This Month's Featured Ride - July 2012

Ron Poons' 1931 Ford 2 Door Sedan

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Year / Make / Model: 1931 Ford 2 Door Sedan
Owner:
Ron Poons
Year Purchased:
1970
Engine:
Chevy
Transmission: Manual reverse pattern Turbo 350 w/ trans brake
Rear End: Vette 3.73 12 Bolt
Exhaust:
Kooks 1 7/8 x 2" step into 3 1/2" collectors to 3" exhaust
Frame / Suspension:
Custom Roadster Shop
Paint:
Red / Black
Interior: Custom Ultra Leather

Some details:

The wheel base was shortned 8 1/2" and the rear fender well moved forward while the fenders and running boards were widened 3 inches.

The engine is a 430 CI with a solid rocker cam, Lunati crankshaft, Crower rods, JE pistons, Dart heads with a sheet metal intake under two 4 barrell BG Race Demon carbs with a 125 shot Nitrous plate system with a progressive controller.

The car has power disc brakes, a trans cooler, a 280 gmp electric fuel pump, and two stainless steel saddle fuel tanks.

The best times the car has run a Lebanon Valley Dragway:

60ft: 1.48 sec
1/8 Mile: 6.45 sec. @118 mph
1/4 Mile ET conversion: 9.95 sec.

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