It’s no secret that I don’t like T-Buckets. I’m good with 1920’s Fords, and am cool with constructing them into sizzling rods, however plastering all of the elements and stuff on them like a T-Bucket will not be for me. This one nevertheless actually turns my crank as a result of it’s so outdated and carried out so way back. The Magnesium wheels, blower, belt drive, exhaust, and particulars actually do set this one off. I’d by no means have constructed it, however whoever did needs to be proud. Learn the story beneath to see all the data on this automotive after which click on the hyperlink if you wish to see the unique advert with extra photographs and get in touch with information.
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FOUND!!! TIME CAPSULE 1965 BUILT SHOWROD. ALL ORIGINAL DOWN TO THE TIRES.
Museum high quality.. The automotive is $39000 or severe provide
With all of the hype with these Vehicles and the Mecum public sale of the Kookie Automobile and the Golden Seharia this weekend. Personal your piece of sizzling rod & customized historical past..
ONE OF THE EARLIEST OF THE FAB TEES KNOWN… this automotive was so superior for its noticed with each Pace half accessible at the moment..
ALL MY INFO ON THE “CASUAL T” AKA LATER AS THE “MINT JULEP”
ALL THE HISTORY WE KNOW TO THIS POINT…
STARTED BUILD IN 1965 AND COMPLETED MID 1966… , BUT STILL PIECING ORIGINAL BUILDER INFO AND FIRST OWNERS HISTORY..
After we discovered the automotive, The automotive has been tucked behind a outdated service station for over 40 years and was the second proprietor Harry Arrington.
I confirmed the automotive to my mom, and we each determined we needed to have it. did the deal, and it headed to Pompano Seaside Florida. when it lastly arrived it was even Cooler than photos can do it justice..
EVERYTHING DOWN TO THE TIRES ARE ORIGINAL, THE WHEELS ORIGINAL MAGNESIUM, BUT WERE MIRROR POLISHED ORIGINALLY…. AND FOR ALL THOSE WONDERING…
WE WILL NOT BE CHANGING A THING ON THE CAR!!!!
So here’s what i’ve gathered up to now. automotive was began in 1965, accomplished mid 1966 ” Builder and or authentic proprietor could have ties to Cincinnati??? however undecided
Story goes the automotive was constructed for the Douglass household, 2 brothers & sister, ?????? the automotive was proven for a couple of years, then a sale from Kansas from the “Norman” Douglass IN LATE DECEMBER 1969 and titled March 12 1970 to Harry Arrington and the automotive was proven for years after, till it was saved behind a outdated service station 40ish years, and is now’s sunny South Florida..
do know the motor is certainly a 1965 327, and has a sophisticated Four pace, which everybody has informed me was a M22, haven’t verified numbers, but when so, it will make it a gaggle of the primary m22s produced… Attention-grabbing.. 16 inch magnesium torque thrust rear, and 15 entrance.. cragar blower, a number of loopy trick stuff.. NHRA polished bell housing.. the whole lot is authentic all the way down to the tires, however the magneto is out earlier than me.. have authentic show, wiring diagram binder, judges card, hand written letters from on proprietor to subsequent, describing which merchandise have been used on it since new….
right here is the place some confusion begins.. There may be journal structure from ROD POWER journal years later apparently has combined up 2 units of automotive notes. Nearly all of the knowledge is right, however i’ve spoken to Gene Weaver in Kansas, who was a profound builder and nonetheless has a ravishing 53 chevy customized. I FOUND GENE AND TOLD HIM I HAVE YOUR CAR… He was amazed, and began to inform me about it, after 5 minutes we realized we have been speaking about 2 totally different animals… So now the article was making sense, he did certainly have a foul ass tbucket, WITH a 283 and a POWERGLIDE Together with entrance brakes, THAT HE BUILT FROM THE RAILS UP, however constructed it when he got here again from the warfare… … So now i’m looking for that difficulty of ROD POWER, to see if Genes automotive can be in it, and from the 2 i might be able to reverse the mixup, and fill within the blanks.. Any enter would superb..
