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Old 03-05-2015, 09:00 AM
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Default Mr "Nailhead"

I always considered this guy to be "Mr Nailhead"
T.V. Tommy Ivo. Great site and check out all the Buick motors.
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Old 03-05-2015, 09:32 AM
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Dang it's been a while since I've heard the name Tommy Ivo
Here's another nailhead guru Russ Martin
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Old 03-05-2015, 11:45 AM
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Dang it's been a while since I've heard the name Tommy Ivo
Here's another nailhead guru Russ Martin
Russ is a great guy to deal with OI.
Tommy Ivo is still around and going strong. He built and ran some great cars over the years.
I believe that he was the First guy to break the nine second quarter mile back in the day with a Gasoline powered twin engine nailhead. Seems so slow now....
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Old 03-05-2015, 12:29 PM
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Tommy Ivo is still around and going strong.
That's "TV Tommy" Ivo! As a teen I saw his Quad-Nailhead powered dragster at the drags & it smoked all 4 tires all the way down the 1/4... no idea how he could even see with all that smoke?!?

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Old 03-05-2015, 01:28 PM
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Yes he is, bought all the parts for my Nailhead from Russ
Be prepared to be on the phone with him a while, if he like you cause, he will talk your leg off
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Great information, I just purchase my first Nailhead. I will be picking up a 55 Buick Century with the original 322 Nail still in it.
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