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Danny Pointer's 1931 Ford Coupe
Here's a few photos of Danny Pointer's 31 Ford Coupe. The car has been chopped 4" with the roof "filled." Paint is black sapphire blue and electric door and trunk openers installed. A new tilt steering wheel was installed to up the comfort level a bit. The interior is rolled and pleated in off white with blue piping. Gauges and tachometer are Stewart-Warner and the taillights came off a Chevy Corvair with chrome drawer pulls. Other specs include a 454 big-block Chevy engine chromed to the hilt, Sanderson lake style headers, 600 Edelbrock carb sitting on top an Eldelbrock Performer RPM intake. Ignition is by MSD while exhaust is 2.5" throughout. The transmission is a 400 turbo with 2000 stall converter, Lokar shifter with 32" handle. Everything sits on a 31 Ford frame that's been boxed. Suspension is a Posie's 4" dropped chrome tube front axle with a chrome super slide spring. Chromed rear coilovers and chromed ladder bars all mounted to a '63 Olds rear end. Wheels are polished Halibrands, 15x8" rear...15x6" front.
Joe Chapman's 1957 Chevy
1957 Chevy 2dr hardtop, matador red, classified as a survivor, original paint, numbers matching, original upholstery, new carpet, original glass, engine was rebuilt 5,000 miles ago. It came from factory as a fuel injection 283 cubic inch 283 horse power solid lifter with performance cam. It is now the same except it has 2 four barrel Rochester carbs and is rated at 270 hp. There were no documented factory 4 speeds in 1957 but many dealers added a Muncy 4 speed with a special Hurst Shifter which is what this has. It has standard brakes and steering, old timey glass packs that are burned out and make me feel like I am 17 again! 6/23/2009

Jim Valentine's 1928 Plymouth Coupe

Long time area Mopar Man, Jim Valentine recently came cruising through the Greenfield McDonald's lot in this excellent example of a 1928 Plymouth Coupe. Jim gave me the details regarding his creation but I've lost my notes. I do remember the engine is a later model Hemi V8 and that 1928 was the first year Chrysler made the Plymouth. Here's a few photos to absorb. May 18, 2009



The old farts in the photo are L-R, Jim Valentine, Fred Martin and Jim Fultz

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