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Old 09-18-2020, 06:44 PM   #1
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Default Gone to Germany!-they race them there!

I restored this hardtop 32 yrs ago, even found the last real race crew [69-72], couldn't sell it locally, so now it's on a ship. Spare tires chained on the car. The whole load is going to Europe, trucker hauls one load a week to the Oakland, CA docks. Newc
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Old 09-18-2020, 06:58 PM   #2
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At least this car that most people would not consider restoring has a second life in racing. This is where the majority of these early Ford Coupes in the Fifties and Sixties ended up, at the Speedway.
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Old 09-18-2020, 07:08 PM   #3
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This is where the majority of these early Ford Coupes in the Fifties and Sixties ended up, at the Speedway.
Yup, and here they are....mostly '32s, with a couple of '33-'34s thrown-in! DD

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Old 09-18-2020, 09:44 PM   #4
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And think that is one track out of thousands!
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Old 09-19-2020, 07:53 AM   #5
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They won't do much racing without full floating hubs!
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Old 09-19-2020, 10:35 AM   #6
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That is neat
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Old 09-23-2020, 08:55 AM   #7
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Maybe you couldn't sell it here because you advertised it as a '32 when it isn't?
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I didn't see any of the original ads, but sure don't see anything in this thread that states it is a 32. It is easy to see that it is a 33 and don't think most people interested in a older dirt track car would be too hung up on the body year.
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Old 09-23-2020, 09:34 AM   #9
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Maybe you couldn't sell it here because you advertised it as a '32 when it isn't?
I think the op said he restored it 32 years ago not he restored a 32, years ago. But I could be wrong.
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I think the op said he restored it 32 years ago not he restored a 32, years ago. But I could be wrong.
Reminds me of a T-shirt I received recently!!
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Reminds me of a T-shirt I received recently!!
Man.....seems like everyone's thinking about munchin' on the kiddos! DD

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Old 09-23-2020, 09:27 PM   #12
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You say you "restored" it but that is using the word restored a bit out of context I would think. I would hate to see it before it was restored. Now you can have a go at me if you like. Regards, Kevin.
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You say you "restored" it but that is using the word restored a bit out of context I would think. I would hate to see it before it was restored. Now you can have a go at me if you like. Regards, Kevin.
Looks restored to me, if you have ever been up close to original round De round cars.
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