I’m only 18 and just graduated
I don’t like stock looking so I made it a custom fab bike hauler
This Coach was in amazing condition when I purchased it. It was very well preserved for a 55 year old Vehicle.
I pounced in it when I saw it knowing it may take a few months or years before I would get to it.
Essex motor vehicles were either exported as complete cars or locally-built from knock-down kits in many countries making the Essex marque well-known internationally as well as domestically. Essex vehicles were locally-built in Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
His original idea changed to what he has actually done, so, I thought that I would show his original with what is current and let you see the possibilities available when you take on a project.
The truck was originally a low rider drag truck, but it didn’t run, as it needed the engine rebuilt.
I drew and built my frame. Everything was done at home in a 12′ x 24′ shed or out in the yard, weather permitting.
CreepShow’s custom Snow White Pearl House of Kolor Custom Paint with Candy blue flames with hundreds of hand painted skulls just WOW’S the judges and has won numerous Awards at various Car Shows
I wanted to do this project with the family to get my kids involved in the car scene
I purchased the start of this project by trading for it piece by piece traded a 1929 Mercedes Benz kit car for the project and a lot of other old goodies to make this build happen.
Since my Dad passed away last year we have been taking it to car shows and driving it!
All my parts were found on local buy and sell sites. After reading blogs about what parts were compatible with each other, I searched out parts that fit my budget, and would work together.
My best friend and son helped me build this truck. Having my son help with this build, I was able to pass on some old hot rod knowledge down to him.
It was my Fathers, Grandfathers and Great-Grandfathers truck and was used as a lot truck when my Great-Grandfather had it. It would haul or tow anything they put on, or behind it. It wasn’t fast, but it had the power.
I thought that I would love to own this truck. In June of 2009 I saw it was up for sale, so I went and bought it.