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  1. Bruce Sizemore

    Bruce Sizemore New Member

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    Greetings Fellow Members:

    I am trying to locate my former ride the infamous "Preperation H" (H/MP)
    1971 Maverick that competed in the MP ranks of NHRA drag racing in the early 70's. I sold the car to its new owner ( from memory, Elwood Robinson of Newark DE ) in spring of 1974 just before completion of my new gasser a ford powered I/Gas Pinto. Anyone who can assist me in finding the Maverick, please respond to me when convenient.

    Warmest Regards,

    Bruce Sizemore
    1975 NHRA Modified World Champ
    1978 NHRA US Nationals Modified Eliminator
  2. eddie1975

    eddie1975 Windsor Specialist

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    Howdy there Bruce:Welcome: to the board:thumbs2:
  3. rayzorsharp

    rayzorsharp I "AM" a Maverick! Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the board Bruce. Not that I know anything about the car, but do you have any pics of it you could post?
    Good luck on your venture!
  4. PINKY

    PINKY .....John Ford.....

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    I thought I posted some pics of Preperation H a while back????
    Let me go try to find it.

    Welcome to the board.
  5. 69 ina 1/2

    69 ina 1/2 Fox body nut!!!

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    Welcome to the board Bruce :tiphat: . Good luck with your search.

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  6. PINKY

    PINKY .....John Ford.....

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    Bruce....I found the old post that I talked about, unfurtunately due to my anal need to delete stuff after so long, the picture is gone, I am sure I can find it....but here is the link that I mentioned.

    http://mmb.maverick.to/showthread.php?t=23063
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    PINKY .....John Ford.....

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    Found it..... (y)
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2007
  8. littleredtoy

    littleredtoy Seth

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    I had that pic saved. I am sure all here would love to hear the story on that car. Unfortunately I don't have any leads for you.

    Seth in NC
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    Mavaholic Growing older but not up!

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    Dan Starnes Original owner

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    Welcome to the board and I really hope you find your old car.
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    maverick1970 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome! Good luck on your search.
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    ShadowMaster The Bad Guy

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    Well I'll be damned. Bruce Sizemore. My Dad raced against you in H/MP back in '70-71. He ran a 1965 Falcon with a 300" six, Borg Warner four speed, and a Dana 60 rear. Out of Baytown, Texas and the name on the car was Wheeler & Sanders. Somewhere there are some pictures of class runoffs at Dallas with Dad, you, Glen Self, the Mad Maverick out of Dallas and a few others.

    Welcome to the board and I certainly hope you find the car. Good Luck!
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    welcome to the board. good luck in finding your old car.:Welcome:
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    I remember the Martin brothers from around there. They used to run in Houma, La. sometimes.
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    scooper77515 Accepting Hand-me-downs Supporting Member

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    Then there was Scott Codon, who used to run his 1983 Cheby Luv pickup around Baytown TX in the late 80s....Used to drive across the border to Louisiana to buy Jim Beam when I, er, he was 18...

    Ok, got THAT out of my system.

    Welcome to the board. That car shouldn't be too hard to find...Good luck(y)
  19. Bruce Sizemore

    Bruce Sizemore New Member

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    Thanks, didn't realize this quality pic was still out there. Upon close inspection this picture was taken at Raceway Park in Indianapolis probably at a points meet for Division III, in 1972. If you look closley on the rear quarter you will note my partners at the very begining of this cars career "Dr's Prag, White & Keys". The nomenclature for this signage came from thr Rx in Preparation rather than a traditional r in lowercase. Now with this picture available for all to see maybe someone may know what happened to this exceptional ( by anyone's standards) Maverick.

    Regards, Bruce
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    Hey Bruce....How about giving us late comers some details on the car ?

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