Pedal Cars

by Larry Bloemker

Publisher: MBI

Written in English
Cover of: Pedal Cars | Larry Bloemker
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  • Other manufacturing technologies,
  • Road & motor vehicles: general interest,
  • Technical & Manufacturing Trades,
  • Automotive - General,
  • Transportation,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Pedal cars,
  • Toys,
  • Antiques & Collectibles / Toys,
  • History
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9490642M
ISBN 100760304432
ISBN 109780760304433

Pedal cars have been around almost as long as real cars. In the same way as the motorcar was derived from the carriage, the pedal-car had its origins in the tricycle. Iron tricycles, which already existed at the end of the 19th century, were the starting point for kids’ cars; dressed up with a simple body and fitted out with an extra wheel. Shop Murray Pedal Car parts and get Free Shipping on orders over $99 at Speedway Motors, the Racing and Rodding Specialists. Murray Pedal Car parts in-stock with same-day shipping.5/5(1). Listed above you'll find some of the best pedal cars coupons, discounts and promotion codes as ranked by the users of To use a coupon simply click the coupon code then enter the code during the store's checkout process.   The U.K.’s Lines Bros. offered its customers 30 pedal cars in its /38 catalog, from the basic Prince, which was designed for 2 - 4-year olds, to the Electric Rolls, which had a wooden body and a volt electric motor driving the rear axle.

  The number of exquisitely restored pedal cars was the highlight of the automobilia section though, with more than 70 pedal cars in the collection and the top seller of the lots was this Pedal cars go back to the 's when families began creating these toys out of scraps found in their barns. Before long the wealthy had taken over and created lavish versions of these pedal cars. Soon, the pedal cars started taking on brand names such as Buicks, Pierce-Arrows, and Wintons. Toy cars have changed a lot since the time of pedal cars. Restoring an old pedal car comes with plenty of challenges. Most pedal cars were handled roughly by generations of kids and often left out in the weather to rust or rot. Other "kiddie cars" were modified by kids or parents. Unlike other antiques, however, pedal cars increase in value once restored. Restorers. Unfortunately, we don't have names for either of these very nice GT-8 pedal cars. The GT-8 was an early pedal project of ours and the plans are no longer available. we're afraid. The newer pedal projects have a much better drive system and so we decided that the GT-8 was a bit out-of-date.

Ford Mustang Pedal Cars are available NOW! New Mustang Pedal Cars. Made from the original AMF tooling, upgraded to today's standards. Available in Red and Blue just like the real thing, the Mustang pedal car has been anticipated for the last few years and is now is finally being produced!There is nothing like the Ford Mustang cars of - Order your Mustang Pedal Car today - A true. Ultimate Pedal Power Go Kart for Dark Gotham Streets! Hauck's Batmobile features a sturdy steel tube frame with low-profile rubber wheels, forward & reverse sprocket with an adjustable seat. Designed for little heroes aged 4 and over. Its low weight and sporty design make it a true fun-mobile. As well as training their strength, stamina and /5(44).

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Pedal Cars Show Calendar Special Events Special Features Gift Ideas Pedal Car Parts Tricycle Wagons Related Sites.

The largest selection of pedal vehicle information and reference material in the world. We lcome to Pedal Car Books. This site is dedicated to promoting the wheel goods hobby.

Here you will find information on pedal, chain drive. Pedal Cars traces the history of these popular and collectible toys from early tin models built near the turn of the century to the modern versions available today. A delightful mix of contemporary color photographs and period advertisements, brochures, and black & white photographs portray the classic toys so many Americans grew up with/5(8).

Pedal Cars. A pedal car is a fun way for kids to get around. Instead of a bicycle, children can drive around in a toy car with adult supervision. This type of vehicle is not electric, making it safe for kids of almost every age. How do pedal cars work.

Pedal cars are easy to operate. has one of the largest in-stock inventories of pedal car parts in the world. For more than 23 years we have been manufacturing and supplying high quality restoration parts for original pedal cars and for reproduction pedal cars. Pedal Car Restoration and Price Guide Paperback – April 1, by Andrew G.

Gurka (Author)/5(8). Pedal cars were the power wheels of the s and are now a hot item for toy collectors around the world. The body lines of a Vintage AMF pedal car brings baby boomers back to their roots. Each of these cars resemble older classic convertibles and sports car models and are from steel and aluminum alloys.

The story of the J40 and Pathfinder pedal cars has proved to be an interesting and revealing tale of secrecy, innovation, social co-operation and responsibility that is unique. The book itself has been produced Pedal Cars book coincide with the 50th anniversary of the opening of the pedal car factory at Bargoed.".

Explore over pages of pint-sized automobiles in the book that continues the pedal car tradition. Models ranging from the pre's to the 's span the pages of this handy value guide. No duplicated entries from the other pedal car books will be found.

VALUES -- Book Description/5(2). Very informative and helpful in his restoration of pedal cars. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

Mountain Girl. out of 5 stars Good, but not complete. Reviewed in the United States on February 6, Verified Purchase. The information provided was good, but I felt there was quite a bit missing. However, like any book on a subject /5(6).

