Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Two stroke Pogo stick, and nitro roller skates, the most unusual things from the mind of Von Dutch

The above was first published in the Nov 1955 Hot Rod, but I don't have that one, and instead found it in the 25th anniversary issue of Hot Rod

Granatelli donated 50 AMF Flying wedges to Joey Bishop, and the St Jude's Foundation

Polar explorers

above from http://lecontainer.blogspot.com/

Above image via: http://www.greyhandgang.com/

Above images http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=229248&showall=1 which stangely, I posted about years ago... and that thread on the Jalopy Journal is still being added to

Free PRoTO tool set by getting subscriptions to Hot Rod magazine, 1967

That tool box might look familiar, I just found one and posted a photo of it: http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2009/11/professional-tools-which-were-plvmb.html

Monday, December 28, 2009

More about the Megola, 5 cylinder radial engine front wheel drive cycle

This one was found in a basement in New Hyde Park New Jersey, where it had been for decades, and they bough tit for 100 dollars. It took 7 years to restore

It looks like there is a lot on the web about it: http://images.google.com/images?sourceid=navclient&rlz=1T4GGLL_enUS326US327&q=megola&um=1&resnum=5&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi

One is in a Swiss Museum, the collection of Joe Hilti, for the eye candy large format up close hi res hi def in color:http://gespannreise.regina-vetter.ch/wp-content/uploads/megola1b-1024x768.jpg

The headers I'd love to see on a rat rod

Triumph Trophy Trail or Tiger T100c was Ann Margaret's motorcycle in her Las Vegas show in 1967

Above via: http://cinebeats.blogsome.com/ and that bike was for sale: http://www.happycarz.com/pics_and_descp.php?id=722

For the full size click on it.
For a couple more photos of her 1967-68 act : http://www.imdb.com/media/rm3281885184/nm0000268
Looks like she's still performing too: http://www.ann-margret.com/

"Get action with Metalflake" advertised George Barris

Click on it for full size

The kids train at the mall

Mission Valley Mall, San Diego

When adoration becomes obsession, add money and you get the worlds largest Dodge Powerwagon

filmed by Top Gear, and found on http://www.automotto.org/