The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
Other than trucks I assume now most tire treads on the road are from cheap tires that let go. I haven't seen a car with retreads or caps in at at least 25 yrs.
Car on the bottom right looks to be a Vauxhall Velox or Cresta
Yeah could be a Velox?...
when I was 10 or 11 my father had one just like this one same color and all but a three on the tree. But as usual in the Northeast the eyebrows over the headlights soon rotted away.
Very interesting the times for the cars. A stock class 442 more than a second faster that a Vette AND a tick faster than a D/MP..E/G 55 Chevy with a 283.
Yeah Loudbang,I had a yellow and white 55 sedan.They seem to rust in that same spot here to!..
Actually,it was 1/16th mile. the starter was Terry Cook,who later was Editor of Hot Rod and Car Craft magazines. For the past few decades,Terry puts on Lead East,the world's biggest 50's party.
And trucks cannot use recaps on steer tires.
Morro Bay, CA.
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