Modifications: Chassis:     Original 1932 Ford frame, kicked at the rear and boxed. Front suspension consists of hairpin wishbones mounting a 4” dropped early Ford axle on a transverse, reversed eye spring with drum brakes. The rear suspension is a Nova 10 bolt rear axle with drum brakes mounted with a transverse spring and tubular ladder bars.     The custom alloy radiator has polished tanks and a polished aluminum coolant recovery tank.. The exhaust is a full chassis dual system with ceramic coated headers.  The wheels are steel , reverse style with baby moon caps and trim rings. Wide whitewall radial tires. 165 R15 Front / 285 75 R15 Rear.   Body:     Original Model “A” roadster body with traditional custom modifications. The chrome, folding windshield has been chopped two inches and the floor channeled 6 ½ inches. The rear wheel openings have been raised on the rear quarter panels and the lower cowl panels have been curved to fit the fenders. The original style folding top was chopped and is fitted with black canvas. The 1932 style fenders, running boards and grille shell are fiberglass. The power operated deck lid, and upper cowl with a 1932 style cowl vent are fiberglass replacements.  The halogen King Bee style headlamps are  mounted to a chrome dropped headlamp bar. The aluminum firewall has been recessed approximately three inches for engine clearance. The car has dual windshield stanchion mounted mirrors   Engine:     The engine is a 1973 Cadillac 500 C.I.D. / 235 Horsepower V-8 with the following modifications: Edelbrock Performer aluminum intake manifold with an Edelbrock 4 bbl. Carburetor, GM HEI ignition, Polished aluminum “Cadillac” script valve covers, Chrome alternator, and Stellings & Hellings style air cleaner.   Transmission:     Cadillac Turbo 400 with a column mounted selector. Remote transmission cooler.   Interior:     The interior is trimmed in genuine leather in the traditional manner of diamond tuft.. The five  gauge set are black-faced Stewart Warner units in an Auburn style cluster. VDO tachometer and clock. A Grant cherry steering wheel is mounted to a chrome Ididit tilt steering column. Chrome electric wiper. Seat belts.


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Location: Staunton, Virginia, United States