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Tractor guy from Wisconsin

Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by tractorguy, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. tractorguy
    Joined: Jan 5, 2008
    Posts: 726


    OK, I've lurked and enjoyed long enough. The thread on midget racing today finally called me out. I'm an old man who enjoys all things mechanical. I grew up in Iowa reading Hot Rod magazine in the 50's and "California Dreaming". I helped build some dirt track stockers in Iowa and went on to college (Psychology) and many, many years of corporate life.

    I currently have way too much junk and have realized that it's time I picked a project and started it. I have an old Solar rail frame midget dirt car with a Chev II 4cyl., a Kurtis midget basket case, 58 Chev. pickup that I hope to have a an antique hauler and a 27 T rough roadster body that need to be a track roadster. Also have a ratty old midget chassis with an old Indian Chief engine that looks like it would fit right in.

    This junk shares space with a couple of antique Case tractors that I love for their simplicity, utility( I actually have a mower on one and a loader for moving junk on the other) and easy wrenching.
  2. fuzzface
    Joined: Dec 7, 2006
    Posts: 1,415


    Welcome to the Hamb from Dousman, Wi., Steve
  3. dorksrock
    Joined: May 25, 2006
    Posts: 416


    Welcome aboard, from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin!!!

  4. speedy pete
    Joined: Aug 26, 2005
    Posts: 72

    speedy pete

    Welcome, I Don't know enough to give advice but have been lurking and learning from this site for a couple of years.
    Pete Hayward Wi.

  5. Bob K
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 5,772

    Bob K
    Member Emeritus
    from Antigo Wi.

    Welcome from Antigo.

  6. Welcome ! There are not enough midget or sprint car folks in here. :)
  7. k9racer
    Joined: Jan 20, 2003
    Posts: 3,091


    welcome . their are several circle track folks on the hamb.. 2 midget guys for sure and some sprint, super modified and quite a few old stock car racers., I always loved the lines of a solar and a kirtus.. The old cars were very pleasing to look at not like the boxey winged cars of today.. Can you post some photos... please.. welcome again..... Bobby............
    Joined: May 28, 2005
    Posts: 659


    Welcome aboard. I wish I had that many midgets waiting in line. Want to get rid of any?
  9. FiddyFour
    Joined: Dec 31, 2004
    Posts: 9,011


    more roundy rounder guys for you to play with eh johnny? :D

    welcome to the HAMB dude... seems to be an influx of wedge head members lately
  10. 53spider
    Joined: Jan 21, 2007
    Posts: 9


    welcome from Burlington
  11. Del Swanson
    Joined: Mar 27, 2008
    Posts: 708

    Del Swanson
    from Racine, WI

    Welcome from Caledonia, WI!
  12. hello from Green Bay:)
  13. RW
    Joined: Jun 16, 2007
    Posts: 12

    from Milwaukee

    A big welcome from brewer town.........

  14. "Doc" Parsons
    Joined: Jun 26, 2005
    Posts: 342

    "Doc" Parsons

    Welcome from Tulsa
    Here is some secret advise so don't let it out, go ahead and crate up the old solar and Kurtis and send it my way before someone breaks in lol. I'am an old midget driver that still has a few left over myself., post some pic's
    "Doc" Parsons
  15. Carguy365-24-7
    Joined: Mar 25, 2006
    Posts: 909


    Welcome from Appleton!!!
  16. skyrodder
    Joined: May 7, 2005
    Posts: 1,925


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