1939 Chevrolet Coupe

 

Beautifully restored and customised Chevy Coupe

Ynot - Tony spelt backwards, and indeed Y not?

gorgeous flowing lines of the 30's era

Mazda pearl-white on top of Mazda pearl blue... NICE!

front lights are originals sunk into fenders with Volkswagen Golf lenses

exhausts are home-built stainless steel with twin Porsche tail pipes

rear lights are 51 Pontiac with blue-dots

American Racing rims with Falken tyres

power is provided by Toyota 3000 Supra in-line 6cylinder

internals is mostly Chevy GTO shoehorned into the Coupe

 

'39 Chevy Coupe Hot Rod Specs:

Engine: 3000cc inline 6-cylinder Toyota Supra

Induction: Turbo-charged, intercooled fuel-injection

Ignition: Gotech V6

Transmission: Toyota Supra Auto with 3 settings & Triptronic mode

Differential: Jaguar Limited-slip 4.09 ratio

Steering: Mitsubishi GTO

Rims: American Racing

Tyres: Front: Falken 8.5 (235) x 17" - Rear: Falken 11 (285) x 18"
Front Suspension: Jaguar XJ6
Rear suspension: Jaguar XJ6
Interior: Dashboard - GTO modified, Air-Con GTO, Steering wheel GTO with air-bags and GTO instrumentation
Body: Original 1939 Chevy - cross braced.

Hood: shortened with hinges at the back

Total Build time: 2190 hours

 

Photos and words by Kenn Slater