I had so much fun doing this and I spent a lot of time researching stuff. If you were there, you'll find familiar names and cars, and lots of memories. Unfortunately I was not very knowledgeable at the wise age of 16 so I had to learn by trial and error. With Fuel Altereds, it was their crazy appearances, and the wild showmanship that went with them, that made them popular. The 160 book pages contain 301 photos from over 50 years ago.
Number of websites: 20 - Best-known websites: Kerala-kerala. I had to make everything. The captions are well done and informative. Relive the good old days of hot rods, with the hundreds of vintage photos, many of them straight from rodders' albums and never before published. Several tracks ran four or eight-car open shows weekly, and match racing, especially in the Midwest, became prevalent so rules were mostly forgotten except when Indy or Pomona rolled around and bragging rights became a top priority.
A Nginx server hosts the websites of Montgomeryhotrodbooks. When they died the family had no interest in the pictures and they were thrown away. . Content and keywords Important and popular websites Important pages are Contact, Search and New Site And Design. Without this book your library is incomplete. But experience from talking to a lot of guys was, when they got divorced, the pictures got thrown away.
When the hobby finally caught up, Williams was already way down the road. It was on a Saturday in September 2013 that I got the chance to visit Don Montgomery at his house in Fallbrook, California. It was mostly light-hearted, friendly fun, and got pretty crazy. These magazines received so much acclaim from around the community that he decided to publish several books and became known as a drag racing guru. That meant that although superchargers were disallowed in Anglias due to their 90-inch wheelbase, several were built and raced anyway.
In this section, I'll focus on just those books I wish I'd had to report on back then. Since my Dad did not want me to have a Ford that I would probably hop up I ended up with a 1941 Hudson 4 door sedan. It was a much simpler time, and Don Montgomery covers all the bases, even the funny car absorption and the evolution of gassers to late-model Mustangs and Camaros which helped pound the final nails into the blown gas coffin. Generally the races would take place on nearby Foothill Blvd. »I had a blast doing these books. The appeal of the Gassers may have been the fact that the cars were a natural progression from what hot rodders had been racing on the dry lakes before drag strips existed. Most produce more than a thousand horsepower less than the similar Pro Mods.
« How did you come across most old photos? It is a fine coffee table masterpiece, a historical and a pictorial work on the history of hot rodding. »Well, I had done some magazine articles and then in 1988 I said: Hey, I'll do a book so people can see the old pictures… and hopefully enough guys will buy it. And, luckily, we have these two books to provide a look at the coolest cars in drag racing from back before they were considered nostalgic. Thanks for your interest - Don. There are chapters about Engines,Roadsters,Coupes and Sedans,Modifieds,Streamliners,Track Roadsters and the early Drag Racers. His readers avidly collect his books on Southern California hot rodding history. I'll let you paw thru it on Sunday if you'd like.
The dust cover jacket is his trademark red, white and black design and is absolutely brilliant. You don't look old enough to have been around back in the day. We all would have gotten better grades had we been able to read and write matter we enjoyed this much. With all of my books I wanted to be factual. All of the mail or internet orders were shipped either Friday 12-1 or Monday! I jumped into hot rodding in 1946. His pipeline never runs out of ideas, suggestions or photographs. So, I did a book and it sold pretty well.
The book measures 8 ¾ inches in width by 11 ¼ inches in height and has 192 pages. If none of the following books grab you, go to the listed Web sites for even more choices. Call the gift shop at 909-622-2133 and order the book by phone. Don Montgomery's Hot Rod Books tell it like it was! By the late 1940s that changed as most hot rodding competition became so specialized that a dual purpose hot rod had difficulty being competitive. The scenes at the dry lakes and on the early day dragstrips of Southern California are fantastic.