My Days at Petty Enterprises

Various photos of my time with the Pettys in Level Cross, NC. I worked there from 1969 until 1972.
Changing distributor during race
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Level Cross, NC
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Magazine ad for Motor Trend Magazine
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Under the hood of #40 Pete Hamilton's Superbird
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Back of Watch I traded for Louanna's wedding rings.
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Front of watch
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Photo taken outside of Hayes Jewelers
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Photo of Pawn Stars old man
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My first time over the wall in pits at Riverside, CA
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Dan Gurney, 1970 at Riverside, CA
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Dyno room
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Dyno room
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Restrictor plate on Hemi.
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Lee Petty on top of hauler.
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Hemi with front motor mount
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The Race Car Hauler
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Old Hauler,
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Sleeper bed in old hauler
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Side view of old hauler
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Inside of hauler
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Photo of the early reaper sheds at Pettys
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Me putting oil in the hemi during race at Rockingham
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Aircraft surplus that we used to put oil in.
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Oil sump in Superbird.
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Daytona 1970 125 qualifying race
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Pete Hamilton's #40 superbird.
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Short track car, Chassis won over 25 races.
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Building the car on the flat plate.
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Very few drivers saw this view of old Blue.
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The remaking of the #40 car for Hall of Fame.
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Old Blue at Bowman-Gray
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Richard, Lee and Chief
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Earl Parker
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Pit stop
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Me leaning over the engineduring a race.
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Under the hood of the Superbird
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Richard's seat compartment
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Hemi in 1970 Superbird
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Fuel tank in trunk
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Oil cooler & Pump for rear end.
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Back, where I sat during Bristol ride.
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Transmission oil cooler behind driver's seat
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Hemi read to race.
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