This all steel 1928 Ford Roadster is stunning! Brand new incredible
paint job. House of Paint candy red metallic with a really awesome
old school flame job. Better in person then pictures can show. Has
many of the original features like the polished radiator shell with
stone gaurd, Motometer ornament, front and back bumpers, step
plates on the running boards, chrome swing out windshield and a
rumble seat! It has an actual folding convertible top in rich black
German canvas and matching boot. Interior and rumble seat are
completely reupholstered and cushioned. Very unique 1950 Mercury
gauge cluster and a polished tilt column with a banjo steering
wheel. Has Lokar shifter car and parking brake. Cd stereo and
speakers front and back. EZ wiring kit. 350 Chevy crate motor that
is completely dressed in polished parts. Highly polished intake,
chrome plated Edelbrock carb, finned aluminum valve covers, ceramic
coated manifolds and stainless firewall. New radiator with electric
fan and aluminum overflow bottle. TCI trans, 10 bolt rear, 4
adjustable coil over shocks, chrome tubular front suspension. This
is a quality built hot rod with a wow factor! A rumble seat, how
fun is that!
Tilt banjo wheel
The Pick of the Day is a 1930 Model A restored as a police ‘paddy wagon’ that seems accurate for the era
Founded in 1973, Rootlieb Manufacturing produces metal hoods and other panels for the collector car restoration industry. The Pick of the Day is a 1928 Ford Model A Rootlieb Speedster.
Once again, the Hagerty crew has created a drivable automobile in just 100 hours and sourced completely from the piles of used parts at the Hershey Swap Meet.
The idea of Hagerty’s Swap to Street Challenge sprouted from a simple concept often heard at the Hershey Swap Meet, that you could build an entire car from the used parts.
‘I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer…”
Often a popular car to turn into a classic hot rod, the 1930 Ford Model A was created to help Ford maintain a strong presence in the market during a time when other cars began to be more affordable and practical.
“Dry lake” means something different in Southern California than it does in the rest of the world. Speed-obsessed hot rodders since the late 1940s have viewed the flat, dusty expanses of prehistoric lake beds as perfect places to go fast.
The Monterey Peninsula isn’t the only place the automobile and its role in American life is being celebrated this weekend. In the Detroit area, it’s Woodward Dream Cruise weekend.