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1930’s Indy 500 model race car built to suit you by a pro master builder

$ 3,599.00

1930's scale Indy 500 race car, 18 inches personalized and custom built to your colors, number, graphics, and accessories. Wire spoke or disc aluminum wheels, hand brake, air pump, custom tires, steering wheel, polished or painted belly pan. 30 of these 18 inch aluminum castings were made in the late 1980's by famous auto designer / builder Gene Sherman. He was commissioned to build these cars by major US companies and after only completing less than 19 cars, he passed away. One car went to David Letterman as a gift from CBS on his 1st Anniversary with the network and a several went to Leland Wolf of Investment Toys. Our cars will be built to order in the USA by a professional master builder and finished to your personalized specifications. The exhaust and axles are chromed brass. Many paint colors available for base coat clear coat custom paint and graphics. The cars are not powered but are high quality display pieces that weigh about 6 pounds. Please check the photos as they are part of the description and feature our display car just recently finished. Shown in different wheel and tire configurations. The personalized cars will run from $ 3199. to $ 3999. depending on the wheels, tires, colors, graphics and accessories you choose. A 30% deposit is required and a 6-8 weeks time frame is needed for completion. The price listed is for the display car as shown with 60 wire spoke wheels. Contact us for a quote on your car.

1930’s Indy 500 model race car, 18 inches personalized and custom built to your colors, number, graphics, and accessories. Wire spoke or disc aluminum wheels, hand brake, air pump, custom tires, steering wheel, polished or painted belly pan. 30 of these 18 inch aluminum castings were made in the late 1980’s by famous auto designer / builder Gene Sherman. He was commissioned to build these cars by major US companies and after only completing less than 19 cars, he passed away. One car went to David Letterman as a gift from CBS on his 1st Anniversary with the network and a several went to Leland Wolf of Investment Toys. Dick Fitzek, a well known California hot rodder / builder, wound up with the remaining castings and parts. He also recently passed and only built a couple of these cars over the last 10 years. We feel very fortunate to secure the remaining 7 castings and parts from the estate. Our cars will be built to order in the USA by a professional master builder and finished to your personalized specifications. The body and belly pan are 356 aluminum heavy duty castings. The wheels and hubs are machined from 7075 aluminum billet stock, and polished or painted in wire spoke or disc wheels. The 4 finned aluminum finned brake drums are 6061 billet stock and hand finished. The radiator shell (nose) is 304 polished stainless steel. The exhaust and axles are chromed brass. Many paint colors available for base coat clear coat custom paint and graphics. The cars are not powered but are high quality display pieces that weigh about 6 pounds. Please check the photos as they are part of the description and feature our display car just recently finished. Shown in different wheel and tire configurations. The personalized cars will run from $ 3199. to $ 3999. depending on the wheels, tires, colors, graphics and accessories you choose. A 30% deposit is required and a 6-8 weeks time frame is needed for completion. The price listed is for the display car as shown with 60 wire spoke wheels. We are excited about this project and will be glad to further discuss it with serious customers at Joie Chitwoods Collectibles on the web or 8138924703. Contact us for a quote on your car.

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