'53 Ford Panel Truck

My newest creation was built on the notion that just because someone is in a wheelchair, doesn’t mean they can’t have the coolest, most badass ride on the block!This handi-capable ’53 Ford Panel Truck features two wheelchair accessible ports of entry so that our friend doesn’t necessarily need handicapped parking spaces to get around. The side board on the driver’s side pulls out and down to become a ramp while another ramp slides out the back. Both neatly hide away when not in use. Blue flames and exposed engine adds that extra touch of awesomeness to this ride built for the Nifty Fifties, Daddy-O challenge over at LUGNuts.

  • Gilcelio chagas 3y

    WOW, you don't want to lose the beer.
    Wonderful car Lino.
  • Karf Oohlu 3y

    Damn nice!
  • Nathan Proudlove 3y

    Bomb-diggity!
  • Chris Maddison 3y

    This is nice. The flames work great, and so simply! Cool details all around.
  • Raphael Granas 3y

    So cool! You really like panel vans. what's wheelchair guy suffering from?
  • LouiseDade 3y

    Raphael Granas He is "suffering" from an excess of coolness and an acute case of awesome.

    Love the adapted car, Lino. I don't think I've seen anybody attempt one before.
  • OrigamiFanPete 3y

    this kicks ass! =D
  • Lino Martins 3y

    Thanks guys! Glad you like this one. To answer the question here, I imagine the guy to be a hot roddin' legend and...well...some bout with misfortune landed him in a wheelchair. Or maybe he was just born that way. Either or...this thing is one badass ride proving that, with some imagination and ingenuity, wheelchair accessibility doesn't have to be limited to the city bus.
  • Rolands Kirpis 3y

    That engine looks mighty
  • .Tromas 3y

    Oh man Lino, this is fabulous! Such a cool twist to take on a vehicle!!

    Blogged
  • Lino Martins 3y

    Thanks everyone for the comments and faves. And blogged by Brothers-Brick to boot! Wow, its been awhile. Thanks so much for bogging me, Tromas. I deeply appreciate it.
  • : VolumeX : 3y

    Congrats on TBB! nice1, well deserved, that's a sweet machine.
  • Nik J Dort. 2y

    I love the detailling all over the motor. Perfect.
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