One of a Kind Custom 1939 Chevrolet Coupe. When have you ever seen a “39 Chevy like this? Probably never…. This Coupe has been sliced and diced and been given a blend of Old School Custom and Hotrod design. Jason Graham Hot Rods of Portland, TN transformed this “Ugly Duckling” of a original car into this Magnificent Tail Dragger
The Original frame was stripped down to bare rails and a new TCI Mustang II front suspension was added to front with disc brakes and rack and pinion steering. A triangulated 4-link locates a 10 bolt GM rear. The rear section received a 4 inch c-notch to make clearance for the drop of full air-ride from Pro Built Suspensions in Louisville, Ky. All this rolling on Coker WWW. The wheels are 15″powercoated steelies with spider rings and bullet lug nuts.
1960 Chevy 348 topped with 6 Strombergs. all new engine with Offy intake that’s ceramic coated for easy clean up, Comp “Mother Thumper” cam, Petronix electronic ignition, and custom built lake style headers with Baffles. Mooneyes fully polished finned valve covers finish dressing it up. Backed by a 700r overdrive transmission for lots of highway cruising.
The Original body was chopped 5 inches in front and 6 inches in rear. Bringing the rear window forward and laying it down. Also eliminating the rear qtr windows creating a 3 window coupe. the stamped original body line was removed and new chrome moldings were fabricated to add some style. The hood side were cut to allow room for headers and the front vents in the fenders were removed. The rear fenders were welded and molded into body and custom skirts were added. The trunk is shaved and new stainless smoothie bumpers are tucked in tighter to the body. The Grill is new rechromed original and new handles and grill ornament. Frenched headlight rings in front and modified 59 Caddy taillights in the 39 buckets bring up the rear. All this covered with a custom mix of ” Smoke Grey” DuPont paint and hand pinstriping by Rick Harris.
Features a highly modified 1960 Impala dash filled with Classic Instrument gauges. Ididit column topped with a 15 inch 55 chevy wheel all coated in satin maroon to match the maroon distressed leather. All new interior handles and glass finish it out.
Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United States