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Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2001 11:34:11 EST
Subject: Re: roadster classes
In a message dated 3/2/2001 5:39:17 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> Paul, Good question, 23-27 would be based on Ford Model T's I guess. The
> 23-25 T body is the same, 26-27 is a more streamlined body. My question is
> why are the 15-22 bodies not allowed? If you put a 15 and 23 roadster body
> side by side 99 out of 100 people wouldn't know the differance at a 200MPH
> glance. Bob in Connecticut, where it is snowing as I type this.
My guess is that the "traditional hiboy roadster" was usually based on the
Model "A"(28-31) or the "Deuce"(32), thus the break at 1928 for fuel and gas
roadsters. The early modified roadsters were usually the slimmer and smaller
"T"'s, usually the 1923-27's, thus the earlier year break.
Ardun Doug King
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