The hotrod hearse has arrived!

Charles Cowling


What you think? Like it?

He’s one of life’s good guys, is David Hicks, whose brainchild the hotrod hearse is. Here’s his story: 

The Final Cruise Company was created when the life of a friend was cruelly taken on 29th May 2010. I had known Martin for a number of years, through my occupation working on Hotrods and he will be dearly missed. Martin’s last wish was to have his ‘Final Cruise’  on the back of my pick-up truck, followed by the  A602’s Hotrod Club. Thinking of Martin and as a mark of respect to his wife, Di, I decided to continue this service and carry the name MARTIN on the side of my hotrod truck, in memory of a thoroughly nice guy. 


The hearse is a Fordson pickup. There’s a fully customed coffin deck and P.A. to play your favourite music. The cruise driver can be in hotrod or funeral dress and a conductor is also available.


The photos are from David’s website, here


3 thoughts on “The hotrod hearse has arrived!

  1. Charles Cowling

    No message in 12 months, sure you arent the one in the hearse???
    Loadsa whatsits Bruce

    Charles Cowling
  2. Charles Cowling

    Surely it cant be the same Dave I knew in Potters Bar, if so you old sod giss a message, Regards Bruce and long time ago Christine

    Charles Cowling
  3. Charles Cowling
    james showers

    Love the camp fd strutting his/her stuff at the head.
    But I’d like to see some rubber laid on the pretty brick paving instead; or perhaps as well, with a smoking lap of honour, (easy on the corners, these hot rods are built for the straight).

    Charles Cowling

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