|(4-2-14) From Eric Bernhard:
"The car belongs to Mark and Veronica
Boen of Carmel and is the last Cheetah built by Bill Thomas. It was rolled
out of the Thomas shop shortly
before a fire that destroyed the business.
I've done some work on it during the
past years. It has a re-calibrated Rochester fuel injection system on it
instead of a 4-barrel carburetor, and straight through unmuffled side pipes.
The engine is definitely built to racing specs, but I don't believe it
was ever officially raced, unlike many or most of the others.
"I don't know anything about the green
Cheetah, except that I could see a highly modified FI unit on the engine,
much more modified than Mark's, with two air intakes in the top, instead
of the normal one on the side (like on Boen's)."