F A C T S & F I G U R E S
Mike Thompson
Ridgefield, Washington
1932 Ford highboy five-window
CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer ‘32 Ford FoMoCo
Wheelbase 106”
Modifications Model A front crossmember
Chassis plumbing steel
Rearend / Ratio Ford 9” 3.50:1
Rear suspension ‘36 Ford split wishbones
Rear brakes Ford drum
Front suspension ‘32 Ford / ‘36 Ford split wishbones
Front brakes ‘48 Ford / Buick drums
Master cylinder ‘39-48 Ford
Steering box ‘32 Ford
Wheel covers 16” salad bowl
Front wheel make, size Ford, 16x4
Rear wheel make, size Ford, 16x4.5
Front tire make, size Firestone, 6.00x16
Rear tire make, size Firestone, 7.50x16
Gas tank ‘32 Ford
ENGINE
Make ‘56 Oldsmobile
Displacement 324ci
Machining / Assembly Drivetrain Specialties (Newberg, OR)
Radiator ‘32 Ford
Alternator GM generator
Valve covers stock chromed
Exhaust / Mufflers stock / Smithy’s
TRANSMISSION
Make ‘56 Oldsmobile Jetaway
Shifter ‘56 Oldsmobile
Driveshaft ‘56 Oldsmobile cut down
BODY
Body style / Material 5w / steel
Body manufacturer FoMoCo
Body mods top chopped 2”
Grille ‘32 Ford
Bodywork Mike Thompson (Ridgefield, WA)
Paint type / Color PPG / red oxide
Painter Mike Thompson
Headlights / Taillights Guide / ‘50 Buick
Outside mirror old clamp on
INTERIOR
Dashboard `32 Ford
Insert / Gauges `56 Oldsmobile
Stereo / Speakers twice pipes
Wiring Oldsmobile / Mike Thompson
Steering wheel `56 Olds
Steering column `56 Olds
Interior mirror `32 Ford
Seats `32 Ford coupe
Upholsterer Rodger's Upholstery (Vancouver, WA) & Mike Thompson
Material / Color vinyl / white
Carpet black mat
Seatbelts white