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Pedal Car ID

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by gierhed, May 26, 2005.

  1. gierhed
    Joined: Mar 7, 2005
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    Anyone into pedal cars. Can you help me id this one? Gonna atttempt a full resto for my youngins when I have some one day.

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  2. Nads
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    from Hypocrisy

    It's a '48 Murray, I have one.
     
  3. denis4x4
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    Get a Blue Diamond catalog...it has all the parts you need. 402/323-3220. This is a 48 Murray with a "few" modifications!
     
  4. Nads is right. Looks alot like a '48 Murray "Pontiac".

    I resurrected this early '60's Murray "Lancer Wagon" that originally belonged to my wife and brother-in-law. Speedway [www.bluediamondclassics.com] provided alot of the repro parts.
     
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  5. Boones
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    Arent those being repop now? Speedway also has a pedal car only catalog
     
  6. Slag Kustom
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    speedway caries the parts for most of the popular pedal cars.I was looking to do a kidillac for my neice but for the $150 to buy a new done car i gave up on the kidillac and got a 55 chevy from speedway then had anthony white put some tiny stripes on it.
     
  7. OldSchoolObee
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    That is a Murry dip side champion..like others have posted...Blue Diamond has EVERYTHING for it...(BTW..yours truly designed the Midwest Studebaker Sportster graphic kit for em):D
     
  8. Boones
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    the kidallac is the one pedal car I always wanted, I wonder why it has not been reproduced as popular as it was...
     
  9. gierhed
    Joined: Mar 7, 2005
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    Thanks for the info guys. It looks like Speedway has everything for both the Murray and my AMF fire cheif car also. The wife of 2 months is really interested in helping me restore them, and wants to have creative direction with the Murray. So I am gonna have some fun.
     
  10. tommy
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    how about this one? Cast iron steering wheel with spark advance lever.
     
  11. earl schieb
    Joined: Jan 21, 2004
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Speedway bought Blue Diamond Classics, right?

    I say this cause I picked up a 41 Steelcraft Chrysler(for $250 no less:D !) in an antique store in Indy about 5-6 years ago and headed straight over to Blue Diamond's store for parts the next morning. When I got there, they TOLD me they sold out to Speedway and had NO parts :confused: :mad: ......so I sold it later that day for a five hundred dollar profit...so whatever:cool:
     

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