Original 1970’s Street Rod

 Tudor Sedan / Michael Lopez / 196 views

Built in the 1970’s by (fill in name) and driven by same until he found a 3-Window Coupe. The Tudor was refurbished and his wife drove the Tudor. My parents moved to New York were they bumped into the car and the owners. My parents traded their stock 1940 Ford Convertible and some $$ for the Tudor. The ‘40 Ford was the same make, model and year my Dad owned when my Dad took my Mom on their first date.

The Tudor, a ‘55 Chevy 2-Door Wagon Street Rod, ‘34 Ford Hot Rod, ‘27 Ford T-Bucket Hot Rod, 2000 something Corvette, 2000 something Harley-Davidson Springer, and a Vespa made up his garage. A Cadillac was the Summer driver and a Van was the Winter driver.

They enjoyed the Tudor for 17 years until my Dad passed and we inherited the car. We’ve had the car a number of years now. We drive it as Dad and the original builder intended, bringing pleasure to us and to those who see it. I still refer to it as ‘Dad’s ‘32’ though I have raised the body to find the engine number on the frame to get her registered, and have made minor to major repairs as well.

I guess it is mine, but I refer to it as Dad’s. My children refer to it as Grandpa’s.


  • City : Redondo Beach
  • State / Province : California
  • Drive Train : 307ci TH350 Ford 9”
  • Color : Black/Red
  • Original Body : Yes