Passenger side of Henry J Roadster

Henry J Roadster first fiberglass bodies

Glasspar profected fiberglass between 1946 &1948 They only made 200 bodies. The first fiberglass bodies ever made. They were the original Kit car made to go on any 101" wheelbase chasis. Mine is on a 1951 Henry J running gear and chasis. I entered it into the Kaizer Iris Parade. I should have been placed in with the rest of the cars. Instead I was placed in the float section behind horses. I was not even judged as a car contestant. I was told I would be notified by mail. When I called 2 days before the parade, I was told they emailed the notices instead. Yes I finally recieved mine the 29th of May. This parade has gone on for many years. It should be more organized than this. A car like mine, or any car should have been treated in the same fashion as the rest.

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Frank says ... on Tuesday, Oct 18 at 12:54 PM

very cool car.

Darren says ... on Sunday, Oct 11 at 6:48 PM

I completely agree. Cars, no matter what the make, model, or condition, should be shown together. What you have is a great representation of what triggered the "kit car" and custom body add-on explosion that continues today. - Thanks for posting.

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