He appeared in many movies and television shows, including High School Confidential, Son of Flubber, Girl Happy and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. He also played “Flaker” in The Towering Inferno. Grabowski, right, was a wood carver, hot rod builder, and created unique motorcycles, two powered by air-cooled six-cylinder Corvair engines. He retired from acting in the 1980s after playing in
The Cannonball Run. Grabowski passed
away on October 12, 2012, at the age of 79.
PHOTO CREDIT: The Selvedge Yard.
For the full story on Norm Grobowski’s over-the-top Corvair powered
motorcycles, please visit http://theselvedgeyard.wordpress.com/2013/03/24/norm-grabowskis-custom-corvair-sick-as-hell-six-pack-on-2-wheels/