The car's fuel and brake lines are steel but have been copper plated. A 296-inch Ford Flathead was assembled by H&H's Mike Herman using a SCAT 4-1/8-inch stroker crank, SCAT H-beam rods, Ross pistons, and a Winfield 1-A camshaft. Tom found the unique Ford exhaust (which looks like a factory header) in a barn in New Zealand. The system runs through a single Smithy's muffler. A David Key Top Loader transmission is equipped with a McLeod clutch and pressure plate, while the shifter came from a '39 truck.