Previously, we showed you some progress pics of the Talladega style custom being built by Rad Rods by Troy. It is not a true Talladega and did not start life as a Talladega but is rather built in the style of a Talladega. I happen to think it is great. It also will hopefully help bring even more attention to the real cars that we all love so much. Check out the Rad Rods web site by clicking here. If you look around their site you can also find tons of build photos for the car that will blow your mind. I especially like that they use the same two tone paint style as the race cars and a scoop similar to the Spoiler/Spoiler II street cars. Suppose we could ever get this car to a Reunion?
Here are some photos courtesy of their site.
You think your Dega bumper is trick, look at the work in this one!
Check out that engine!
About the Author: Some of my first memories and strongest memories of my childhood relate to cars. I still remember back when things happened based on what car I was drinving at the time. I grew up and lived in Iowa for nearly 40 years before moving to Southern California. I was a Corvette fanatic for years but then discovered vintage American Muscle. My wife, Katrina, and I decided we wanted to focus on a unique and rare muscle car. After a lot of research we fell in love with the Ford Blue Oval Aero Cars. These were only built in 1969 and their only purpose was to win NASCAR races using their Boss 429 and 427 power plants complimented with a special, wind cheating, aerodynamic body. The Ford Talladega and Mercury Cyclone Spoiler II are terrific and historic cars for sure. This site is devoted to them and their owners past and present.