Friday, June 1, 2007

When a hot rod customizer builds a tribute to a dad, wow! (several pages of galleries!)

Back Seat Betty was built as a tribute to the car owner's father, a navigator on a B-25 Mitchell in World War II.

1931 Ford Model A Coupe "Back Seat Betty" .
Engine: 1956 Dodge 325 Poly
Transmission: TTC TKO 5-Speed
Rear End: 1959 Ford 9", Limited Slip
Front Suspension: 4" Dropped & Drilled I-Beam
Rear Suspension: Triangulated 4 Link, Coil Overs
Frame: Heavily Modified Stock Model A
Body Modifications: Chopped 6", 1937 Plymouth Grill, Custom Fighter Plane Seats, custom B-17 roof, aircraft gauges, P-47 Thunderbolt throttle quadrant, aircraft gauges, aluminum roof, interior and decklid, and thousands of rivets.


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