Original steel body model T roadster with original VIN number. Well done custom build completed in 2015.
ENGINE: Rebuilt Chevy 350 cubic inch #14016379 with 4 bolt mains, polished Weiand 671 blower, ½ inch drive pitch, .89:1 drive ratio, blower just rebuilt by BDS, Edelbrock 6073 Performer RPM aluminum heads, ARP head bolts, new 3/8” chrome moly rocker studs, Comp Cams hydraulic cam with Chevy premium gear drive, aluminum roller rocker armss, 4130 push rods, two 600 cfm 4 barrel Edelbrock model 1405 carbs, coated headers, aluminum oil pan, Mallory Hyfire 6AL ignition system with rev limiter, Mallory Comp SS distributor #3248201, Mallory coil, Taylor 8MM custom length wires, polished electric water pump, polished aluminum valve covers, polished aluminum oil pan, chrome timing gear cover, chrome oil filter cover, polished aluminum plug wire holders, Polished Mooneyes blower scoop with two K&N air filters, chromed engine mounts, orange powder coated block.
TRANSMISSION: Beefed up Chevy TH350 with B&M shift kit, aluminum pan, aux. transmission cooler, chrome converter cover, Genie shifter kit, orange powder coated case.
DRIVE SHAFT: Orange power coated with new U joints.
REAR AXLE: Chrysler 742 series with Sure Grip, 4.11:1 ratio, 8.75” ring gear, 1.75” pinion shaft, rebuilt with new bearings and seals, axle is orange powder coated. 4 link suspension with chrome arms, Carrera chrome coil over rear suspension with 225 lb. springs.
FRONT AXLE: I beam with 4” drop, all chrome with single transverse spring, chrome shocks, disc brakes with chrome calipers, all new bushings, bearings and seals.
FRAME: Original frame with serial number stamped in it. Modified and beefed up with 2”x4”x1/8” steel tubing and black powder coated.
BODY: Original steel body with chrome running boards, chrome windshield frame, new top with chrome top frame arms, chrome firewall, aluminum floor pans polished on the underside.
PAINT: Dupont Intense Blue Pearl.
COOLING SYSTEM: Walker front radiator with chrome electric water pump, chrome recovery canister, 13”x15” auxiliary radiator under trunk with second chrome electric water pump and Flex-a-Lite S type electric fan. A portion of the coolant circulates thru the auxiliary radiator and then into the back of each head.
EXHAUST SYSTEM: Coated long tube headers, 3” dual exhaust with stainless steel Magnaflow mufflers and chrome tips. Electric exhaust bypass system feeding into 4” chrome megaphones below each running board.
INSTRUMENT PANEL: Mooneyes gauges by Classic Instruments. Tachometer, electronic speedometer, oil pressure, water temperature, volt meter, fuel gauge, and boost gauge. All gauges have blue LED back lighting.
STEERING: Rack & pinion steering with tilt wheel. Grant steering wheel with quick release collar.
BRAKES: Chrome disk brakes in front and large Chrysler shoe brakes in rear with chrome drums. New pads and shoes, new master cylinder and brake cylinders, non adjusting proportioning valve, front braided brake lines, Emergency/parking brake is cable actuated to rear brakes with original style chrome lever.
FUEL SYSTEM: Approximately 13 gallon tank mounted inside trunk, new ½” fuel lines, new Holley electric fuel pump with regulator and filter, polished fuel block on firewall with fuel pressure gauge, AN aluminum fittings and braided lines from fuel block to carbs.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: 12 volt battery mounted in trunk, 65 amp one wire chrome alternator, master electrical cut off switch, new wiring harness and fuse box, new 7” chrome headlights with turn signals in chrome fender support bar, electric horn, early Ford tail lights, LED license plate light.
RADIO/CD/DVD: Pioneer am/fm/cd with removable faceplate, Pioneer DVD player in trunk with wireless remote with DVD screen built in to vent door in front of windshield.
OTHER FEATURES: Electric fold up rear license plate. Paint protection film on trunk lid.
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