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Hop Up 1950's Mini Pages














Item # HU 5110
Hop Up
October 1951
EX Condition - Magazine is complete with some minor cover wear and creasing.The spine shows some subtle use wear and the pages show a bit of yellowing due to age.
This Issue Includes: Bonneville Speed Trials Previews; Glad Ellis' removable hard top convertible; Howard Forrest's custom cycle; Coverage of the Saugus Drags; Bob Williams' '27 Touring Roadster; A look at race boats; Coverage of the Indianapolis Custom Show; Coverage of the Bell Timing Meet; Alden Sampson's Sprint Car feature; George Jules' custom Studebaker; Johnny Hagen's '50 Merc Convertible; Everett Duncan's '28 Indian Scout motorcycle; plus more great features and editorial.
This rare Hop Up Pocket Page book will make a nice addition to most any collection.
$15.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5201
Hop Up
January 1952
NM Condition - Magazine is complete with no noticeable cover wear or creasing. The spine shows very subtle use wear and the pages are just lightly yellowed due to age.
This Issue Includes: Horsepower explanation; Carl Cerny's '49 Chevrolet feature; Russetta coverage; Ash Can Derby coverage from Wilson's Ranch; Walker Morrison's '32 Ford Roadster feature; Bruce Robinson and Ruey Whiting Track Roadster Cutaway; Tom Powels' 27 T Roadster feature; Custom Hints; BSA Motorcycle road test; SCTA coverage; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up Mini-page magazine will upgrade most any collection. You'll have a hard time finding one in better condition.
$21.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5203
Hop Up
March 1952
EX+ Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows very subtle use wear and the pages are just lightly yellowed due to age and storage.
This Issue Includes: Learn the correct amount of carburetion for your engine; Mexican Road Race coverage; Salton Sea Boat racing; Jerry Quesnel's '49 Merc custom feature; Eddie Dye's Roadster feature and cut-away; Motorcycle Road Race from Del Mar; Fifth running of the Pasadena Roadster Club Rally; Quarter-Mile record holders; Custom Grilles; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up mini-pages magazine will upgrade most any collection. You'll have a hard time finding one in better condition.
$23.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5207
Hop Up
July 1952
EX+ Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing.The spine shows very subtle use wear and the pages are just lightly yellowed due to age and are in great shape.
This Issue Includes: Pro's and Con's of modifying; SCTA Meet Opening event coverage; Ralph Testa's Barris-built Merc custom feature; SDTA drags from Paradise Mesa coverage; Coverage of the Pebble Beach Road Race; Jack Hagemann's '27 Modified T Roadster feature and cut-away; A visit to Weber Equipment; Hop Up Test No.4 - Bob Longman's '32 Roadster; Custom Hints - Powered deck lids; Emory Bozzani's Plymouth custom feature; Installing a GMC engine in a Chevy; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
A great Hop Up Mini-page magazine that will make nice addition to most any collection.
$16.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5208
Hop Up
July 1952
EX+ Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows only subtle use wear and the pages are just lightly yellowed due to age and are in great shape.
