1932 Ford Custom Roadster - Old school period correct content with salt flats racing theme. Hand painted graphics with 50's and 60's style build and components. Uniquely done to differentiate from the many early Ford roadsters that are seen today. Ground up build of an all steel car. Engine is a large block 409 c.i. Chevrolet. Powered by polished Edelbrock dual four barrel carburetors and Edelbrock intake manifold. The manual transmission is a 5 speed Tremec. The car is painted a blue that resembles the blue of Richard Petty's NASCAR car. The interior, rumble seat, engine and radiator grill are a matching red. It has a removable roadster top from Rod Tops that was enhanced to provide a better profile. Four adults or two adults and three children can ride in the car with the fully functional rumble seat. The attention to detail and list of period correct components is extensive. See the list that follows. The components and the cost to build the car is far greater than the asking price. - All Steel Car - Chevrolet 409 Engine - Edelbrock Dual Fours and Intake Manifold - 9' Ford Rear End - MSD Ignition and Aircraft Battery - Rod Tops Custom Top - Pete and Jake's Chrome and Drilled Suspension - Custom Pete and Jakes's lengthened Frame - Extended Wheel Base - Hand Made Stainless Exhaust - Original Vintage Halibrand Wheels - Extended three piece louvered hood - Aluminum Radiator and Electric Fan - Buick Oversized Drums - Lincoln Backing Plates - Lokar Shifter and Parking Brake - 1937 Ford Tail Lights - Stewart Warner Guages - Fully Functional Rumble Seat - Alpine/Ipod Sound System - Custom Storage Shelf Under The Dash - Chopped and Adjustable Windshield
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.