The McGee Roadster : Hot Rod Legend

The McGee Deuce roadster, one of the most iconic hot rods ever, is now the focus of an exciting full-length documentary by the Historic Vehicle Association. Packed with vintage and contemporary action footage, and interviews with guys like Ed Iskenderian, the roadster’s current owner, Bruce Meyer, and TRJ senior contributor Pat Ganahl and senior editor Greg Sharp, the film captures the spirit of the car and the era it was born from. Click here to see a one-minute teaser and the full 20-minute documentary.

Hemmings Find of the Day – 1929 Ford Model A The Famous “555″ Triple Nickel

Love this “29”

The first car to win a race at Lions Drag Strip and reportedly the first dragster to run a small-block Chevrolet V-8, the Mike Waters and Dean Murray-built Triple Nickel – this 1929 Ford Model A for sale on Hemmings.com – spent years outside and neglected after its retirement in the 1960s, but has since been restored and nowadays features a quad-carb Chevrolet 302 small-block set way back under the Model A cowl along with its signature torsion bar suspension. From the seller’s description:

The Famous “555″ Triple Nickel is now available for sale. Here are just a few highlights of its amazing history. 2010 Recipient of the prestigious Bruce Meyer Hot Rod Preservation Perpetual Trophy ;1 of the top 20 picks to represent the Grand Nationals History of Racing; 2009 Kirkland Concourse winner; Featured in 2014 The Rodder’s Journal #61; Won 1st race at Lions Drag Strip on opening day

The Famous “555″ Triple Nickel