The Jalopy Journal
Drag racing began with the birth of the automobile. The earliest beach races were side by side drag races.
BOB GREEN FRONTYFORD. BOB...
He was in California. The natives probably ate him.
It has never worked correctly, but if I connect the lead to a ground instead of the sender it will max out the gauge. There is coolant in contact...
They're Autometer gauges.
Thanks for the help, everyone. This will give me something to work on for a while.
The original sender came with the gauge kit. I'm sure it's not a sender for an idiot light. There's no sender adapter. I've tried running a...
My temperature gauge doesn't work. If I run a jumper wire from the lead at the temperature sender to a ground the gauge will max out, so I know...
What did you use for a spreader bar?
I guess it worked.
Daytona starting line 1905
This one says
BOB GREEN FRONTYFORD. BOB PUTNAM SIMPLEX POP DAILY, DUSENBERG; SIG....
DeLand is the county seat for the Daytona Beach area. In addition to beach racing they raced at the fairgrounds.
I have a lot of old photos of the beach racing era in Daytona. This is one of my favorites. I believe they are trying to start the engine, and...
They had to make the turn at the end of the beach. No cheating.
This ad is from 1918...
You had to be a member of the Racing Association.
There was racing in Daytona before Malcolm Campbell. This car reportedly went 102 MPH in 1908.
This one is nearly ready...
I wondered myself why no one has bought it. List it elsewhere and you may have better luck.
This one is almost finished. I just need an inspection to get assigned a VIN.
I don't know if this is for a coupe or sedan. If someone could tell me, I'd like to know. I bought it in error thinking it was a '30.
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I could ship this within the US for about $50.
The hinges move freely and the steel isn't torn. There's surface rust but it will clean up...
Wow!! Does it still work?
My roadster is still in-progress. I won't be running aprons.
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