I made it to the one and only event at Pismo Beach in the rain. Thank you for visiting the SDC Forum, a service of the Studebaker Drivers Club, Inc., an International non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Studebaker automobiles.

The roll bar was approved for TROG so we finish welded it.

This is the technique described in at least one book I've seen (Tardel's?) Did you mean to enter this number as a bid? If so please use the bidding box above. 1930 Ford Model A Coupe Original 4 Banger TROG Hot Rod Rat Rod Street Rod. We dig the delicate boat-tail perched between two chrome side pipes, as well as the sprint car-style steering that exits through the cowl. Doing Koool Shit! The clothes, helmets, and goggles are also antique. Note also the lack of a floor, the centrally mounted gear lever, and the manual fuel pump that crowds in on the left.

The old tractor seat fitted with a leather pad is the centerpiece of a very minimal, function-first cockpit. This hand-built custom combines a 221ci flathead V8 from a 1938 Ford and a vintage sprint car frame with lots of custom fabricated bodywork for a cool, early dry lakes Modified look. Did you mean to enter this number as a bid? This page was generated at 10:48 AM.   |   The lack of front brakes behind the wire wheels is accurate to period-built Modifieds. The culmination will be a trip to TROG this year, along with several other high-caliber traditional hot rod shows along the way. Broad and warm, the smiles are constant. Steel was used to form the track nose, while aluminum was used for the grille insert, hood top and sides. Very old. 8:50. Packing a Ford V8 60 flathead and top-loader tranny from a truck, the car would look great at the local cruise, Bonneville or back on the sands in Jersey. https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/1927-roadster-on-1931-chassis.1032920/page-6, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. The most recent find looks to be a bomber … 8:50. in Wildwood, New Jersey. 1977 AMC Pacer-X Survivor, Real Shelby Bits: 1967 Ford Mustang GTA 390, 5,682 Original Miles: 1988 Ford F-350 XLT Lariat. Look forward to following your progress.

The women sport short bangs with long hair, beehives, and Rosie the Riveter styles, paired with high-waisted, pinstriped shorts. Produced by Ford from ’37 through ’40, the 136ci V8 60 was physically smaller than other Flathead Ford V8s, making it easier to tuck into small vehicles. Built to cheat the wind on the dry lakes and salt flats, Modifieds were among the most economic and effective ways to go fast back in the day. Those who build, enter, and race their machines exhibit the good, courteous, civilized, and polite conduct befitting the title. From their website: “Car bodies must be 1934 or older, American made only with American made 4 cylinder and V8 flatheads up to 1953 and run on 97 octane or less gasoline. It sounds fantastic in this video. The aluminum head is from Lion Speed and is rated at 6.5:1 compression. The build of this 1929 Ford Model A was covered by their website HotRod.com and was purpose-built for racing at T.R.O.G. The last two used aluminum heads brought to me were so corroded they couldn't be cost-effectively saved. Copyright © 1995-2020 The Jalopy Journal: Steal our stuff, we'll kick your teeth in. Please enable JavaScript to engage in the discussion on this site. The only difference between death and taxes is that death does not grow worse every time Congress convenes. Many original parts were included in the build, before everything was covered in period looking single stage urethane. We particularly like the Brooklands screens and sprint car style steering linkage. Flathead V8 Modified: 1938 Ford Based TROG Racer This hand-built custom combines a 221ci flathead V8 from a 1938 Ford and a vintage sprint car frame with lots of custom fabricated bodywork for a cool, early dry lakes Modified look. Started getting the placement figured out for the Model A … The Mallory distributor was modified to fire two plugs at once to maximize the fuel burn. The seller notes that the car was built to be a finished street car, and was not thrown together.