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Jim Liberty
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Car ID.

#1 Post by Jim Liberty » Thu Sep 22, 2022 2:50 pm

My partner here at Liberty Motorsports would like to identify this car. It was his great grandfather's on their farm in Kansas. .............Anybody? ....Jim.
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Re: Car ID.

#2 Post by C J Murray » Thu Sep 22, 2022 3:11 pm

I know it isn't a Miata but that is all I know. It looks like it is a home built on a very early chassis. The tank on the running board looks like an add-on. No front brakes. No fenders. No lights. Looks like a hot rod, race car. It has the Speedster style of rear body like the sports cars of the day.
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Re: Car ID.

#3 Post by Martin Benade » Thu Sep 22, 2022 9:31 pm

The tank is an acetylene tank for the (useless) headlights. My friends ‘12 Reo has that setup.
After googling his car, this one’s radiator shell looks identical, so I think it’s a Reo. But hot-rodded.
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