200 rows · Kurtis Kraft was an American designer and builder of race cars. The company built midget cars, quartermidgets, sports cars, sprint cars, Bonneville cars, and USAC Championship cars.It was founded by Frank Kurtis when he built his own midget car chassis in the late 1930s.. Kurtis built some very low fiberglass bodied two-seaters sports cars under his own name in Glendale, California . This 1947 Kurtis Kraft Midget has a 110ci Offy DOHC 4 cyl. engine, four-wheel drum brakes, and a Frankland quick-change rear. This is Eddie Bourgnon’s old no.5 Kurtis that Mike Caruso aquired in 1950. Caruso painted the car and campaigned it as the Deuce, as the original Deuce was stretched into a 3/4 sprint in ’49 or ’50.
This 1946 Kurtis-Kraft midget racer recently received a complete restoration. Youtube and Vimeo Url. This race car was restored using original Kurtis-Kraft panel bucks, and is finished in the Author: Jay Ramey. 1947 Kurtis Kraft Midget F rank Kurtis infatuations with automobiles began at an early age. His father owned a blacksmith shop located in Pueblo, Colorado that repaired automobiles and horse-and-buggy. The family later moved to Los Angeles, CA where Frank got a job working with Don Lee Cadillac, after lying about his age.
kurtiskraft.net is in no way associated with frank kurtis, the frank kurtis company or kurtis-kraft inc. 1947 Kurtis-Kraft Offenhauser-$34,495 1947 Kurtis-Kraft Offenhauser midget race car, updated with disc brakes and Hilborn fuel injector More Add to Favorites MoreTransmission: Manual.
Nov 18, 2015 · The 1947 Kurtis-Kraft V8-60 Midget was a formidable competitor in its day, created by iconic Indy 500 race-car designer Frank Kurtis to bring high-performance racing within reach of the common man (and occasionally, woman).Author: Bob Golfen. The package includes two midget race cars. The c.1980 is a caged midget set up for torsion bars. The c. 1970 midget is non-caged with a spring front end. These project cars include a variety of extra parts. Many of the parts are New Old Stock (NOS) and are still in the boxes. There is a surplus of V4 Chevy based engines including one SCAT block.