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After the CHRR, In November of 2000, Dave West and Tim Beebe prepare to give the car its first hardcore test ... a push start and burnout at the local airport.
Photos by Mike Boersma


Dave and Tim Beebe


With the help of Darrell Tedford and Rick McGee (Nostalgia Top Fuel racers), West dons his new firesuit and gets strapped in.



It's kinda tight in here!









Once testing was done and Dave was comfortable in the car they went for the real deal.


We're short on photos of this notebook event but here's a couple of good shots of action and result of Dave's first burnout.






"Chops" and Chuck Ridgley check it out.


Dave and Charlie West


Rick McGee and Dave push the car back to the trailer - the day a success. The car was disassembled for painting, upholstery and plating so it could be debuted (finished) during the 2001 NHRA Winternationals at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.


Always a Bridesmaid  ||  AA Fabulous  || The Fleeting Irish 
 Salute to the Top Rail  ||  Baddest of the Bad  ||  Wounded Elephant 
Beebe & Mulligan 1968  ||  Beebe & Mulligan 1969 
Mulligan - Early Years  ||  Mulligan - NHRA  ||  Tim Beebe
Lubriplate Ad  ||  Blast from the Past

Reproduction  ||  2000 Debut  ||  First Fire-up  ||  2001 Paint & Present 
Oldies Honored  ||  2004 CHRR  ||  2005 CHRR  ||  2006 CHRR  ||  Fan Mail
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Beebe & Mulligan at 2008 Goodwood Festival of Speed


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