Author Archives: Shaun
Roy did the stunt work along with Richard Petty, Cale and Tiny Lund in this very amusing Elvis movie from 1968 (note Roy drives the 1966 Impala in this movie not my 1965 car)
Just got the chassis, rear-end and other misc. parts back from the media blaster/powder coater. Its amazing what they were able to do. Many of the parts look brand-new! Nex step, body goes to be stripped, primed and painted! Notice the rebar welded … Continue reading
I was able to get my hands on the 1965 October issue of Car Life — I scanned all the photos at a higher resolution then what is online now — The magazine a great piece of history talking about Roy’s car as … Continue reading
Per request, some more photos from today of the rear-end shaun
A true “Frame-off” restoration. Today we removed the frame from the body, and disassembled the chassis to be media blasted tomorrow. Should have a clean frame back tomorrow night! Found some really cool things about the car: 1) There were … Continue reading
Photos from day 2 tear-down. We got pretty far along… our little friend must have got away, he was no where to be seen! Cool fill valve Notice the rubber hose used to reduce vibration under the stock gas tank! … Continue reading
Well she finally arrived today! She had a little stow-away though. A 2′ jet-black Georgian RAT SNAKE! After a 2000 mile trek it was a little upset — I wasn’t able to catch it on film but after about two hours … Continue reading
Hi guys, just a quick update on the car. Its delayed in Colorado for the 4th of July. Should get here sometime late next week. We are itching to get started but still confident we can finish her for this … Continue reading
Photos from Wayne this morning as she is leaving Royston GA. Its on a roll-back but will be loaded into an enclosed carrier for its trip to California. Should be here early next week!
1965, 1966 and 1967 racing results for this Roy Mayne 1965 Impala courtesy of http://racing-reference.info Roy Mayne 1965 NASCAR Grand National Results Race Site Cars St Fin # Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led 25 Atlanta 42 28 … Continue reading
Below are some pictures of the car as it is today at Wayne Smith’s in Royston, GA. As you can see its complete and even has some of the original patina on it still!