Lifelong hotrodder and buddy, Dave Tanimura, sent over this trusty
dopelist Craigslist classified ad: the one and only “Dog Catcher” ’33 Willys gasser is for sale!
By the end of the Sixties, the Gasser and Altered classes of drag racing had pretty much been replaced by the Funny Car, but these cars remained the wild hair up the ass of drag racing for a long time and are still loved to this day. The ’33 Willys panel delivery that was turned into the Dog Catcher went through a few different paint schemes in the Seventies and even won the International Show Car Association’s favor by showing up on their crazy-popular circuit and in the accompanying showbook.
Now, the car is for sale in its “Bob Urban” paint scheme and we want it. BAD. While we don’t have the cake to plunk down for it, it’s apparently in the greater Sacramento, CA area and maybe we need to go see it before it gets snatched up. Roadtrip, anyone?
See the car’s listing (here) and let us know if you’re interested – we’ve got gas in the truck and a tandem-axle flatbed just aching for a run…