View Full Version : Neat Historic Racer on ebay

tony barnhill
03-14-2007, 09:12 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Crosley-P...1QQcmdZViewItem (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Crosley-Powered-1950s-TQ-Midget-Race-Car_W0QQitemZ150101016818QQcategoryZ98061QQrdZ1QQc mdZViewItem)

03-15-2007, 06:29 AM
Thanks for the link - That is cool! Anybody know what something like that is worth?

Hap Waldrop
03-15-2007, 07:46 AM
Notice it say the ignition is a mag, meaning no onboard starter, you push it to start it.

03-15-2007, 08:11 AM
Beautiful car. I remember the "4/4" midgets racing, with their 91 c.i. Offys but never saw 3/4 midgets running. There were a couple of these for sale locally a few years ago but not in this condition.

I like Crosley engines. They were big in H-modified (750cc) during the fifties and used in outboard motors (Bearcat?) and other applications. Early versions had blocks made of braised sheet metal.

I raced karts on dirt ovals & that was fun. I imagine one of these on dirt would be twice as good. Wish I was younger and richer.