The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Antiquated' started by Ryan, Jun 17, 2019.
Louisville, Kentucky, 1921
Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, Kentucky, 1931.
New Mexico 1941
Richard Petty checked out some FORD 427's
Bosler Garage Louisville, Kentucky 1920
The Chrysler Norseman. Designed in Virgil Exner’s studio and built by Ghia in 1956, the show car featured a Hemi and an A-pillarless cantilevered roof.
One off supercharged Eldorado 1953
I'm assuming this is a Ranger engine in this sprint car. Any details on the first attached shot?
And the second shot looks to have been taken at Winchester, Indiana; probably around 1930.
Yes it is a Ranger sprint car, and I assume it its probably on a shakedown run less body work. It was driven (and I assume owned) by Dave Cooper a long time and somewhat of a legend in the PNW/B.C. area.
Here's a few from a junkyard in my home town years ago...
Rootie...Who is the driver in the midget???
Why do you think that?
What would one family do with 5 new cars. Things were not that good in '58 financially.
June 7, 1937
Whole bunch of thanks!
Glad HemiDav posted this old contest ad
Thanks fbi9c for i.d. all as 58 but tbird.
Thanks to noboDy for pointing out $15,000 alternative prize.,I was so engrossed in cars I missed that.
AND thanks to Fordors for explaining why the baby Bird isn't a 58 square bird.
Amazing all the combined knowledge on HAMB!
1 more car I promise, Rex Winter
Dry n windy Lubbock TX
A friend and I got to go through Grant Kings old shop yesterday. A lot of very cool stuff there.
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