Old school is still kool. And you cant get more old school than this Mooneyes 1932 Ford Roadster offered for sale by a private seller from Simpsonville, North Carolina. The seller says it is an original roadster once owned and titled to Moon Speed Shop in California. The symbol for Moon Equipment Co was a pair of eyes. Thus the name. (See the logo on the door.) The figerglass body was made in England. It has a 350 crate motor with 3 deuces, 350 automatic GM transmission and a Ford rear end. Moon used the car in its catalog and promotions. The Bill of Sale from 2003 notes Moon as the owner at that time. It was also featured in the Mooneye parts catalog.THERE ARE ALWAYS 32 ROADSTERS FOR SALE, BUT NONE HAVE ANY TIES TO A COMPANY AS WELL KNOWN AS MOONEYES! MOONEYS STARTED BACK IN THE LATE 1950s AND BECAME A SORT OF A INSTITUTION FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HOT RODDERS AND OTHER GEARHEADS. IN ADDITION, MOONEYES WAS A BIG PARTICIPANT IN THE BONNEVILLE SALT FLAT RACES SINCE THE 1960s. MOONEYES IS STILL IN BUSINESS TODAY IN THE SAME LOCATION IN SANTA FE SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA SINCE 1950sLOCATED AT OUR DEALERSHIP-STOP BY- WE FINANCE/DELIVER AND SHIP WORLDWIDE
Hot rod and lowrider were projects after coming home from the wars
Introduced in 1908, the Ford Model T was hand-built until 1914 when it was then made on a moving assembly line.
Danny Shaffer of Bakersfield, California was awarded the FAST Revolution Award for his 1933 Ford Roadster powered by a Boss 520 at the Western Street Rod Nationals.
As the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association season launched with a major show this past weekend, lots of people are focusing on fun street rods as the way to go.
History takes many forms, and as with automobiles, an ever-changing progression of styles and tastes.
At the Street Rod Nationals East held at the York Expo Center in York, Pennsylvania, the National Street Rod Association, NSRA, chose five vehicles to be awarded the “Pro’s Pick.”
The International Show Car Association and the National Street Rod Association have announced two winners of the “ISCA Pick” award:
A pair of ’32 Ford highboy roadsters look ready to roar in the U.S. Postal Service’s latest nod to American car culture with its new Hot Rods Forever Stamps.
Exotic styling. Limited production numbers. Breakthrough technology.