For sale in our Dallas/Fort Worth showroom is nicely built 1932 Ford highboy roadster. The 1932 Ford Hi-boy Roadster is one of the most iconic hot rods ever produced. With sleek lines and an overall simple design, they became a go to for hot rod restorers everywhere. Eventually though the original steel body Fords were hard to come by so manufacturers started to re-manufacture them out of fiberglass which became the way to go for anyone looking to build their own hot rod, so with it being a complete build up, there are almost no two alike. Built with reliability in mind as well of ease of customization, the engine the tried and true Chevrolet Small Block 350 CID V8 and a 700R4 4speed automatic transmission were utilized. The rear end gear ratio is a 3.50:1 in a Ford 9" casing with Richmond gears for a good mix of acceleration and cruising. The entire build was done with quality parts, from the Autometer gauges to the Wheel Vintiques Steelies wheels. Name brands are all over, Peat and Jakes front shocks, Lokar shifter, Sanderson Headers, The paint is a glass smooth slathering of Kirker Urethane Candy Apple Red with layers of clear. The interior has quite a few custom touches like the custom upholstery we under seat storage, custom wood steering wheel, there is even heater in case the weather gets a bit chilly. If you are looking to scratch that Model A itch look no further than this ride. To see more HD photos and video visit http://www.gatewayclassiccars.com/carlist2?src=2&location=DFW&desc=Dallas. For more information call our Dallas showroom at 817-310-9400.
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.