Some people might consider Mr. Brian Bent’s lifestyle extreme, an anachronism perhaps. But we have a feeling that he’d be OK with that. You see, when Brian purchased this 1927 Oakland he built the clutch himself. And while it had a Pontiac engine, he decided to move it up in the body to improve the cooling. He thought about swapping out the wooden spokes for metal ones, but a chance encounter with a old man who shared an anecdote about metal spokes folding in a turn convinced him otherwise. Besides, they’ve lasted this long, haven’t they? Read the rest of the story over at Petrolicious.

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