Hot Rod Meetup: Roadsters With Attitude

Custom '32 Ford Roadster owned by Jon Wood of Collegeville, PA.
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 1/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Custom '32 Ford Roadster owned by Jon Wood of Collegeville, PA.
The roadster is powered by a 347 small block.
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 2/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
The roadster is powered by a 347 small block.
The engine is backed by a Tremec six-speed.
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 3/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
The engine is backed by a Tremec six-speed.
Paul Lonesome of Philadelphia, PA went for a distinctive two-tone paint job for his '34 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe.
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 1/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Paul Lonesome of Philadelphia, PA went for a distinctive two-tone paint job for his '34 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe.
Lonesome organizes a "Monthly Cruze Night" for other auto enthusiasts in the Philadelphia area.
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 2/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Lonesome organizes a "Monthly Cruze Night" for other auto enthusiasts in the Philadelphia area.
Lonesome has a full range of modern electronics inside his Chevy, including a navigation and electronic instrument cluster.
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 3/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Lonesome has a full range of modern electronics inside his Chevy, including a navigation and electronic instrument cluster.
Don Panzer of Philadelphia, PA has personally done all the work to his '37 Ford Club Cabriolet over the past 11 years.
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 1/5)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Don Panzer of Philadelphia, PA has personally done all the work to his '37 Ford Club Cabriolet over the past 11 years.
The car contains many components from the Chevrolet Corvette such as the suspension and the LT1 motor under the hood.
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 2/5)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
The car contains many components from the Chevrolet Corvette such as the suspension and the LT1 motor under the hood.
Other modern components include power steering, power brakes, a CD changer and a camera for backing up.
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 3/5)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Other modern components include power steering, power brakes, a CD changer and a camera for backing up.
The car features a custom hard top and matching interior/exterior paint job.
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 4/5)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
The car features a custom hard top and matching interior/exterior paint job.
Don Panzer has driven his Ford from Philadelphia, PA to Louisville, KY over five times. Round trip once is over 1,300 miles!
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 5/5)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Don Panzer has driven his Ford from Philadelphia, PA to Louisville, KY over five times. Round trip once is over 1,300 miles!
Charlie Cessna says his car is a "true roadster" that's race-ready with racing pedals, brakes and suspension.
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 1/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Charlie Cessna says his car is a "true roadster" that's race-ready with racing pedals, brakes and suspension.
Under the hood, Cessna's AC Cobra Roadster has a "well-massaged" 474 motor which outputs 625 hp and 567 lb-ft torque.
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 2/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Under the hood, Cessna's AC Cobra Roadster has a "well-massaged" 474 motor which outputs 625 hp and 567 lb-ft torque.
"My wife doesn't like it," says owner Charlie Cessna. "It's a toy."
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 3/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
"My wife doesn't like it," says owner Charlie Cessna. "It's a toy."
Charlie's son has painted his motorcycle to match his father's Cobra.
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 4/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Charlie's son has painted his motorcycle to match his father's Cobra.
Frank Spoltore of Philadelphia, PA says his '34 Ford 3-Window Coupe is his daily driver.
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 1/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Frank Spoltore of Philadelphia, PA says his '34 Ford 3-Window Coupe is his daily driver.
Inside the vehicle, there's a full, modern audio system and ostrich leather seating.
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 2/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Inside the vehicle, there's a full, modern audio system and ostrich leather seating.
All work was done by Philly Kustom & Performance, including the 355 motor with 6-71 blower mated to a 700R4 overdrive transmission.
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 3/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
All work was done by Philly Kustom & Performance, including the 355 motor with 6-71 blower mated to a 700R4 overdrive transmission.
Bob K. of Philadelphia, PA has integrated the grill from a Ford Desoto onto his Club Coupe.
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 1/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Bob K. of Philadelphia, PA has integrated the grill from a Ford Desoto onto his Club Coupe.
Sticking to the subtle "Disney Fantasia" theme, Mickey Mouse can be seen on the grill of the modern sound system.
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 2/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Sticking to the subtle "Disney Fantasia" theme, Mickey Mouse can be seen on the grill of the modern sound system.
Bob's '49 Club Coupe has a custom plum paint job with subtle blue flames.
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 3/3)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Bob's '49 Club Coupe has a custom plum paint job with subtle blue flames.
Joe Mercado's '30 Ford Model A is part airplane, part motorcycle and part car.
1930 Ford Model A (photo 1/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Joe Mercado's '30 Ford Model A is part airplane, part motorcycle and part car.
Mercado integrated a WW2 shell given to him as a gift from a veteran friend who has since passed away.
1930 Ford Model A (photo 2/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Mercado integrated a WW2 shell given to him as a gift from a veteran friend who has since passed away.
This car has a custom kick-starter, much like a motorcycle.
1930 Ford Model A (photo 3/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
This car has a custom kick-starter, much like a motorcycle.
Joe Mercado says he built the car from the ground up to be "like a bomber."
1930 Ford Model A (photo 4/4)
(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
Joe Mercado says he built the car from the ground up to be "like a bomber."
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