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Hot Rod, January 1952

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Cut55, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. Cut55
    Joined: Dec 1, 2007
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    One more, just for fun. Too good not to share.

    I could look at that truck for days.

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    El Mirage was in bad shape so the SCTA went 75 miles north and found another lakebed for this meet:

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    Great photo!

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    Trailers were becoming more common by '52:

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  2. Cut55
    Joined: Dec 1, 2007
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    Cut55
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    from WA

    1952 L.A. Motorama.

    Actor Gary Cooper checks out a Rico Squaglia's trick '23 T:

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    Kenz & Leslie #777 streamliner, 230 mph:

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    Ak works the NHRA booth:

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    "Hmmm, I suppose that fender is legal."

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  3. cool pics , thanks..
     
  4. Lee Martin
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    "Engine Balancing - What Can It Do?".....a good reminder that what now is almost a given was cutting edge back in the day. Thanks for the scans.

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    Atomic Radio
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  5. Cut55
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    Cut55
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    Yeah, just messing around awhile befre heading down to Puyallup to see what's going on at the show.

    A little more:

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    The Cruising Cam Snappers of Santa Cruz California:

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  6. Cut55
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    Cut55
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    Yep, that article's in there. Fascinating too.
     

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