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1932 Ford 5 window coupe, chopped ~4", early 331/354 Chrysler Hemi, Halibrand-style kidney beans on Firestone wide whitewall radial cheater slicks, Ford 9" differential, Aldan coil-over shocks #DavesCarIDService
Color me well and truly stumped here, perhaps a microcar expert can ID. Closest I can come up with is a King Midget, but I know that's incorrect. "M" on the hubcap, if that helps.
Oh my word. 1946-48 Buick Sedanette radical custom. Looks like a 4"-5" chop, plus maybe a 6" full body section job, plus channeled. '38 DeSoto rear bumper. The amount of work that had to go into this is mind boggling.
to appreciate the modifications involved, here's a stock model
1958 Chevy Split-Level Log Cabin Woody Wagon
Another '58 Chevy, this one in a base model Delray sedan
1965-ish Clark Cortez motor home, a VW microbus for supersized hippies
First year 1960 Chevy Corvair, the most unfairly maligned vehicle of all time
Is your friend's name Apocryphal Story? 'Cause have a friend name Nalph Rader who bought EIGHT Corvairs, and each time they would suddenly do somersaults inside his garage for no reason. Never again!

The supposed "defect" in the 1960-64 Corvair was rear engine + swing axle suspension, which, in theory, could lead to lack of control if you were to hit a big bump with one rear tire while cornering hard at high speed.
Please note: flat air-cooled rear engine + swing axle suspension is *exactly the same* setup as an early VW or Porsche. It was "unsafe" in the Corvair mainly because GM had deep pockets for lawsuits. 65-69 Corvairs had full IRS, but by then reputational damage was done.
Anyhoo, back to #DavesCarIDService: circa 1962 Ford Econoline pickup
my buddy Dave Shuten slightly modified one to do wheelies in reverse at 100 mph
Competitive models during the 1960s cab-over pickup craze: Dodge A-100, Chevy Corvair Rampside, VW, Jeep Forward Control
On this topic I would be remiss to neglect the Deora, the truck that launched a million Hot Wheels. Designed by Harry Bradley & build by the Alexander Bros, a 1965 Dodge A-100 with an front end made from a 1960 Ford station wagon gate
Or the late great Bill "Maverick" Golden and his magnificent Dodge A 100 Little Red Wagon #RIP
For those wondering how you get in the Deora
Correcting one from yesterday (ht @WatchesJames) which I mis-ID'd as a '28 Chevy National; actually a 28 or 29 Packard. Still an amazing pic tho
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