Ron Maxwell

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A photo of Ron with an early iteration of his first 1934 Ford 5-Window coupe taken in 1955. Ron wasn't even 16 years old when he bought the engineless coupe in 1954. He paid $400 for it and spent about a year working on it before he got it on the street. Photo courtesy of Rob Montalbine.
A photo of Ron in front of Neal Anderson's 1932 Ford. Neal was a buddy of Ron, and the photo was taken in December of 1957. Photo courtesy of Ron Maxwell.
Ron Maxwell's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe. The build was started in 1954, when Ron was 15 years old. The first iteration of the coupe was completed in 1955. Ron's coupe ran under flathead and later Cadillac power, competing in B/Altered at strips around Utah.
Ron Maxwell's 1932 Austin Bantam. Ron built the Austin Bantam in 1964, after he had sold his 1934 Ford coupe. It was later was featured in Hot Rod Magazine with Craig Breedlove’s “Spirit of America” on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Another 1934 Ford coupe that Ron built in 1995. Photo courtesy of Ron Maxwell.
The Doug Thorley's “Chevy 2 Much” that Ron bought from Doug Thorley. Doug had it in the NRHA Museum. After restoring the “Chevy 2 Much” it was featured on the cover of Super Chevy – Nova Annual Magazine 2012. Photo courtesy of Ron Maxwell.
The cars that Ron had in his barn in 2018. Photo courtesy of Ron Maxwell.

Ron Maxwell of Salt Lake City, Utah. Ron started building hot rods in 1954, when he bought his first car, a 1934 Ford 5-Window coupe. In 2018 Ron was still building hot rods, 64 years later.

Ron Maxwell's Cars

Ron Maxwell's 1932 Austin Bantam
Ron Maxwell's 1934 Ford 5-Window Coupe


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