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1937 Dodge Midget Roadster

3.5 HP Briggs & Stratton motor

Lot # 8419
Location Concord, NC 28027
Seller Dealer
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3.5 HP
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Sold For: $3,000 Questions

This children’s homemade “Miller Dirt Track Special” race car was built from a 1936 “How to Build It” magazine, and it still runs! It was built as a project by a man and his dad for his kids. It currently has a 3.5 HP Briggs & Stratton motor on it that runs 3-7 mph. The roadster comes with a title, but it is not street legal. “The GoodYear News” magazine had a brief write-up about the midget roadster in its August 1940 issue. A copy of the article, along with copies of the original “How to Build It” magazine are provided. Some of the highlights from the build are:

  • Steel body formed over wood egg crate frame
  • Homemade grill
  • Clutching via belt tightening
  • Braking via lining on drum
  • Fog lights as head lights
  • Taillights as taillights
  • Homemade steering wheel
  • Model-T parts for steering shaft and drive/brake mechanism
  • Homemade custom trailer hitch with lights

 

1937 Dodge Midget Roadster

1937 Dodge Midget Roadster

 

 

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Ended On: 05/31/2024 at 2:08 pm EDT
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Highest bidder was: c*****z

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
c*****z 05/31/2024 2:02 pm EDT $3,000
a**********s 05/31/2024 2:01 pm EDT $2,800
a**********s 05/31/2024 2:00 pm EDT $2,500
c*****z 05/31/2024 1:59 pm EDT $2,400
a**********s 05/31/2024 1:59 pm EDT $2,300
c*****z 05/31/2024 1:15 pm EDT $2,100
a**********s 05/31/2024 8:35 am EDT $2,000
a**********s 05/24/2024 10:57 am EDT $1,300
Auction started 05/24/2024 12:00 am EDT
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  • ABSales says:

    Only 3 hours left. This would be a perfect way for your kids and/or grandkids to spend the summer!

    • customz says:

      Sweet little ride AB, concerned your reserve may too high for the market

    • ABSales says:

      We do consignment and our prices are based on what our seller wants. This was custom built by the seller’s grandfather.

  • ABSales says:

    We’re halfway through the auction for this homemade children’s roadster. Make sure you get your bids in while you can!

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