The Boydster Builds A Boydster 2
This 1932 Ford Roadster, Boydster 2, was the champ of the desired America’s Most Beautiful Roadster honor in 2003 and was a Ridler Memorial Award finalist in 2002. This hand-shaped, all-steel bodied artful culmination was manufactured by Marcel Delay and Sons is a Boyd Coddington outlined body and a follow up to the Boydster 1. This is a dazzling case of the best abilities accessible and is an amazing auto. This is one of three all-steel 1932 roadster bodies that were hand-created by Marcel’s Custom Metal. Characteristics a custom grille, hand tailored firewall with a welded-in custom metal dash and one-piece windshield. The bumpers and running sheets are mounted into the side of the edge rails to permit the auto to sit much lower. A great part of the craftsmanship was finished with the body set up to permit the suspension to tuck up into the frame rails. All the stainless brake and fuel lines are run inside the casing rails. The backside is based upon a Corvette free suspension focus area. The plant cross member was evacuated and it has uniquely manufactured mounts. Peculiarities incorporate custom control arms and center point transporters by Boyd Coddington, and also exclusively manufactured brake sections and rotors. All suspension is completely plated and cleaned.
The wheels are One off custom wheels axle mount wheels, with no fasteners and shrouded latches. The force plant is a 454cid completely cleaned aluminum LT1 square, number 12 of a constrained run of 211, exhausted .030 to 460cid from GM Performance Parts. Cleaned aluminum heads finished with Boyds custom billet valve covers. High quality admission, consolidating a custom fuel infusion framework and a billet MSD ignition. Cooling gimmicks incorporate a specially designed 5-line radiator with interior flood tube, cleaned billet aluminum water pump and a square determined stainless fan. The transmission is based upon a Turbo-Hydro transmission, wearing a B&M 2,500 stall speed converter with chrome-plated Lokar shifter. The dash incorporates a custom addition and handcrafted guiding wheel on a painted Ididit controlling segment. The gauges consolidated into the dash are custom one-offs. The inside was hand tailored by Paul Atkins and is contained Austrian airplane cowhide, joined by Mercedes tan-toned downy rug. Decided to reflect its Hot Rod legacy, the piece is done in exclusively blended DuPont Boyd yellow paint.
|Boydster 2 Build Sheet|
|Original Owner||Boyd Coddington Sr.|
|Body Style||Roadster All Steele manufactured by Marcel's|
|Modifications||Bobbed Front Hornes|
|Front Suspension||Boyds Independent|
|Rear Suspension||Boyds Independent|
|Steering Column||Fiat rack-and-pinion|
|Tires||Goodrich TA 205/50R 15 front and 255/50 ZR 17 Comp T/A|
|Grille shell||Sectioned Brookville 32|
|Grill Insert||D.F. Metalwork's|
|Paint||DuPont Boyd Yellow Painted by Keith Russell|