Episode 5 – Don Garlits’ 1927 T Roadster Paves the Way for Dragster Success

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits dragster success began with a 1927 T-Bucket roadster on a Model T frame with a Ford flathead engine. It accomplished Don’s goal of defeating the local “King” but Don saw even bigger successful challenges when he removed the body and sat behind the rear axle.