” In the early 40s, a young Southern California native by the name of Jack Dorn purchased a simple ’32 Ford. After a few mods and a lot of good times, Dorn decided to pass the roadster to high school friend Doane Spencer. Spencer, a gifted fabricator and skilled racer, transformed the car into a timeless custom that clocked a 126 MPH top speed and won the Best Appearing Roadster award at the Pasadena Roadster Club’s 1947 Reliability Run.
And today, widely considered one of the most significant hot rods ever built, the ‘Doane Spencer Deuce’ took the inaugural first place in the Pebble Beach Concours d’elegance Hot Rod Class, has enjoyed numerous wins at Amelia Isle, Meadowbrook Hall and the Luis Vuitton Classic, and currently spins most of its time in the prestigious Petersen Automotive Museum. It seems only fitting that, if someone wanted to build a professionally finished hot rod which benchmarks the best custom on the planet, Doane Spencer’s Ford would be the car to study.”
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