Category Archives: 1930s

Ran When Parked: 1929 Model A Pickup

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com. From the “This is probably too much of a project for you” file, a 1929 Ford Model A pickup for sale in Helper, Utah. There are people out there who could turn this … Continue reading

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Ear Candy: A Supercharged Inline 8 Cylinder Powered Roadster

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com.   Some ideas just sound right.  An example of such an idea is taking a straight eight Packard engine, adding a McCulloch supercharger and four Stromberg carburetors and dropping the whole monster in … Continue reading

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Quick Hitter: Great Review Of “Boys Of Bonneville”

[image source: justacarguy.com] The film, “Boys of Bonneville” has been discussed here before, but not nearly to the extent that Jesse of http://www.justacarguy.com has done.  His review caught my eye when I noticed a couple of my photos in his … Continue reading

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Quick Hitter: Mormon Meteor Metro

The original Mormon Meteor III had a Curtiss aircraft engine that displaced 1,670 cubic inches.  This weak facsimile only has 543.  The Meteor had 750 hp, this copy has 330.  Hit the jump for a shadier picture.

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Ebay Find: 1931 Ford Model A Snow/Mud Track Coupe

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at http://www.hooniverse.com. When it comes to cigarettes, the more descriptors in the name, the more likely they are meant for women. For example, Virginia Slims Ultra Light Menthol 120s are surely … Continue reading

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Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes Of San Francisco – Archival Footage

This film is a bit of a departure for Need That Car, as it is more historical than automotive, but don’t worry, there are a ton of cars to glance as the film rolls along. Rick Prelinger has spent countless … Continue reading

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They Were All New Once: 1936 Chevrolet Assembly Line Film

(This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at Hooniverse.com.) The Great Depression was in full swing in 1936.  However, Roosevelt’s New Deal was now three years old.  Things were starting to improve.  The U.S. was going back to … Continue reading

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