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History 1933 - 1936 Willys, picture thread

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by WillysRule, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. loudbang
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    KS Pittman

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    The Zodiac

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  2. NORSON
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  3. Speed Gems
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    Zeller Bros. Ambition PHR Nov. '68
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    Ron Brizo's Pickup PHR Nov. '68
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  5. loudbang
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    You are coming up with some GOOD Stuff SpeedGems
     
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    The Hill Bros. HRM July '68.
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  7. WillysRule
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    That PHR Nov 68 issue is definitely one of my favorites.
     
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    Wow, that's shocking news about Steve McGee. I hate to hear that. So many awesome cars through the years.
     
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    Warren Miller Warren

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  10. Speed Gems
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    A color article of the Zeller Bros. car.
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  11. loudbang
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    Man those old color articles are great keep them coming.
     
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    Hill Bros

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    EDIT: thanks to Pat this is Jack Merkel
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  13. 1934coupe
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^ And Jack Merkel glass 33 Willys.

    Pat
     
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  14. loudbang
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    EDIT: from 1933_willys_77 this is the Virgil Cates car early

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    Chipper's Hitch Center

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    Dogcatcher

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    George Bedor

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    Jack Merkel

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    again

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    KS Pittman tow rig

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  15. ^^^^^ first pic with the wheels up is Virgil Cates from Dayton, Ohio before the paint job it wears today. He would take the fiberglass front end off put on the chrome grille shell and run in an Altered class
     
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  16. Fordgasser1
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    Does anyone have any info on Chuck Ivans' "Crazy 8" 1933 Willys?..It was from Pa. and ran a SBC.. image.jpeg
     
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  17. THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER
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    Are you sure it is a SBC? The stacks are not paired and the B/G designation would seem to suggest big block.
     
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    I thought the same thing..According to what I was told it was SBC powered.
     
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    Klink 4 Benjamin Kasicki Klink


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    John Lopiano at Connecticut Dragway

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    Altizer & Kibler 1965

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  26. 1934coupe
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    LB your post #2114 with Jack Merkel and the Airoso Bros blue willys coupe next to each other is prophetic. Who knew that some 50 years later they would be next to each other in Ron Normans garage along with Jack's 39 Willys and the Connecticut "Bee Line" 41 Willys.

    Pat
     
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  27. dartracer
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    On ebay now with a small block. Those stacks say hemi or big block ford.
     
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  28. Adam Fitting
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    Just a little update on the Fitting's car. We made a few changes after almost loosing the car at the top end last April 2016 and didn't race again until this April. We closed off the front and added cutouts to the rear of the front fenders. Added a dam in the rear and balanced the car with no pre-load. In April we ran a best of 9.92/124 lifting at 1000'.
    Sent the 1050 across the states and had Mark Whitener convert it to Methanol. Got it back and My son ran his licence passes during the June 16th races at Sacramento. The car ran a best 9.75/128 lifting again at 1000' with a 6.12 1/8th at 110. Having his runs in we had to run eliminations in Hot Rod and could not dial under 10.00 without a licence. We dialed at 10.25 and we were going to lift at the 1/8th and coast. Well the dam car ran it's best 60' and 1/8 at 6.04 and 112. coasted to a 10.16 at 98 and lost because of the break out. That would have been a 9.50 run for sure. The car is now a blast to drive without having to steer the crap out of it on top. The faster it goes the better it feels. More fun to come!!.
    Last year--- VS this year----
     

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    At the meltdown drags in Byron this past weekend there are a ton more pics on the thread that is linked in my signature IMG_2761[1].JPG IMG_2798[1].JPG
     
  30. loudbang
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    posted by Bomb in the vintage thread

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