Last updated Apr 2, 2012
Car was in pieces in a field rusting away, but a co-worker knew about it and managed to get it home. He didn’t have the resources to get started on it, so he sold it to us.
This was an 18 month long father and son project. We are still finishing it, but can finally drive and enjoy it.
Body is 1926 Dodge Brothers Sedan, originally a four door, now a two door.
Engine is a 1954 Chrysler 331 Hemi, backed with its original 2 speed automatic transmission.
Custom drive shaft connects the transmission to the Ford 9 inch rear end.
Front axle is a 1929 Model A with 1978 Ford Truck disks and GM calipers all mounted with Speedway components (axles, caliper brackets, etc.).
Spring perches, shock mounts etc. are all homemade as well as the coil-over shocks in the rear.
Head lights are 1926 Gram Paige and the tail lights are 1949 Pontiac.
The radiator and seat frames are from a Case fork truck.
The steering box, pitman arm and drag link ends are from a large International logging truck (late 60’s early 70’s).
Steering wheel is a 1953 Chevy sedan.
The gauges are mounted in a 1938 Chevy head light bucket that’s been welded into the cowl.
Front wheels are original 19 inch from a 1929 Model A and the 15 inch rears are off a 1978 Ford.
Tires are all Lester’s from Universal tire in Pennsylvania.
Nothing factory about this one
Everything is pretty much modified on this one.
The 331 is stock along with the transmission and that’s about it.
The frame is custom designed and made by us along with the watts link and all the suspension.
The body was chopped 6 inches and then channeled another 9 inches. The front doors were missing, so the rear doors had to be modified to close up to the cowl. The visor is custom made from an old band saw blade.
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