1941 Willy’s Coupe custom built for touring but when it’s time to show expect multiple awards and multiple best of show awards “Warning this is not a trailer queen”
Engine built by BES RACING St Leon Indiana 489CI Stroker BB Chevy Aluminum heads Dyno 548.9 ft pounds of torque at 3500rpm 552.4 crank HP @ 5400 RPMs has the best of everything inside engine out Stewart water pump full roller valve train with custom grind DFI Accel fuel injection management laptop tune can supply Dyno sheet and build sheet 1200 CFM throttle body built to drive on long trips sits in traffic and does not over heat. Custom built Afco aluminum radiator with high velocity fans This engine was built for driving.
Trans 700R4 over drive PC controlled thru DFI Accel system @ 70 MPH you are cruising at 2300 RPM
Suspension Air Ride Tecnologies electronic with wheel sensors fully automatic ride height remote controlled and on board 2014 upgrade FOX Shocks with built in dampening smooth ride does not beat you up
Body Heritage glass body steel skin engine compartment steel skin under hood very well constructed body
Paint PPG urethane Indian silver Jim Farr NHRA hall of famer “Duaber” did the flame layout with candy colors one off
Chassis full 2x4 steel tube chassis cross rails tubular 4 Link rear with custom sway stainless brake lines all disc brakes stainless Hiedts tubular A arms
Glass Stainless frames with custom rolled edges around front and rear glass then polished
Wheels Center line forged polished vintage wheels with custom machined Willys centers all wheels are true on eccentrics wrapped with Mickey Thompson SR Street Radials
Instrumentation electronics and dash Dakota digital electronics remote entry remote control power windows custom machined dash inserts custum defrost vents Air condition cruise control
Interior Teas leather Seats custom leather from South America through out custom suede leather interior head liner Lexus Carpet custom cut and formed "best interior award Pumpkin Run Clermont county Ohio
Sound blaupunkt stereo MP3/iPod compatible electronic antenna XM fully hidden remote controlled. 4 speakers system
Stainless Exhausts front to back special velocity mufflers cabin does not reverberate from noise large headers ceramic coated to reduce heat under hood
Manual of components included so you know replacement parts and schematics
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The hand-built pocket rocket was made for driving
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