Plans were created nearly a decade ago for properly restoring the very scarce King Midget Model 1s. Each will number more than 30 pages filled with King Midget stories, technical hints and lots of photos! It was fun just going fast and driving the car, and the thrill of it. John helped consult as the class designed and built the fiberglass body and roll cage from the ground up. Had the chance to buy one on eBay, that looked suspiciously just like yours, around ; but I passed on it. Modified stock car legend, Vince Conrad, passes. A boy-sized car with room for a girlfriend!
Three Quarter (TQ) Midget
Guys like Alan Conley and Gary Woods collected the little cars and one of them, Bill Hossfield, set out to identify others doing the same. Some spend thousands on an enclosed trailer. Car guys go nuts trying to figure out where it came from. SAM The mission of the Saratoga Automobile Museum is to preserve, interpret and exhibit automobiles and automotive artifacts. Bob Vahsholtz E-mail - kingmidgetswest gmail. Some ways to enjoy these tiny cars: The Club takes no sides and holds no judging events.
Build Your Own Quarter Midget Race Car ~ FREE Guide!
Its rounded nose and sharply contoured tail resemble the roadsters synonymous with Indianapolis Motor Speedway decades ago. We were mostly teen-aged boys then, and how we yearned to have a King Midget of our own! As collector cars go, King Midgets are a bargain, either way. Previously owned by Bill Nash and was driven by Bill's daughter. Originally Posted by smacfe I am converting a.
It is extremely desirable, collectible, and most of all fun! I have not decided if I will restore it our just clean it up as I don't have any pedigree on it. Bad timing and a nasty garage fire finished off the little Continental motor. If you intend to race under a sanctioning body, always read and understand the regulations of your chosen racing class before designing or building any race vehicle. Professional repair, small patches welded in, or fiberglass patching might be needed, depending on the extent of what you find.