Why Frank Honsowetz Is The Man
Born and raised in Culver City, Honsowetz got much of his interest and experience in cars through his dad but also growing up in car-rich Southern California. As soon as he turned 16 he bought an El Camino and later a Nova, both with small-blocks, both modified for drag racing.
A die-hard car guy from the beginning his dream was to work at the GM Research Center in Burbank, then through a strange one-month period he suddenly and coincidentally began meeting Datsun owners and admired the 510’s independent rear end, and the overhead cam engines. He quickly changed his mind and told his counselor at LA Trade Tech that he wanted to go work for Datsun rather than GM.
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