Phil Weiand

1975 Inductee

Inductee Photo

Biography

Phil’s company got its start by producing heads and intake manifolds for flathead V8s during the early days of hot rodding. His company grew to become one of the foremost suppliers of speed equipment in the 1950s, making a full assortment of products for early and late-model engines. The “high Weiand” (a manifold with tall carburetor stacks) was extremely popular with racers. A racer at heart, Phil didn’t allow paralysis from polio to interfere with his lust for cars; he converted a 1929 Ford Model A coupe and a 1934 Ford coupe to utilize hand controls.