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In the mid-1950s, a year or so before he left Scranton, Pa., for Pittsburgh to study physics at Carnegie Institute of Technology, my Dad bought a 1931 Ford Model A Coupe and started rebuilding it as a hot rod.
He never finished the project.
I guess I'm my father's son because, back in 2012, I embarked on a hot-rod project of my own. I found a '31 Model A Roadster pickup that already had a Ford 302 V-8 installed, bought it, shipped it to Baltimore from Cape Cod and...
Didn't finish it.
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