'65 Midget of Steve Strublic from Peoria, Arizona
I have had my Midget Mk II since I was three years old (well, my dad owned her) in 1975. He bought the car on a trailer and in boxes. After some mild threats to "get that thing out of the garage," he put her together and my parents drove round trip from Milwaukee to Atlanta. At one point, it was our only running vehicle and we used it to make grocery runs in the middle of the Wisconsin winter in the Midget.
My dad and I restored her for the first time in 1990
after sitting for almost 10 years due to rust and a cracked head, and I got the
keys for my 18th birthday. My wife and I moved to Arizona in 2000, and I drove
her until 2004 when she was literally coming apart. I started what became a 14
year bare metal restoration then and finished in October 2018. I did all the
work myself aside from engine machine work and some on-car painting lessons.