Facts & Figures
Doug Gigstead
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
1940 Ford Deluxe coupe

CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Wheelbase 112”
Modifications boxed, beefed-up center section
SUSPENSION
Rearend / Ratio 8” Ford / 3.55:1
Springs stock Mustang II
Shocks chrome
Front brakes 11” disc
Rear brakes 8” Ford drum
Front suspension Mustang II by Total Cost Involved Eng. (Ontario, CA)
Spindles 2” drop
Steering r&p
Master cylinder Chassis Engineering (Riviera Beach, FL)
Pedal assembly stock ’40 Ford
Steering column ’79 Chevy van
Frame modifications stainless brake lines Dean Gigstead /
Hard Time Hot Rods (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Fuel tank Rock Valley 15-gal. stainless
Front wheel make, size Wheel Smith, 15x6
Rear wheel make, size Wheel Smith, 15x8
Front tire make, size Coker whitewall, 165x15
Rear tire make, size Coker whitewall, 225x15
ENGINE
Make 1969 Corvette V-8
Displacement 355ci (350 .010 over)
Assembly Darrel “Devo” Viste (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Pistons TRW 9:1
Camshaft Edelbrock (Torrance, CA)
Cylinder heads Edelbrock aluminum
Rockers roller rocker
Water pump stock chrome
Fan blade plus electric fans
Radiator custom
Alternator Powermaster
Intake manifold Edelbrock
Carburetor 650 Holley
Air cleaner ’48 Cadillac
Ignition Delco
Headers Sanderson (S. San Francisco, CA)
Exhaust system polished stainless by Dean Gigstead
Mufflers Borla (Oxnard, CA)
Transmission 700-R4
Trans assembly Art Carr Performance Products (Abilene, TX)
Torque converter 1,800 stall
Shifter Lokar (Knoxville, TN)
Trans mods shifting kit
Driveshaft Machine Service Co. (Green Bay, WI)
EXTERIOR
Body style coupe
Manufacturer Ford
Body mods shaved handles & trunk
Grille Bob Drake Reproductions (Grants Pass, OR)
Bodywork by owner
Paint PPG / Gigstead ’40 Carat Gold
Painter by owner
Pinstriping Brush Boy Customs (Kaukauna, WI)
Taillights LED w/ original lens
Outside mirrors swan type, Bob Drake Reproductions
Chrome Speed & Sport Chrome Plating (Houston, TX)
INTERIOR
Insert by owner
Gauges Classic Instruments (Boyne City, MI)
Stereo Pioneer
Stereo installation John Gigstead
Air conditioning Vintage Air (San Antonio, TX)
Wiring custom by owner
Steering wheel LeCarra (Oneida, TN)
Interior mirror Bob Drake Reproductions
Seats early '70s fullsize Ford
Upholstery tuck 'n' roll by Red's Upholstery (Bonduel, WI)