Marcie & Chris Russmann - 1936 Ford Coupe

Vehicle
1936 Ford 3 Window Coupe
Owner
Marcie & Chris Russmann of Farmersville, TX
Built By
Ed Blassingame & Friends; inspired by Jack Calori Coupe 
Body
3 Window Coupe with 1937 Lasalle Grille
Front 1940 Ford Beauty Bar - Inverted
1949 Ford Shoebox taillights integrated into 1940 Oldsmobile bumper; narrowed & flattened in the Rear
1937 Ford headlights molded
Door handles & deck lid shaved
1936 Ford teardrop style fender skirts
Custom Fadeaway running boards
1951 Pontiac Chieftain trim
Lincoln Door Buttons
Metalwork by Don Ross of Don Ross Fabricating. Garland, TX
Paint
Pinstriping by Scott “Skeet” Reierson. Cranfills Gap, TX
Black basecoat / clearcoat paint
Paintwork by Javier “Shorty” Ponce of Shorty’s Custom Paint. Midlothian, TX
 
Interior
Red Ultra Leather upholstery
Black Berber carpet
1936 Ford Dashboard & Steering Column
1955 Ford Switches & Bezels
Stewart Warner gauges
1949 Ford Crestliner Deluxe steering wheel from Limeworks 
Chassis
1936 Ford stock frame with Mustang II front suspension
C-Notched & 4-Link in rear
Thunderbird Power Steering Rack & Pinion
1936 Ford stock gas tank
Suspension
Coilover Shocks
Ford 8” rear end
Brakes
Front - disc brakes
Rear - drum brakes
Wheels/Tires
15" x 7” steel wheels with 15" National Single Bar Flipper hubcaps with chrome beauty rings 
225/75R15 Coker American Classic Radial 3” whitewall tires
Drivetrain
GM small block 350 v8 engine; Red paint color
GM SBC Cast Iron Heads
Hedman Headers
Edelbrock Chrome valve covers
Chrome Dome air cleaner
Edelbrock Aluminimum Intake 600cfm carburetor
Speedway Motors Chrome intake manifold
HEI electronic ignition
Transmission
GM TH200-4R automatic transmission
One-piece steel driveshaft
Column shifter
Other
2” exhaust with glass pack mufflers
Features/Awards
Pistons + Paint : Dirty Birds Pick, Los Cochinos Pick, Skeets Pick
Hot Rod Rock & Rumble : Best Kustom
Dead Kat Rumble : Hell Kats Pick
Invasion : Best Kustom
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