Building the 1932 Ford frame, Part 1…

Building the 1932 Ford frame, Part 1…

I have collected all the required pieces to begin putting a 1932 Ford frame together the way I wanted for the new Hot Rod coupe. I’m a big fan of original old Ford parts, they just look right and have the right feel to them so you’ll see a lot of them on this build. Unfortunately, 70 to 80 years off use and neglect usually warrant rework and refinishing but that’s the price... 

Blown apart and Reassembled…

Blown apart and Reassembled…

My Coupe came with fairly nice quarters to replace the cut off ones on the car. Upon closer inspection they’re not as nice I had originally thought, but they’ll work out fine. The new quarter panels weren’t going to jump on the car all by itself, so Friday night I started by snapping all the old mounting bolts off. They were rusty and weren’t coming off any other... 

Randomly Assembled Parts resembling a Hot Rod

Randomly Assembled Parts resembling a Hot Rod

So after selling off the Dodge Coupe and getting the Valiant to the point where I can drive it, I had some space in the garage so I started assembling parts I’ve been collecting for years. I bolted together a hashed pair of 1932 Ford rails from an old dirt track racer with a 1932 Ford rear cross member and a Model A front cross member. The front end was put together with a 5″... 

Goodbyes and Hellos

Goodbyes and Hellos

With the birth of my little boy Cam I recently purchased a Durango as a family vehicle/truck and no longer needed the old ’57 Chevy truck, so I put it up for sale on Craigslist. \ After dealing with a handful of mutants, a gentleman came down, made an decent offer, and cleared out my stash of Chevy truck parts. He seemed like a nice fellow, hope he’s enjoying putting it back...