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Old 09-05-2012, 08:19 PM
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matt167, that's a 26/27. The pre '26 coupes aren't quite different.

My Grandpa had a stock 1924 coupe that we restored. The body is basically a wooden frame with metal nailed to it. It does have some metal inner structure, but not nearly as much as the 26-27 Coupes. That's why you see so many more 26-27's they just held up that much longer over the years.

The Model T Coupes prior to 1926 were quirky looking, mostly due to the box shaped trunk. It's easy to understand why they call a trunk, a trunk, when you look at these coupes.

A full fendered pre '26 Model T Coupe resto-rod would be cool, I don't think I have ever seen one, but again, because of the trunk, it'll be a bit off the beaten path.

The bucket style rod shown below is one of the few I have seen with the pre 26 trunk.. but it is more of a "coupster", a coupe with the roof cut off.

And the AMT model kit might help give you some food for thought too.

Hope that helps.
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