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Early Rods Project 1955 Chevy Series 2 Pick Up For Sale

below before Photo after sitting for 30 Years and after Photo

Now has Fuel Injection 350 with 700 Trans with Camaro Frt End and 4 Link Camaro Rear End, Fuel Tank in rear, frt Disc Brakes, all New Gauges, Leather Seat, New Chrome Tilt wheel, Flowmasters with Side pipes, New Glass, New Chrome, Drives like a El Camaro Truck that it is SWEET Ride


More shoots of work done to 1955 Chevy Pickup


Early Rods 1957 Ford F-100 Styleside Pickup Sold now in Tennessee 

Latest Upgrades to the 1957 Ford F-100 Custom NOW Has a 2006 Crown Vic Front & Rear End

Just Finished with all New 06 Crown Vic Front and Rear Suspension 4 Pwr Disc Brakes and Pwr Steering and Powered by 429  Engine with C-6 Auto Trans, , New Build Throughout.

This Classic 57 Ford F-100 Renewed Throughout is Cherry Hot Rod Truck / Photos Tell The Story
Short Bed, w 17 inch Wheels, New Metal Throughout, Relocated Aluminum 17 Gal Fuel Tank, Side Pipes, New Electric Blue Hot Flats Paint, New Interior & Exterior Chrome and Upholstery
New Tires, Shocks, New Wiring, Custom Build 4 Link Rear End with New Racing Axels, Gages & Knobs and More. Rides like a CHP Police Interceptor.



Latest Early Rods Project :

1971 Dodge Tradesman 200 Real Cool Hipster Original Style Inside  & Out 

MOPAR New 318 New 3 Spd Trans Custom Paint New Rear End 

New Brakes New Seats New Tires & Rims For Sale $12,995

Early Rods 1957 Ford F-100 Styleside Pickup After Photos & Before Photos 

This is how it looked before it was redone with 2006 Crown Vic Front end & Rear End see photo above

 May 2015   It took 2 1/2 Years to get here                                                                                       December 2015

May 2016                                                                                  Dec 2016   Now has 06 Crown Vic Front & Rear End & 429 Eng & C6 Trans

               1964 T-Bird is Latest Early Rods Project, 390 w/Cruiseomatic, New Exhaust, Lowered,

 New Tires & Hub Caps with Knock off, Skirts, Pin Stripes, Lake Side Pipes, & Spotlights

Aluminum Radiator with Chrome Shroud, & Air Cleaner

This Thunderbird is a Great Boulevard &  Freeway Cruiser. Sold

Early Rods Chevy C-10 Was Sold to 

Thomas in Germany

This Truck was sold with a straight 6 Six (265) with a T-5 Trans

Power Disc Brake & Power Steering 

Smoothies with Old School Whitewalls

He Finished the Bed in Wooden Tool Box


The Chevy C-10 Looks Great next to the Triumph Bobber


He send them very nice photos, Enjoy

Thomas has the only Early Rods 

 Hold to the Iron Rod Plaque in Europe

Great Job Thomas, very nice wood work


Sold 1957  Chevy Handyman 2 Door 150 Wagon

Chrome Smoothies Whitewalls or Rally Black walls both Cool


1957 Chevy 2 Door Handyman 150 Wagon , New throughout, Performance 350 with New 700R Trans with Aluminum Cooler
New 355 Rear End Gears, New Flow Masters with 2 1/2 Pipes out rear sides ,
New Power Front Disc Brakes & Power Steering, New Dropped Spindle & Springs
1 Piece Calif. Bumper with Chrome Tits, New Complete New Rear Bumper with Lights
New Tires with Rally Rims, New Upholstery Complete, New Paint In & Out.

The Coolest Chevy 2 Door Handyman 150 Station Ready for Years of Car Shows & Cruizin.

Sold To Eddy in Bay Area



Above Photos are off Completely New Upholstery Throughout

Photos below are of different stages of Early Rod Make Over

This 57 Chevy Handyman 150 Wagon is Newest Member of the Early Rods Family

        Won Best Mild Custom at Grease & Greens Car Show 10-13-12


 Sold 1972 Pinto 2 Door Wagon This Rare Pony Car is One Owner        with 57K Mile with Originally Services Plate, New Tires & Classic Slotted Mags New Exhaust Front to back. This car has been services regularly and Daily Drive in small town It a 72 that was sold new in 73,  Everything works & it has AC, For Sale $7999 Call 805 878 8115

Strong 2.0 Pony Motor and Auto Trans Great MPG and Rare Classic

Low Miles for a 42 Year Classic Daily Driver & Show Car

This Pony Has Not Been Abuse, Grandma Drove Until She Passed Away

Simple To Drop in a 302 & you Got a Mini Muscle Dragster weight to Power would be Crazy

1964 C-10 New Early Rods Ride, Parts Runner & Daily Drive, Fun to Cruize All Over Central Coast

1965 C-10 Straight 6, with New T-5 Trans w/OD, Split Manifold Twice Pipes for Nice Sound, New Tires, New Shocks, New Old School Steering Wheel 

Great Stereo, Super Kool Cruzier Sold to Germany, yes Europeans Love Our Rides.


