Randy Shinn's 1927 Ford

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Photo of Randy's Roadster from Veda Orr's New Revised Hot Rod Pictorial
Randy's Roadster from the article "Hot Rod Heaven" published in Motor Age March 1948. In the article Randy's name is misspelled Rendy.

Channeled 1927 Ford Model T Roadster owned and raced by Randy Shinn. Randy was a member of the Road Runners Car Club. In 1946 Randy won the SCTA Championsip with his Model T Roadster. He totaled 75 points for the season.[2]

In 1948 when Randy's Model T was featured in Motor Age Magazine the car was powered by a 1942 Mercury engine.[3] Randy had installed an aircraft steering wheel. The Class C Roadster Merc engine ran with Edelbrock heads, manifold, ignition and a Winfield cam. Randy managed to get the car up to 136 mph in April 1948.[1]

Magazine Features

Motor Age March 1948
Trend Book 102 Hot Rods
Veda Orr's New Revised Hot Rod Pictorial
Hot Rod Deluxe September 2009



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