Chicagoland MG Club: Driveline August 2017
Past Event

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Chuck fabricated many of the fiberglass panels in this project.

Factory-built Victress cars were built on either a Ford or a custom chassis and usually had small-block Chevrolet engines. Chuck has beefed-up the chassis with additional steel to stiffen the frame.

A Victress S1A (similar to this one) was featured in the 1954 movie Johnny Dark which starred Tony Curtis and Piper Laurie.

Under reconstruction was a 1950’s era Victress fiberglass sports car – one of only a handful in existence. The more recognizable car of our age was the gorgeous red 1965 Jaguar XK-E. A dream car by anybody’s standards.

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