STUMBLED ON THIS CRAZY COOL VIDEO ON YOUTUBE
NAMED—– ISCA – Lago Vista Rod Run – Late 60s
THIS IS FROM MEMBER
from Argyle, TX
AND THE SECOND GENTLEMAN IN THE WHITE RECEIVING THE TROPHY WAS HARRY ARRINGTON.. THE SECOND OWNER…
Up to date: Extra outdated movie footage from my Dad’s field of 16mm assortment. I wasn’t positive if this was from the 60s or 70s, nor the place this was filmed till I confirmed it to Blake Burwell (Austin Scorching Rodder, aka D.W. of the Yaa-Hoos) whereas attending Pistons & Paint. Blake loved the footage and stated he would ask Skot Ingram (aka SKOTZ) if he knew the place this occasion was held. My dad had all the time informed me this was footage from one of many first (if not the primary) “organized” rod runs within the state of Texas. That subsequent week, Blake wrote me again and with an electronic mail response from Skot Ingram. I feel Skot stated it greatest in his phrases… Up to date: Extra outdated movie footage from my Dad’s field of 16mm assortment. I wasn’t positive if this was from the 60s or 70s, nor the place this was filmed till I confirmed it to Blake Burwell (Austin Scorching Rodder, aka D.W. of the Yaa-Hoos) whereas attending Pistons & Paint. Blake loved the footage and stated he would ask Skot Ingram (aka SKOTZ) if he knew the place this occasion was held. My dad had all the time informed me this was footage from one of many first (if not the primary) “organized” rod runs within the state of Texas. That subsequent week, Blake wrote me again and with an electronic mail response from Skot Ingram. I feel Skot stated it greatest in his phrases…
“WOW…..that’s not within the 70’s…..late 60’s….at Bar Ok / Lago Vista!
Introduced again some reminiscences…..My 2nd sizzling rod is proven on opening photographs….orange(go determine) 28 Roadster PU, with a Chrysler Hemi three carbs and white headers, mannequin T grill and metalflake 2 tone inside…..wow, I must make a duplicate of this.
Different vehicles Kinnison’s T, Freddy Hoffman’s T, George Walkers channeled 32 Tweety Fowl…..this was the primary official Rod Run, that wasn’t simply set at a resort car parking zone…..it was hosted by the automotive present of us, ISCA.
Aside from that…..naaa, don’t know something…..oh yea, Andy Cryer, Troy’s dad (credit on final web page) clearly was there…
Thanks for sending…..that was cool
Numerous very cool vehicles. Maybe you’ll keep in mind different vehicles and if the house owners/vehicles are nonetheless round.
———-I do know the inexperienced T with the blower motor was owned (and certain nonetheless is owned) by Harry & Ann Arrington of Arkansas. ——-
Harry taught me water ski behind a john-boat with stick steering within the early 80s at Tablerock Lake (He additionally took me for a 100mph+ experience in his Blown, Huge Block Chevy powered, V-Drive racing boat…that was a heck of a rush for a 12 yr outdated).
I additionally keep in mind visiting the person’s house as soon as who owned the yellow ’34 Fordor when he lived in Houston. Though I used to be solely Four-5 years outdated, I can nonetheless keep in mind his storage and the yellow sedan inside.
Anyway…get pleasure from. I hope you’ll be able to acknowledge a few of these vehicles and inform extra of the story. Thanks Skot for the historical past lesson!
OWNER WAS certainly
NORMAN R DOUGLAS
5694 CANDELITE TERRACE CINCINNATI OHIO
SEARCHED THAT AND CAME UP WITH THIS.
The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio on February 17, 1969 …
Douglas9 Scorching Rot Takes three Awards Norman Douglas of 5694 Candlelite Terrace, Cincinnati, gained three awards within the Scorching Rod class of the ninth annual Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs held Friday by way of Sunday on the Conference-Exposition Heart. Douglas 1923 Ford took Greatest Rod,. Greatest Rod Engine” and Greatest.
The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio on February 17, 1969 … Douglas Scorching Rot Takes three Awards Norman Douglas of 5694 Candlelite Terrace, Cincinnati, gained three awards within the Scorching Rod class of the ninth annual Cincinnati Cavalcade of Customs held Friday by way of Sunday on the Conference-Exposition Heart.
——- Douglas 1923 Ford took Greatest Rod,. Greatest Rod Engine” and Greatest. Rod Inside honors. ——-
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