The Miller/Wusz â€™23 Dodge roadster pickup was a winner on the show circuit as well as the drag strip throughout the â€™50s and â€™60s. We have the whole story on the Portland-based roadster in TRJ #69.
Although TRJ #68 has just recently hit the newsstand, TRJ #69 is now printed and we thought weâ€™d give you a sneak peek, which you may want to peruse over the Holidays. We're excited about this latest issue, and we hope you will be as well. TRJ #69 is our largest issue in years at 170 pages!
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We have two versions of the Miller/Wusz â€™23 Dodge roadster pickup in TRJ #69. The article also includes an oversized foldout.
Chris Casnyâ€™s Root Beer Brown A-V8 has an unmistakable early-â€™50s look, especially with the custom-made top installed. We photographed the car on the Blackham Coliseum grounds while we were in Louisiana for the 1st Annual Bayou Round Up.
Also in this issue, we have the story of master metalman Ron Covell in his own words. It spans from his earliest days building dragsters up until his current profession teaching metalworking workshops.
We traveled across the San Francisco Bay to photograph Darryl Hollenbeckâ€™s â€œRotten Avocado Greenâ€ â€™32 Ford on location in Concord, California. The all-steel roadster features a wealth of art deco accouterments.
Ian Loska built his â€™34 Ford pickup to be driven hard. Complete with a fully integrated roll cage, Buick nailhead and reinforced Model A wire wheels, the car was set up to smoke the tires at any momentâ€”as depicted here.
Rich Spanovich worked with his son Rick to build his â€™51 Mercury in â€™50s custom style. Highlights include shaved handles, rounded hood corners, custom grille and Rock Moss Green paint.