1963 "Texas Thunder" Ford Galaxie 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Here are the men behind the Texas Thunder Performance Ford... 

                            

                   Dan Bell                               Mark Artis "Texas Outsider"

 

                        Texas Thunder Crew Chief  ...... Richard Bell

    

    

                                

                           "Lucille" the 800 Plus Horse Power Motor 

    

    

 

                                          The Interior....

     

 

                                     Some of Mark's humor....

      

       

 

                On the Dash you will find lots of well known signatures...

                    including none other than "Big Daddy Don Garlits"                       

             

 

 

                                   The Workshop in Frisco Texas                       

     

    

    

    

    

      

   Celebrity Status.... Texas Thunder is available in a 1/18 Diecast Model

    

    

                   At the Track.... Mark and Richard Bell (Crew Chief)

  

 

           Mark and Damon "Fugly" Kuhn (Diamonback Engines)

    

                   

                                      Mark and Tech Inspectors

    

 

                 Preparing to heat up the slicks in the Burnout Box.....

    

                  

                                          Lighting them up....

    

    

 

                   Another strong pass... Front wheels in the air (3rd gear)

    

 

                                    Impressive view from the rear.....

    

 

                               Another Win at the Finish Line.....

    

 

     Back at the trailer to cool down the engine and charge the battery ....

    

    

 

     Those roll bars don't make it easy for some of us to get in and out!

    

 

                     Mark and Damon conferring in the pits...