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midway companies, vendor and specialty locations at the event. There are white markers on the ground at every vendor space. Rows IA, A-H = Vending Area. Sep 6, Hull says the swap meet put on by Early Wheels of Iowa has been held for decades at the fairgrounds, but the antique rendezvous is a new. Swap Meet ads (up to two each month, each 50 words in length) are free to '82 Yamaha XVR w/GSX-R forks & rear wheel, big-bore kit, . Vintage Motorcycle Magazines: + issues, late '70s thru early Nevada, IA.

The and inch Schott Octane wheels mount to Heidts front suspension while out back Posies leaf springs support a 9-inch Ford rear. The hot rod rake is even more apparent when viewed from the rear.

All the original woodie hardware was re-plated and used in conjunction with the beautiful Maplewood. Woodies were built to haul the goods and with a 4. The supercharged motor connects to a 4RW70 transmission, keeping the entire driveline pure Ford. The dash is filled with Classic Instruments gauges while Vintage Air keeps the passengers cool.

Beyond the great craftsmanship there is great design built into the new wood.

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Note the overlapping top gate that prevents water from entering the cabin. Yes even the taillights were formed from maple, note there are no screws holding the light cup into the wooden bucket; it is a press fit. More great wood craftsmanship … look up!

early wheels of iowa swap meet

The headliner is a series of maple stingers giving the inside of the woodie at great look. Walking through the indoor portion of the event we met up with Jeff Perkins of Greenfield, Tennessee, our latest award recipient with his classic Ford pickup. The pair shared many of the same ideas on what it would take to undertake the build of a truly memorable Ford pickup. The truck was in decent overall condition and would be a great start for the new build in bringing the rendering by Eric Brockmeyer to life.

Without wasting any time the truck was bought and sent to Legens Hot Rod Shop to start the teardown for rebuild. Seeing that the original frame was rock solid it was blasted clean and boxed for additional strength.

Out back a Currie Enterprises 9-inch Ford rear was packed with matching spline axles spinning 3. For razor-sharp handling up front a Kugel Komponents IFS was added featuring their exclusive upper and lower tubular control arms and cast stainless steel spindles deftly matched to RideTech HQ-Series coilover shocks.

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For plenty of stopping capabilities a dual power master from Master Power Brakes pushes fluid though stainless lines to Wilwood Forged Dynalite Pro-Series brakes at each corner, featuring Wanting to keep a Ford in a Ford, it was an easy decision to contact Ford Performance for one of their cutting-edge 5. It starts with an aluminum block complete with cross-bolted main bearing caps packed with a forged steel crank linked to forged steel connecting rods wearing hypereutectic aluminum pistons to produce an Aluminum cylinder heads generate plenty of power while on top an eight-stack semi-crossram injection system from Borla Induction delivers the goods.

Spent gases push through a set of Sanderson headers to a custom 3-inch stainless exhaust with Borla mufflers.

early wheels of iowa swap meet

Power moves though a Ford Performance 4R70W automatic trans to a custom driveshaft. Extra attention by the Legens team included the custom engine cover and underhood detailing. To bring the Brockmeyer rendition to life the Legens team got busy fabricating narrowed and tucked bumpers, custom hood vents, body and bed trim, and a custom tailgate and taillights.

early wheels of iowa swap meet

From there they installed a number of their exclusive parts, including a fuel filler concealment kit, stainless steel bed strips, tailgate concealment hinges with latch concealment kit, stainless steel exhaust hangers, wire loom plates, and bumper mount kit. With the custom work completed the cab and bed were then metalfinished with all gaps set. For color Jeff pays homage to the St.

The interior had to have the same attention to detail as the exterior so the team got busy by first filling the stock dash with dials from Classic Instruments to monitor the vitals. The stock steering wheel was cut down to 15 inches and links to a tilt column from Flaming River to set the course while cool breezes are from Vintage Air. For plenty of comfort a bench seat from Wise Guys was wrapped with distressed pecan-toned leather, accented by complementing deep brown carpeting.

Congratulations to Jeff who will receive a limited-edition jacket as the award winner. Legens Hot Rod Shop did an amazing job bringing the Eric Brockmeyer designs for the F to life with plenty of classic elegance. A Ford Performance 5. The eight-stack semi-cross ram injection from Borla Induction is the finishing touch. Nothing says performance like a semi-cross ram eight-stack injection. This system from Borla Induction not only looks wicked, it gets the message across as soon as the gas pedal calls it into action.

That's why we selected this event above all the others on the slate, because it is the only race, where four cars run the track at the same time. In addition to that, zMax Dragway and Charlotte Motor Speedway are two of the very nicest motorsports facilities of any kind in the world. Spectator seating is ample and comfortable and the pits are paved and also easily accessible.

There's also a ton of sportsmen racing on this weekend, so there's plenty of racing to be enjoyed. May Summer in the States hasn't quite begun yet, but things will definitely start heating up in May. There you'll find the National Corvette Museum as well as the factory where the Corvette is currently being produced. Tours of the plant have temporarily been halted, as they are re-tooling for production to begin on the next generation, which is rumored to have a mid-engine configuration.

Tours will probably resume by May of and even if you only get to tour the Museum, it's well worth the visit.

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Art's Corvette dealership is just across the road from the museum and has a showroom so packed with of all kinds of Corvettes and other hot rods, that it could almost be considered it's own museum.

Holley Performance is also headquartered in Bowling Green, as well as Beech Bend Racewaywhich regularly hosts street drags, grudge racing and various classes of sportsman racers. Don't spend too long taking in the OLOA, because Formula Drift will be visiting Road Atlanta in mid-May, which we've slotted as your chance to take in competitive drifting at it's highest level in the States.

As has been the theme all month long, leaving Road Atlanta will require you to shift gears again, going from drift cars on an iconic road course to open wheel racers on perhaps the most-iconic of all circle tracks in the world- Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indy The Indy may not be the spectacle it once was, but it's still a bucket list event that you'll want to check off your list.

There are also plenty of shops in the area, that may be open for tours or souvenir sales, including Tony Stewart's and Andretti Autosport.

early wheels of iowa swap meet

June Did the Champ Car drivers make racing look easy. If so, America affords the opportunity for those with enough means to find out just how difficult wheel to wheel racing really is for a driver off the street. Enjoy free coffee and chicken buscuits compliments of the original Chick-fil-A Dwarf House first come, first served.

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