Hot Rod Meetup: Roadsters With Attitude

1932 Ford Roadster (photo 1/3)
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 1/3)
Custom '32 Ford Roadster owned by Jon Wood of Collegeville, PA. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 2/3)
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 2/3)
The roadster is powered by a 347 small block. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 3/3)
1932 Ford Roadster (photo 3/3)
The engine is backed by a Tremec six-speed. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 1/3)
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 1/3)
Lonesome organizes a "Monthly Cruze Night" for other auto enthusiasts in the Philadelphia area. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 2/3)
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 2/3)
Paul Lonesome of Philadelphia, PA went for a distinctive two-tone paint job for his '34 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 3/3)
1934 Chevrolet 3-Window Coupe (photo 3/3)
Lonesome has a full range of modern electronics inside his Chevy, including a navigation and electronic instrument cluster. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 1/5)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 1/5)
Don Panzer of Philadelphia, PA has personally done all the work to his '37 Ford Club Cabriolet over the past 11 years. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 2/5)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 2/5)
The car contains many components from the Chevrolet Corvette such as the suspension and the LT1 motor under the hood. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 3/5)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 3/5)
Other modern components include power steering, power brakes, a CD changer and backup camera. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 4/5)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 4/5)
The car features a custom hard top and matching interior/exterior paint job. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 5/5)
1937 Ford Club Cabriolet (photo 5/5)
Don Panzer has driven his Ford from Philadelphia, PA to Louisville, KY over five times. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 1/4)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 1/4)
Charlie Cessna says his car is a "true roadster" that's race-ready with racing pedals, brakes and suspension. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 2/4)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 2/4)
Under the hood, Cessna's AC Cobra Roadster has a "well-massaged" 474 motor which outputs 625 hp and 567 lb-ft torque. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 3/4)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 3/4)
"My wife doesn't like it; it's a toy." (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 4/4)
1965 AC Cobra Roadster (photo 4/4)
Charlie's son has painted his motorcycle to match his father's Cobra. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 1/3)
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 1/3)
Frank Spoltore of Philadelphia, PA says his '34 Ford 3-Window Coupe is his daily driver. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 2/3)
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 2/3)
Inside the vehicle there's a full, modern audio system and ostrich leather seating. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 3/3)
1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe (photo 3/3)
All work was done by Philly Kustom & Performance, including the 355 motor with 6-71 blower mated to a 700R4 overdrive transmission. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 1/3)
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 1/3)
Bob K. of Philadelphia, PA has integrated the grill from a Ford Desoto onto his Club Coupe. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 2/3)
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 2/3)
Sticking to the subtle Disney Fantasia theme, Mickey Mouse can be seen on the grill of the modern sound system. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 3/3)
1949 Ford Club Coupe (photo 3/3)
Bob's '49 Club Coupe has a custom plum paint job with subtle blue flames. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 1/4)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 1/4)
Joe Mercado's '30 Ford Model A is part airplane, part motorcycle and part car. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 2/4)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 2/4)
Mercado integrated a WW2 shell given to him as a gift from a veteran friend who has since passed away. (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 3/4)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 3/4)
This car has a custom kick-starter, much like a motorcycle.(credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 4/4)
1930 Ford Model A (photo 4/4)
Joe Mercado says he built the car from the ground up to be "like a bomber." (credit: Michaelangelo Ilagan)
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