Make: Ford 3 Window Coupe
Reason for building: Always wanted a “Little Deuce Coupe” hot rod.
Who helped (friends): My wife and brother-in-law.
How long have you been in the hobby? Since 1961
Previous rides: 69 Ford Fairlane, 70 Challenger and a host of MGs
Club Affiliation: HAMB
Name of your ride: Stoked 32
Why? Lived in Hawaii and California and have always loved hot rods and surf music.
Engine: A 1949 Flathead 8AB 239ci” engine was built inside and out by George himself. Offenhauser high compression heads and a dual carb intake manifold fitted with Stromberg 97's carburetors complete this nostalgic engine. Exhaust flows through a set of Sanderson ceramic finished headers to a pair of Flow Master mufflers.
Suspension: A custom frame from Street Rods by Michaels was “C” notched front and rear. An all chrome complete Pete&Jakes four bar front end with hairpin I beam axle, shocks, and a rear triangle 4 bar ladder setup on the rear.
Paint: is Metallic Moss Green painted by Lonnie Johnson of Red Bank, MS. All the powder coated parts were done by Rick’s Powder Coating of Memphis, TN
Body Mods: The body is from Bebops Glass Works, Street Rods by Michael completed the body parts with a Carolina Customs hood, spreader bars, roll pan, and stainless gas tank.
Interior: The dash is from Bebops and filled with Classic Instrument gauges behind a Lecarre Banjo steering wheel. The seats and door panels are covered in brown leather, All the upholstery was done by Gil Vigil of Speed and Design of Joelton, TN
Tires/wheels: Smoothie 16X4.5 wheels mounted on Stahl Radial 5.00R16 in the front and 7.50R16 tires in the rear.