I love this car, I have been on several runs and long distance car shows with it, The builder is a true hot rodder of the old school.
Solid, fast and fully sorted out. Everything is either new or rebuilt. Named one of the H.A.M.B./Jalopy Journals’ top ten traditional roadsters at the 2011 Grand National Roadster Show. It’s also been featured in Hop Up Magazine.
ENGINE: 322 Buick Nailhead, fully balanced and rebuilt. Schneider cam, Smith Brothers push rods, three deuce Offy manifold with Jere Jobe-built 94′s and progressive linkage, an HEI ignition built into the stock distributor body, spin-on oil filter conversion, NOS Hurst motor mounts.
TRANSMISSION: Rebuilt Ford 4-speed toploader. Offy bellhousing, Mustang clutch and pressure plate, NOS Hurst linkage.
FRONT SUSPENSION: Mor-Drop axle, split ’34 wishbones, tube shocks with F1 mounts, ’40 Ford cross-steer box.
REAR SUSPENSION: Rebuilt Ford 9 inch, Posies transverse spring, tube shocks, ladders bars. 3.50 gears, 2200 rpm at 65 mph.
BRAKES: Wilson Welding Lincoln brakes with finned Buick drums in front. New Currie brakes in back. Stainless steel brake lines, working parking brake.
INTERIOR: Restored ’40 Deluxe wheel, working horn button, vintage S-W gauges and dash insert. Accurate speedometer and vintage Sun tach converted to digital. Chopped windshield with vintage accessory folding stanchions, Ansen swing pedals, NOS seat cover material.
BED: Full-length original Ford bed with new Purple Heart wood planking and stainless bed strips. New 15 gallon gas tank, built-in locking toolbox, canvas tonneau.
Hot Rod Code Words: 1932, 1939, 1940, Bonneville, dry lakes, SCTA, flathead, SBC, blower, drag race, kustom, rat rod