The Jalopy Journal
Sometimes you have to ask the question...
"Does this car make my butt look big?"
How is the car looking now? Road or track?
Some other cool cars on the hill. An Olds Special, an Allard, and the Cunningham (exhibiting a lot of body sway on the way up the hill). [ATTACH]...
There was a very cool (and fast) Devin Austin-Healey in the Grand Ascent at Hershey (Hershey Hill Climb). [ATTACH]
1922 Peugeot Torpedo Type 161. [ATTACH]
1914 Dudly Bug at the Petersen.
A Ford F-series, on M-31 just outside Traverse City. I took the picture in 2005 -- but I'm pretty sure it's still there. [ATTACH]
I missed the picture when it got up and started picking apples. [ATTACH]
Austin Seven. Parked in front of Johnny Fox's Pub in Ireland. Looks like the paint is all that's holding it together. Gotta love the plate....
Pair of Continentals rusting prematurely off Rt. 22 in NYS. (Gone now.)[ATTACH]
GMC truck -- seen apple picking. [ATTACH]
International Loadstar off Rt. 22 in NY. (It's gone now.)[ATTACH]
International Harvester KB-8 off Rt. 22 in New York. [ATTACH]
Saw this Dodge truck while apple picking. [ATTACH]
Or you could save yourself the trouble of building one and find a Velorex. This fabric-covered three-wheeler is powered by a 250cc Jawa. [ATTACH]
Like the Coopers, the Effyh rides low to the ground -- powered by a rear-mounted 500cc J.A.P. engine (running on methanol).
Between six and ten...
How 'bout "Stock Car Racer" by Caary Jackson?[ATTACH]
I found one of the novels by William Campbell Gault up on my bookshelf. Drag Strip. [ATTACH]
How about starting with an old Formula V? It's a basic design, and parts are readily available. [ATTACH]This one is an old Formcar.
The Henderson-powered Wing Midget looks very much like the car posted. [ATTACH]
It was featured on Bring a Trailer, and sold on eBay....
A 1969 TVR Vixen Mk.2 with a 1.6L Ford Kent Crossflow is a fun road car (and a good autocross option).[ATTACH]
And a Crosley-powered H-Mod is...
How could this not be a hotrod?
Or this car -- the Haysak Special. Recently sold at auction in Ohio for $6k. [ATTACH]
Voigt Crosley H-Mod
Crosley H-Mod (maybe a Miller)
Incredible. This 1914 GN Cyclecar went for over $100k at auction in Hershey.
This is Steve Lansing driving his Crosley at Bridgehampton in 1951. (He came in 14th.)...
I found these two photos in an old album -- from college students who graduated from the University of Michigan in 1950. [ATTACH][ATTACH]
Jabro Mk. 1 with a Crosley engine.
Voigt Crosley Special. It's an H-Mod with a Crosley engine.
Somewhere between five and ten Effyh's were brought into the US in the early 50's. (A total of 50-60 were made between 1948 and 1953.) In Sweden...
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