The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by chaddilac, Aug 8, 2007.
a high end cushman
had to make it 4 wheel
but i have a idea to sleep on now tanks
I'm guessing a 3 wheeled float puller,like new years or some hoiladay.
a 3 wheeled float puller custom made out of 1940s cars??? wouldnt they just make there own stuff back then? otherwise the auto companys would prolly get pissed that theres another company using there stuff?
i cant find anything else i know besides the steering wheel but that looks to me like a late 40s chevy truck wheel with the top cut off. the fenders look like a 1940 or 41 something. just how the headlights come out of the fender just slightly. the buicks had a little piece of trim behind the light like that too. im sure someone can point out the gauges too.
Why don't you just knock on the owners door and ask? Or maybe a neighbor knows.
Does that axle and diff go with it?
I'm guessing this was driven by 'show people' at work. A clown car.
Rear steering. Battery and electric motor powered at the front, to clear the deck for personnel. I'll bet they could get that rear end whipping 'round and 'round. Gotta wonder if the star-shaped ornament on the front spun around, too.
what? find out the easy way?
That's the fat fendered roadster our ice cream street vendor used back in the mid 50's. The last we heard, it disappeared the day someone reported a flying dish or saucer spaceship contraption. You remember... the saucer that was surrounded with a million flashing L.E.D.s
I'll tell him a HAMBer found it. Thanks for recovering the vehicle. Amidst 110 degree weather, a cool treat would hit the spot right about now.
The rear is stationary, it steers in the front hence the column running at an angle to the front.
I'm liking the weinermobile version of the story.
Maybe an earlier model of this one:
Or maybe a knock-off wannabe.
Maybe something from the State Fair food court.
Whatever it is it is COOL as hell
It's a three wheeled float custom made to transport Miss Northeast Oklahoma 1951 at Muskogeerama - the 50th anniversary of the city of Muskogee.
It was called the Muskogeemobile, was red with a canvas phaeton top, and powered by a blown Pontiac. It was buried as a time capsule and this is what's left...
Early Jocko Johnson streamliner?
looks like it threw up all over that mustang
I don't know what it is ,but I do know that I have the wing tip that is missing from the front bumper.I don't know what it is from but it has been hanging in my shop for years.
that thing is awesome. I love wierd stuff like that..
it reminds me of some of the stuff you might see in popular mechanics from the 40's or 50's..
I wonder if this is the car that old song was written about. Where the guy worked in several car factories and took parts home at night to build his Chevyfraseroldsmolacakaiserlincobaker?
If you fill the centre section in with a 10 foot high staircase it will get you up into an old DC3 passenger plane.
Let me guess, you found it in Roswell New Mexico?
Is that what was under all that rust in Tulsa?
Thats wicked cool
I can't believe Rikster hasn't chimed in with the answer??? where's he at???
Yet one more thing Al Gore invented.........
There ain't no such thing. And tell your pop he shouldn't let you drink when you are out surveying.
It's an original Zamboni. They used them all the time in the 40's on strictly competition skating rinks. Uhhh..... yeah, that's what it is!
Manbearpig (southpark) im super serial
I dont know what it is, except that its neat.
I bet based on that broken Mercedes hood ornament that BLUTO would have an idea of what it is/was...
okay i have over slept today trying to get the visual on this ...
i keep getting a view of a large snail .. its the coiled shell thts missing in the pic here
does it have a S emblem on it
gee how does that s car go
Thats a Rat Rod
oooh its 3 window larrys next project hush hush
Tatra Grand Prix car, built for the 1939 season that never happened...the car that would have put Auto Union and Benz back on the trailers had to be hidden in a gigantic vat of Pilsner as Hitler's armies rolled in; occupying soldiers complained of the oily taste of Czech beer, but never thought to look for the reason...
Smuggled out with aid of US 4th armored div in Pilsen, spring of '45, just before whole shebang was occupied by Russians. Lost til now!
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