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History Cars From Milwaukee Wisconsin, SE WI, and Northern Illinois....

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Centurion9, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. kabinenroller
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    Nice ‘65! I should know the car if it is from the Milwaukee area but it does not ring a bell. I was at that event with one of my Messerschmitt’s.
    Thanks!
     
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  2. kabinenroller
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    I just noticed the MG with the tan too in the background of the Comet photo, it looks like Johnie Reimer’s MG. If it is his car it is by far the best built (modified) MG I have ever seen. John built it as a tribute to the MG he raced in the ‘50’s. Tube frame, trick suspension, widened steel fenders, small block chevy, four speed, and scary fast. Johnnie past away a couple of years ago and the last I heard the MG was on the West Coast.
     
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  3. kabinenroller
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    I just came across this photo of Tim Young’s cammer powered T. Not sure where the picture was taken, note the flamed Econoline van, it screams ‘70’s. (So does the halter top on his
    co pilot)
    Jim
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  4. Don__two
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    Wow! Thanks for posting that pic of Tim Young and his T. Think that style Econoline van came out in '75, so it and the yellow Wisconsin plates help date the picture a bit. I saw the car twice, but it was parked both times. Wish I could have heard it!

    I can't remember if someone told me or I read it someplace, but does anyone know if it is true that Tim had worked at R&B Automotive? I assume this would have been before he had the Brake Shop.
     
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  5. ROADSTER1927
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    img793.jpg Still looking for the history of my roadster. It was a drag car and I found it in Sun Praire Wi. It had the torque tube striped black and white. Thanks Gary
     
  6. titus
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    These two were recently pulled out of very long term storage in Jefferson Wi, no history known other than the Model A was bought it 1963 i think, driven a little then put into storage when the motor blew up. no history at all on the 32, but looking at it i think it had an FE ford motor in it but hard to tell. Im not sure if the model A had a flathead or a sbc, was told sbc but had evidence of a flatty, i had a nailhead laying around so it went in it.

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  7. the 32 five window looks a whole lot like Jack Benders (Jacks Auto Ranch salvage yard just east of Jefferson, Wi.), see the front shock position and mounting. The old picture came from the Jefferson newspaper, early to mid 50's. Did you sell the deuce 5 wdw? Curt R
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  8. up top, hoping Titus sees this
    Curt R
     
  9. Let's see if we can get his attention:
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  10. titus
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    Curt, i did end up selling the to someone you know!! Conner from Colorado that bought the olds b-ville motor from your friend. I didnt really want to sell it but a very special car to me came along and i had to sell a few toys to make it happen.

    The shock mounts sure do look close, ill have to have Conner look to see if there was any lavender paint on it, do you know when the photo was from in the newspaper? the said 8" chop is definitely incorrect. when i got the car it had been set up for maybe a Fe or a y-block but unfinished, you can also tell it had been being updated.

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  11. titus
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    The 32 didnt really have any info attatched to it but the model A came with a bill of sale with the name Denton Fry on it, after some tracking i found the son of Fred Fry and a phone number so i called, Freds wife answered and i proceeded to tell her the story as Fred wasnt home, she said they had a pic of an old hot rod, and she would have him call me, so i waited for the call back from Fred, it turns out it was his Hot Rod, he had bought it from a high school buddy painted but not totally finished and that he and his father got it on the road, i think he said he went into the service and his father sold it, hence the bill of sale in his fathers name.

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  12. Phillips
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    Such a great looking car, I'd sure like to see this "lurid shade of lavender"!
     
  13. Corn Fed
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    Here’s a picture that HAMBer QUICK85 took in 1975 at the Chicago Auto Show that shows my ’32 Coupe behind the Corvette. And a pic from 6 years ago when I first bought the car. I don’t know much history on the car, but prior to my ownership it was in the Quad-Cities area. Do any of you Illinois guys recognize it?

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  14. hey it's a good day, you answered two questions I've had.

    Ever since Stan sold the b-ville Olds motor, I wondered where it went, I helped load it into Connor's pickup and off he went. Stan didn't get too much info about Connor so I had no clue what happened with the motor, thanks for that info to answer question #1.

    The 32, when I came across your HAMB post on the A and 32, the 32 looked familiar, it took me a while to find the Jack Bender info in my archives then post it on the HAMB. Now I know where the 32 went, answer to question #2.

    Jack Bender was 18 years old in 1953, there is a possibility, he was drafted to the service at 18 1/2 for the Korean conflict. The news article could be anywhere from 1953 to ? Jack passed in 2019, a few years before that I stopped to see him and gave him a copy of the news article. I can remember he said the article was from the Jefferson newspaper but can't remember which year he said if he said.

    Curt R
     
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