Live Rolls Royce Roof Chop - PPC Magazine
Practical Performance Car Magazine's Rolls Royce got a roof chop live at
PPC in the Park 2010. It took a lot of men, some serious angle grinding
action and quite a lot of ale - but they managed to do it in one day.
Part 1 chopping the `50 Mercury
some vid and pics of my merc project before chopping the top.I`ll upload
this car has been "sectioned 2 inches"
-full custom frame all the way back
- `91 caprice front clip
-full airride suspension,1/2 inch valves,and oasis compressor
-motor is a 98 305 w/ vortec heads adapted with a "tunned port injection"
-custom built headders
-twin turbos are t3/t4 hybrids with Intercoolers and custom pipeing
- megasquirt programable computer runs the car
-rocker pannels have been cut off to make the car probably the world`s
-front fenders were hand built to accept CLK mercedes benz headlights
-custom H.R. Geiger inspired metal dash
to see vehicle construction photos go to www.ifcustom.com under "shop
projects" then "fonze's `50 merc"
Vintage Tin .mov
Shawn Fortney's 1940 truck is a unique work of art. Shawn is lucky enough
to be able to build Hot Rods for a living! aside for running his shop
"Vintage Tin" in Largo, Fl He still finds time to attend lots of events
with the cars he builds. Keep it up Shawn!!! can't wait to see the next
if you like this little video wait till you see the show! American Rod
and Custom TV
My Rat Rod.. (side note: The clicking is the string on the camera, not the