FACTS & FIGURES
Gail Fairchild
Greentown, Indiana
1936 Ford custom coupe
CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer stock / Ford
Wheelbase stock
Modifications boxed 'rails
Chassis plumbing stainless
Rearend / Ratio 9" Ford / 3.23:1
Rear suspension '68 Mustang parallel leaf springs
with NAPA tube shocks and antiroll
bar
Rear brakes '68 Mustang drum
Front suspension Ford Mustang II IFS with Mustang
spindles and lowered springs, NAPA
tube shocks, and antiroll bar
Front brakes Ford 11" disc
Master cylinder '68 Mustang
Steering box Ford power rack-and-pinion
Wheel covers Flipper caps
Front wheel make, size Wheel Vintiques (Fresno, CA)
steelies, 15x5
Rear wheel make, size Wheel Vintiques steelies, 15x6
Front tire make, size Diamond Back (Conway, SC),
P205/70R15
Rear tire make, size Diamond Back, P215/70R15
Gas tank Bob Drake (Grants Pass, OR) 18
gallon
ENGINE
Make '68 Ford V-8
Displacement 289 ci
Machining / Assembly Steve Davis (Knightstown, IN) / Steve
Davis
Radiator Walker (Memphis, TN)
Alternator Powermaster Motorsports (West
Chicago, IL)
Valve covers Late-model Ford SUV adapted to
289ci V-8
Manifold / Induction stock / Edelbrock Performer 500 cfm
Ignition / Wires PerTronix (San Dimas, CA) / PerTronix
Headers Summit Racing (Akron, OH)
Exhaust / Mufflers Tom Cherry Mufflers (Muncie, IN) /
Brockman (Hagerstown, IN)
TRANSMISSION
Make Ford C4
Shifter Lokar (Knoxville, TN)
Driveshaft Custom by Pete Gretz (Marion, IN)
BODY
Body style / Material five-window coupe / steel
Body manufacturer Ford
Body mods cowl vent, horn grilles, and crank
hole filled, door tops rounded,
rumble seat handle shaved all by
Dorn's Autocraft (New Castle, IN),
fender skirts and lake pipes by Butch
Fairchild
Grille Custom by Dorn's Autocraft
Bodywork Doug Dorn at Dorn's Autocraft
Paint type / Color PPG / Performance Red
Painter Doug Dorn at Dorn's Autocraft
Pinstriping Rich Mickelson (Kokomo, IN)
Headlights / Taillights stock / stock
Outside mirror Bob Drake (Grants Pass, OR) swan
style
Other body items custom checkerboard firewall by
Dorn's Autocraft, New Port
Engineering (Washington, MO)
wiper-drive
INTERIOR
Dashboard stock
Gauges Auto Meter (Sycamore, IL)
Stereo / Speakers Secretaudio (Fullerton, CA) SST /
Custom Autosound (Fullerton, CA)
Insulation Dynamat (Hamilton, OH)
Wiring EZ Wiring
Steering wheel Lecarra (Oneida, TN) Mark 10
Steering column ididit (Tecumseh, MI)
Seats Wise Guys (Elkhart, IN)
Upholsterer Bob Burns (Eaton, IN)
Material / Color Naugahyde / Adobe White with red
piping
Carpet black pile
Seatbelts Juliano's (Ellington, CT)