Facts & Figures
Lou Cinque
Bayville, New Jersey
1949 Ford Coupe

CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer '85 Monte Carlo / Chevrolet
Wheelbase 114"
Modifications Custom mounts for '49 Ford body
Chassis plumbing Steel
Rearend / Ratio '85 Monte Carlo / 3.59:1
Rear suspension '85 Monte Carlo leaf springs with gas shocks
Rear brakes '85 Monte Carlo
Front suspension '85 Monte Carlo
Front brakes '85 Monte Carlo
Master cylinder '85 Monte Carlo
Steering box '85 Monte Carlo
Wheel covers Dodge Lancer
Front wheel make, size Chevrolet steelie, 14"
Rear wheel make, size Chevrolet steelie, 14"
Front tire make, size Coker (Chattanooga, TN) Classic, P195 / 75R14
Rear tire make, size Coker Classic, P195 / 75R14
Gas tank Custom 17 gallon mounted in trunk
ENGINE
Make Chevrolet V-8
Displacement 350ci
Machining / Assembly Phil's Auto Service (Little Ferry, NJ)
Water pump GM long style
Radiator Walker Radiator (Memphis, TN)
Alternator 105 amp
Heads ported
Valve covers Edelbrock (Torrance, CA) finned aluminum
Manifold / Induction chromed / Edelbrock 600 cfm
Ignition / Wires GM HEI / Taylor (Grandview, MO)
Headers Sanderson (South San Francisco, CA)
Exhaust / Mufflers 2 ½" tube / Flowmaster (Santa Rosa, CA)
Other engine facts Cool Flex (Wallingford, CT) lines
TRANSMISSION
Make Chevrolet TH400
Shifter GM column
Driveshaft Drive Line Service (Clifton, NJ)
BODY
Body style / Material 2-door coupe / Steel
Body manufacturer Ford
Body mods Sectioned 7"and channeled 3" by owner in '60's
Hood Filled & peaked
Grille Custom
Bodywork Dale's Custom Auto (Hackettstown, NJ)
Paint type / Color House of Kolor (Picayune, MI) / custom-mixed purple
Painter Dale's Custom Auto
Graphics Ghost Flames by Dales Custom Auto
Pinstriping Alan Johnson (Blairstown, NJ)
Headlights / Taillights '55 Chevrolet / '49 Ford
Outside mirror Peep-style
Bumpers Custom
Other body items Extended front fender eyebrows, nosed, decked, shaved, custom frenched dual antennas, and frenched rear tail lights all by Dale's
INTERIOR
Dashboard Stock
Insert / Gauges Aluminum trim / stock
Stereo / Speakers Pioneer Premier
Air conditioning Southern Air (Greer, SC)
Wiring EZ Wiring
Steering wheel Vintage white three-spoke
Steering column GM tilt
Interior mirror Custom flamed
Seats Cut-down Mustang power buckets, custom rear bench
Upholsterer Distinctive Interiors (Tom's River, NJ)
Material / Color Vinyl / white
Carpet Purple pile