The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
1931 Pierce Arrow hearse by Copple Auto Body Works, 806 West Washington Boulevard, L.A.
A rare photo capturing Little Johnny's fateful first run in his first 2 Hoodlum powered go-kart. This picture documents the sowing of the seeds that would eventually lead Little Johnny down the path of being chased by the local coppers as he tore up the pavement in the neighborhood.
Go Little Johnny, go!
Fun fact: Studebaker made an effort to bring these big Facel Vegas Stateside and rebadge them as Packards, but Mercedes threatened to cut off Studebaker's distribution deal if they tried it.
It was a Signal Gas and Oil training set of photos. All the things you should NOT do, ie set oil can on fender, or step on bumper, or have customer check his tire pressure, etc.. Has been on HAMB numerous times, but never gets old.
All those '60 Plymouth images, and we haven't seen this yet? Guess I gotta do everything...
Improves the styling considerably, doesn't it?
And as a palate cleanser, this is one of the towing or spotter vehicles used in that test:
He's adding gas and oil from the wrong side of the car.
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