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Done And Delivered

Done And Delivered

Looks heavy, don’t it?  But it’s fast and quiet and rides good and handles great.  Gearing is stock and it’s just perfect with the updated automatic overdrive.  Pretty cool, huh?  Goes down the road like a hot rod panel truck! Mean looking front end on this Hot […]

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Custom ’57 Ford Hot Rod Truck Details, Details, Details…

OK, now we can see the last few details come into focus.  And we begin with a place to sit!  6 way electric leather Cadillac seats should about do the trick you think?  Shoulder harnesses are built in.  Very safe, very comfy, very cool. Another view of […]

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’57 Ford Panel Truck Interior Complete!

So here we are.  Used to be ugly, now it’s pretty.  Custom interior restoration for the ’57 Ford Panel Truck is complete, with a little style. I guess this custom vintage Ford Truck interior would look a little better with seats, so I’ll install some right away. […]

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Notorious…

I was researching a set of wheels the other day for the ’66 Lincoln and noticed that Dayton, the leading manufacturer of wire wheels, features a car on their site that was built here!  Check…http://www.daytonwirewheels.com/lowridercars.htm The silver Impala you see there was built here as a promotional […]

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Color Sanded, Buffed, ’57 Ford Panel Hot Rod Getting Assembled

So here we are with the ’57 Ford Hot Rod Panel Truck with the paint color sanded and buffed and getting put back together.  Depending on what kind of interesting challenges arise during final fit, this baby will go to mechanical next week and do things like […]

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Paint!

Ok, so the world would probably survive without another red hot rod.  But hey, there’s a reason so many of them are red!  A red hot rod ’57 Ford Panel Truck will draw a crowd anywhere it goes…especially when it goes a well as this one will. […]

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1957 Ford Panel Truck

Let’s build a hot rod! –noun Slang an automobile specially built or altered for fast acceleration and increased speed. (I’m posting between coats of paint, I’ll be right back…) …5 min later.  Thanks for waiting.  Actually, it’s primer.  Paint is too sticky to spray in the same room as a laptop. The photo above shows several cool […]

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