This Issue Includes: What it takes to win the Indianapolis 500 - Handling is as important as speed; A look at Indy 500 race car, the Keck Special; A look at the Ansted Special Indy Car; Joe and Margie Bailon's '41 Chevy custom feature; George Barris Custom Hints - Bumper exhaust ideas; Manning Sports Car feature and cut-away; Hop Up Test No. 5 - Dick Martin's '40 Coupe; Coverage of the Kern County drags; RTA Lakes Meet coverage; Midwest Motor Show coverage; Big Bore Ben cartoon; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
A great Hop Up Mini-page magazine that will make nice addition to most any collection.
$16.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5210
Hop Up
October 1952
EX Condition – Magazine is complete with some minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows some average use wear and the pages show a little moisture issue on the top outside section of the first few pages and are just lightly yellowed due to age and storage.
This Issue Includes: Truth about cams; Chuck Price’s ’32 Ford roadster feature; Dana Boller’s ’49 Ford feature; Don Ferrara’s ’32 Ford roadster feature; Esquires Hot Rod Rodeo from Glendale; Coverage of the SCTA from El Mirage; Hopping up the Plymouth; Coverage of Russetta at El Mirage; John Geraghty’s chopped ’40 Ford convertible feature; Big Bore Ben cartoon; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up Pocket Page book will display nicely with the rest of your collection.
$19.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5211
Hop Up
November 1952
EX+ Condition - Magazine is complete with no noticeable cover wear and just very minor creasing with some subtle moisture stain on the top of the cover. The spine looks fresh from the printer and the pages are just lightly yellowed due to age and storage.
This Issue Includes: Tommy Baker's Blown Cad Deville feature; Bonneville Diary from 1952; Notes and sketches from Bonneville; Hop Up Test No. 7 - Ollie Seeley's modified '51 Plymouth; Bill Passavanti's '49 Chevy convertible custom feature; Coverage of the Inaugural Utah Drags; Herb Cattani's Buick-Cadillac custom feature; Custom Hints - Building a Grille; Big Bore Ben cartoon; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up Pocket Page book will upgrade most any collection. You'll have a very difficult time finding one in better shape.
$19.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5212
Hop Up
December 1952
EX Condition - Magazine is complete with some minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows only subtle use wear and the pages are lightly yellowed from age.
This Issue Includes: Truth about cams; Miss Toni Oldham; Keith and Lois Troutwine's '32 Ford Roadster feature; Dale Barrett's custom roadster feature; Custom Hints - Grille design; Custom Trunk Latch how to; Hill and Davis Streamliner feature and cutaway; Barris custom Cadillac giveaway car feature; Hop Up Road Test No. 8 - making a '32 Ford Roadster handle; Bob Alexander's '47 Plymouth Custom feature; Big Bore Ben Cartoon; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up Pocket Page will make a very nice addition to most any collection.
$14.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5302
Hop Up
February 1953
EX Condition – Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows mostly subtle use wear and the pages are very white especially for their age. This Issue Includes: Carrera Panamerican III coverage; Number One Custom of the year featuring Ron Dunn’s ’51 Ford; Ray Birky’s channeled ’32 Ford roadster feature; Practical Restyling of the ’49 Plymouth four door; How to paint your own car; Bill Flanagan’s ’34 Ford coupe feature; Hot Rod Jamboree from Hamilton High School in Los Angeles; Lt. Fellows’ ’50 Ford; Milt Vrionis’ ’41 Buick Convertible feature; plus more great features, editorial and tech articles.
Here is another rare Hop Up that will make a nice addition to most any collection.
$19.75 + Shipping.

