Facts & Figures
Bill & Tammy Post
West Des Moines, Iowa
1923 Ford Model T Roadster

CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer: 2x3x3/16 rectangular tubing fabricated by Bill and Russel Post
Wheelbase: 102 inches
Modifications: home built with 11 inches of Z in rear, all brackets fabricated by Bill and Russel Post
Rear-end / Ratio: '57 Ford 9-inch (small bearing), 3.50:1
Rear suspension: Model A spring, '40 Ford rear spring perches welded to housing, Total Performance rear radius rods, Pete & Jake's shackles and shocks
Rear brakes: '57 Ford drum
Front suspension: '34 Ford drilled I-Beam, '34 Ford split wishbones, Chassis Engineering reverse-eye main leaf with '34 Ford short stack of leafs, '37-40 spindles, Pete & Jake's short shocks
Front brakes: Super Bell disc brake adapter kit with Wilwood aluminum racing calipers on Mopar rotors
Steering box: '65 Ford Econoline (out of my brother Russel's van).
Wheel covers: Wheel Vintiques Baby Moons
Front wheel make, size: Wheel Vintiques, 15x5, chrome reverse steel
Rear wheel make, size: Wheel Vintiques, 15x7, chrome reverse steel
Front tire make, size: Coker Classic wide whites, 5.60x15
Rear tire make, size: Coker Classic wide whites, L78-15
Gas tank: 10-gallon spun aluminum
ENGINE
Make: 1967 Chevrolet
Displacement: 283 c.i., bored .060," balanced
Machining: Norm Chindlund, Spencer, IA
Assembly: Russel Post, Custom Specialties, Alta, IA
Crankshaft: GM steel
Rods: GM
Pistons: forged
Camshaft: Comp Cam 270, double roller timing chain
Water pump: Airtex brand cast iron
Cooling fan: Walker flex fan
Radiator: Walker 5-row with transmission cooler
Alternator: GM 61-amp
Heads: 1967 Chevrolet Power Pack
Rockers: GM
Valve covers: Offenhauser
Manifold / Induction: '63-65 GM/Corvette aluminum
Carburetor: 600 Holley Model 1850
Ignition / Wires: Vintage 1970 ACCEL Dual Point distributor with Pertronix conversion, Pertronix Flame Thrower coil, ACCEL wires
Headers: Sanderson
TRANSMISSION
Make: 1970 Chevrolet 350 Turbo
Converter: B&M Holeshot
Shifter: Lokar 6" tail-mount
Trans mods: TransGo shift kit
Driveshaft: '57 Chevrolet, shortened to 17"
BODY
Body style / Material: '23 Model T Roadster, fiberglass
Body manufacturer: Unknown, purchased from Minnesota Auto Supply (MAS), Minneapolis, MN in 1984
Grille Shell: Chrome reproduction with Ford script
Final Bodywork: Russel Post, Custom Specialties, Alta, IA
Paint type / Color: Sikkens European Commercial Truck Purple
Painter: Russel Post
Headlights / Taillights: Dietz 9-82 with Mr. Roadster aluminum stands, modified '65 Econoline parking light buckets, front turn signals are Harley-Davidson
Outside mirror: Harley-Davidson
Windshield: Mr. Roadster with stainless support rods
INTERIOR
Dashboard: Spalding maple by Glen Bauer of Alta, IA
Gauges: Stewart Warner
Air conditioning: keep the car moving...it works great
Wiring: hand wired by Russel Post
Steering wheel: pre-1916 Model T
Steering column: '65 Ford Econoline
Seats: plywood base with foam
Upholsterer: Pro-Stitch Upholstery, Springville, IA
Material / Color: off-white vinyl and marine-grade black carpet
Seatbelts: black with GM flip buckles