This custom 1930 Ford Model A hot rod nicknamed "Rod-Riguez" was
built by Junichi Shimodaira, owner of Paradise Road in Nagoya,
Japan, and was inspired by his idols American Hot Rod builders
George Barris and Ed Roth. Power comes from a stock 1949 V8
Oldsmobile Rocket engine producing 303hp mated to a Hydramatic
4-speed transmission. Finished in a custom blend of Candy Copper
with pinstriping by Japanese artist Makoto, the build started in
2002 and features a z'd frame and a boxed front and rear. 4-inch
wedge chop and hand-crafted fenders that give the illusion that
they are floating. It includes a custom-made grille which is
Junichi's trademark, and he also used a '59 Cadillac bumper for the
front running lights and 1958 Chevrolet running lights in the rear.
The fully custom interior features bucket seats with 1960s
Tijuana-style cloth. In addition to being featured in Hot Rod
magazine and other publications, "Rod" landed a role on the TV show
"My Ride Rules" as well as most recently on the big screen in
"Licorice Pizza." Includes the trophies and award collection.
**TITLE IN TRANSIT**
1930 Ford 1 Ton Flatbed
Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
Model:1 Ton Flatbed
Exterior Color:CANDY COPPER
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