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1951 Mechanix Illustrated found yesterday

 
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old32
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Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2020 9:49 am    Post subject: 1951 Mechanix Illustrated found yesterday

Found this in a second hand store yesterday
Volume 1 No. 5


Article on the new Ardun OHV conversion for sidevalve (Cost $475)



Hot Rod coverage



And Just for Raymond(Aka Jo)


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Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2020 10:52 am    Post subject:

Cool score Old32 , Is that a Delahaye at top of the cover?
Could I be a pain and ask if you can scan that Hot Rod article and the article of that Delahaye (?) if it is featured!
Cheers.

p.s what the hell is that motor in the custom roadster?
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Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2020 11:49 am    Post subject:

Jimmy B wrote:
Cool score Old32 , Is that a Delahaye at top of the cover?
Could I be a pain and ask if you can scan that Hot Rod article and the article of that Delahaye (?) if it is featured!
Cheers.

p.s what the hell is that motor in the custom roadster?


Is this what you want?









And some DIY info


I think these scans can answer your questions
What about thet Packard with over $200,000 spent in 1951
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Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2020 1:05 pm    Post subject:

Old32 wrote:
Is this what you want?
Yes it is, Thankyou very much.
Old32 wrote:
What about that Packard with over $200,000 spent in 1951
umm ah bugger, imagine what it would be worth now!

ahh ha, that Cadillac was built by Saoutchik Coachbuilders. They did work for Delahaye, Delage, Bugatti. Thats why I thought it looked like a Delahaye

That Caddy next to the Porsche is umm......... who is going to build a Cad like that? I would if I had one.
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