Secrets Of Speed Society
Secrets Of Speed Society
UPDATED 4-29-2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic is affecting every corner of our world.
Secrets Of Speed Society & Scalded Dog Speed Parts are open for business.

We wish all our USA and world wide friends, families and hobbyist to be safe and healthy.
Call or email me I may be able to help you.  Best Wishes with Four-Titude, Charlie Yapp     (513) 724-0700      [email protected]
Over the last 30 years we have published thousand of articles on all aspects of the Speed & Sport hobby.
We have an INDEX of articles that if printed out might take up over 120 pages.
It is not complete. It is missing the last 5 years . . . we need a knowledgeable person to help get it up speed and broadened.
To view the collection, down the page here is a link to a PDF file that you can down load or just look through to see vastness of our work.

PLEASE CLICK HERE  for more information.



Welcome . . . It's About Speedster People & Neat Things They Do
The Society's (S.O.S.S.) goal is to save the history of "Ford Speed and Sport" as it was in the old days of Ford Model "A", "B" & "T" driving, cross country touring, hill climbs and racing of all types; 1909 through 1934 and onto today. Our members take great pride in their collections and restorations of rare speed equipment, Speedsters and cars that raced or cruised the landscape of this world. We are truly international in scope. Winner of numerous Golden Quill awards for editorial, photography and design.  

Our prime educational tool is our official Journal, Secrets, Vintage Speed & Sport, Magazine (tm). Published quarterly, with 52 glossy color pages packed with facts, figures, drawings and photographs. We tell the stories of our membership, past advertising, new products and events about speedsters, hill climbs, open wheeled racers, cross country touring and performance for Model T and A and B Fords 1909 to 1934. Members get unlimited rights to advertise non-commercial items in the Classified Ads and discounts on speed parts and accessories.
The Secrets Of Speed Society is a 100% volunteer not for profit EDUCATIONAL association.

Member Responsibilities: Members are to pay their dues on time and help keep our community informed by submitting ideas, articles, photos and other interesting materials to be published in Secrets Magazine.
Charlie Yapp:  Editor, Executive Director, Founder


is mailed on the first day of each quarter.
Janruary,  April,  July, October.
Four (4) issues per year.
52 pages in full color.
Winner of many Awards for outstanding writing, layout and photography.
"A coffee table keeper"
All MEMBERS receive free use of the classified ads and
discounts off most speed parts sold through Scalded Dog Speed Parts.

please CLICK HERE to pay dues.


PAY S.O.S.S. DUES - CLICK HERE  let's get it fixed . . .
PAYMENTS received AFTER the MAILING LIST is closed will be restarted with the NEXT issue and
will miss one issue.
Unpaid names are deleted 15 days before mailing date.
Mailing date is always  the 1st day of each quarter (July, October, January and April).  
Late names are deleted from mailing list 15 days before the mailing date.
If you miss an issue, NO PROBLEM, it can be purchased. Go to "dues" page for link to pay.

INDEX - FREE Download

SOSS Index to v26-x.pdf
click to download
The INDEX: Secrets Magazine has been around since 1991.
We have published 101 issues, a massive amount of information with over 5,200 pages about Bangers, engines, Speedsters, strange and wonderful parts and a huge amount of clever modifications to make our cars go faster with more dependability.
Most of  this information can be found in our INDEX.
The Index is so large that it would take over 124 pages if printed out.
We make this list of articles and subject matter available FREE for your research as a PDF electronic file that can be downloaded and viewed on your computer.  This is a 3 MB PDF file to view on your Adobe Viewer or Word software to save to your computer.

Email or call with your needs. Please check the INDEX for volume #, and page #.

Please email to [email protected] your needs or call 513-724-0700.
If the article you want is still in print please purchase that Back Issue.  
 We'll let you know if we have your article available.

We provide full color/b&w PDF files viewable on your computer's Adobe Viewer software. 
Please allow a few days if the article you need hasn't been scanned yet. 
Please be reasonable in your request.

S.O.S.S. Members 
No charge (FREE)
When emailed back to you as a PDF.
Hard copies: B&W only, $5.00 per article + $7.00 postage

If the article you want is still in print please purchase that Back Issue.
$5.00 per PDF article emailed.
$6.00 each article for B&W hard copy + $7 postage.  

We will email back a PayPal Invoice for you to pay from with your card or PP account.

Allow 10 days + mailing time for this service. . .if your needs are hot let us know.