F A C T S & F I G U R E S
Josh Martinson
Roy, Washington
1931 Ford channeled pickup
CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer Total Cost Involved (Ontario, CA)
Modifications Z’d 4” in rear
Chassis plumbing Steel Bundy type and rubber lines
Rearend / Ratio Toyota 8” / 3.73:1
Rear suspension Ladder bars by Pete & Jake’s (Peculiar, MO), ’
  40s-era Lincoln front spring, ’60s-era Dodge A-100 shocks
Rear brakes Toyota 11” drum
Front suspension 4” dropped I-beam by Super Bell (Peculiar, MO); ’50 Ford F-1 pickup
  spindles, steering arms, and tie-rod; Total Cost Involved mono-leaf
  spring; ’37 Dodge front shock mounts
Front brakes ’50 Ford F-1
Master cylinder ’67 Ford Mustang
Pedal assembly Total Cost Involved
Steering box Vega-style
Wheel make, size Kelsey-Hayes accessory, 18x3 3/4
Front tire make, size Excelsior by Coker Tire (Chattanooga, TN), 4.50-18
Rear tire make, size Firestone by Coker Tire, 7.00-18
Gas tank stainless beer keg

ENGINE
Make Chevrolet
Displacement 355ci
Machining / Assembly NAPA Auto Parts, Tacoma, WA / Waterhouse Motors, Tacoma, WA
Pistons Hypereutectic-cast 9.5:1 compression ratio by Speed-Pro/Federal Mogul
Valvetrain Summit Racing 1107 hydraulic flat-tappet cam,
  .488/.510 lift, 292/302-degrees duration; roller-tip
  Magnum rockers by COMP Cams, Memphis, TN
Water pump Summit high-volume
Cooling fan Summit 15” flex-style
Radiator ’65 Ford Mustang copper/brass three-row
Alternator GM 10SI
Heads 327 Chevrolet, heavily ported with 2.02/1.6 valves
Valve covers Cal-Custom die-cast finned aluminum
Manifold / Induction Performer by Edelbrock (Torrance, CA) / Avenger 750 by Holley Racing (Bowling Green, KY)
Ignition / Wires Uni-Lite by Mallory (Carson City, NV) with tachometer drive / restoration-grade cloth-covered
Headers Swap-meet 1 5/8” block-hugger
Exhaust / Mufflers 2 1/2” steel / 18” glass-packed

TRANSMISSION
Make GM TH400
Converter GM 3/4-ton pickup
Shifter V-Gate by Hurst, Carson City, NV
Trans mods Stage II shift kit by B&M Transmission, Chatsworth, CA
Driveshaft Drivelines Northwest, Fife, WA

BODY
Body style / Material Pickup / steel
Body mods Channeled 4”, military-style canvas roof insert,
  door-window channels filled, scratch-built floors
Grille ’30 Ford
Paint type / Color Alkyd enamel / OD Green
Graphics Owner
Headlights / Taillights Grote industrial / WWII-era military
Outside mirror Peep style by Mooneyes, Santa Fe Springs, CA
Other body items R4-style rotary latches (Bear-claw style) by Southco,
  Concordville, PA; windshield by Tahoma Glass, Puyallup, WA
INTERIOR
Dashboard Unknown '20s passenger car
Insert / Gauges Vintage military Stewart-Warner tachometer and
  US Gauge Co oil pressure and water temperature
Steering wheel Swap-meet find with foam rim
Steering column Universal stainless by Speedway Motors, Lincoln, NE
Seats Military truck with original canvas
Floor covering Ribbed rubber industrial mat
Seatbelts Forklift