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1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe Chopped Hot Rod

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  • Member since
    April 2011
1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe Chopped Hot Rod
Posted by Dennis Lacy on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 9:27 AM

1932 Ford 5-Window build featuring Drag City Casting's chopped top body. The objective here was to build a hot rod tough enough to back up the aggressive 4.5" scale chop. 


 - Drag City Casting resin body

 - Revell '32 5-Window complete chassis modified to sit low

 - Disc brakes replaced all around with Revell '40 Ford drum plates

 - Revell '64 Ford Thunderbolt sourced Radir 5-spoke wheels

 - Rear wheels deepened with inner wheel rings from Revell Beatnik Bandit show rod

 - Revell Pirelli front tires and fat BFG rears

 - Revell '57 Ford Wagon Gasser Y-block engine and trans

 - Detail Master #1 fuel lines & fittings, Parts By Parks pre-wired distributor

 - Extensions made to connect Y-block headers to 5-Window kit exhaust, homemade rear tips

 - Revell '32 5-Window interior with optional '40 Ford style dashboard

 - AMT '41 Woody steering wheel on homemade column, parts box Hurst shifter

 - Revell '29 Roadster headlights, ZZ-Top '39 tear drop taillights, 5-Window kit nerf bars

 - Rear fenders bobbed 6 scale inches

 - Testors one-coat lacquer "Bronze" with Tamiya clear

 - Tamiya "Pure White" accents

 - Revell Kurtis Midget "Edelbrock" decals


  • Member since
    September 2007
  • From: Melbourne, Fl.
Posted by rickr442 on Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:02 AM

Your chop has the right proportions, and the stance is killer!
I wish I still had the model Column in ROD & CUSTOM magazine, you'd be the star!
For that matter, I wish there still WAS a Rod & Custom magazine...

'Peggy, call the insurance agent... The cars got some bullet holes!'..... Joe Mannix

Yeah, but half an inch to the right, he woulda missed me altogether!'.....Jim Rockford


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