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The Birth of Hot Rodding: The Story of the Dry Lakes Era

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Ford V8s, surplus wing tanks, weird fuels, treated tires, and anything-goes ingenuity created the California hot-rod culture on the dry lakes and salt flats in the 1930s. Author Robert Genat covers the hot rodding phenomenon including wildcatters on the salt flats and organized class racing of the Southern California Timing Association (1938) and up through the present day. Genat's insider view, illustrated with rare photographs (some never before published) of the SoCal scene in the 30s and 40s, puts the people and cars of ...

The Birth of Hot Rodding: The Story of the Dry Lakes Era 2003, Motorbooks International, Saint Paul, MN

ISBN-13: 9780760313039

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