“… And so Wayne Grimmer caught the “Big One.” … Enough Said.”
Every good man has his hobbies. Some like golf; others like to tinker in their garage. Wayne Grimmer loves fish. Big, full blown fish to be precise.
This obviously means he loves his game fishing.
Ok guys I’ll stop with the lame jokes. But as you can imagine, I’m profiling Wayne Grimmer and his wicked 1968 Plymouth Barracuda. And I mean what isn’t there to love about it? It’s big, bad and it does some extreme wheelies on the start line. Wayne has been around the drag racing scene for quite a while, but my Dad and I discovered him when were at the drags, and he pointed out the ‘Cuda. “Now that’s a real car!” he exclaimed with excitement, eager to see how it ran on the start line, and he was itching to have a look, when it rolled gracefully back into the pits. As you can imagine, dad was off like a rocket (and began scoping around, pointing out all the specs in the engine, getting down to look underneath it, around it, you name it.
Now, my Dad being from the hot rod scene in his day (he owned a T-Bucket) always enjoys talking to me about the cars he owned or that he wished to own, and he admitted to me later that afternoon as we were driving back to Auckland, that a Plymouth was high on his list of cars he wants to own. And I could hardly argue. It was incredible. Though honestly, the child in me found the giant Barracuda painted down the sides of the car to be the most appealing.
As you all probably guessed by now, the joke is because his car is a Barracuda and I’ve made it look like a half car half fish hybrid. Again I’m impressed with how this has turned out, especially the car. And of course the small cartoon version of Wayne, having hooked the “Big One.” I do have to give the credit to dad as it was his idea for this one. Thanks Dad!
So, all in all, Wayne Grimmer, that car of yours is definitely a sight for sore eyes, and turns heads where ever she goes. An exceptional car that shows true love and dedication for what you do, and shows you have a real passion for drag racing. I also have that awesome poster of your car that was in NZV8 magazine a while back. Looks awesome on my bedroom wall!
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Something a little special…Watch this space!