The Jalopy Journal
That fad took care of itself pretty quickly. I remember the 57-58 Fords would dearch in two or three weeks.
It's just the Edsel tail lights, the front end is Ford, the parking lights are the giveaway.
The headlight is sticking way out too and the left side doesn't look right either, just not as bad. Didn't this have a fiberglass front end?
According to Ralph "my father was an Oldsmobile man"
Very common back then. I never understood it either. The removal of six bolts went quicker then sawing.
The roof line on that coupe looks like a 37-38
50 year sign painter here.....lmao. Door open, no way, never mind the kid hanging on it. lol
What engine, flathead Cadillac? Those people seem to dressed like models.
If you Google it, Grafton, West Virginia comes up
Kovacs was killed in a Corvair station wagon.
Well, at least the rear wheel well is nice
While we're at it dump the door edge guards. Wonder what the hitch was like.
Yes, "Rebel Rousers" A little tip, if you right click a photo, then click "search Google for image" a lot of questions get answered.
They race/raced cars like that in Argentina.
"Pat, I'd like to solve...Island Dragway" 50 year as a commercial sign painter and this was a real stretch.
Loving all the World's Fair photos. I was about 18 at the time, went with some buddies, the Ford exhibit was our favorite even though we were all...
One of the best ever and still racing. My kind of driver, smooth and clean. :)
Driver? Looks like Tommie Elliot, east coast modified star
Thanks, I'll have to share this with one of my striping groups, never saw anything like this.
OK, just what are they doing here? Looks like they are all using the same device. I'd say applying the pinstripes but I'm a pinstriper and that...
From the movie Great Balls of Fire
Well I owned a 64 Corvette 365 hp and a 66 Corvair 140 hp. Two totally different cars. I trded the Corvette in on the Corvair as I was going...
I had a 66 140 hp, the 4 carb version. I raced it at Old Bridge Speedway in N.J. It was a 1/12 mile strip on the front straightaway of a 1/2 mile...
The sound HAD to have been added after the filming, the Mustang up shifts about twenty times and never downshifts.
The class numbers threw me til I noticed it was probably Australian
Staged shot, no paint or palette in sight plus he's working over wet paint and pretty much going the wrong way. Yes, I pinstripe. :)
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