Jon Fisher - 1936 Ford Coupe

Vehicle

1936 Ford 3 Window Coupe - Model 68

Owner

Jon Fisher of Burbank, CA

Car Club

Burbank Choppers

Built By

Scott Guildner & Jon Fisher

Special Thanks to

Suzanne & Robert Williams, Lynn Bird, John Williamson, Burbank Choppers, Ed Roth, Mattel, & old hot rod magazines

Body

3 Window Model 68 Coupe; chopped 3-3/4”

Hood, nose, & front fenders modified to fit 1940 LaSalle Grille

1941 Ford bumpers

Original Hood sides featuring custom louvers from Bob Piersons Coupe

1939 Buick headlights sunken & molded

Taillights integrated into 1946 Ford bumper guards

Door handles & deck lid shaved

1940 Ford teardrop style fender skirts

Metalwork & Bodywork by Scott Guildner. Van Nuys, CA

Paint

Eggplant single-stage paint

Paintwork by Scott Guildner. Van Nuys, CA

Interior

Maroon / Oxblood Leather upholstery

Upholstery by Downtown Willy Sopher. Los Angeles, CA

Black & Oxblood carpet

Stock 1936 Ford seat frame

1937 Lincoln Zephyr dashboard

Stewart Warner gauges

1949 Ford Crestliner Deluxe steering wheel

1940 Ford steering column 

Chassis

1936 Ford stock frame with I-Beam dropped axle

Reversed main leaf spring eyes

Rear parallel leaf springs

C-Notched & boxed frame

1936 Ford stock gas tank

Ford F-1 steering box

Chassis Fabrication by Scott Guildner. Van Nuys, CA 

Suspension

Aircraft Shocks

Ford 9" rear end 

Brakes

Front & rear - stock drum brakes 

Wheels/Tires

15" x 6" steel wheels with 15" National Single Bar Flipper hubcaps with 6.40-15 Firestone Deluxe Champion Bias-ply whitewall tires 

Drivetrain

GM small block 350 v8 engine; Red paint color

Cal Custom Vintage valve covers

Chrome Stelling & Hellings air cleaner

Aluminimum Intake 600cfm carburetor

Edelbrock Performer 4 barrel intake manifold

Polished Stainless ram's horn headers

Mallory electronic ignition 

Transmission

GM TH350 automatic transmission

One-piece steel driveshaft

Flipped 3 on the tree shifter

Other

Dr. K’s Wiring Harness

Wiring by Scott Guildner. Van Nuys, CA

Straight pipe exhaust by N. Hollywood Muffler. N. Hollywood, CA

Chrome-plating by Astro Plating. N. Hollywood, CA.

Features/Awards

2019 Customs by the Sea : Santa Barbara

Peterson Automotive Museum : Hot Rods and Customs

2001 Antique Nationals : Best Custom Award

2011 Grand National Roadster Show : Then & Now Exhibit

 
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