1934 Ford Hemi

This gorgeous green go-mobile belongs to Peter Jackson of Kempton Park

the green-rocket took 5 years to build

look ma... no door-handles (they are remote controled)

the Hemi Rod is street legal, Peter took the temporary plate off for the shoot

the blower is almost as high as the roof

American Racing wheels - 15" Torque thrust D's

Jaguar XJ6 rear suspension with in-board disc brakes

front suspension is off a '48 Ford, front brakes are also off a Jaguar XJ6

354 Chrysler Hemi engine with 671 GMC blower & twin Holley 390CFM

the Coupe has an aggressive stance

beautifully crafted exhausts

 Dolphin gauges, wiring, carpeting, upholstery & custom steering column by owner

love those huge suicide doors

colour is Ford Fiesta Green

 

Ford Coupe Hemi Hot Rod Spec Sheet:

Body in fibreglass by Ettiene Bothma of Street Rod Factory
Basic chassis by Ettiene Bothma Street Rod Factory
Wheels American Racing - 15" Torque thrust D's
Tyres - front Toyo 205x50x15    Rear Toyo 295x50x15
Front Suspenion - '48 Ford traditional 'I' beam drilled by owner
Front coil-over shocks - Jag XJ6
Steering box - Vega
Rear suspension - Jag XJ6
Transmission - 727 Torqueflight with custom torque convertor
Engine - 354 Chrysler Hemi, 671 GMC blower, Ross custom forged pistons, twin Holley 390CFM, MSD ignition, B777 solid lifter Isky cam (for blower application)
Custom trap-door baffle sump by owner
Inlet manifold, tappet covers and most internal parts - by Hot Heads USA
Headers - by owner
Interior - Custom steering column by owner, Dolphin 'gold' gauges, wiring by owner, Carpeting and upholstery by owner
Body customising and prep by owner, paint by Outline Autobody
Time to build - 5 years

 

Photos and words by Kenn Slater