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Projects "No Quarter"- '27 T coupe project

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by SinisterCustom, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. SinisterCustom
    Joined: Feb 18, 2004
    Posts: 8,269


    Just picked up this T coupe body Sat. from a freind. Pretty stoked to have a coupe to work on!
    Here it is after getting it back from the blaster today. It's pretty rough, but it'll be fun trying to get it lookin' good again.:D

    Going to be an early '60's hotrod....a little flake, some candy, chrome and pinstriping....loud and obnoxious!!!!! Pretty much a Weesner painting come to life.:)

    Plans call for @ 3" channel over a homebuilt 2x3 frame, Z'd in back, Model A front crossmember, @ 8" chop. I'll be using the SBC out of my truck, just repainting the engine a candy blue color. (still lookin' for a Roto-faze for it.;))
    Some sort of 4-speed.....maybe a Muncie.

    I have a few parts that I've been savin' for this kinda build. Just small stuff..... Once my PU sells, I'll be hittin' this coupe pretty hard.





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  2. skunx1964
    Joined: Aug 21, 2008
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  3. casper
    Joined: Apr 27, 2005
    Posts: 974


    Wow Josh, I can tell by the goodies you have been saving for the coupe, that this will be a bad ass car. Your taste is perfect from what I have seen so far! Good luck, have fun and keep us up-dated with the build!
  4. pan-dragger
    Joined: Sep 13, 2006
    Posts: 3,187


    sweet gotta love them T coupes

  5. Spedley
    Joined: Mar 5, 2004
    Posts: 392


    Looks like a cool project.
  6. Stone
    Joined: Nov 24, 2003
    Posts: 2,279


  7. chaddilac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 13,862


    Welcome to the T coupe club!!!

    What's the "No Quarter" thing?
  8. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 4,115

    dana barlow
    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    I love T's too! go for it!:D
  9. Royalshifter
    Joined: May 29, 2005
    Posts: 15,595

    from California

    Man you are on it.....nice score.
  10. E.C.
    Joined: Apr 7, 2007
    Posts: 546

    from Tx

    Looks like a good start with the parts you have.

  11. attitudor
    Joined: Sep 28, 2004
    Posts: 2,975

    from Finland

    Josh, that's gonna be rad for sure, keep us updated. --mika
  12. nice,i like the wheels
  13. fiftyv8
    Joined: Mar 11, 2007
    Posts: 5,143

    from CO & WA

    Praise the Lord and welcome aboard another T coupe club member.
    Keep us posted since it sounds like your build is going to be like greased lightening.
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2010
  14. '32 front rails, from the firewall forward, would look good, especially for a 60s style look. That's what I am planning for a future channeled T project. I found some that had been cut off, probably by a street rodder for an IFS swap, for $75 here on the H.A.M.B. classifieds.
  15. SinisterCustom
    Joined: Feb 18, 2004
    Posts: 8,269


    No mercy.....;)

    Richard.....yeah, I'll be doing something similar. The 2x3 rails will sweep up @ 3-4" and be spliced into the front 2' or so of a Model A frame, to keep the horns and crossmember. I think it looks a bit cleaner than just a I have the A frame to lop off the front of.
  16. Tumbler
    Joined: Aug 3, 2008
    Posts: 107

    from Tucson, AZ

    Glad to see you were able to find a coupe to build. Hope the truck sale goes quick so you can tear into that thing.

    - Scott (from
  17. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

    Cool score. I like the direction that your taking.
  18. 31whitey
    Joined: Jan 2, 2007
    Posts: 2,214


    Cool man...

    I like your style.

    cant wait to see this one.
  19. coopdevill65
    Joined: Aug 5, 2007
    Posts: 292

    from tac ,wa

    where you gonna put the red flag? cool rig! cant wait to see it on the road.
  20. SinisterCustom
    Joined: Feb 18, 2004
    Posts: 8,269


    Hahaha......I might have to make a mount along the roof Coop!
  21. coopdevill65
    Joined: Aug 5, 2007
    Posts: 292

    from tac ,wa

    ive got the perfect flag for ya!! bein a pirate and all.
  22. Looks great Josh, can't wait to see progress. Some of my buddys have T coupe parts if you need anything. Gotta love the Zeppelin!!!!
  23. Dat Dirty Rat
    Joined: Jan 15, 2003
    Posts: 3,502

    Dat Dirty Rat

    Very kool....cant wait to see it come together
  24. SinisterCustom
    Joined: Feb 18, 2004
    Posts: 8,269


    Really? I may need a pass door.....I'm going to try to fix it first, but it's rough.....needs a new skin and inner bottom. Coupe needs a whole lotta love.....:D
  25. "They're wearing steel that's bright and true
    They carry news that must get through

    They choose the path where no-one goes"
  26. Strange Agent
    Joined: Sep 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,879

    Strange Agent
    from Ponder, TX

    Sounds awesome. I can't wait to see what you do with this one. I've been kind of half looking for a '27 T. I love to see them, and I think you're heading in the right direction with this car.

    Keep us posted.
  27. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 7,638

    from Nebraska

    This is gonna be cool!..
    Keep us updated, please.

  28. Malcolm
    Joined: Feb 9, 2006
    Posts: 7,638

    from Nebraska

    Also, I like the 'sweep' in the frame that you are talking about doing...
    I'd like to do something similar on my future 'A' project.

    Bob Merkt's Roadster example:
  29. Evel
    Joined: Jun 25, 2002
    Posts: 9,024

    1. 60s Show Rods

    60's style hot rods are the new Rat Rod :D

    Cool score....

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