Overland Park, KS
'30 Chevy Tudor
The great thing about young rodders is that they're not hung up on what a rod or custom is "supposed" to be. Cory Taulbert is a good example. His '30 Chevy is a car that many veteran rodders would bypass simply because it's not a Ford.
Cory has owned his sedan for eight years, wrenched on it for three, and performed most of the work himself. He boxed the frame, built an X-member, installed a Progressive IFS with ShockWaves, and hung an 8-inch rearend using a four-link from Air Ride Technologies. Then he dropped in a 454/700-R4 combo equipped with goodies from Comp Cams and Edelbrock.
Outside, the sedan's top is chopped (one of the few things Cory didn't do), the rear fenders are widened, and the driprails are molded in. The cockpit is currently unfinished but already has Dakota Digital gauges and a Lokar shifter in a custom console. Cory's dad sprayed the red paint on the frame and black sealer on the body.
"This car is not and will never be a trailer queen," Cory says. "It was built to be driven." As Young Gun of the Month, Cory gets a $400 gift certificate from Zoops Products, where he can score aluminum goodies that'll help that big-block look awesome as it blasts down the highway.
Are You 30 Years Old Or Younger?Do you want the opportunity to win great stuff and see your picture in the magazine?
To join the club simply fill out this form, including the tech sheet found on our Web site at www.rodandcustommagazine.com, and send it off, along with a snapshot of your car, to:
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If so, you are a Young Gun. ROD & CUSTOM has started a club just for you, and the cost is zippo. ROD & CUSTOM is looking for Young Guns who are diehard rod and custom enthusiasts like you, so fill out the form on this page and fill out the tech sheet at www.rodandcustommagazine.com/youngguns to join the world's coolest car club. As a member you'll be eligible for great prizes like gift certificates and discounts from top manufacturers. Each month we will run a mini-feature of our Young Gun of the Month's vehicle and will award the winning YG a $400 certificate from one of our sponsors.
All entries must be accompanied by a picture of your ride, finished or not, and the Tech Sheet found on our Web site at www.rodandcustommagazine.com/youngguns.
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|HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INTERESTED IN RODS AND/OR CUSTOMS? |
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All Winners Must Prove Date Of Birth And Vehicle Registration Prior To Publication. Membership Is For The Calendar Year.
For more information, see rules on page 150.