Jim Schablein
West Harrison, Indiana
1933 Ford three-window
Frame / Manufacturer Just-A-Hobby / Lobeck’s V8 Shop (Cleveland, OH)
Modifications Model A Ford front crossmember
Chassis plumbing steel tubing by Gary Maney (Dalton, GA)
Rearend Currie Ent. (Anaheim, CA) 9” Ford w/ 3.70:1 gears, limited-slip, 31-spline axles
Rear suspension Pete & Jake’s (Peculiar, MO) triangulated four-link w/ AFCO coilovers & Chassis Engineering (Riviera Beach, FL) panhard bar
Rear brakes 11” Ford drum
Front suspension Chassis Eng. I-beam axle, ’48 Ford spindles, POSIES Rods and Customs (Hummelstown, PA) spring, P&J’s tubular shocks & Chassis Eng. panhard bar
Front brakes Wilwood (Camarillo, CA) two-piston Super Stopper
Master cylinder Corvette, power-assist booster, Chassis Eng. pedal assembly & Wilwood proportioning valve
Steering box Flaming River (Berea, OH)
Front wheel make, size Wheel Vintiques (Fresno, CA), 15x6
Rear wheel make, size Wheel Vintiques, 17x10
Wheel paint type / Color House of Kolor (Picayune, MS) / Flame Red
Front tire make, size Cooper, 165R/15
Rear tire make, size Cooper, 305/60x17
Gas tank Tanks Inc. (Clearwater, MN) steel 11-gal
Other chassis items rolling chassis handbuilt by Gary Maney
Make ’90 Chevrolet 350ci, 350hp crate
Displacement 350 ci
Machining / Assembly GM
Water pump Edelbrock (Torrance, CA) aluminum
Cooling fan SPAL electric
Radiator Walker Radiator Works (Memphis, TN)
Alternator GM
Heads GM aluminum
Valve covers 327 Chevy 350hp w/ adapters
Manifold / Induction Chevy Bow Tie / 680 Holley Street Avenger carburetor
Ignition / Wires GM HEI / Taylor
Headers DynoMax (Monroe, MI), coated
Exhaust / Mufflers DynoMax / coated two-chamber
Other engine facts painted & ’striped Olds-Cad–style air cleaner & engine trimmed to look like a 327, totally billet-free
Make GM 700-R4
Converter Phoenix 2,200 stall speed
Clutch disc
Shifter Gennie Shifter (Denver, CO)
Trans mods shift-kit trans built by Phoenix Performance Transmission (Weatherford, TX)
Driveshaft Inland Empire Driveline (Ontario, CA), aluminum
Body style ’33 Ford three-window
Body manufacturer Windsor Fabrication exclusively for Eddie’s Rod Shop (Kingsport, TN)
Body mods 11/2-inch top chop
Hood Hercules steel
Grille / Insert Valley
Bodywork Jeff Hibbs (Dalton, GA) WS frame, hinges & door handles retained as stock
Paint type / Color Spies Hecker / deep gloss black
Painter Jeff Hibbs
Headlights / Taillights ’34 Ford commercial / ’41 Chevy blue dots
Outside mirrors Valley
Other body items final assembly by Eddie’s Rod Shop
Insert / Gauges custom-built / Auto Meter (Sycamore, IL) w/ beige face
Stereo / Speakers Sony AM/FM CD / Sony, 5x7 front & 6x9 rear
Air conditioning Vintage Air (San Antonio, TX)
Wiring Ron Francis Wire Works (Chester, PA), installed by Eddie's Rod Shop
Steering wheel LeCarra (Oneida, TN) banjo
Steering column ididit inc. (Tecumseh, MI)
Interior mirror stock-style by Vintique
Seats Wise Guys Seats & Accessories (Elkhart, IN) '33 Ford
Upholsterer Wesley Mitchel, Mitchel's Trim Shop (Cleveland, TN)
Material / Color Ultraleather / no-sheen black
Carpet cut wool, black
Seatbelts Wise Guys
Other interior items stock '33 handles & door pulls