The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Antiquated' started by Ryan, Jun 17, 2019.
Heading out to take some photos so we can enjoy them about 80 years later!
As told by his family; A machinist in Salem, Or, custom 'broke-in' his kids soapbox derby wheel bearings and those boys took first place locally for several yrs. Now your wheels are supplied at race time nationally. Newc
Well, she's no Denise, but she'll do 'til we get the real thing!
Maybe not Denise but I think it might be Rachel ?
Sal Mineo ? "Rebel Without a Cause" ?
c.1955 - SE Caruthers St. & SE 20th Ave. - Portland Oregon
1915 - NW 24th Ave. & NW Johnson St. - Portland Oregon
Detail from an ad in Life magazine December 9th 1940
The Merc Jim Stark (James Dean ) drove in the movie had whitewall tires and didn't have those ugly headlight rings.
Hood looks the same however. If it's the same Merc, did the car get changed for the movie or after?
little known fact, Ford actually started developing the Pinto in the early 1930's...
'10 Rapid chain-drive chassis getting a steam cleaning.
Check out the interesting rear suspension set-up ~
Thanks for the link.... I can't wait to show my wife and point out how "fashionable" the old fads were!
@Witchhammer , that ad was printed on my father’s birthday. Miss ya dad.
Separate names with a comma.