Photos in the “Twin Engine 1927 Ford Rod found on-line” Album
Description: 1927 Model T Roadster
Totally built from scratch with just an idea, no drawings or models. One of a kind.
Chassis: Custom-built 1.5-inch tube. All tube bending by owner i.e. manual. Powdered coated gray.
Body: Fiberglass 1927 Model T painted Candy Apple Blue.
Independent front suspension: Unequal A-arms, coil over shocks, fabricated by owner.
Steering Box: Off road sand rail type rack and pinion.
Front Disk Brakes and Spindles: 90s Corvette.
Rear End: Jaguar, with inboard disc brakes.
Under floor brake and booster with 2lb residual valve front and back.
Mickey Thompson tires with Billet Specialties wheels 15x14 rear and 15x7 front.
Very cool steering wheel by CON2R, column shift.
Gas Tank: Custom made, rides in rear above rear end, Pro Comp electric fuel pump.
Engines: All aluminum Ford 4.6L modular V8s, DOHC, 32 valves,
Custom made supercharger manifolds with B&M Teflon superchargers and
Holley blower 4150 double pumper carburetors, with shotgun air cleaners.
Ignition: Pro Com CD system, distributors are new magnetic pick/up type 1939 Ford flathead
V8s replicas, custom made adaptors on back of blocks driving through the valve cover
connecting to the overhead cam shaft on each motor via slotted end.
One starter motor per engine, which start both engines together.
Radiator: Custom made by Griffin Thermal Products. Built with two lower
outlets and two upper inlets around 7gls, one 16-inch electric fan.
Driveline: Gates 90mm by 14mm pitch Poly Chain GT Carbon via
steelsprockets and a custom machined 2inch spline shaft driving a 3spd Ford C5
automatic transmission. Custom built bell housing. Think of a triangle.
Machine work by Micar Fab Las Vegas.
Custom hand made windshield frame.
Other custom made parts by owner include exhaust system, headlight posts, dashboard,
pluming pipes, seat frame and door panels. All welding, engineering, wiring, pretty much
entire construction by owner.
Owner/builder Gordon Tronson. Las Vegas, Nevada
Originally a Hot Rodder from Napier, New Zealand