suspension consist of an original chrome dropped front axle, chrome split wishbones, reverse eye spring, and chrome ’40 ford front brakes, the rear is a 1957 ford wagon 9″ with 3.00 gears and the bolt pattern drilled out to 5-5.5, its held in place with a pair of chrome ladder bars and 34 spring. steering is a stock ’34 box with a 1941 ford pickup column tube and 1940 deluxe wheel. interior is fairly sparse with just the seats done in pleated naugahyde, aluminum door panels, and a thick canvas tonneau cover. dash is filled with late 50’s vintage stewart warner gauges that are all hooked up and working. The engine is a 1960 chevy 283 that was rebuild about 8,000 miles ago. 10-1 compression, mild Schneider cam, offenhauser 3×2 intake with Stromberg 48’s, Mallory dual point, rebuilt generator, original corvette valve covers, its backed up with a turbo 350 transmission that was a fresh rebuild when the car first went together, it all makes for a great reliable package that has plenty of power, linkage is progressive and it’ll run on just the center carb up to 80mph and get around 22mpg.
Escondido, California, United States