The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
How did you come across this pic? We have this car, but never scene this image. Any more by chance?
Roootie, that's a really interesting photo of the wire wheeled big car with some kind of flat head engine. I'm not an expert by any means but I don't recognize the engine at all; it seems like it has too many head bolts for anything I've seen before.
And the second attached photo shows Marshman and Parnelli running in 1962; looks like the track is Langhorne.
Thanks for posting!!!
I'm no expert on the old flatties either but I'm thinking maybe a Lincoln (?) I'm sure others will know for sure.
Flatty build machines
Herb Thomas in Smokey Yunicks car
Mr Ed Alpha Automotive
TV Tommy Dualie
With an supercharged engine borrowed from Tony Nancy
Moved with a wheelbarrow
WHY do they always have to sit on top of the damned car. Can't they just stand beside it?
ust be a 1959 picture as I see no rust on the Plymouths YET.
I was always a big Pontiac fan, and I still am BUT, we replaced a bunch of timing chains and gears on 60's Pontiacs. One guy I worked said they must have made them out of melted down model car plastic. Come to think of it I was no fan of the slim-jim transmissions either
Saturday down town before shopping malls and internet
We used to have an A and P store here in Dearborn...
I think it folded in the early 80's.. We also had a Farmer Jack.. That went belly up also...
I'm a retired GM parts counter man. I still remember the part numbers for a timing chain replacement. 483047 Cam gear, 532993 timing chain, 9775217 timing cover set, 9794125 oil pan set. I changed from a Chevy dealership to a Pontiac dealership from 71-72.
If I didn't know who Ed Roth was, I sure as hell wouldn't be motivated by this car to have him paint mine!
Not in 1958, I believe that started in 1959
Times Square and 46th st NY NY I have eaten in that Automat which of course in no longer there. In fact none of that stuff is.
Pat: What was the other name for the Automat?
Horne and Hardart or something like that. I only went to Sardi's a few times with my wife.
You got it it was Horn and Hardart.
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