Stunning '54 Ford Customline Sedan finished in custom Phoenix Red with White top over Red/White full leather interior. This car has been owned by its current owner and has been built from the ground-up to what you see today. It is powered by a Ford 400 EFI V8 bored .030 over backed by a C6 Automatic transmission, Ford Motorsport GT40 upper injection manifold, Custom fabricated lower injection manifold, '76 Camaro front clip, trick front tilt hood and many other custom features. This car comes with a 3-ring binder with a large stack of records and receipts documenting the build. This stunning car must be seen to appreciate, absolutely stunning inside and out.
1965 Pontiac GTO Hardtop
We are pleased to offer this stunning '65 Pontiac GTO Hardtop that has been
meticulously restored over the last 12 years from the ground-up. Only 300
miles on this car since being completed. The body was media blasted and
completely stripped to bare metal. Then sprayed with PPG acrylic primer in
three coats then block-sanded and sealed. Next PPG Cabernet Metallic Pearl
from the '97 Jaguar line was applied in four coats and finished with
multiple coats of clear. It was then cut and buffed to the stunning
quality you see today. The body is laser straight and all gaps line up
just as they should.
It is powered by a healthy 455 V8 borrowed from a '72 Grand Prix SJ and was
a good starting point for Smedding Performance to work their magic. The
455 was bored .030 over to bring it to 462ci, includes an 850cfm Holley
carburetor, Edelbrock Performer RPM manifold, GTO #16 heads, the internals
replaced with stainless 2.11/1.77 valves, hardened seats and bronze guides
after a pocket porting was completed. A Crower cam with 296/305 degrees of
duration and 0.510/0525 lift (108 degrees LSA) bumps steel pushrods from
the same manufacturer, along with Comp 1.5 rockers and springs. Its
nodular crankshaft was fitted with Crower forged steel rods and custom Ross
dished pistons to drop compression to 9.5:1.
A Joe Hunt magneto look-alike electronic distributor with an internal coil
sends pulses down MSD wires to Autolite plugs. After the explosion, the
spent flames rush through Ram Air Exhaust minifolds, down 2 1/2-inch mandrel-bent
galvanized steel tubes to Flowmaster three-chamber mufflers and out of
2.5-inch tail pipes. The engine is backed by a '70 Muncie M20 4 speed
transmission with a Centerforce dual-disc clutch and a Hays billet flywheel
wrapped in a blow-proof bellhousing.
Power is transfered to the ground by way of a '66 Chevelle 12-bolt posi
rear end with 3.31 gears. Chevelle upper and GTO lower rear control arms.
Moser axles add durability and provide a mounting flange for the rotors of
a '79 Trans Am disc brake system. Aeroquip braied brake hoses connection
to the calipers and 10.9-inch front disc brakes. DOT 5 fluid, dual-pot
master cylinder, a power brake service dual0diaphragm brake Booster and a disc brake combination valve
completes the system.
A WS6 steering box from a second-gen Trans Am was bolted in to keep the
Wheel Vintiques 16x8s pointed in the desired direction. Of course, the
rear 16x9s are happy to follow in tandem. For sure grip and to fill the
wheelwells, the wheels are wrapped in BFGoodrich 245/60R16 Radial T/A tires
in front and 265/60R/16 tires in the rear.
Suspension mods up front included '69 GTO front spindles and A-arms and a
Hotchkis 15/16-inch stabilizer bar. Out back, boxed lower control arms to
accept a 1-inch rear stabilizer bar were mounted. Aiding in keeping the
GTO flat in the twisties are Hotchkis springs at the four corners--KYB gas
shocks tame pavement irregularities. If that's not enough, Polygraphite
bushings reduce deflection and ward off squeaks.
Greater Sierra Upholster was responsible for the interior. They replaced
the old worn interior with Ames carpet and interior kit and for that one of
a kind look, used custom bucket seats that were reupholstered to match the
rest of the car. Topping it all off, a Grant mohogany steering wheel was
mounted on the stock steering column. Stock '65 GTO Rally gauges peed from
the dash, the entire set returned to factory perfection by the guys at
Redline Gauge Repair.
