Here's one of the World... in My Opinion... Nicest Kustom at this Moment. A 1940 Dodge Businessman's Coupe. And...
Believe it Or Not. It's Up For Sale!
It's Build And For Sale By Two Great Builders and Friends From Across the Pond... The Menges Twins, Located in Santa Rosa, CA.
They Have Owned this Car for Just over 4 Years and Have Put Thousands of Miles on It. They Showed the Car in Bare Metal for About 3 Years Before Painting it.
It's Chopped 5 Inches, Has all Smoked and Working Glass,
Chopped and Working Windshield Wipers.
Stainless / Chrome around the Windshield, Quarter Windows and Rear Window, Stainless Wing Windows.
1941 Lincoln (Zephyr) Grill, Custom Front Splash Pan.
Custom Front! and Rear Skirts.
Front Skirts are Bolted to Original Wheel Lips and Can be Removed.
Modified Horn Button on the Front Skirt as The Emblem.
Rear Skirts are Custom with Fading Wheel Lips.
The Stainless Lower Skirts are Separate Pieces (Tipped Edge).
Not Just a Piece of Trim Layed over Metal.
Moulded Front and Rear Fenders.
Custom Brass Taillights Contouring the Curved Decklid Corners.
Shaved Door Handles. 1940 Ford Ribbed Trim.
Lays Frame with Hydraulic Suspension.
Has 2 vintage Reds Pumps and 4 Dumps.
There are More Than Your Standard Amount of Coils
So It Rides Like a Coil Spring Car Should!! Not like a 2 Ton Truck.
Motor is a 1954 331 Chrysler Hemi (Not the Extended Bellhousing).
Before They Started Driving the Car They Put New Rings in
About a Year Ago Put On a Set of New 1955 331/354 HP Heads
Heads Have Over Size Stainless Valves, Insert Spark Plug Seals,
New Rocker Arm Assembles. Has a Custom Ground Isky Cam,
Hot Heads 4bbl Intake, Edeldbrock Carb and Chrome Valve Covers.
Runs Perfectly and Has Never Let Anybody Down! Never Over Heats
Even in Cruise Nights Idling for Hours It Never Gets over 180*
Has Aluminum Radiator and Electric Fan in Front.
As Well as The Stock Hemi Mechanical Fan.
Transmission is a Late 90s World Class Mustang T5
5 speed Adapted Using a Wilcap Transmission Adapter.
Has Hydraulic Throwout Bearing.
Mustang II Front Suspension with 11" Brakes.
Wilwood Master Cylinders for Brakes and Clutch.
8.8 Ford Rear end With a 3.55 Posi.
4 Link Rear.
Black Diamond Stitch Interior,
Aftermarket Gauges, Black (Faux) Fur Headliner
New Wheels and Wide Whitewall Tires Front and Back.
I (VonSkip) Have Seen This Car in Person Last October (2017)
and Must Say... It's A Dream!!!
Menges Twins Have Like Hundreds of Photos of the Entire Build.
So... If You Are Seriously Interested in This Beautifull Car...
Have any Quetsion or Want to See Anything Specific?
Feel Free To Contact The Twins By PM Just By Clicking HERE
They Will Deliver Within a Reasonable Distance...
And Will Help Assist Shipping Throughout or Outside the Country
If You're From Europe... You Can Also Contact Me (VonSkip) HERE
And I Also Will Be Willing To Help In Any and Way I Can...
Again... Asking 48K U$D... O.N.O. Which I Think Is A Steal!