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How To Hop-Up Your Engine - Magazine Covers - 1960 to 1963

How To Hop-Up Your Engine was a re-titling of Soup-Up.  Publishers were Joseph Hardie and Ray Kelly of Harle Publications in Canton Ohio (with offices in New York).  The publishers also contributed to Speed Mechanics and Custom Craft

Like its predecessor, How to Hop-Up Your Engine was a small format, bi-monthly magazine.  It went to the large format with issue #20 in June, 1963.  After the June, 1963 issue, it was re-titled as Hop-Up

PUBLICATION DATA: How to Hop-Up Your Engine had three years of publisher provided print volume data (1961 through 1963).  In those three years, it was at the bottom of the list of all automotive titles with net paid circulation details.  Only 6,000 to 9,000 magazines were printed and distributed monthly.

Aug '60 #4 Nov '60 #5 Jan '61 #6 May '61 #7
July '61 #8 Sept '61 #9 Nov '61 #10 Jan '62 #11
Mar '62 #12 May '62 #13 July '62 #14 Sept '62 #15
Nov '62 #16 Jan '63 #17 Mar '63 #18 May '63 #19
Last small format
     
June '63 #20
First large format
Last before re-title
     

 

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