1940 Teixeira Willys World's Fastest/Quickest B/G GASSER Hot Rod Magazine Champ
- Make: Willys
- Model: coupe
- Year: 1940
- Mileage: 0
- Color: Burgundy
- Engine size: 426 DICK LANDY HEADED HILBOURNE INJECTED
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: HILBOURNE ALCOHOL INJECTED
- Transmission: B&M CLUTCHFLITE
- Interior color: Black
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1940 Willys coupe
"TEIXIERA WILLYS" Worlds Fastest and Quickest B/G Gasser 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. Per Car Craft Magazine 1970 Article "Wine Country Gasser".
Winner 1967 Hot Rod Magazine Championship Class Champion Gasser
Winner 1969 NHRA Winter Nationals
Car was sponsored by B and M transmissions and featured in many of their ads. Car and the owners can be found in numerous period magazines and race publications.
Very successful and heavily campaigned the car won numerous NHRA National Events and typically set the index for all four years is competed.
Chrysler Factory Sponsored Car 1966 thru 1970.
Dick Landy Heads are on the engine as are many of the other parts authentic to the car and or the period.
Spares include Second set DLI heads, original fiberglass doors and other rare and significant parts including airplane disc brake calipers and the original "Nut Knocker" line lock....
36 page restoration thread H.A.M.B. including pictures of the entire restoration. Extremely detailed nut and bolt restoration.
Car is mechanically fresh and functional. Runs and drives just like it should. Loud Hot and Scary.
Rod and Custom Magazine Cover Car and feature article.
Converted to 1962 Corvette Gasser and won 1970 NHRA Winter Nationals
Body, trunk and doors are steel and metal finish was done to an award winningstandard, as demonstrated by its winning of theGrand NationalRoadster Show 2013-Best Paint Award.
NHRA Class Champion and Class Record Holder 1966, 1967, 1968 and1969.