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65 Years of Hot Rod Magazine

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by fredball, May 14, 2016.

  1. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    65 Years of Hot Rod Magazine

    For you OLD car guys!
    There were over 300 of these cover cars found and
    brought in for this show.
    The question has always been - what happened to all
    these high performance
    beautiful cars from the past? Click on the below link
    and you will know...



    http://www.youtube.com/embed/AFKtlu-zL-w
     
  2. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "Cars that were built by guys with their own hands." Very cool.

    Thanks for posting this, Fred.
     
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  3. RLS

    RLS milwaukie Active Member

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    WOW, That brought back a lot of memories.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Shouldn't the question be, "what ever happened to all those hot chicks in scant clothing in those magazines over the years?" :eek:
     
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  5. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    That was well worth the time,thanks
     
  6. 41Slinger

    41Slinger Harrisburg Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Great post, really enjoyed that a lot, Thanks.
     
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  7. RicInOR

    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  8. Cigarlvr313

    Cigarlvr313 Washougal Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Thank you Fred, excellent!
     
  9. RLS

    RLS milwaukie Active Member

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    That too. Auto Buff wasn't bad in it's day.
     
  10. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    I had paper routes in the 60's to finance my hobbies and habits. Schwinn Stingray, 5hp B&S minibike, and every new edition (the first day they appeared) of Hot Rod, Road & Track, Car & Driver, Dune Buggies & Hot VWs, CarToons, Cycle World and all the others. Then there was Playboy...
     
  11. CoastRange57

    CoastRange57 Western Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I made it. Abut half the cars because the trailer queens and fearful ones of getting one speck of dirt on their sleds stayed home. Going to miss that show, over the years saw a lot of people once a year there, and some of them only brought out their rigs for that show only.

    The Davis family is parting with a lot of the cars, winnowing the collection down to about 25 cars. Building a new building for them and hopefully selling the property.

    It was one show where you could bring a car that was less than perfect and find people interested in it. Those are my kind of car people.
     
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  12. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    They got flats.
     
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  13. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Great vid! Thanks fred!
     
  14. dunndeal

    dunndeal Eagle Point, OR Member

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    Enjoyed the video. I have almost all the issues of Hot Rod from the mid-60s back to issue #2.
     
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