Santa Monica Low Flyers

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A photo of Jack Engle with his Ford Model T Roadster on "A" rails. In 1939 Jack turned 113 mph at El Mirage with his roadster. At the time he ran a blown Cragar Model A engine. Photo courtesy of Mark Engle.
Phil Remington, Howard Wilson, Rob McCausland, and Jack Engle photographed behind Jack's Model T Roadster. They were all members of the Low Flyers. Photo courtesy of Mark Engle.
Jack Engle grinding one of first cams on a homemade cam grinder made from a benchtop lathe and a tool post grinder. This was early 1941 before Isky ground his first cams. In 2018 Jack's son Mark told Sondre Kvipt of Kustomrama that his dad told him that he and Isky both bought their first cams from Ed Winfield. Photo courtesy of Mark Engle.
Dick Megugorac's Modified. Dick's modified once belonged to speed shop owner Karl Orr. Photo courtesy of Hot Rod Network.
Phil Remington's Modified was completed in 1946. At the time, Phil was a member of the Santa Monica Low Flyers.
Dick Megugorac's 1930 Ford Model A roadster. Photo courtesy of Hot Rod Network.

The Low Flyers was a car club from Santa Monica, California. The members of the club used to hang out at Karl Orr's Speed Shop checking out the latest speed equipment and picking up the latest speed secrets.[1]

Members
Bob Wenz
C. H. Bomberger
Charlie Wyatt
Cliff Obray
Dick "Magoo" Megugorac
Frank Coon
Gerald Farmer
Harry Schellhous
Howard Wilson
Jack Engle
Mel Straw
Phil Hill
Phil Remington
Rob McCausland
Robert Drew
Robert Wenz
Roy Schellhous
Russ Inglehart
Stuart Hilborn


Club Cars
Dick Megugorac's Modified
Phil Remington's Modified
Jack Engle's Ford Model T Roadster
Howard Wilson's 1929 Ford Model A Roadster
Dick Megugorac's 1930 Ford Model A Roadster
C. H. Bomberger's 1932 Ford
Charlie Wyatt's 1932 Ford Roadster


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