F A C T S & F I G U R E S
Ron Kregoski
Brighton, Michigan
1922 Ford T-bucket
Frame / Manufacturer handmade to Model A and original car specifications, Reno Rod & Custom Supply (Oklahoma City, OK)
Wheelbase 98"
Modifications 2x4-inch steel tubing, Z'd stock Model A rear crossmember, custom round tube suicide front crossmember, bulldog perch, spacer for rake
Chassis plumbing vintage materials
Rearend / Ratio '41 Ford / 3.54:1
Rear suspension '41 Ford ladder bars cut to length of '41 torque tubes, Model A springs with full leaf pack, tubular "airplane" shocks
Rear brakes '41 Ford
Front suspension '37 Ford V-8 tube axle, '40 Ford tie rods used as four-bar, custom leaf springs on reversed '42 Ford radius rod/spring hanger, '40 Ford spindles, tubular hydraulic shocks, '50 Ford F-100 shock mounts, custom lower mounts
Front brakes '40 Ford, 12"
Master cylinder '40 Ford
Steering box '40 Chevrolet pickup
Front wheel make, size Ford, 15x5
Rear wheel make, size Buick reversed rims with Ford centers, 15x6.5
Front tire make, size Coker/ U.S. Royal, 5.60x15
Rear tire make, size Coker/ U.S. Royal, 8.20x15
Gas tank 10 gallons, Reno Rod & Custom
Make Cadillac OHV
Displacement 331 ci
Machining / Assembly L&L Automotive (Moore, OK)
Crankshaft stock
Rods reconditioned
Pistons / Bearings / Rings stock / Clevite / Speed-Pro
Camshaft Iskenderian 505
Water pump Cadillac
Radiator '56 Austin-Healy rebuilt with five-row core
Generator Cadillac 12-volt generator
Valve covers Offenhauser new chrome
Heads stock cast-iron
Valves / Springs heavy-duty
Manifold Horne
Carburetors Stromberg Carburetor Genuine 97s (England), chrome prototypes
Air cleaners vintage frog mouth with wire screen
Ignition Jackson Roto-Faze
Wires N.O.S. 7mm, Rajah boots
Headers handbuilt, Reno Rod & Custom
Other engine facts beehive oil filter, handmade carb linkage, custom voltage regulator cover
Make '39 Ford top loader three-speed, Reno Rod & Custom
Flywheel / Clutch disc Wilcap (Pismo Beach, CA) / 10" Ford
Shifter Owner modified to original car appearance
Driveshaft Ford torque tube and driveshaft
Body style / Material '22 Ford touring front half, with '28 Ford pickup bed / steel
Body manufacturer Ford
Body mods removed touring body rear, channeled 6", welded seams, new wood, added bed, custom covers for bed sides, custom rear framehorn covers, custom frame covers
Grille '32 Ford, chopped with chromed woven wire insert
Bodywork Resurrection Paint & Body Works (Noble, OK)
Paint type / Color PPG / '56 Dodge Royal Lancer Blue Metallic
Painter Jason Voth, Resurrection Paint & Body Works
Flames Jason Voth, Resurrection Paint & Body Works
Pinstriping Rick Knight (Oklahoma City, OK)
Chrome Advanced Plating & Powder Coating (Nashville, TN)
Headlights / Taillights Arrow 12 volt / '54 Buick with N.O.S. lenses
Other body items handbuilt lower windshield stanchions, beadrolled belly pan, chrome firewall
Dashboard custom
Gauges Stewart Warner Wings
Wiring handmade loom by Doug Burba, Reno Rod & Custom
Steering wheel Bell
Steering column '40 Chevy pickup, shortened
Pedal assembly '40 Ford, modified
Seats handbuilt, Reno Rod & Custom Supply
Upholsterer Midwest Automotive & Auto Trim (Midwest City, OK)
Material / Color vinyl / lipstick red
Carpet cut pile, red bound with white vinyl
Other interior items door panels match seat material