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Lynn went to Bonneville with his '34 three-window coupe in 1951 and ran 117 mph. The engine and running gear came from his roadster (he traded his body and frame for the coupe body and frame). Later on, this car came to a tragic end. Lynn, inspired by the Pierson Brothers' coupe, chopped the top of the coupe, then asked a fellow Hoodlifters club member to fill the roof. After cutting a donor piece to weld in, the bodyman "chased dent after dent," says Lynn. "He tried to shrink-weld it. He tried to swell it. One night, after working on it most of the day, he got mad and destroyed the entire body with a pecking hammer. Nothing was left undamaged."