FACTS & FIGURES
Mike and Sharon Reid
Carlsbad, California
1932 Ford highboy roadster
CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer ’32 Ford / LimeWorks Speed Shop (Whittier, CA)
Wheelbase 106”
Modifications pinched at grille shell & raised at rear axle
Chassis plumbing stainless steel
Rearend / Ratio Ford 9” / 4.11:1 w/ Ford Traction-Lok limited-slip differential
Rear suspension boxed-section ladder bars, Panhard rod & Pete & Jake’s (Peculiar, MO) coilover dampers
Rear brakes Ford 11” drum
Front suspension ’32 Ford wishbone, split w/ handmade bungs & Model A bosses; ’37-40 V-8/60 tube axle; ’37-41 spindles; Girling lever dampers
Front brakes Magnum Axle Co. (Oakhurst, CA) non-vented disc
Master cylinder ’40 Ford
Steering box ZF, ’55-67 VW Transporter
Front wheel make, size E-T Wheels (Team III Wheels, San Leandro, CA) Classic 5, 15x4
Rear wheel make, size E-T Wheels Classic 5, 16x11
Front tire make, size Firestone (Coker Tire, Chattanooga, TN) rib, 5.00-15
Rear tire make, size pie-crust recapped slick (radial carcass) by Adams Hot Rod Rubber/Hurst Racing Tires (Oregon City, OR), 30x10R-16
Gas tank ’32 Ford reproduction, Vintique Inc. (Orange, CA)
ENGINE
Make Chevrolet
Displacement 400ci
Camshaft appropriately lumpy but mild
Water pump Chevrolet long-style iron
Cooling fan flex-type
Radiator aluminum, Mattson’s Radiator (Stanton, CA)
Alternator Quality Power (Yucaipa, CA), one-wire
Valve covers Edelbrock (Torrance, CA) curved script
Manifold / Induction Edelbrock 2x4 / Edelbrock 500-cfm, old-stock Cal Custom air filter housings
Ignition / Wires magneto-style distributor by Taylor Cable Products (Grandview, MO) / Taylor Cable Products
Headers / Mufflers LimeWorks weed-burner style / motorcycle baffles
TRANSMISSION
Make GM TH350
Shifter Gennie Shifter (Denver, CO) base & old-stock Hurst shift lever for manual transmission
Driveshaft steel, Drive Line Service of Whittier (Whittier, CA)
BODY
Body style / Material roadster / fiberglass
Body manufacturer LimeWorks
Body mods shaved door handles & stainless steel–faced recessed firewall w/ chrome-plated stock-type legs
Grille Brookville Roadster (Brookville, OH) grille shell & Vintique insert
Bodywork Bob’s Autobody (Whittier, CA)
Color Omaha Orange, pearl overlay
Painter Bob’s Autobody
Graphics Dennis Jones (Whittier, CA)
Headlights / Taillights Guide / ’50 Pontiac by Vintique
Outside mirror LimeWorks
Other body items sheet-steel decklid louvered by Eric Vaughn (Monrovia, CA), windshield by Pete’s Auto Glass (Whittier, CA) & plating by L&G Polishing (Whittier, CA)
INTERIOR
Dashboard stock-type, flat
Gauges Stewart Warner (Lancaster, PA) Deluxe-series 3 3/16 and 2 5/8
Steering wheel N.O.S. Superior Industries gold 'flake
Steering column '55-67 VW Transporter column & LimeWorks column drop
Seats fiberglass buckets by LimeWorks
Upholsterer Tony's Auto Upholstery (Whittier, CA)
Material / Color top-stitched vinyl / black
Carpet black loop nylon
Seatbelts Crow Enterprizes (Anaheim, CA)