1939 FORD CONVERTIBLE

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Based on: A stock 1939 Ford

Engine: Injected flathead

Horsepower: 290 HP

Suspension: Super Bell axle on the front & a 9

Completed:

This is a classic 1939 Ford Convertible undergoing a mild custom face lift. The top has had a nice subtle “chop” added to it. All 1939 Convertibles came with a rumble seat in the trunk area, but we couldn’t leave this one alone, so we turned it into a “rare” trunk model 1939 Convertible. Then a little head scratching and we came up with a unique wheel treatment which involves mid 30’s MoPar wheel centers and traditional outer rims with MoPar hubcap bases and altered Ford hubcap skins attached. For a power plant we have a flathead V-8, a blower, and a really “kool” Autotrend fuel injection system in “look-a-like” carburetor housings. Since this car is evolving into being a dual purpose car, a short term showable car and a longer term reliable “stand tall” driver, it was decided to shoot the bottom of the body with a paintable undercoating and sound deading material, then paint it body color.

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RENDERINGS

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PRIME & PAINT

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MOTOR

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CHASSIS

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INTERIOR

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ASSEMBLY

42 Photos

COMPLETION

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