Saxon Cars

 

Many members of our class have enjoyed the hobby of collecting, restoring, racing and displaying various cars and other toys.  This web page is a great place to share our hobby.  Send in your pictures (digital if possible) to Ron Cross to be included here. Please include a description.   Click on the image to get a larger version.

Mike McCormack's Roadster started life as a 1927 Model Ford Roadster Pickup with an all steel body, custom built frame, 1974 Chevrolet 350 Chevrolet engine, Turbo 350 transmission and 1968 Camaro 12 bolt posi-traction rear end. Ford produced 28,143 of them and they sold for $380.00. Daryll Smith's 1937 Ford

Del Ramsdell's 1991 Camaro.  It is designed and built for drag Racing. Its quarter mile time is 8.96 sec in  at 156 MPH. The engine is a 422 CI small block Chevrolet with Dart/Wilson Buick heads. It produces 843 Hp on the dyno. Transmission is a two speed powerglide especially built for drag racing.

Jim Tilton's 1961 Impala.  It is running a 454 big block.
Ron Cross's 1966 Mustang GT before work started on it. Ron's Mustang after restoration

Also in the Ramsdell shop is this work in progress 66 Chevelle.  It will be a hot rod with a 496 BB Chevy engine, 4 speed, and 411 posi. As usual the color will be yellow.

Del built this 22 foot all Aluminum jet boat from scratch.  It has a 6 liter Chevy engine.  Del also built the all Aluminum trailer.
Del needs something to drive on the street so he has this 2001 Corvette.

Jim Tilton's 1961 Fuel Injected Corvette purchased 1988 and did a complete frame off restoration finished in 1992.  One out of 118 with the 275 hp injected engine.

Jim Ramsden's 1965 Mustang GT fastback Jim Ramsden's 1966 Mustang convertible, check the pedal car on the back
Ed Maerz collects Chevys.  This frame off '57 has disc brakes, a big block, and soon to have a Richmond 6 speed.  This is a Platinum Award winner at the national Chevy show scoring 987 out 1000 points. Ed with his '57 before the flames went on.  Not pictured here are two more outstanding '57's; a red convertible and a blue 2 door hard top. Ed sold this '55 to Norm Musser (NSHS '61) when it was stock.  Norm modified everything and then Ed got it back by trading his '65 Corvette for the '55 and a '61 Bel Air. Ed's '61 convertible runs an original 283 powerglide with 18 and 20 inch wheels.
This is a peek at Ed's '56 convertible running a 327 with 400 turbo and front disc brakes. Ed's '57 racecar runs a .60 over 427 with 400 turbo.  It has a roll cage, tube frame, 4 link and fiberglass front end. Ed has a '62 SS 409 4 speed Ed's RS SS Camaro has Factory AC, tilt, orange houndstooth interior and runs a 350/350
Ed's '67 427 SS 4 speed red/red Close up of the flames on Ed's show car Doug Christensen owns this 1967 Dodge.  It is a big block--383--in standard tune.  He restored it to be a driver.  Here is Doug's 1979 Dodge Red Express.  It is all original including the wood floor of the bed which is in perfect shape.  It has been in the family since 1981. 

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Rob (Leo) Robinson’s 1967 BMW purchased in 1968 and was their family car from 1971-1984 and still gets driven almost every weekend. The model is a 2000CS as in 2000cc's which was the "big" engine at the time. (Precursor of the 2.8 and 3.0 liter engines)  The body was custom built by Karman.   It has a 4 cylinder with two 2 barrel side draft Solex carburetors and a 4 speed manual transmission. The engine was rebuilt in 1976 and the car repainted silver by Rob’s wife, Jan, for their silver wedding Anniversary.  Here is Jay Clark's 1947 Mercury Convertible.  It has a chopped top(3")  350cu.in. Chevy, bored, roller cam producing about 375HP.  4speed on the column, with a 39 Ford "banjo" steering wheel and a custom dash. The interior is velvet tuck and wide pleat roll upholstery.  Arlan Schendel’s ‘37 Chev sedan.  Engine: LT1 350 Chev – Trans 700R Rachel (Asburry) and Bob Watilo’s 1959 Corvette.  It has a 283cid - 245hp engine with dual carburetors and 4 speed transmission.  Bob and Rachel show the car sparingly, but garner accolades whenever displayed.

Chuck “old skool” Morgan’s 1936 humpback Ford.  It has a 350 cid engine, turbo 400 transmission and Mustang II front end.  Chuck sez “I built it to drive it” and he surely does.

Marralene Oullette’s 1997 Jaguar XK8 convertible.  This is the first production year of the V-8 series.

 

Rodney Oullette’s 1989 Porsche 911 Speedster convertible.  Same body and suspension as the 930 Turbo with a custom fiberglass deck lid.  The last of the “J” series with only 823 imported to the USA.

Warren Patterson’s 1934 Chevrolet “project car.”

 

Warren Patterson’s 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 2dr hardtop.  Original car with correct engine and powerglide transmission.

Warren Patterson’s 1966 Buick Skylark GS convertible.

Corby Hann’s ‘67 Triumph TR8 with a small block Buick aluminum V8.  Fast and a bunch of fun!

 

Corby Hann’s ‘55 Nomad has a 350 engine and 350 transmission with a Nova front clip.

 

 

Corby Hann restored this 1964 Chevy Impala with his son Eric.  It has a 350 crate engine.

 

Dave Thiel's '37 Chevy Dave Thiel's '78 Porsche