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Used 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR

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  • Yellow
  • Red Vinyl/Leather
  • Manual
  • 4Cyl Scout 152 Cu In
  • 6009
  • NOVIN
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
  • 1948 Kurtis KOPY MIDGET SPRINT CAR  in , Ohio
Vehicle Description

This is a complete rebuild of this beautiful 1946 Kurtis Kopy Midget Sprint Car!!  The car is basically brand new and has never been fired up since the rebuild.  This is a must see if you are into any type of racing and here is the history behind the car....

  • Ford 60 flat head engine
  • Hilborn fuel injection
  • Vertex magneto
  • Halibrand center section
  • Spring front and torsion bar
  • Rear Croslet twin caliper disc brakes
  • Schroder steering
  • Ran with Ford 60 until 1971
  • Replaced engine with 4cyl Scout 152 cubic Inches
  • Compression changed from 8:1 to 11:1
  • Fuel Injection
  • Bigger valve height
  • Lift cam horsepower up to 240

Car ran until 1978 at tracks in California, Florida, Canada, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. In one season the car won

  • 3 straight features
  • 23 trophy dashes

From 1973 - 1975 it ran at Winchester Speedway in 400 lap races and finished in 7th and 5th

In 1976 running at Winchester Speedway again in the Snow Ball Show it finished in 9th place

Through the remaining years the car won 2 more championships

Original owner was Gale Housier

Driver of the car was Joe Bair

The car was restored by Jerry Weeks of Indianapolis, In and Paul Gongwer of Harpster, Oh

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