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For Immediate Release

Missing ‘32 Ford Hot Rods

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THE 75 Most Significant ’32 Ford Hot Rods

Cars to be Gathered in ’07 to Honor 75th Anniversaryof Legendary
Car and Innovative Engine

Where are these cars?

Boyce Asquith

FOUND

Roadster – No street rod, this is a hot rod. Street legal but did 9 seconds/156 mph in the quarter mile. B&M blown. Built by Hanson & Magoo. Immaculate yellow killer. Where is this car?

Balchowsky /Vogel

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Roadster – Hop Up cover car. Body work by Jimmy Summers. Began road racing in ’52, competing against European sports cars. Channeled with v-windshield, modified grille. Ran LaSalle flathead, Olds, Cad & Buick engines. Missing.

Bill Breece

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3-window – Hot Rod cover, Aug. ’56. Chopped, purple. Driven from Ohio to ’55 drags. Raced, shown. Won Motorama. Dash striped by Von Dutch. Great car, great story. Missing. FOUND

Banker Bros.

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3-window – Featured in ’61 HRM. Full-fendered. Missing.

Lil’ John Buttera

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3-window – Launched the hi-tech movement, exemplifies the beginning of the trend for smooth lines and exotic chassis. Lots of innovations – billet, smooth, independent front and rear suspension. Where is this car?  FOUND

Pete Chapouris

FOUND

“Limefire” Roadster –Contemporary take on ’60s era car – pearl green w/orange flames, outside headers. Innovative. Cover of HRM and R&C. Drag raced, street driven, fast, 495 h.p. “Any parachute-equipped car works for me, and this one is a genuine 10-second car.” Where is it now?

Roy Desbrow

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Pick-up – Jan ’52 HRM cover. Missing.

Herbert /Gaskin

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4-door – First famous (in cutaway) as Herbert’s 12-port Jimmy on propane, then as Gaskin’s Flathead V-8. Chopped, channeled, highboy, Dynoflow trans with hand controls (because Herbert had polio), Von Dutch striped “gremlins.” Lost?

Richard Graves

Phaeton – R&C cover in Dec. ’72 (“beater” issue). Memorable photo driving in the rain with three bikini-clad girls. What happened to this one?

Jackman Bros.

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Sport Coupe – Chromed everything, clear plastic floor boards, eight full-length pipes from a Ford 312 Y-block, wild cherry paint, white tuck ‘n roll. Rare body style. HRM Aug. ’59 and April, ’62. Sweepstakes at ’61 Winternationals. Where is this car?

Jerry Kugel

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Roadster – Bonneville – Also known as the “Holmes /Kugel” car. Red highboy Bonneville racer. Was originally a 5-window owned by Marland Sefton. Where is it?

Gary Kessler

FOUND

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Roadster – Highboy. Great Midwest example from the early ‘70s. Missing.

Dave Marquez

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Roadster – HRM cover car. First lift-off body. Day-glow scallops, all chrome, well-detailed. Ardun-powered. “Best Appearing” at ’55 NHRA Nats. Motor Monarchs club. Has it survived?

Veda Orr

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Roadster – First female lakes racer. Great hot rodder. She and husband Karl were S.C.T.A. pioneers. What happened to this car?

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