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- Sectioned 1940 Ford Convertible
Engine: 1940 Ford block bored to 3-3/16" standard Mercury; new 4 ring pistons; 1950 Mercury crankshaft with 4" stroke; 29A connecting rods; cadmium silver bearings; truck oil pump; 3/4 H&C camshaft; adjustable tappets; Lincoln valve springs parted and relieved; 7.5:1 Edlebrock heads (plus bore and stroke equal 9.0:1 compression ratio); Edmands 2 carb manifold and two regular Ford carburetors; H&C distributor.
Transmission: Transmission is stock 1940 Ford except for: main drive gear, cluster gear, second gear, and sliding gear, which are from a Lincoln 25 tooth cluster.
Rear axle: Rear axle is stock 1940 Ford.
Exhaust: Clark headers and Smitty mufflers were used. Tail pipes were custom made from 1934 Chevy and 1940 Ford pipes combined.
Body: Body sectioned 4.5 inches below belt line. The top was chopped 4 inches. The seats are from a 1937 Ford Tudor. The rear fenders are from a 1940 Ford Panel Truck. The taillights are from a 1941 Studebaker. Side grille panels of the 1940 Ford deluxe grille are filled solid. The bumpers are 1949 Plymouth.
Chassis: The front end is lowered 3 inches by use of a dropped axle and 15 inch wheels. Tubular shocks were installed. The rear end is lowered with a 5 inch drop by use of a "frame channel" job. Rear cross member is 5 inches to the rear. Track bar is used for stability. Steering is pivoted on same mounting pad, and rebolted to conform to the body channel. Gas tank is mounted from inside now due to extended rear portion of frame.
The paint was done by Jess Patter and the upholstery was done by Knights Trim Shop.
- Album was created 6 years 7 months ago and modified 1 year 2 months ago
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