Facts & Figures
Laurie Peterson
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1937 Ford truck

CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer 1936 Ford passenger car
Wheelbase 109”
Modifications shortened 12 inches, front axle
relocated forward, spring
moved above axle, flat fabricated
crossmember over axle, rear
frame kicked up approximately
10 inches
Chassis plumbing Steel and rubber
Rearend / Ratio 1940 Ford station wagon / 4.10:1
Rear suspension 1940 Ford radius rods, 1936 spring
Rear brakes 1940 Ford
Front suspension axle & shocks by Super Bell
(Peculiar, MO); hairpins and spring
by Speedway Motors (Lincoln, NE)
Front brakes 1941 Lincoln self-energizing, ’57
Buick drums
Wheel make, size 1935 Ford, 16x4
Tire make, size Firestone Deluxe Champion, 6.00-16
and 7.50-16
ENGINE
Make 1963 Studebaker GT Hawk
Displacement 289ci
Valve covers Offenhauser with four-bolt Offy adapters
Manifold / Induction Offenhauser 2x2 for 331 Cadillac / Rochester 2GC
Ignition / Wires stock / rubber-insulated
Headers stainless, by owner with motorcycle baffles
TRANSMISSION
Make Studebaker Hawk/Borg-Warner
Super T-10
BODY
Body style / Material pickup / steel
Body mods chopped 7 inches, cowl pushed down
to preserve windshield size, channeled
7 inches
Grille 1937 Hudson Terraplane
Bodywork owner
Paint single-stage flattened enamel tinted to
look like red-oxide lacquer primer
Painter owner
Headlights / Taillights 1935/6 Ford with sealed-beam conversion
/ 1932 Ford lenses, reflectors, and rings
Outside mirror 1937 Ford pickup
Other body items rolled rear pan, unknown grille
INTERIOR
Dashboard 1940 Mercury
Steering wheel 1947/48 Chrysler
Steering column 36 ford passenger
Seats unknown, likely MG
Upholsterer Gary Economy, Tuck & Cover,
East Vancouver
Material / Color canvas / tan