When a window shuts, a door opens. A Bantam Roadster project is on its way.

The 1939 Bantam project in Missouri has sold to a new owner, someplace much warmer than where I am right now.  In fact, that Bantam is looking forward to having its restoration completed and then some miles put on those new tires.

1939 Bantam Roadster

1939 Bantam Roadster

If you were interested in a Bantam Roadster project, do not despair.  In the next few days, a 1938 Bantam Roadster will be listed here; ready for your imagination and hands.  Although it is a slightly heavier project than the one in MO, it is a 1938 with the 15 slat grille and the innie style headlights.  Just like all Bantams, it will be a car worthy of your time.

Here is a sneak peek at what is coming soon:


1938 Bantam Roadster Coming Soon

Find of the day follow up: Yes it is a Roadster

Out in Mesa, Arizona, there is a man with two American Austins.  They were imported there long ago from the mid west and have had the chance to spend their golden years in the warm dry climate.  Both cars are for sale and their histories are known back though the 1950’s; as they have been in the same family at least that long.

As for the two cars, there is a coupe; a perfect candidate for a hot rod.  It is a 1933-35 coupe that has an unfinished chop on it.  The chop was started in the 60’s, and the current owner spent a great deal of effort in correcting it so it was done properly.                      



For more information on and photos of the coupe click here.

The second car is a 1933-1934 Roadster.  The car has had some modifications to it over the years so the previous owner could keep it on the road and up to date. 


For information on and photos of the roadster click here.

The catch is, the seller would like to sell both for one price with almost enough parts to make the roadster correct.  There are a lot of parts in this lot, but it will take a lot of work to build a perfect car from either, and the seller has priced his cars accordingly.  If you’re not looking for perfect, but want a roadster you can put together with minimal work and enjoy, this may be your best chance this year.