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1 hour ago, 58L-Y8 said:

Until his entry into the complete automobile manufacturing business with his 1923 Leon Rubay, a 124.8 c.in. OHV four cylinder, 118" wheelbase, $5,100-$5,300.   Do any Leon Rubay cars still exist?


If one has survived I have never seen or heard of it. 

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25 minutes ago, twin6 said:

There ought to be ample legroom for the passengers in this Pierce. Ed, what's the wheelbase on this?

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Leg room yes, but I think they would be a bit stiff. 

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1 hour ago, twin6 said:

Can you find the accessory on this car?

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Looks like it drove through the first JC Whitney warehouse at full speed without stopping and ran into everything. 

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7 hours ago, edinmass said:

 

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What I like besides the brass is the electric bus bar on the ceiling which to tap off for electrical outlets, etc....  You can see a couple of places where wires have been tapped off that main feed.

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For some period pictures, here are some pictures from our family album.  They are pictures of Jimmy Murphy and my great uncle Ernie Olson. Uncle Ernie was my Grandma Schramm's brother.  He was a riding mechanic in the day.  They won the Indianapolis 500 and the Race at LeMans back to back.  The first all American team to do that and they were driving a Dusenberg.  They used a Miller engine for the Indy race.

 

 

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1921 French Grand Prix finish

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Flowers at the end of the French race

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Start of the 1922 Indy 500.   Note the brick racing surface.  AKA the moniker, The Brickyard

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Finish line at the Indy 500

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The car now at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

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2 hours ago, twin6 said:

Can you find the accessory on this car?

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I've been accused of going overboard-

 

On the 1993 Glidden, my '27 Chevy Capitol AA Roadster was recipient of the award for best open early Chevrolet-

... and I was lated jokingly told it was for the 
"LITTELEST CAR WITH THE MOST NOISE-MAKERS",using our:

 KLAXON, 

WOLF WHISTLE,

EXHAUST WHISTLE,

AND EXPLOSION WHISTLE...

SOMETIMES ALL AT ONCE

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On 1/22/2021 at 11:36 AM, LCK81403 said:

The photo of a Cord funeral and ambulance vehicle was posted earlier by Edinmass.  Either there were/are two of the stretched Cords, or perhaps the same vehicle slightly modified.  The first attached Cord is the funeral/ambulance model, the second photo shows a stretched Cord, but it has a roof rack and a radiator-mascot on the hood.  

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Luggage rack on a funeral car? I have to get one of those!

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27 minutes ago, ericmac said:

Luggage rack on a funeral car? I have to get one of those!

 

What's the saying? Store up treasures in heaven...?

 

Knowing my luck I'd get there and St Peter would say "pack your $&%# dude, your going down"

 

See the source image

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4 hours ago, 30DodgePanel said:

Stanley in Canley UK 1922

 

Nice depth in these shots. Always loved the garage photos 

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I guess your word 'Stanley' is a Typo? These are Standard cars. I know someone who owns one of these - the model designation is SLO which is rather unfortunate as it actually goes very well bearing in mind its small engine size and age - early 1920s. I think Standard Triumph - by then part of British Leyland were still building cars at Canley into the 1980s.

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4 hours ago, 30DodgePanel said:

Christchurch New Zealand

"Farmers Co-Op Garage" 1917

 

 

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This is Farmers' Motor garage where owners from out of town could leave their cars and do their business in town. They also had a substantial workshop.  They were Hupmobile agents in that era. I presume the cars in the foreground are new ones being prepared for sale - 

17 poss Christchurch, Farmers Co op Garage Hupmobiles.jpg

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