Car magazine articles 1949-present

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Car magazine articles 1949-present
« on: January 26, 2018, 05:47:07 PM »
I am going to start scanning some articles from my car magazines.  I have Hot Rod, R&C, Popular Hot Rodding, Car Craft, and several of the other little mags - Rod & Custom Builder, Custom Rodder, etc., dating from 1949-present.  I don't have any complete collections but there's a lot of material.   

What I'm wanting to know is this - is there any particular era, car, or topic, etc., which you would like to see?   Since there's so much I need a little bit of direction, otherwise you're gonna get what you're gonna get....

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2018, 06:04:36 PM »
There are not too many articles that I would not like.....from tech articles of the fifties to car shoots....they are all good.
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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2018, 08:28:12 PM »
looking through little pages magazines you might run across andy brizios deuce 5 window when he was a milk man,if i remember correctly.

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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2018, 11:10:13 AM »
looking through little pages magazines you might run across andy brizios deuce 5 window when he was a milk man,if i remember correctly.

I'll certainly post that if I run across that article !

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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2018, 11:13:40 AM »
Another idea that I had was, while viewing the magazines, to identify when some parts were first seen on hot rods.  '59 Buick front drum brakes as an example.  I've already found use of them in a magazine from 1963. 

And thanks Davy for the input.  Any other ideas?

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« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2018, 03:51:17 PM »
Here's one of the more interesting samples from my pile of magazines.  I bought this off of eBay a few years ago for cheap, probably because it is a bound book.   Dr. J.F. Menges apparently was a very organized, formal man, having had his Hot Rod magazines bound into books like this.  It contains the issues from May 1952-September 1953, all in great shape except for an occasional ad that had been clipped out ever so neatly.  There are no address labels or post office markings on the covers.  Apparently Dr Menges went to the store each month to buy the latest.

But I didn't buy it because the honorable Dr. Menges had them bound; I bought them for the information.  While poring thru these, I came up a few ideas for some new threads, and obviously some great pics that somehow hadn't been scanned and broadcast over the internet ad nauseum.  Stay tuned !

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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2018, 07:22:12 PM »
looking through little pages magazines you might run across andy brizios deuce 5 window when he was a milk man,if i remember correctly.
Here it is.
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Thirty2ragtop

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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2018, 07:46:24 PM »
where is it today?

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« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2018, 07:52:21 PM »
where is it today?
Not sure Bob.I'll ask around.
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Thirty2ragtop

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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2018, 09:09:52 PM »
To the guys from the Bay Area, the local history is sooooooooooooo important!   There is an abundance of the stuff from Los Angeles, but being from the Peninsula, each and every car that came out of there from 46 through the late 60's hits HOME! 

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« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2018, 12:07:49 PM »
I just found this thread for the first time. I will scan some stuff and post it.
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« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2018, 01:33:47 PM »
I just found this thread for the first time. I will scan some stuff and post it.

Thanks.  I'll get back to scanning some of my old mags as I already have found some good stuff for new threads.

jaded iconoclast

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« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2018, 11:17:47 AM »
The original article on Max Balchowskys '32. Lots of pics of the car and Ted floating around, but I have never seen the article posted. I know most of us need reading glasses, so these get big if you click on them.


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« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2018, 01:21:04 PM »
The original article on Max Balchowskys '32. Lots of pics of the car and Ted floating around, but I have never seen the article posted. I know most of us need reading glasses, so these get big if you click on them.

George,
You come up with some cool stuff.
You could ad that to this thread.http://hotrodcraft.com/index.php?topic=1401.msg43213#msg43213
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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #14 on: May 12, 2018, 04:37:11 PM »
This car was in TRJ recently.








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Re: Car magazine articles 1949-present
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2018, 03:10:04 PM »
Since it's coming up for sale.
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