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The :-:¦:-•:*OFFICIAL*:•.-:¦:- Dawg Shed Gearhead® Thread!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by P-B, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. P-B

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    Oops

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    Leroy The Savage runs a 7.92 :cool:

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    Probably go quicker with larger slicks.
     
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    Pete DePaolo (#12 Duesenberg) racing at Rockingham Park in Salem, NH in 1925.
     
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    TV Tommy
     
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    Guess the make.
     
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    Henry J.
    Just saw one the other day.
     
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    From the internuts...

    The Henry J was so terrible it's hardly spoken of anymore, and even then, it's mentioned in sputtering disgust by older, white-haired car guys. This is the kind of car that even 10-year-old boys being taken for privileged rides in the 1950's could pinpoint as awful. The kind of car that got a guy blackballed from a fraternity just for showing up in a Henry J. The car sold was cheap when it debuted in 1950, and it showed. The painted metal dashboard had no glove box, and it would do wonders for your teeth in a fender bender. Not that you'd be going fast enough to do much damage, since the car came with two small-engine options that provided just 68 or 80 horsepower -- if you were feeling frisky. The Henry J couldn't ever go fast enough to outrun its own ugliness, and it was put down after just three years.
     
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    Allstate, a re-badged Henry J sold by Sears in (ironically) just a few states. It was their second, and last, attempt at selling a car after their 1910 model, also named Allstate.

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    You are correct sir.
     
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    As a kid I would always confuse the Henry J with this Studebaker.

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    Had a customer come in the bank for a 22k cashier check.he bought a 34 Ford.
    350 Chevy/auto.power windows and air.
    The seller brought over......what a steal.
     
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    Ivo always had cool, show quality drag cars.
     
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