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JIM'S STREET ROD

This is a '30 Ford Model A 2-door sedan, I bought it the year I got married (1970) and I still have both (wife & car). The car has been modified over the years. Chevrolet drive train - small block V-8, automatic transmission with oil cooler, 10-bolt positraction rear axle, tilt, cruise, electric windows, etc. It has a '32 grill, shell, front splash apron, it also has a '32 gas tank, Weld wheels, Michelin tires, Heidt's front suspension.

steel body, doors & hood, fiberglass fenders & splash aprons, new running boards, tinted safety glass in all windows.

Heidt's front suspension added in 2003/2004 rebuild (removed previous Mustang II front suspension) complete with new Flaming River rack, Wilwood disc brakes front & rear with stainless steel lines. Fink stainless steel grille. added two electric fans in front of radiator.

engine compartment during rebuild - added serpentine belt system, stainless steel braided lines, billet valve covers & air cleaner, corvette master cylinder. new AC compressor & alternator. stainless steel radiator support rods. changed the door pins to stainless steel.

changed the 2 barrel i had to a four barrel & a new aluminum intake manifold, new hi volume fuel pump, in-line fuel filter, Sanderson four tube headers & MSD billet distributor & coil.


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ghpcnm on Mar 2, 2012 said:

Beautiful ride, Jim. Love that color.

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LONESTAR on Mar 5, 2012 said:

thanks, purple was our school color, the actual color is plum. a friend of mine did the pin stripping (by hand), it is hard to see on the photo but each louver has a double line pin stipe.

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LONESTAR on Mar 6, 2012 said:

i was incorrect on the color; it is "concord"

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