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SEMA Heritage: Stu Hilborn and His Second-Hand Streamliner

Stu Hilborn did not build the sleek streamliner that has become so closely identified with him and his pioneering efforts in developing fuel injection. No, the car was originally built by a man named Bill Warth, who raced it in Southern California’s dry lakes in 1939 and 1940. Then powered by a four-cylinder Ford engine modified with Winfield Speed Equipment, the ‘liner reached speeds of more than 130 mph. [Read more]