CAR CLUB: Pukekohe Hot Rod Club AGE: -ing OC­CU­PA­TION: Dad

PRE­VI­OUSLY OWNED CARS: 1969 Ford Mus­tang, VW Kombi, Ford Anglia, Mini Moke, In­dian Scout

DREAM CAR: 1962 Fer­rari Cal­i­for­nia Spy­der

WHY THE ’40? It’s a very cool make and model, and the shape is time­less


BUILD TIME: 18 months, plus a cou­ple for the snag list

DAVE THANKS: Firstly, I have to thank Teresa, my wife, for un­der­stand­ing; next, I have to thank Ian Kenyon at Ob­ses­sion Mus­cle­cars, Mata­mata — Ian has been a huge help with build­ing the truck, and telling me what will and won’t work on it; Adam at Ob­ses­sion Mus­cle­cars, for a top paint job, as well as his skills and ideas through­out the build; Gary Bo­gaart, for build­ing a peppy and strong Ford en­gine; Neil Dodds at Phoenix Au­dio, for a stealthy and grunty Blue­tooth stereo; Char­lie at Cus­tom Auto Elec­trix, for an im­mac­u­late wiring job; Mike Rodger, for the beau­ti­ful up­hol­stery; Dave Nis­sen, for swap­ping out the crap brake booster for the hy­dro­boost — a nig­gly job; Brett and his crew at VTNZ Pukekohe; Michael at Kaspa Trans­mis­sions, for his ad­vice and help through­out the build; Che McCal­lum at GT Lo­gis­tics; and Pete Tate and Foytt Ship­ping and Auto

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