After 90 days of diagnosing Poppy’s problem, a quick hand surgery and some frustrating times, I finally have Poppy running and not leaking from the fuel pump. Somethings just take time and patience, especially with old Hot Rods who have been worked on by someone else. I did manage to drive it around the subdivision and see if the famous 350 transmission leaking would stop. These transmission are famous for leaking after sitting for long spells. So far it is still leaking so that will be my next task for the week ahead.
We are headed to the Cold Springs Tavern on Tuesday for a great Back Road Boys adventure and a great lunch spot. We have around 30 signed up so we should have some fun at the restaurant and Pier enjoying the ice cream and beautiful views of the Pacific.
Have a good week!
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Bruce’s Rod Shop finished this nice delivery for Bill who was in the grocery business.
Save the big wheels I like this one.
Here is an old photo from Boyd’s shop in Stanton. That’s one of my trucks, Bob’s tub and Don’s sedan.
I haven’t seen this delivery in a long time. Still looks good.
Eastern Back Road Boys will be treated to this beauty this season.
I have featured this one several times and I love the profile.
Andy looks great and is standing by Jeff Beck’s roadster which he keeps state side. One of the nicest guys in our hobby! Always has time to say hello.
Phil Becker owns this service station in Dwight, IL and has been active in Hot Rodding for his whole life. Shown are his two award-winning cars. The station is located on Rt. 66.
Brock is finishing his roadster in fine style which is what Henderson Hot Rods are known for.
Bright Blue phaeton has a different look.
Henry and Greg finally had a good day for their roadsters.
Nothing like a chopped full fendered sedan to start the week off right.
Here is how the door came out after the third try by the same body shop. PPG 93000 is the paint being used which requires a clear coat.
For the last 90 days I have been working on getting Poppy running correctly. My old body doesn’t do so well under the car. The stool is to help me get up.
First drive was today and it felt good in 85 degree weather. Leaking 350 is next.
Sherm captured this 39 convertible sedan for all to enjoy.
One of my favorite 34 hiboys is this beauty from the Reno Peckerheads.
Jane likes cabriolets like this one. I do too!
A great shot of this air bagged 40 coupe.
This 34 goes everywhere without hesitation.
The hiboy I have for sale has this gorgeous tuck and roll interior the is very comfortable. It also has a top using stock irons chopped 3 inches.