790 Alabama Ave
Just in is a RARE ALL HENRY FORD STEEL 1932 Ford 5 window open wheel coupe. There is some history on this car and alot of paperwork. This car sit on the Delta Queen for 17 years as an original 4 cylinder "B" Coupe. It is pictured in the June 2000 edition of Street Rodder magazine on page 66 ( See Picture ). Also was in Good Guys Gazette as Wild Card pick winner in Charlotte in 2002. It was driven into a Beach Boys concert at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Oho while the Beach Boys were singing "Lil Deuce Coupe". This car over the years has won 46 trophies for 40 shows.
It now has a 248 CI Flathead engine that was built by Joe Reath Automotive in California. Here are some specs on the engine:
2842 Clay Smith Cam
252 Degrees Intake and 248 Degrees Exhaust
Valve Adjustment .012 Intake - .013 Exhaust
1/4" Stroke with Mercury Crank, 0.155 Overbore = 281 CI
Ported, Polished and Relieved using Stock Valve Diameter
400 Offenhauser Heads
Johnson Adjustable Lifters, Block Drilled for Lifter Adjustment
Mallory Electronic Ignition with 1956 Ford 12 Volt Generator
Red's Nickle Plated Headers
Super Cool Radiator from New York
Here is a breakdown now of other stuff used on this car during the build:
New 10" Clutch - Flywheel Lightened to 23 LBS
1939 Ford Pickup Trans Case with 46 - 48 gears, Double Detent Shifter
1932 Ford B Rear with 3:78 Gears
1940 Ford Brakes - Buick Finned Drums on Front
Ford Falcon 2 Bolt Master Cylinder
1937 Ford Horn Button
The car is painted Black Base Coat Clear Coat with the Chassis painted Dark Cherry T - 43 with Clear Coat. The original paint is still the seat cushion. There are hood sides that are painted already that come with the car but has not been put on as the previous owner liked the open look to better show off the impressive engine. The interior is also impressive done in Red & White. The windshield still lets out and the back glass rolls down. It has had a blinker system added as well as new SW gauges that work. It has been driven 5294 miles since restored. There is a toggle switch to the right under that turns on all electricalother than the ignition. The ignition is thru the rebuilt original steering column switch lock. You still crank it with the push button on dash. It is a 3 speed manual transmission. It has a work windshield wiper. The wide whitewall tires really set it off. Don't Miss It!! Call Ken at 404-512-1295 with any questions or email me at [email protected] Go to our website to see alot more pictures at www.bigostreetrods.com
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