1932 Datsun Type 11 Phaeton (replica)

Started on Nov. 30 by JoeyM

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This street rod is powered by a 1982 maxima L24(e) station wagon engine, and was built to resemble a 1932 Datsun Type 11 Phaeton. I made the chassis locost-style using lots of 1-inch square tubing, but used the front suspension from a 1990 dodge dakota (a short-ish double wishbone), the rear shocks of a Toyota Rav4, and shortened leaf springs from the station wagon. The grill shell, cowl, doors and body formed from sheet metal off of broken appliances.

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