No Deuce Wednesday

We had a discussion today about the number of Deuce roadsters that will be at the LARS on the 17th. I guessed there would be at least 500 Deuces and the remaining mix of a variety of recognized roadsters through 1936/7. I am always impressed with the Deuces but after a few hundred I kind of like to see some other models. As you know, I am a model-40 fan so I look for them after my Deuce fix. The spread out location makes it hard for this old body to see all 800 plus roadsters, but I’ll sure give it a try. Wear good walking shoes and drink plenty of water. Take a break every hour and rest in the shade and you will be just find.

Today we are going to look at some pre-32 roadsters and my favorite — the model – 40 roadster. If you are strictly a Deuce guy or gal then you might take a break a see what the other side is building. You might like what you see. You can have more than one roadster in your garage and I won’t tell anyone. For those of you heading to LA, send me some photos or post on FB. Have a safe trip.

Stay Tooned!


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1927 – 1929


Sometimes I really get excited when a new creation shows up like this Greening built Shadow Rods T.


Moal can build some really unique non-Deuces like his son’s Track-roadster.


Moal can also build some super 29’s like Gary’s beautiful Track-nose beauty.


Just plain and simple but a very classy 29 roadster.


Moal also built  Jeff a nice 29 Track-nosed roadster with perfect colors and paint scheme.


Jim is redoing Pete’s old roadster with some of his own ideas.


I don’t know if it will be here this year but I hope so. Barillaro Speed Emporium is his company.


Have some fun in this 29 with a Deuce shell and Hallock windshield.


I love this simple but black beauty from a couple of years ago.


Getting ready for a ride out to Pomona for the LARS.


Don has restored this famous Dick Flint roadster to a much higher level and set the bar for 29 roadsters.

1933-34 Fords

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There will always be a contingency of early style roadsters in the Preferred Parking area or swap meet.


I used to see the Portland based hiboy in Pomona but haven’t seen it in few years.


Jim has the real deal and a Rodder’s Journal feature car. Nice man who loves his cars.


I watched Roy build John’s 34 roadster and I never looked back. A 33/4 roadster was for me.


John has driven this one many miles and I think it is his favorite driver…mine too!

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This creation comes from “The Roadster Shop” and is a work of art. Based on a Speed 33 body that is highly modified.


Keith built this real deal and I like it but have never seen it in person. Maybe this year it will show up.


I like the Duvall windshield on the 33/4 roadster and have one in stock. Thanks Bill for your generosity.


A SAR body makes a nice hiboy with lots of room.

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Here is my friend from Germany who likes whitewalls sometimes.


Richard has owned this one for many years and I love it. He is very knowledgeable about old Fords.


If you need fenders then this one might be to your liking.

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Also from Germany is this Speed 33 with fenders with a great stance and profile.


Some of you may prefer the stock looking 34 like this one done in Cordoba Tan.


A simple but very sinister looking is this full-fendered 34.

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