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The Dutchman’s heavily modified firewall intrudes into the cockpit, thanks to several inches of engine setback—another gasser trick intended to redistribute static and dynamic loads rearward onto the slicks. Note the massaged clutch, brake, and gas pedals. Function dictates form in this office. Wayne’s stormer made the pages of National Dragster in September 1966, by running 12.79 at 108.5 to take Top Dog honors at a Lebanon Valley, NY, match race.