Have you been looking for that just right Rod that is ready to go? Maybe one that carries creature comforts to keep you & your passengers comfy? Even better than that, one that will haul passengers comfortably? One that will take you down the freeway with ease? One you can Drive? Well, that's what the owner had in mind when he created this Silver Jewel! Read on for more!
A Total Body Off restoration/modernization that is sure to please! This Solid Babe was completely disassembled with the frame and body sandblasted to bare metal! It's frame and all underside body parts where treated to a POR-15 Protective Finish! The exterior finish (jamb to jamb) was treated to wonderful PPG Basecoat/Clearcoat of 96 Ford Silver! All glass was replaced with tinted safety glass and the front Windshield was V-butted! The rest of the trim was either polished or re-plated to perfection! The original all steel body and fenders are super slick and she retains her stock feel! The ride is set just right with a completely rebuilt stock front end with a Posies super Slide Spring equipped with an ECI Disc Brake Conversion! Out back is also equipped with Posies Super Slide Parallel Leafs and Shocks! Rounding out the exterior for a modern look is a Nice set of 15" Weld Rod-Lite wheels wrapped in 245/60 R15 and 195/85 R15 Radial Rubber! Nice Stance!
Powered by a 355 cubic inch ZZ3 GM crate engine that was completely balanced while the Ported Aluminum 2.02/1.60 Heads were ported and are driven by a Hot Cam with Crane Roller Rockers! Feeding the fuel is a performance Intake topped with a Quadrajet Carb equipped with an electric choke! HEI fires the Fuel! The spent fuel is sent thru HPC coated shorty headers with dual exhaust!! All of this is kept HOT Weather Kool with a Ron Davis Aluminum Radiator! Now for the fun part! All of this crisp power is transferred to a GEAR VENDOR OVERDRIVE equipped TCI Built 350 Auto that spins the torque to a Hi-Way Friendly Ford 9" inch with 3.25 Gears! Whew!
Hop inside to a tasteful combination of Blue threads wrapped around a Glide Engineering Front Seat and Stock Rear Seat! The stock dash is inserted with a Billet Panel fitted with VDO Gauges! A Lokar shifter makes the gear shifting safe and easy! OK, Creature Comforts! ICE COLD Air Conditioning and Heat is provided by Hot Rod! Finally rest yer hands the the Good Ol Henry Banjo Steering Wheel!
In closing, if you have been looking for a great Rod that you can drive, load passengers in and is affordable, this jewel will surely work! Done Right and Ready to Go!!
Known Items: All of the work was either done or supervised by the fastidious current owner in dry Prescott, Arizona! You get it from the source! Professional Paint, Body and Interior!! Completed in 1999 and has been tested just over 11,000 carefree miles! Not Perfect and Not New but Non Are! Ready to Drive and Show-N-Shine! Let the detailed pictures tell the rest of the story! I offer No Guarantees, Only Opinions!