1939 Chevrolet Sedan

Kevin Corfield has owned this classic Chevrolet since 1985

nice, clean, flowing lines of the 30's

Jaguar suspension front and back

mean-looking front-end

opens up to reveal the V8 engine

the 350 cubic inch Chevy motor

paint by Kaleidoscope

great gurgling V8 sound emitted from the four exhaust pipes

350 cubic inch Chevy V8 engine - making approximately 400hp

manufactured in 1939 and 73 years on it's still going strong

getting in and out is easy with these large, wide-opening doors

Full leather seats originally from Jeep Grand Cherokee

Wheels are A-Line - rear: 295x35x19   Front: 235x40x19

the Chevy is beautifully finished inside.

Gauges are classic Smith's, with steering-wheel by Momo

Kevin Corfield with his gorgeous 1939 Chevrolet Sedan

 

1939 Chev Sedan - built by Kevin Corfield & ably assisted by Rigardt Wassermann Body & Chassis: Steel body & original chassis

Engine: Chevy 350 four bolt engine - approx 400hp

Fuel: Holley 670 carburetor

Gearbox: Chevy turbo 400 gearbox

Suspension: Jag suspension front & rear

Brakes: 4 pot calipers up front & inboard disks at the rear

Wheels: A-Line - rear: 295x35x19   Front: 235x40x19

Sound: Rockford Fosgate

Air conditioning: Harrocks

Years to build: 27 years (3 times)

Last rebuild: Done in a year (had to finish for eldest sons Matric Dance)

 

Pics and text by Kenn Slater