Few Cool Ridez from the 

Mad Bomberz Car Club Get Together  3-10-2013

Check Out the Very Cool 1960 & 1961 Impala Convertibles

Baby Blue Beauty, Cool  Ride on a Sweet Saturday in the Park

1960 Chevy Impala Convertible is Sweet

This 1960 Chevy Convertible make a Car Lover mouth water, Ride On People

Both these Rides Cruse with the Old Town CC in Nipomo/Santa Maria

1961 Impala Convertible Below is What Cruizin is All About, Living the Dream

Look Close & if & when it comes up for Sale you'll be lucky to if you are first to grab it, Santa Maria Ca, Runs with the Old Town CC

This 1961 Chevy Impala Convertible with Continental Kit is the Most Coolest Ride, I just dug the heck out of this Cruizer

Another Mad Bombez attendee 50s Ford with Chopped Top

Very Kool Kustom Slammed Shoe Box

Big Bad Rat Truck at Donut Derelicts Saturday

Nipomo Studebaker 2 Door Wagon

Pat's Ultra Hot Rod

Very Clean1970 Chevy 1500 Pickup in AG Ca

For Sale Kool 4 Inch Chopped 41 Buick Below

1941 Buick Chopped by Menges Twins Speed Shop & it For Sale in Atascadero Ca

Above is a Before Photo

1941 Buick Chopped 4 Inches by the Menges Twinns

1959 Studebaker Lark II For Sale at Menges Twins Speed Shop Atascadero Ca

This 1957 2 Door Handy Man 150 Wagon

The Early Rods Team has been waiting for this 1957 2 Door Delivery Wagon for 3 Years 

& was taken to this stage (top left photo) of the build by Mark & Arnold Garza (father & son) Founder of the Head Hunters Car Club

                  Removed the Bullets & Painted Grill & inserted 56 Bowtie,  Rear End Pumpkin Swapped (411 to 355 ),  

Replaced 3 piece Frt Bumper for 1 Piece Calif. Bumper with Chrome Bullits, New Rally's, New Flow Masters with 2 1/2 Pipes out rear sides, 

Swapped 8 " Gasser Shackles for New Stock Shackles & Swapped 3 " Blocks for 1" & kept same height with tighter suspension

                 New Bucket Seats & New Steering wheel on Shortened Column, 

          Top has Marks Garza's Crazy Custom Metal Flake giving a 50s Cool with 60s Muscle Look

              This 1957 Chevy 150 Handyman 2 Door Wagon now Looks & Sounds like a Street Muscle Rod 



Today 8-10-12 it sits with New Rally Wheels & Matching Caps, New 700R Trans soon

Early Rods / West Coast Rods 23 T-Bucket Sold


1919 Rat Rod Truck For Sale in Fresno Ca.

New Photos of Kool Ridez

                                                   Totally Air Bagged 1994 GMC Jimmy S-15  Blazer 2 Wheel Drive Fully Loaded

Chopped 1947 Dodge visiting Central Coast from Missouri Driven not Trailered

70 Monte Carlo Santa Maria Ca

54 Chevy Belair Hard Top 



Guadalupe Cool Mercury (Gilbert Robles) 

Remember Grease & Greens Car Show Oct 13, 2012 in Guadalupe Ca

Revisit Last Years Show 2011Guadalupe's Grease & Greens Car Show  


This 57 Nomad has been owned since 1972 by George Primrose in Santa Maria Ca

He sells 57 parts at every Pomona Swap in So Cal

Not For Sale


The Buick Century is Owned by Jose 

Owner of Jays Tires in Santa Maria Ca

Last Early Rods Project 

1940 Ford Rat Pickup

SOLD in 5-23-12 & now in Grass Valley CA 

Photos of 5-6-12 with Beauty Rings, Kool look, once we got the wheel right and seat done it was gone

Photos 5 18-12

New Cool Upholstery, Black Leather Look with Red Tweed Look


1950 Chevy Truck Quick Release Steering Wheel / New Gas Shocks & Towers & Vintage Horn that works (Safety First)


New Old Horn is Load and Annoying

Pin Striped Air Cleaner                                          New Shock Towers, New Gas Shocks, New Re-Sprug1/4 Elliptical Springs

