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A 1930 Ford Wild Custom Built in Japan “Rod Riguez Rod” – A True Work Of Art!

This 1930 Ford Wild Custom Built in Japan Owned by Chuck Schauwecker. This car was buid on a hot rod shop called Paradise Road in Nagoya,Japan by Junichi Shimodaira.With George Barris and Ed Roth as his idols,this is this creation.This is an all steel car,the fram is Z’d & boxed fron and rear. Front suspencion is a TCI dropped axle with GM discs.//Rodder Files

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The rear is a Chevy 10-bolt Posi with airbags.Stock ’49 Olds Rocket engine V8/303 slant pan hydro.Headers were custom buil with rib outlets.The body is a 4″ wedge chopped,channeled 8″, reshaped cowl w/ shaved vent,outlets.//Rodder Files

Custom made grille using ’59 Caddy running lights & ’58 Chevy running lights in the rear.The hand formed steel fenders are like no others,giving the illusion that they are floating.


The interior is custom bucket seats with “Tijuana” style pring cloth.Finally, the paint is a custom blend of Candy Copper w/ pinstriping by Makoto.This cas is a true work of art!//Rodder Files