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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

tear the house up Tuesday

Yeah ! The homestead is having issues
I'll get back to car stuff asap.

Monday, May 30, 2016

RS 1930 Ford - update Johnny Cash style

Spent the holiday doing yard work.
Cut down a tree and a bunch off bushes.

Got a small update. The body is going into primer. One piece at a time.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sat and Sunday post

Long Saturday
Swap meet at the airshow
And spring fling at Dave's

Sunday is race day on TV

Friday, May 27, 2016

Spy photo from OK

The old lapel cameras ain't so good. The  spy photos show some details..
Flathead with a Demon 2brl

Fenton black widow exhaust,
new bullet for the Tudor?

chopped Tudor on Riley frame

Frames AHoy Friday

Steve, "cornbread's" coupe has a frame on the way !

Thursday, May 26, 2016

frames ahoy ! swept front for James

I can't explain how bad this week has been.
Finally got this one palletized and in route to Oklahoma
Going to build a nice 1930 coupe.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

New old air cleaner, TROG, Dirt drags,

Had this old air cleaner on display ( on a intake and 97)
Ron needed it for his TROG roadster banger gow job racer

found the same one on this car
He will be bringing this to the dirt drags ( with new old air cleaner installed)

frames ahoy

delivered the 1933 frame last night. forgot to take a picture

Monday, May 23, 2016

Special coupe update

Brian's 1928 Special coupe has a big block Chevrolet.
Sitting on a Riley Double Z'd frame. Not channeled, not chopped
Dig the slicks and rallye wheels, look right with the BBC
Just a nice new picture to look at. (send me your updates - I'll post em)

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Caleb's coupe update

Building a flathead V8 1929 coupe on a double z'd frame
Cool new space to be working in.
I'm jealous
First pictures, the before from before and after..
nice 59AB flathead V8

flatheads LOVE having a T5 behind 'em. Overdrive, and downshifting !
I can envision some fantastic pictures of the coupe going together in here. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Joe's coupe update

Chopped and channeled 1929 coupe
nice clean floor pans and trans tunnel, 32 style dash

sealed off the trunk, sheet metal divider

I've never owned a 29 standard coupe, I better get to looking..

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Frames Ahoy !

Custom frame for a custom truck.
Off to Texas ( see what I'm talking about?)
Got caught in a rain storm.

30 minutes earlier I was in the pouring rain.
had to wipe the frame down with WD-40
before painting a good wax and grease remover
will take it off.

Monday, May 9, 2016


Now don't forget. We can do a chassis for your fenderless truck.
We've built them for 1930's and 40's Fords, IHC, Dodge, Plymouth truck (Bakersfield!)
Nice Chevy truck getting finished in Texas right now...
Even old home built hot rod trucks.
Here is the one that is getting a new frame tomorrow.
So consider it the before picture. it won't be that low.
(remember we talked about scrub line before)

Sunday, May 8, 2016

ug , when fabrication goes bad

click on the picture for a bigger view, if you dare


it's all so bad I don't have words for it.