Sometimes you must take a day and clean the garage so you can move around and locate your tools and parts. Â Yesterday was one of those days. Â The day started with strong Santa Ana winds (60 mph) that played havoc with my trees and pool. Â Jane and I spent the morning cleaning and decided to go ahead and do the garage at the same time. Â We didn’t finish until today but I am now ready for the winter months. We pushed Andre outside and Â placed all the parts I am not going to need in the overhead attic. Â I made an inventory sheet so I won’t forget where those precious parts are stored.
Due to the strong winds I did not make it to Pomona last night but I am shooting for the December meet for sure. Â My friend Bob needed my help to clean his outside storage area as the wind blew all of his popups away and left the skeleton tubing. Â I hope his insurance covers the damage to his property. Luckily none of his car projecst were damaged. Â Tomorrow I should be able to get back to work on Andre.
Here is a finished photo of the primered coupe I showed you a couple of days ago. A very nice period hiboy coupe.
The engine and detail of the washington blue coupe are first class. Â How about the dual coils!
Frank had his red 3 window out flanking Johnson’s sleeper 40 coupe that I showed you recently. Â Frank has a stable full of Deuces and Forties.
The coupe has had the SBC removed and he transplanted in a Ford powerplant for us to admire and keep up with.
Steve ask about this famous LA rpu of Bob Lopez’s which shows up at JCP once in a while. Â Purchased in 1958 for $100 bucks and it is still going strong. Â I think the Deuce RPU has become the new trend in RPU’s.
I really appreciate the fact that the owner provides a write up sheet on the history of the car.
John also has a stable full of hot rods. Â This 40 gasser was at Nicks a few years ago. The American’s are worth a fortune today. Â Magnesium wheels Â always need cleaning. Note fenderwell headers.
My friend Dave loves customs and sent me this photo of a primo 39 convert. Â Skirts were the rage in my youth and still are today for custom lovers.
I show you the back of this Deuce hiboy truck as you can see the nice chop job. Dave lets give yours a haircut.
Today’s SR Cover Car….dreaming!
I took this photo at HHR’s open house a few years ago. Â The workmanship on this masterpiece must be seen to be appreciated. Â Different but traditional is the title I gave it. Â Troy and his crew build some really one-off hot rods.