Subie – 1927 Ford Track T Powered by a 350 HP Subaru WRX STI Engine

IMG_09462013 – In 2012 my friend Larry Rhodes and I drove my 31 Buick on Andy’s Indy Goodguys cruise.  Once there, after looking at cars for a couple of hours I got bored and wondered over to the autocross racing area and watched a bunch of guys having a ball charging around a course set up in a big parking lot in their Mustangs and Camaros. I had done a lot of autocrossing back in the 60s in my little red Porsche shown below.  I decided then and there I would build an autocross car that was fast enough to level the playing field against the 30 somethings in their Mustangs.  The result is Subie, a Subaru WRX STI powered 1927 Track T Ford Roadster.  It turned out to be so fast that Goodguys rewrote the rules for 2014 precluding all wheel drive and foreign engines, basically outlawing my car.IMG_0953Here’s grandson Kenny getting ready for his first run at the SCCA event in Oakland. He is a natural.

IMG_1473Kenny looking over Subie under construction.





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