'32 3W fiberglass streetrod was a joint effort between Ed's Rod Shop and
US-Autoteile in Unterhaid, Germany. The aim was to build a reliable
daily driver rod. Featuring a 350SBC and a TH350 automatic transmission.
The rear axle used was a late Fox type Mustang with a limited slip diff.
We found that a C6 Corvette aluminium driveshaft fitted right in with no
shortening required. The Corvette driveshaft is made of aluminium and
polishes up to a great shine. Despite being a modern streetrod we went
for a late fifties style and fitted the car with reproduction Dodge
Lancer hupcaps and trimmed out the interior with black tuck 'n' roll.
is what we started with, a fiberglass body from Rodline which was framed
out in steel and fitted with hidden door hinges
assembly in paint. The Corvette SBC dressed up with chinese jewellery.
Corvette C6 driveshaft fitted in without shortening. On the right the
parking brake system.
is the rolling chassis ready to receive it's freshly painted body.
SBC had a nice sounding tickover to it.
fresh from the paint shop.
Davidson directional indicators and '50 Pontiac rear lights were used.
close to the end.
steering wheel is a 15" reproduction of the popular 1940 Ford 'wheel.
are reproductions of the original '32 lamps. The bench seat used was a
Dodge Caravan center seat.
first time on the road with oldtimer hot rodder Ron looking on!
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