: Combines scattershield, Aluminum - 1962 Donovan
Disengager: Custom by Gary Sumek, Lenco, Lemon Grove, CA
Driveshaft: Custom by Lenco.
Shell: Aluminum (3003 H-14 and
5052 H-32); thickness = .050" and .063"; hand-formed
(from photographs of Tom Sorrell original) by Jack Hagemann,
Windshield: Plexiglas, wraparound - Tim Everts @ Bob Meyer Race
Paint: BASF Diamante, PPG urethane clearcoat, 1956 Oldsmobile
Festival Red (aka "Ivo Red") applied by Tim Pombert.
Lettering: Gold Leaf applied by Bob Thompson
Seat: Aluminum - Jack Hagemann,
Cover & Sides: Black vinyl, exact replication of diamond-tuft
original by Tony Nancy crafted by Dennis Taylor
Dash: Custom fabrication - Bob Meyer, Bob Meyer Race Cars
Instrumentation: Oil Pressure guage by Stewart-Warner
Steering Column: Custom fabrication - Bob Meyer, Bob Meyer Race
Steering Wheel: Aluminum "butterfly-style" by Chassis
Wiring: Kol Johnson
Chrome Plate & Polishing: Juan Vargara, Aztec Polishing,
Batteries: Two 12-volt Odyssey gel-type, mounted under
Chassis: Alex Mikkelson, American
Roadster, Placentia, CA
Fabricator: Bob Meyer, Bob Meyer Race Cars, E Cajon, CA
Engine: Bob McKray & Rick MacDonald, Bob McKray Performance,
Mission Viejo, CA
Body: Jack Hagemann, Jr., Quality Design Engineering, Morgan
Paint: Tim Pombert, Tims Body & Paint, Escndido, CA
Lettering: Bob Thompson, Team Thompson, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Interior: Dennis Taylor, Dennis Taylor Enterprises, Anaheim,
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1 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
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2 - RACECAR GENESIS AND INHERENT MARKET VAGARIES
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6 & 7 - VALUATION CONCLUSION
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19 - Curriculum Vitae of Jon W. Lundberg, Sr.
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24 - FINAL PAGE OF REPORT
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