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Kamikaze airboat

Post by midnight rider » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:11 pm

Looking for the old kamikaze race boat. Does anyone know where it is or who may have it?

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Kamikaze airboat

Post by midnight rider » Fri Jun 01, 2012 1:15 pm

Here's a pic
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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by airboat132000 » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:35 pm

Try benny Webb if that's the race boat he used to drive he might know

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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by midnight rider » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:43 pm

Seems like I remember somebody saying they had it in they're back yard but don't remember who.

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Post by Tony480 » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:44 pm

I think Airjack said his Bro in law had it.

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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by Bruce » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:48 pm

Tony480 wrote:I think Airjack said his Bro in law had it.
he did
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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by highlandsranger » Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:32 am

Does anyone remember Bill Jenkins? He built it for Bobby.

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Post by timmmyy » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:57 pm

A airboat fabricator in Oakland park fl. and that was 6 years ago
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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by midnight rider » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:11 pm

I know this thread is old but with the recent activity
I figured I’d update it. We ended up finding the kamikaze thanks to Bruce and tony480 ‘s info. Larry Williams and I went and got it and redid it a few years back. It’s been in a few shows and is now owned by someone else. Here is a pic after is was done I believe whoever has it now put a 540 case back on it
Like when it was raced.
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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by highlandsranger » Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:46 pm

Man, Thanks for posting this picture. It brings back a lot of memories of my father.

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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by highlandsranger » Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:51 pm

My father Bill worked for Bobby Bolden when I was just a boy. It was 35 to 40 years ago. And we lived in Sunshine Acres near Davie Fl.

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Post by Davie GSO480 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:43 pm

I belive Mike Thurman has it.
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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by midnight rider » Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:18 pm

Here’s a couple more pics along with “THE MAN “ himself. The step guru Larry Williams.
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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by highlandsranger » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:56 am

Thanks Rider for all the great pictures. I feel like a piece of my childhood has returned to me in a way. My father Bill was good friends with Larry and we visited with him and his family a couple of times in Labelle. Do you know if Bobby is still around?

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Re: Kamikaze airboat

Post by midnight rider » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:32 am

No he has passed

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