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.
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.
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 dad had a 65 when I was young. Was the first truck my dad let me drive.
We see memories.
We see bench seats
and dates riding close.
We see rides in the
back and feeling free.
We see country roads
with the windows down.
We see learning to
drive a stick, learning how to change oil and plugs.
We see a friend.
Yeah, they may see a truck, and they’d be right.
But we see our trucks. And they are beautiful.
Well, another year has gone by and we have had some milestones happen. This has been a good year for us, so, in an effort to recap what has been happening, let’s look back at last years review.
I chose this vehicle because when I was 15, I a neighbor who had a 1940 Ford Coupe, black, 327, 4 speed with a Indian blanket interior. It was low, black and wicked. I wanted to build a similar car one day.
Once I had a product I believed in, at a price I felt is better suited to people like me, we ordered some. A LOT of hose and A LOT of fittings – probably too much but we believed so strongly that there is an opportunity for a High Quality PTFE braided hose in the market with awesome looking AN fittings that we committed to taking the idea forward.
I’ve always wanted a hearse. They’re beautiful, unique, and versatile vehicles. They’re made to order, so no two are alike.
My favorite thing about the mid 60’s Superior made coaches, is the roof line. It gives them such a sexy silhouette.