FRANKEN-SEDAN

THIS WAS A CAR THAT WAS LONG LEFT FOR DEAD. ABANDONED BETWEEN 2 APPLE ORCHARDS, DOWN IN A 30' DEEP CANYON. SPLIT IN HALF AND BURIED UNDER A HANDFULL OF LARGE BOULDERS. ONCE I SPOTTED THE RELIC PEAKING OUT OF THE BRUSH, I KNEW I HAD TO SAVE IT. AFTER A LONG HOT AFTERNOON OF DIGGING AND PULLING, WE LOADED IT IN THE TRUCK AND TOOK IT HOME TO START THE LONG PROCESS OF ITS REBIRTH.

THE BODY WAS STRAIGHTENED OUT AND THE 2 HALVES REATTACHED. THEN WE STARTED ON THE FRAME. LONG AND LOW WAS THE LOOK WE WANTED. A STRAIGHT RAILED UNDER SLUNG FRAME WAS THE WAY TO GO. AIR RIDE FRONT AND REAR WAS THE ONLY WAY TO ACHIEVE THE STANCE WE WANTED. SO A 4 LINK AND BAGS WERE SET OUT BACK AND A BAG SETUP OF MY CREATION OUT FRONT.

THEN FOR THE POWER PLANT, IT HAD TO BE OFF THE WALL DIFFERENT. WE RESCUED A 534CI INDUSTRIAL BIG BLOCK FROM AN OLD GRAIN TRUCK FROM MEETING THE SCRAP YARD. A CUSTOM ADAPTER WAS THEN FITTED TO RUN A TURBO 350 TRANSMISSION BEHIND IT. SINCE THERE WAS NO AFTERMARKET PARTS FOR THIS MONSTER MOTOR WE FABRICATED A SET OF 1 OFF LAKESTER HEATERS FOR IT TO BREATH OUT OF. 4 WHEEL DISC BRAKES WERE A MUST TO STOP THIS ONE OF A KIND RIDE.

THE TOP WAS CHOPPED 6" AND THE BODY CHANNELED 4". LOW WAS THE GOAL AND WE SUCCEEDED. ALL SHEET METAL INTERIOR WAS CONSTRUCTED AND OLD MILITARY BACKPACK FRAMES FOR SEATS.  TO TOP IT ALL OFF THE CAR GOT A SET OF MINTER FAB FLAME THROWERS! CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO OF THEM IN ACTION,  https://youtu.be/Fzc17EUUHxQ 

THIS CAR CAME A LONG WAY FROM THE CONDITION WE FOUND IT IN. IT STARTED AS A RUSTY, ABANDONED RELIC.  NOW IT'S A PAVEMENT POUNDING HEAD TURNER. THE CAR WON PEOPLE'S CHOICE AT THE WEANATCHEE, WA, WING AND WHEELS CAR SHOW IN 2015. IT WAS ALSO FEATURED IN AN ARTICAL DONE FOR THE BLOOMBERG NEWS ON RAT RODS AND THIER AFFECTS ON THE NEW CAR MARKET.

THIS CAR WAS SUPER FUN TO DRIVE AND ALWAYS GOT CRAZY LOOKS FROM PEOPLE. IT HAD A HANDFULL OF 200 MILE DAYS PUT ON IT. IT WAS BUILT TO BE A SAFE DRIVER JUST LIKE ALL OF OUR BUILDS.

RUSTY GOLD!
FAR FROM STRAIGHT
LOOK A CAR, KIND OF
NEW FRAME
SOLID AXLE
BIG MOTOR, TINY CAR
HAIR CUT!
EXHAUST MUCH
STEERING SETUP
CHEVY TRANS, FORD MOTOR
COPPER AIR LINES
A LOOK INSIDE
INTO THE COCKPIT
SUN BATHING
FIRE!
SNOW PLOW
MARKIN ITS TERRITORY
FARM LIFE
THE FINAL PRODUCT

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