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Lowell West

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$100 bill on the dash
« on: March 29, 2023, 01:39:09 PM »
Curious about this story if its true or not. A $100 bill taped to dash and anyone who could reach and get it while accelerating could keep it! I know many people have heard but any experts on it here?

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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2023, 01:59:17 PM »
Context?

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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2023, 02:24:02 PM »
Context?
I'd heard that one back in the early 1980's.   Context:  Version 1:  Back when 427 Cobra's were new at the dealers, they'd say if you went for a demo ride and could grab the $100 when the salesman first accelerated, it was yours to keep.  Version 2:  people giving rides to others in their 427 Cobras....same, grab it when I drop the hammer on this.....

Other versions involve drag strips, Dodge/Plymouth Hemi's.....427 Vettes/Yenko's......
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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2023, 02:44:15 PM »
I used to do that with my 70 R Code 4 Speed Mach 1 only I'd say you had until I went into 4th and let off.  Once a few of them would start talking their game about how they could do easily, I'd make them put up $100 as well but they had to hand to me.  Never lost the $100.

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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2023, 03:22:49 PM »
Havenít heard it in years but did hear it probably ten times as a lad

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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2023, 03:34:33 PM »
I heard it was Ken Miles who taped a $100 bill to the windshield when giving 427 Cobra demo rides with the proviso if you could grab it you could keep it.
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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2023, 05:42:01 PM »
Heard it many times too.

I thought the original (circa 1966) amount was $10.  That was quite a bit of money in the day.

$100 would be an outrageous amount to bet with.  But, if true, it was a ballsy move.
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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2023, 07:36:37 PM »
I thought the original (circa 1966) amount was $10.  That was quite a bit of money in the day.

Hey it's a CS/SA legend - as with most other CS/SA stories it's grown with time.
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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2023, 04:12:08 PM »
i put a toilet paper holder with toilet paper on my glove box door. unsigned.

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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2023, 07:12:18 PM »
Scoops, you just made me laugh out loud.   ;D 8) ;D
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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2023, 10:44:09 AM »
Papa Scoops...that is priceless.

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Re: $100 bill on the dash
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2023, 01:12:33 PM »
i put a toilet paper holder with toilet paper on my glove box door. unsigned.

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