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Newmans Own

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Newmans Own

Post by Ben850 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:40 am

I have a home made boost controller in mind.
If anyone had seen Wayne Carini, Chasing classic cars, he had found a Roush Supercharged 960 that Paul Newman had built.

I know of another 960 Wagon that Tim Allen had built for David Letterman as a gift with a big block Chevy.
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Re: Newmans Own

Post by matthew1 » Mon Jun 16, 2014 3:03 pm

Newman was an avid race car driver, and I'd heard bit's n pieces about this Volvo. Thanks for posting, it's very interesting.
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Re: Newmans Own

Post by precopster » Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:46 am

If you would like to see a vast array of vehicles including some of Letterman's and Leno's look for "Comedians in cars getting coffee"

I'm pretty certain that Letterman takes the 960 out with Seinfeld for a spin.
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Re: Newmans Own

Post by Ben850 » Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:58 am

precopster wrote:If you would like to see a vast array of vehicles including some of Letterman's and Leno's look for "Comedians in cars getting coffee"

I'm pretty certain that Letterman takes the 960 out with Seinfeld for a spin.
I took a look at that. Newman must have had a couple because that is a different color, and it seems letterman still has it.

Although Carini did not speak to the Owner, he bought it through an in between. The owner wanted to remain anonymous.

I still remember an episode where Tim Allen was discussing a hot rodded Volvo. They must have been talking of the Newman car.
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Re: Newmans Own

Post by brunocerous » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:49 pm

Just watched this episode on Netflix. Awesome, though David Letterman mentions a couple of times it broke down.
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1995 Volvo 960 with a 380HP supercharged Ford V8 and a Mustang 5-speed manual transmission, built by Paul Newman for David Letterman.
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1995 Volvo 960 with a 380HP supercharged Ford V8 and a Mustang 5-speed manual transmission, built by Paul Newman for David Letterman.
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1995 Volvo 960 with a 380HP supercharged Ford V8 and a Mustang 5-speed manual transmission, built by Paul Newman for David Letterman.
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Re: Newmans Own

Post by RickHaleParker » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:55 pm

Newman's 960 is a Ross Converse and Converse Engineering transplant. A Ford 5.0 shoehorned in a '97 Volvo V90.
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