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|harposrepair||Close enough. You're up BB|
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|harposrepair||Sorry guys, I've been busy with the kids appointments and I forgot who got it right. Too much "Brain Bleach" I guess.|
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|Dave57210||Just bumping this up in case we seem to have forgotten it ......|
|01-20-2015 05:33 PM|
|01-20-2015 05:24 PM|
|01-20-2015 12:15 PM|
First one: No
Second, third, & fourth: yes
But you forgot the years.
|01-20-2015 11:51 AM|
Modified by Barris for Ford, this is the 1966 Galaxy Magic Cruiser.
|01-20-2015 11:41 AM|
|496CHEVY3100||I didn't think it was possible to build a car Uglier than a stock LTD Galaxie ,I guess these prone that wrong .|
|01-20-2015 11:07 AM|
Here's a easy one.
What is this car?
|01-20-2015 09:28 AM|
|01-20-2015 09:01 AM|
The car in question is not a Curtis but a GN Grand Prix Special.
The GN company was established in 1910 and was in business until 1925. The name GN was a composite of its owners initials, H.R. Godfrey and Archibald Frazer-Nash. Godfery later on established a repair company to service The GN cars and Frazer-Nash went on to build his own autos-the Frazer Nash.
The GN cars were originally powered by V Twin JAP Motorcycle engines (as were Morgans) and were in-expensive cycle-cars meant for everyday transportation. Then , as now, its owners "hot rodded " them for more speed and entered them in local races.
The GN Grand Prix Special ( currently owned and raced by Richard Scaldwell of Great Britain) was fitted with a JAP V8 which started its life in 1908 as the power plant for the famous Willows Dirigible Airship. The Willows Dirigible Airship of course was famous for it's speed run between Bristol to London.
Here's a excellent article with great pictures of this particular racer.
Richard Scaldwell’s Sensational JAP V8-Powered GN Cycle Car | The Old Motor
|01-19-2015 08:19 PM|
BB is right- it is a J.A.P.
The OX-5 was water cooled, the one shown is aircooled. J A P was aircooled
While it bears a strong resemblance to a 1919 Chandler-Curtis racecar from Argentina, the Chandler-Curtis used a liquid-cooled OX-5. The issue with the OX-5 is that it redlined at about 1,500 RPM with peak horsepower at 1400. This meant a custom one to one ratio rear gear was needed. (bit of extra trivia there, guys.
Anyway - over to you, Boothboy!
|01-19-2015 08:06 PM|
and I don't remember the last one, although I'm thinking it was designed by Virgil Exner and built by Ghia
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