1925 Dodge Roadster- "Wood Oval Track Racer"
Price: - Item location: Huntington Beach, California, United States
- Condition: New
- Make: Dodge
- Model: Oval Track Racer
- Type: Roadster
- Trim: Carson Top
- Year: 1925
- Mileage: 55
- VIN: 339995
- Color: Celery and French Vanilla
- Engine size: 440 Magnum
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Burgundy Leather
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1925 Dodge Oval Track Racer Carson TopTHE CALIFORNIA UNDERSLUNG
Conceptualized, designed and built to replicate that period (circa mid-1920's) of the long ago forgotten days of wood ovaltrack racing.The "Underslung" represents the style of racer that was unique to those venues of that period of automotive racing history. This car is in memory of Richard Riddell (1946-2008), one of the hobbies greatest talents. His craftsmanship is exemplified in the start up build (circa 6/05-12/07) of this very period antique roadster.
Additional design modifications, engineering, chassis, body, top, windshield, paint, glass and interior were implemented by Joe and Phyllis Moreno (circa 11/08-3/11) to finish enhancing its character, function and safety.
Some of the craftsmen joining in this exciting endeavor to bring this project to fruition included Bob Larson; interior aluminum and other metal fabrication, Dan Houck; top bows and header, Paul Rick; glass, Bob Dutton; paint, Jose Rodriquez; metal fabrication, Alex Serrna; body & paint prep, Doc Hildebrandt and Tino Pineda; top and interior, Mike Schartel; pin striping.
A close study of this example of an "antique period style wood oval track racer" (circa late teens, early 20's) will reveal novel and exciting design details incorporating engineering you're unlikely to see & enjoy elsewhere.
- Voted as 1 of the Top 10 hot rods by Hot Rod Magazine in 2006 (the car was not even completed to its current condition)
- 727 Torqueflite transmission
- 1925 Dodge 1 ton truck rear end
- 4 wheel Wilwood disk brakes