Rob Struven - 1940 Mercury Coupe

Vehicle
1940 Mercury Coupe
Owner
Rob Struven of Napa, CA
Car Club
Loyals CC
Built By
Rob Struven, Nich Struven, Ralph Finley, & Gunnar Hansken
Body
Hard top Coupe with 8” Chop
Hood Trim and Side Trim removed / shaved
Steel teardrop fender skirts
1937 DeSoto Rear Window
Original dual chrome Appleton spotlights
Custom louvers in hood
1947 Cadillac Front & Rear bumpers
Custom Fabricated tail lights
Trunk Handle & Emblem removed / shaved
Custom Cut Glass with Stock Green Tint
Window frames hand fabricated & chromed
Metal work by Matt Seret of Seret Speed & Customs. Vallejo, CA & Kevin Gallagher. Napa, CA
Paint
PPG Single Stage - Custom mixed green paint
Paint by Altissimo Custom Paint & Restoration. American Canyon, CA
Interior
Maroon / Oxblood tuck-n-roll leather upholstery with white piping
Stock style loop carpet; red with insulation
Upholstery by La Guadalajara. Napa, CA
Glovebox removed & shaved
1941 Buick Steering Wheel
Running boards reupholstered in Black Vinyl
Chassis
1940 Mercury stock frame
Original Steering box
1940 Mercury stock gas tank
Suspension
Lowered with Air Shocks in Rear
GM 12 Bolt rear end
Brakes
Front & rear - drum brakes
Wheels/Tires
16” x 7” original black steel wheels with mercury hub cap
6.50-16 Firestone Deluxe Champion Bias-ply whitewall tires  
Drivetrain
GM small block 350 v8 engine
Aluminimum Intake 600cfm carburetor
Edelbrock Performer 4 barrel intake manifold
Transmission
GM T350 automatic transmission
One-piece steel driveshaft
Other
Chrome Plating by Auto & Truck Bumper Inc. Hayward, CA
Dual 2” straight pipe exhaust cut into rear bumper
Exhaust by Steve Cardwell of Napa Valley Muffler. Napa, CA
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