Photos 4-19-12

Quick Change for 2 Steering Wheels


Rat Dragon Hood Emblem



Photos 3-31-12

New Shock Towers  & Shocks Front & Rear, New Light Brackets and New Customized 37 Ford Commercial Truck Grill


Photos 2-22-12


Model A Grill & 37 Ford Commercial Grill (mockup)

13.5 Gal Stainless Fuel Tank                                                                                            New Gauges

Photos 12-25-11


1937 Hudson Terra Plane Grill For Sale 805 878 8115



1963 Riviera Custom Cool from Lompoc Ca


All Glass Wheelie's in Nipomo

One Mean Old School Racing Machine

Tubed with Fat Meats

Full Roll Cage

Kool RideZ Low Rider Sting Ray 

Schwinn Bicycle

1958 Chevy Hard Top A Hand Me Downs from Father to Son

 Kool Ride 50s Ford Show Box Hard Top

Rat Rod from Orcutt Ca wins Trophy at Cruzin 4 Life 2011

 1972 Dodge Charger SE


1946 Ford Coup Mark Garza's, Head Hunter CC

Notice the New Painted Skirts, Always Looking Good 

Sweet 1956 T-Bird at Cruzin 4 Life 2011 in Santa Maria Ca


Chevy II /Nova Convertible

Chevy II Convertible as see at the 2011 Cruzin 4 Life Show

Chevy Shoe Box Convertible Nova /Chevy II

2006 Chevy Turbo Cobalt Racer


1969 Custom Muscle Chevy Smashed Air Ride 

Ice Cream You Scream for Custom Rods

1954 Tin Woody in Arroyo Grande Ca

1950 Plymouth Woody in Arroyo Grand Ca

Early Rod1955 Plymouth Belvedere / Suburban Wagon for Sale 805 878 8115 Nipomo Ca 

Notice the before & after Rear Light Change

Before Rear Light Change

New 59 Caddy Lights

New 350Engine, 700R Trans, 2 1/2 Exhaust, 3 Tone Paint, Upholstery, Top is Pearl White with 5 coats of clear with Sweet Pink Flake


1983 Grand National from Puerto Rico

This is My Primo's 1983 Grand National is all Stock except for the Wheels

This West Coast Rod is for Sale in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, it on the West Coast of the Island


The Rod is Driven to Car Show all over the Island, its a Very Sweet Ride


Clean in & out from top to bottom


Email me at Oje@WestCoastRods.com with any questions on the 83 Grand National

I caught up with this 1982 Buick Wagon in Joyuda Puerto Rico


This Wagon owned by a Mechanic and is his Shop Ride to pickup Parts

 West Coast Rod on the West Coast of Puerto Rico


A West Coast Rod, SS Nova in Bogueron PR on the West Coast

Puerto Ricans are Proud of their  American Muscle and take care of their Rides


Rat Bike / Harley on the west Coast of Puerto Rico

Found this Bike out Cruzin with his Buds in Boqueron PR

64 Impala from New Friends Central Coat Car Club, Atascadero Ca

Cherry 71 Dodge Pickup Camper Special in Atascadero Ca

This is a very Cool Dodge Pickup, Clean In & Out



1966 Mercury Comet  Cyclone, Nipomo Ca

I took these Photos While Owner Fueled Up for 300 + Trip SF Bay Area Car Show



1957 Chrysler Imperial, Central Coast Ca

Max Fins to the Extreme, Maroon Bat Mobile

Arnold Garza's Old School Custom 61 Olds with Ghost Flames at 2010 Cruzin 4 Life Santa Maria Ca.

 Ghost Flames Now See Them    .................................................Now You Don't      (Head Hunters Car Club)

Maribel's 1960 Cherry Chevy Impala At 2010 West Coast Kustoms Santa Maria Ca

Also at Dave Dana 11Th Annual Car Show in Nipomo Ca. (notice the wheels changed)

This 60 Chevy Build was a Familia Affair, everyone worked on this together (No Slackers Here) 

1970 AMC This American Muscle was build when every USA Auto Mfg had to Build a Muscle Car

Owner has had this AMC for 10 Years and just got the Stripes on in time for Dave Dana 11Th Annual Show and Won Himself A nice Trophy 

Clean Trunk..........................................................OH Hello

Buick Cadi WHATZIT Super Cool

59 Plymouth Wagon Photo while on Vacation in 2007 Yosimite Ca



Super Cool 1965 VolksWagon 21 Window Bus

This a Very Cool Daily Driver VDub Bus in Santa Maria Ca


 66 VW Fast Back Rat Style (Type 3) in Oxnard Ca

Sold 41 Rat Truck GMC with a Mustang 2 Front End w/Disc Brake & Chevy Rear End, Body Channeled 

51 West Coast Rod 3 Window Business Coup Central Coast Ca.

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