Click here to see the High Performance Pontiac article on this GTO
If you are looking for an investment quality, fully restored GTO that not
only looks exceptional, but drives and handles just as well, then contact
1996 Dodge Viper GTS Heffner Twin Turbo Coupe
We are pleased to offer this '96 Viper GTS Coupe you see here. But make no
mistake, this is not your average Viper. This BEAST is powered by its 8.0L
(488CI) V10 which was modified by the masterminds of forced induction
systems at Heffner Performance and features a custom twin-turbo setup. The end result is a machine putting
out nearly 1,000HP (950HP and 895 lb-ft torque @ 15psi). This car was
built with one thing in mind... SPEED and it does just that. Best quarter
mile by its current owner was done at 10.7 sec @ 141mph. 6 speed manual
transmission with an MGW short throw shifter. The car rides on massive
chrome 20" HRE 567R wheels wrapped in Nitto INVO rubber 285/30ZR20 front,
345/25ZR20 rear. Stopping power comes by way of a SRT Brembo brake kit
with cross-drilled and slotted rotors. Suspension has been lowered to fill
the gaps thanks to some Eibach springs.
This car was featured in the November 2009 issue of Super Street Bike
Magazine called Car vs Kawasaki ZX-14: Ultimate Street Showdown. It
featured 5 heavily tuned cars put up against a stock Kawasaki ZX-14. The
Viper was the clear winner against the other cars and 2nd only to the
Kawasaki by a margin of 0.9 seconds. A pretty outstanding accomplishment
for a fully streetable 3400lb vehicle!
1956 Ford Thunderbird T-Bird Roadster
Solid and clean '56 Ford Thunderbird Roadster finished in Yellow over
Black/White interior, comes with its color matching porthole hardtop and
White soft top, Continental kit, powered by its 312 V8, 3 speed manual
transmission with overdrive. The car shows very well and was restored
approx 5 years ago including new paint and interior. Rides on upgraded
chrome wire wheels with wide whitewall tires, also comes with the original
hubcaps, also includes color matching side skirts as well. Looks and drives
great, solid and clean throughout!
54 ford customline before customizing
this is my 1954 ford customline 4dr coupe it has a 110hp flat-head V8 with
a 3 on the tree manual geer shift i'm going to tern it into a
1954 Ford Skyliner hardtop BluWht
This is the second time I've videoed this car...but it's worth it...The
transparent top was offered 3 years by Ford...2 years as the Sun Valley by
Mercury. It was really innovative for the time...and it's come back on
recent Mustangs! Note the
great use of color inside and outside! It's first year for the ohv V8 from
1954 FORD CUSTOMLINE TWO DOOR -- LAST YEAR OF '52 REDESIGN
The redesign of the 1952 Fords lasted till '54 and what a run it was. Over
half a million Fords sold each year of this facelift. Of course then
again, Ford and Chevy waged a pricewar that eventually killed off the
independents: Hudson, Nash, Studebaker, Kaiser, etc., that couldn't afford
to compete pricewise. Ford outsold Chevy anyway this year by 22,381 units
mostly because Ford has a V8 and Chevy didn't until 1955. This Customline
model was in the middle with the Ford Mainline beneath and the Crestline
above. The new Y-block overhead valve V-8 engine replaced the long running
Ford and Mercury flatheads and these new Y-blocks were more powerful. 110
horses vs. the new 130 bhp. Ford also this year is the first low-priced
car to have ball joint front suspension that replaced the old kingpins.
Options included the Ford-O-Matic auto transmission, power steering,
brakes, windows, and a 4 way power seat. 14 colors and two tone combos
were also available. This Customline would cost you about $1,700 and
either had an L-head six cylinder with 223 cid and 115 hp, or that new V8,
239 cid with 130 horses. As an attractive Ford this is with a three year
run of styling, the 1955 Fords would even be more attractive with an even
furthur increase in sales. Thanks very much for viewing this 1954 Ford
1954 Ford 302 Laying rubber
This is my 54 Ford which my father and I put a 302 in last year. It's got
the original three speed and 3.90 rear end. So, it's a lotta fun.
1975 Suzuki T500 n 1954 Ford Customline GT390 projects
A quick look at the newest pair of Q's projects.
The T500 is all original except for the sissy bar right down to the 1977
The 54 Customline is a really cool hot rod cruiser/sleeper/driver that runs
awesome and just needs the finishing touches to clean it up.
In 1952 my grandpa was ordered to California to serve in the Army. That
year he bought a new Ford Mainline to drive his family out west. After a
year on the beach they returned to Indiana. The car served its purpose back
then and 60 years later it still serves the family well.