David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
3/26/20 2:00 p.m.
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More than three years ago, maschinenbau unveiled a dream: a 2JZ-powered ’31 Model A pickup

The quest began two days after returning home from the $2016 Challenge. The Challenge car, a Buick Roadmonster, was sold. 

In its place: “I traded it straight up for a 1997 Lexus S…

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
3/26/20 4:51 p.m.

This car makes me happy. Someone else should comment on this thread. 

java230
java230 UberDork
3/26/20 4:53 p.m.

I too love this and cant wait to see it all together.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
3/26/20 4:56 p.m.

In reply to java230 :

Yay. Thank you.

Greg Smith
Greg Smith Dork
3/26/20 9:14 p.m.

I've been following the build for far too short a time. The fabrication skills are... impressive indeed!

 

wvumtnbkr
wvumtnbkr GRM+ Memberand UberDork
3/26/20 10:34 p.m.

It's epic.  If people haven't found it yet....  I just don't know.  Epic.

ChrisLS8
ChrisLS8 Reader
3/27/20 12:14 a.m.

I got caught in that thread yesterday. Love it. Challenge build gone AWOL

iceracer
iceracer MegaDork
3/27/20 5:39 p.m.

There is or was a modern model A engine.

Saw some a few years at a tour of old cars.

Easily identified by the full flow oil filter in the side of the block.

maschinenbau
maschinenbau GRM+ Memberand SuperDork
3/29/20 3:42 p.m.

This build makes me so happy too. I'm glad to share it with everyone.

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