John Bolen
Graham, Washington
1927 Ford roadster pickup

Frame 2x3x.120 wall by owner
Wheelbase 113"
Chassis plumbing Bundy tube and rubber line
Rearend / Ratio Ford 9" with 28-spline axles by Mark Williams Enterprises (Louisville, CO) and Yukon limited slip gear carrier by Randy's Ring & Pinion (Everett, WA) / 4.11:1
Rear suspension Ladder bars & Panhard rod by Art Morrison (Fife, WA); coil-over dampers by Strange Engineering (Morton Grove, IL)
Front suspension 5" dropped I-beam and hairpins by Pete & Jake's Hot Rod Parts (Peculiar, MO); spindles, oil-filled dampers, and transverse-leaf spring by Total Performance (Lincoln NE)
Brakes Pedal assembly, dual-circuit aluminum master cylinder, residual and proportioning valves, 11-inch rotors, and four-piston calipers by Wilwood Engineering (Camarillo, CA)
Steering box '64 Ford Falcon
Wheel make, size 10-series Smoothie by Wheel Vintiques (Fresno, CA) / 14x5 and 15x10
Front tire make, size 5.60-14 Firestone Deluxe Champion by Coker Tire (Chattanooga, TN)
Rear tire make, size 30x10-15 radial-carcass cheater slick by Hurst Racing Tires, (Oregon City, OR)
Gas tank 14-gallon stainless welded by Brett Lewis
Make 1954 Dodge
Displacement 241ci
Machining / Assembly Machine work Scott Murray (Fife WA) / owner
Pistons Hypereutectic-cast pistons, 8.5:1 by Egge Machine Co. (Santa Fe Springs, CA)
Camshaft stock, checked, polished, and reinstalled Polished checked and reinstalled
Water pump Dodge iron
Cooling fan 14" Mechanical flex fan by Flex-a-Lite (Fife, WA)
Radiator Copper/brass radiator by Vick's Custom Radiator (Deer Lodge, MT)
Alternator 100-amp GM 10SI alternator
Manifold / Induction Offenhauser / Holley 94
Ignition / Wires Chrysler dual-point with custom advance curve by owner / 7mm by Taylor Cable Products (Grandview, MO)
Headers 1 1/2" block-huggers by Sanderson Headers (South San Francisco, CA)
Exhaust / Mufflers 2" stainless by Top gun muffler (Sumner, WA) w/pack-style mufflers by MagnaFlow (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Transmission '68 GM Powerglide by Puyallup Transmission, Puyallup, WA
Shifter Lokar Performance Products (Knoxville, TN)
Driveshaft Drivelines Northwest (Fife, WA)
Body style / Material roadster pickup (Canadian) / steel
Grille '25-27 Ford style, Howells Sheetmetal (Beaumont, TX)
Modifications Bed shortened 16"; new bed sides w/original bed hardware & stake pockets
Bodywork Owner
Paint type / Color PPG Concept urethane base/clear / Ford Washington Blue
Painter Mike Walter, Rainier Rod & Custom (Graham, WA)
Headlights / Taillights '29 Ford / '38-39 Ford
Glass City Glass & Upholstery (Tacoma, WA)
Plating Maranatha Plating (Puyallup, WA)
Dashboard Custom steel by Mike Walter, Rainier Rod & Custom
Gauges Classic American by Classic Instruments (Boyne, MI)
Wiring Painless Performance Products (Fort Worth, TX)
Steering wheel '40 Ford, Streamline Hot Rod Parts (Denver, CO)
Steering column '64 Ford Falcon
Seats Stock Ford riser, plywood base & back
Upholsterer City Glass and Upholstery (Tacoma, WA)
Material / Color Vinyl / brown
Carpet Brown closed-loop