Tag: Build

Inside the thrash: A look into building a hot rod on a tight deadline, Part 3

Inside the thrash: A look into building a hot rod on a tight deadline, Part 3

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With Detroit Autorama getting shockingly close, Scott Sheehan — our hero  — has turned what looked like a car into a bare frame. That might seem like Sheehan is taking a backward step, which wouldn’t be ideal with the show’s move-in date approaching, but in order to get the Ford Model T’s hand-built frame finished and painted, everything had to go. At least, everything had to go away from the car’s frame.

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Inside the thrash: A look into building a hot rod on a tight deadline, part 2 – Wesley Wren @Autoweek

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Back to work after the Grand National Roadster show, and explaining the thrash

It might not seem like a ton of progress has been made on Scott Sheehan’s Model T roadster project in over the past week — you can blame The Grand National Roadster Show for that — but the little Model T is still moving along. The major projects Sheehan knocked out this week might not be as glamorous as putting together an engine or laying paint, but are examples of the mundane-but-necessary tasks it takes to build a car.

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