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History Info on early midget racer

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dusterdave, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. Dusterdave
    Joined: Jan 27, 2018
    Posts: 21


    Can anyone tell me about this car? 20190317_185512.jpg 20190317_184606.jpg 20190317_185451.jpg
  2. s55mercury66
    Joined: Jul 6, 2009
    Posts: 3,269

    from SW Wyoming

    A little info might be helpful, do you have anything on it at all? Where did you get it from? I am guessing Model T frame rails and rear spring. Some pics from the front would be good also.
  3. Marty Strode
    Joined: Apr 28, 2011
    Posts: 3,900

    Marty Strode

    It reminds me of one I bought 20 years ago. 2012-11-23 181555.jpg 2012-11-23 181723.jpg
  4. 28dreyer
    Joined: Jan 23, 2008
    Posts: 1,087

    from Minnesota

    What I can tell you for sure, the push truck bumper was too high!

    Seriously, with several thousands of homebuilt midgets and a thousand or more by serial builders, the likelihood of identifying any thing on that car but the rear axle, front axle, front and rear hubs and steering is unlikely. In that iteration it was a single left side exhaust, could be a motorcycle engine, unlikely an outboard, possibly a Ford 4N tractor engine. All were common in that mid '30's era.
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