Apr 3, 2014

Further Speedster Progress...

A couple of years ago, I posted some pictures describing my friend Dan building a Model T Ford speedster with his grandson Daniel.  At that time, I showed a couple progress pictures with the promise of more to come.  At that time, in 2012, the "buck" was still under construction.
Much has transpired since then.  The buck got finished, but the wheel placement didn't look quite right.  Dan moved the rear axle a few inches.  Then the cockpit seemed a little small so the firewall was slightly relocated.  It took a while for the overall design to settle down.  Now that the design has stabilized, we;re into the metal forming phase.  And Dan is a master metal former.  Here's what the car looks like today: