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Hot rods, hot rides at Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale

Coddington cars, O'Quinn collection are event highlights
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This 1936 Ford Street Rod Coupe comes from the Bruce Rossmeyer
estate and is among the featured cars in the Fort Lauderdale sale.

Ford Coupes by the late renowned Southern California hot rod and custom car designer, Boyd Coddington, will join a list of over 400 cars to cross the auction block during RM’s Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale event March 26-28. Also offered will be quality examples of hot rods from the estate of Bruce Rossmeyer, and 130 cars of many high-end makes and models from the John O'Quinn collection.

The Fort Lauderdale event will be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale / Broward County Convention Centre.

Leading the selection of hot rods is an incredible 1936 Ford Street Rod Coupe from the Rossmeyer estate and featured in the September 2008 issue of Street Rodder Magazine.

Built to perfection by Scott Banowski’s Hot Rods & Hobbies for Rossmeyer to a design by Steve Stanford, this 1936 Ford Street Rod Coupe is simply stunning throughout. It is constructed to the highest standards with a unique structure supporting the flowing and subtly customized bodywork, and comes equipped with a Windsor-based 427 cubic inch small-block Ford V8 mated to a four-speed automatic transmission with overdirve.

Other examples of custom Ford Coupes included in the Ford Lauderdale sale are:

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This 1932 Ford Boydster II is powered by an LS6 Corvette motor with
an ADO transmission.

An outstanding 1932 Ford Boydster II by Boyd Coddington powered by an LS6 Corvette motor with an ADO transmission. Special features include Boyd Coddington wheels and three-spoke steering wheel, billet suspension, Pro-Ride chassis, a Rich Leff paint job and a superb as-new Gabe Lopes interior;

A beautiful 1932 Ford Street Rod by Boyd Coddington with only 780 miles, is finished in candy apple red with flames over the hood and equipped with a small-block carbureted V8 mated to an automatic transmission;

A great period-style 1932 Ford Roadster with a perfect mix of old and new parts;

A genuine 1930 Ford Hi-Boy Roadster, with over $125,000 invested in its build;

and A ‘Coddington Red’ 1933 Ford Street Rod Coupe, featuring a chopped and channeled Gibbons Viper body.

Admission to RM's Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale is: Day Pass - $20.00; Weekend Pass - $50.00; Children 12 years of age, free admission.

For further information, bidder registration or to discuss consignment opportunities, call RM’s Fort Lauderdale Office at 1-954-566-2209 or visit

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