Over color photographs of pedal cars not contained in any of the previous volumes are included Pedal Cars book this guide. Once again, containing old catalog pages of pedal car manufacturers to go with the contributors' photographs, this is another must-have book. VALUES -- Book Description/5(8).

Pedal cars for children first appeared in the late s, when Karl Benz introduced his three-wheel Patent Motorwagen for adults. By the early s, pedal cars were widespread, especially in the United States, England, France, and Australia.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Pedal Cars: Chasing the Kidillac by Jane Dwyre Garton (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Blue Diamond Classics is one of the largest pedal car parts manufacturers and suppliers in the world.

It is a division of Speedway, which is a supplier of automotive racing and street rod parts. The company develops a complete line of reproduction pedal car graphics. The pedal cars and parts offered by Blue Diamond Classics include tools /5(12).

Shop for-and learn about-Antique and Vintage Pedal Cars. Pedal cars for children first appeared in the late s, when Karl Benz introduced his three-wheel.

New or used pedal tractor features. As you shop for a pedal tractor for sale, you'll see that there is a wide variety of models. These features could be included in some of them: Seat back - Children can get comfortable if a seat back is provided.

A seat back also helps kids stay in place and not slip off the back. Many times hubcaps on pedal cars are long gone by the time we get a call to help identify a pedal car. The easiest way to tell whether you have an AMF or Murray pedal car is to look at the wheels.

Murray wheels are easily identifiable because they have 6 tabs, while AMF used wheels that had only 3 slots. First published instated, Near Fine trade paperback, interior unread, pages, authors Larry Bloemker w/Robert Genat and Ed Weirick, illustrated w/vintage photos, many in color, appendix, recommended reading, values, index, COLLECTIBLES, history, children's pedal vehicles, "The car is born and pedal cars follow" late s thru 20th.

The pedal cars and parts offered by Blue Diamond Classics include tools, restoration parts, wheels, tires, hubcaps, chassis, creepers and mats, gear, trailer and towing equipment, and utility containers. Whether you're restoring a vintage pedal car or shopping for a new one, you'll find everything you need right here with Blue Diamond Classics.5/5(1).

Vintage Kid's Model T Pedal Car - Blue, Yellow, Red, 22" Long. $ shipping. Vintage Single Pedal Car. Hubcap w Propeller 4" Vintage 2 Metal Pedal Car Wagon Wheel.


Often, after buying their parts from us, we get pictures from our customers that show us the before and after of their pedal car restoration. We decided to dedicate a page to just that, showing off our customers beautiful pedal cars.

If you like Italian pedal cars, you should own this book. Pedal Cars Story of Italian Pedal Cars and Others. Nice pictures, descriptions and history of the different models of the famous Giordani pedal cars: Giordani Indianapolis, Giordani Studebaker Bullet Nose, Giordani Grand prix and much more.

I wanted to give a shout out to everyone who takes the time to help others with inquiries about their pedal cars. My BMC post from yesterday had helped someone complete a missing puzzle piece to a very difficult time in his life as a child in the early 50’s.

He has been writing a book of memoirs of his life and this info will complete the book. New listing CARD GAMES GIFT SET FEATURING CLASSIC AUSTIN J40 PEDAL CAR NEW OLD STOCK MINT.

C $ 0 bids +C $ shipping. Pedal cars were often produced to match cars of the day and many Cadillacs, Fords, and Chevys came in a “mini-me” size.

So if your little Ford T-Bird looks like it just rolled out ofthere’s a good chance that could be the case. As with most collectibles.

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Apr 4, - Explore janet's board "Pedal Cars", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pedal cars, Cars and Kids ride on pins. Ample reflectors should be placed on the front rear and sides of your pedal car, even if it is only being driven during the day.

Boys need something to do at all times. That is the best way to keep them out of trouble. Building a pedal car can be a good way to keep a boy busy for the summer, and to get rid of some old bicycle parts that may be. Summit Gifts 55P - 55 Pedal Cars Compare Pedal Car, Classic Convertible, Steel, Pink Enamel, 38 in.

Length, 17 in. Width, Each. Pedal Car Hood Ornaments Just like a cherry on top; a good hood ornament is something incredibly special to car culture and helps to top off any sort of build. Speedway Motors knows just how important the small details are and we are proud to offer a great lineup of hood ornaments/5(4).

History of Pedal Cars Pedal cars were developed shortly after the first automobiles emerged. The first pedal cars appeared in the ’s and mostly emulated the car models already on the road. Children desired to copy their parents, and the cars were highly sought after.

However, the toys were expensive and mainly marketed to wealthy. Pedal cars are the small scale self-powered toy cars that are a popular collecting category.

Established in the early s for children, pedal cars thrilled kids, encourage collectors, and sparked a restoration movement, too. Today, American pedal cars are some of the most coveted objects at antique shows, flea markets, and yard sales.Show admission and parking are free to all!

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