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Rod Saboury at Shakedown 2008

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Doug's 1320 Garage
December 29, 2008 at 10:09 PM

Rod is an ole buddy of mine from years ago. He and I met at the Hershey, Pa. World of Wheels back in 78 or 79. I was showing a 77 Datsun minitruck and he had his then ground breaking 32 Pro-streeted Ford coupe. This video is a little lengthy, but gives you a good idea of what a true 6 second street car looks like. Although Rod has built some serious show type cars(they all drive), he has a long history in some stock class drag racing. More recently and importantly he has held the fastest street car title several times. Check out the other videos over at his YouTube site!!!

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LOUD PEDAL Garage
February 18, 2009 at 02:33 AM

HE HAS BUILT SOME OF THE BEST EVER SHOW & REAL GO CARS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Chrome Dome's Speed Garage
March 24, 2009 at 01:40 AM

All his stuff has been just bitchin! I still have a magazine pic (the one with the cop and the radar gun) of his first(?) black 63 pro street Corvette here in my office. The more recent blue 63 with the late model LS6 in it is equally bitchin! Keep ‘em comin Rod, we luv ‘em!

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hrm2k Garage
April 28, 2009 at 10:53 AM

Very cool video Doug. It took me a minute to figure out who you were. I didn’t realize that you were a drag race guy…..the Olds convertible doesn’t lend itself to that kind of thought…........
I’ve met rod several times…......his stuff rocks no doubt. I think my favorite is still his 53 vette

John

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Doug's 1320 Garage
April 28, 2009 at 11:06 AM
Reply to hrm2k Garage on April 28, 2009 at 10:53 AM

Always fast and usually contravercial!!!! Yeah, it’s me. I’ve been a drag racing fan for years. Fortunately I’m able to live vicariouly through Jack and Dave!!!

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LIL'BIT Garage
May 29, 2009 at 06:49 PM

Nevermind, I did not realize you were “THAT”Rod Saboury I’m sure you don’t need any more buds. Beautiful Vette. What are you doin on here? anyway?

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Doug's 1320 Garage
May 29, 2009 at 08:30 PM
Reply to LIL'BIT Garage on May 29, 2009 at 06:49 PM

I’m not Rod…He happens to be a friend of mine….so I thought I’d toss up his vid. And what could you mean by “that”. Drop me a PM, I’m curious!!

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LIL'BIT Garage
May 30, 2009 at 06:57 AM
Reply to LIL'BIT Garage on May 29, 2009 at 06:49 PM

Oh, now I understand. I look at Rod as someone who is like an untouchable. You know too big and busy for the little guy.

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Doug's 1320 Garage
May 30, 2009 at 07:17 AM
Reply to LIL'BIT Garage on May 30, 2009 at 06:57 AM

Nothing could be further from the truth. What many don’t know is that he is a small business man that works his ass off in his small sheet metal roofing company, one employee, himself. He is always willing to talk to anyone. Admittedly, there always seems to be a lot of folks around him, and getting his attention is tough, but once you get it he is a great guy to hang with!!!

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