Hop Up 1950's Full Size Magazines


Item # HU 5303
Hop Up
March 1953
NM Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine looks fresh from the printer and the pages are very white especially for their age. This Issue Includes: Road testing the '53 Lincoln Mexican Road Race Champion; Tommy Thornburg's Barris-built '47 Studebaker feature; Coverage of the Pomona Drags sponsored by the Pomona Police Dept.; Don Brady built '36 custom Ford feature; Norm Jennings' Model A feature; Practical Restyling of the '53 Ford Victoria by Henning and Ritch; Bob Hirohata's Barris-built custom '51 Merc club coupe feature; 320 HP OHV Merc engine with C.O. La Tourette cut-away illustration; Bob Estes profile; The San Francisco Ramblers car club; plus more great features, editorial and tech articles.
Here is another rare Hop Up that will make a nice upgrade to any collection.
$23.75 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5305
Hop Up
May 1953
EX+ - NM- Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows some subtle use wear and the pages are surprisingly white for their age. This Issue Includes: Ed Wilder's '52 Cadillac feature including a photo with model Lynn Roebuck; Bob Longie's '32 roadster from Hawaii; Ed Jacques' '41 Ford custom feature; What you should know about wheel alignment; Gil Ayala's custom '51 GMC truck; Henning restyles the Ambassador; Building a Hot V-8 Engine - Part II; Al Glickman's totally custom Merc; Dean Moon's Ford Coupe with a Studebaker V-8 conversion; Bill Crowell's '32 Five-Window Ford feature; The Barris Story; plus more great features, editorial and tech articles.
Here is another rare Hop Up that will make a fantastic upgrade to your collection.
$23.75 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5308
Hop Up
August 1953
EX+ Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows only subtle use wear and the pages show just the slightest bit of yellowing from age.
This Issue Includes: Bonneville previews; Practical Restyling of the '47 Buick; A look at Detroit's experimental cars; The OHV Ford 6 cylinder; Gordon Cerswell's '51 Nash Rambler custom; Lloyd Taylor's double overhead cam '96ci four cylinder experimental engine; Bill Stroppe wins the Phoenix National Road Race; Detroit Stylist's Dream Cars; Hopping up the four-barrel engine; Chuck De Witt's '50 Ford Convertible custom; De Soto Firedome V-8 powered '53 Plymouth; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up magazine will make a nice upgrade to most any collection.
$21.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5309
Hop Up
September 1953
NM - Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and no noticeable creasing. The spine shows only subtle use wear and the pages show just the slightest bit of yellowing from age.
This Issue Includes: Indy Analysis with the Kurtis chassis cars; A look into the Hop Up and Motor Life's Design Contest; Milton Rosen's '52 custom Cadillac feature; Researching a rear-engine Tucker Torpedo; Lowell William's custom roadster; Ralph Neal's '32 Roadster feature; Shock absorber tech; Bill Chuck's customized '49 Chevrolet; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This rare Hop Up magazine will make a fantastic upgrade to most any collection. You'll have a difficult time finding one in better condition.
$27.25 + Shipping.

Item # HU 5403
Hop Up and Motor Life
March 1953
EX+ Condition - Magazine is complete with very minor cover wear and creasing. The spine shows only subtle use wear and the pages are lightly yellowed from age.
This Issue Includes: 1954 New Car Auto Directory - All major brands represented; '54 Engine Alalysis - a look at all the new engines; Auto Design Contest Winners announced - George Angersbach, Robert Floyd, Edward Taylor, Edwin Taylor, Edwin Kitasako, and Robert Riesleman; Road Test - The '54 HY-Drive Plymouth; High Speed Handling with the Lincoln; Lyle Bertrand's custom '40 Ford coupe feature; Hudson Hornet Road Test; Harold Casaurang's Cal-Nevada Coupe feature; plus more great features, editorial, and cool vintage ads.
This great issue will make a nice addition to most any collection.
$19.25 + Shipping.

Item # 1506 hu
Hop Up- Vol 11 #1 Spring 2015
The return of Hop Up magazine begins with Vol 11 #1 and features a perfect-boundbook-like publication with high-quality paper and amazing, dramatic photography. There are no page numbers dirtying up the vibe of this collection of "hopped up" rides, just a clean presentation of a top-notch car magazine done by enthusiasts ... ones who recognize and understand what a beautiful automotive magazine should look like ... And this is it. This Issue Includes:Andy Kohler's Competition T Roadster; Nick Roger's '51 Merc; Greg Hopkins'shares his exploits driving from Alabama to the Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona; Wheel swapping for different looks; Steve Galdes' 1939 Mercury Eight; History of the San Diego Roadster Club; Dusty Smith's T roadster; Brad Gortsema's Ford coupe; Lee Pratt's '40 Ford Coupe; John Joyo's '32 Ford roadster; Tania Forster's '36 three-window coupe; Scott Miller's '20 Model A roadster; Paul Garland profile and a look at his hot rod work; Terry Cox's '32 Ford coupe; "Loosies" - a collection of random rods and scenes; plus more great Hop Up editorial.
The return of Hop Up is a certain collectible and will absolutely sell out, so pick it up while you can.
$16.50 + Shipping.

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