Episode 13 – Piero De Luca’s Tweedy Pie Clone

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Show Notes for Episode 13- Piero De Luca’s Tweedy Pie

For more of the Tweedy Pie story, photos and history be sure to check out our in-depth stories at TBucketPlans.com:

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Bob Johnston in his original flathead powered Tweedy Pie
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Tweedy Pie with its new small block Chevy powerplant
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Bob Johnston’s Tweedy Pie with single quad carb on SBC
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Tweedy Pie after Bob Johnston added 6 deuces and “For Sale” at the 1961 L.A. Roadsters show at the Hollywood Bowl
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Tweedy with chrome reverse wheels, probably added by Ed Roth, but still the original Bob Johnston deep-dish Ford steering wheel and conventional headlights, as well as original white interior
The reverse of the Tweedy Pie trading card image shown above it. Note ’51 Ford steering wheel and white interior.
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Ed Roth hamming it up in Tweedy for a Rod & Custom photo shoot before Ed changed interior and added quad headlights
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Tweedy Pie shown by Ed Roth with six deuces and quad headlights and chrome reverse wheels and new interior
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Now Ed Roth’s Tweedy Pie with the Roth-style rear nerf bar
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So much nicer in color
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Ed Roth’s Tweedy in glorious color
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Tweedy with Roth’s interior and steering wheel change along with beer tap handle shift knob
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The Tweedy Pie profile that says it all
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Ed Roth lists Tweedy Pie for sale at an eye-popping price today. But really, who cares that it does 92 mph at the strip?
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Tweedy Pie with changes after the sale that led Ed Roth to say, “If ya’ wanna’ car to get changed (yech) and hidden in a garage – sell to a private dude.”
Piero De Luca’s “Live Wire” Model A
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Piero’s donor body and future vision
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The deuce rails necessary for a true Tweedy recreation
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Seeing how it’ll all come together
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Piero doing necessary hands-on research at Galpin Ford
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Putting that research to work, 1/25 scale
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Some added Von Franco Tweedy Pie inspiration
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Interviewing Bob Johnston’s stepson, Eric Johnston, for the Tweedy Pie documentary video
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Chris Lavoy’s changes to Tweedy Pie
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Norm’s Kookie Kar, Tweedy Pie, and Roth’s Outlaw at the Disneyland outdoor car show
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Piero hisself

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