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So Tiny in This Giant World: Step By Step, A Nash Metropolitan Dragster Comes to Life – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

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If there’s one good thing that social media has given the world, it’s the ability for just about anyone to share their story. Take, for instance, the story of an Indiana upholsterer who dreams of building nostalgic drag racing customs and who decides to make a dragster out of a discarded Nash Metropolitan. Most media outlets would boil that story down to a one-paragraph entry in the reader’s rides section or a one-minute local-man-does-good segment on the local news. But Mikey Brown of Paper to Pavement has cameras and a YouTube channel, so he can tell an in-depth story that fully explores the why, the who, and the how of every step in the project that he called Banana Hammock. We mean every step, from the pre-build sketch to sourcing the car to putting the finished product on the track

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Pint Sized Project: 1954 Nash Metropolitan

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Pint Sized Project: 1954 Nash Metropolitan.

Americans have always loved their big vehicles, but after WWII a few companies saw the need for smaller affordable cars. One company saw some success with what they labeled as “Personal Transport” vehicles. That company was Nash and the car was the Metropolitan. This 1954 Nash Metropolitan has been parked in this barn for the past 10 years. It hasn’t been run in the past three years, but should make for a fun pint sized project. Take a look here on eBay where bidding starts at $3,900