Originally posted on One Man And His Mustang:
I wasn’t sure if I was to split this post into two or not. I eventually decided to keep it all in one place. It might be a bit of a long post but I think it’s worth it. As…
I don’t like stock looking so I made it a custom fab bike hauler
When you get behind the wheel of your car, you are taking on a big responsibility. It may seem like a casual act to drive around every day, but it is important to develop good habits to become a safe driver.
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 Guy Barnette Co. was one of Memphis’ “small 4 (Weller Bros., Barnette/Barnett, Comet/Pinner, and Memphis/Economy Coach)” professional car producers that flourished there in the 1940s-1960s.
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.
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.
I cosplay and looking for a way to transport my tank. I met a guy from New York and he told me to buy a hearse. I’m thinking who in their right mind would drive one. Then got thinking he’s not wrong ,lock it up and no body would bother it.
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.