Wednesday’s Forty’s

My friend Bob has a new 40 coupe. He always puts Coker White Wall tires on all of his cars because he likes them. I think they look super on a 40 coupe. Have a look.

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Side profile of a beautiful black 40 coupe. Tires, wheels and stance make a stock 40 coupe look terrific.

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Front profile looks perfect in front of Bob’s Victorian home circa 1885.

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Rear view provides the best look of all with dual pipes showing and the black paint shinning.

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Some time ago I talked about painting my garage doors prior to the wedding. He is a shot showing the finished product. This is “Pewsplace” home of the Hot Rod Specialist. The wife and daughter are happy. Now for the inside of the garage.

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I like bare metal cars and I ran across this shot of a nice coupe going together. This is the way to start a restoration. You can see everything that needs fixed.

Dreaming

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Ionia Rod Shop in Michigan has started a trend with their dimpled boxing plates and X member frames. The car in the background has been in every show and magazine for the last two years. Only the best craftsman worked on this “Retro” looking car. I like it. Mike Martin and I made some X members for his new 32 frames back in the early 70’s which worked well but gave way to the round tubing that many use today. I like both, but not the small rectangular tubing that TCI uses. We are going full circle on many Hot Rod styles today. They all have a place in mind.

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