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Each year, we search that one “rat.” We look and search east to west, and sometimes when looking, you find what you are looking for right under your feet. While hosting Hell on Wheels last year, a good friend, who is a builder and an artist, let me know he was bringing his latest project, a 1928 Ford model A sedan. Knowing Jeff Watts of KiloWatts Creations, it had to be a pretty kool project. Sure enough, once she rolled in slow and low, it was over. “Jezebel” stole the show. From a combination of history, tradition, art, and passion, this old girl took best of show, with all her rust and exposed wood.
Jeff Watts is a local builder is the Atlanta, Georgia scene. Jeff Watts of KiloWatts Creations will host an in-depth documentary on Garage71 radio, Sunday, March 18th at 8PM. Dashboard Confessional takes a walk in history up to current shop days with Jeff Watts. We discover his upbringing, influences, and current day projects. Jeff Watts has been featured in several nationwide rags coast to coast, as well as European additions. His talent not only influences builds of today, but also lifestyle art and functional antique furniture. Listen in at www.garage71.com
or download the Android app or TuneIn app: keyword; Garage 71. Following the Jeff Watts documentary, we will air the Sideburners show when they opened for the Koffin Kats at the Earl in East Atlanta Village.
Come out and meet Jeff Watts and see “Jezebel” at this year’s Summit Racing’s Atlanta Motorama at Atlanta Motor Speedway, April 22nd and 23rd. Jeff Watts will be hanging out with the crew of Garage71 for the weekend event, one of the biggest car show events of the year!
Motoring enthusiasts of all types will not want to miss “Georgia’s Motoring Festival,” celebrating all things with an engine. Features include national award winning show vehicles, car crushing by BIGFOOT ® monster trucks, autocross competitions, a colossal vendor midway, live music, the kids’ zone, and so much more.
The Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama is open to most anything with an engine, ranging from muscle cars, imports and trucks, to big rigs, motorcycles, and even boats and RVs.
Owner: Jeff Watts
Model: Model A Sedan
Built by: Strurn by previous owner, Jeff Watts completed the project 1 year
Body Work: Chopped, Channeled, Rust, Custom Built Frame, Stretched Cowl
Model: Pontiac Straight 8
Rebuilder: Wills AutoMachine Shop
Ignition: Stock Points
Carb: Stock Barrel
Exhaust: Custom Hand Built
Shifting: Pontiac 3 speed
Rear End: 9″ Ford
Front: Model A Straight Axel, , Leaf Spring
Rear: Air Ride
Leather: Barebones Leather