My Hiboy's specs...
place winner at the Primer Nationals 2006, this nostalgic Hiboy sports many
desirable authentic and vintage parts, which greatly adds to its appeal. You
will not see a lot of chrome on this hotrod and you will certainly not find
any billet parts. Understated and unpretentious, nothing here distracts
from the simple beauty of the Deuce's lines. A "classy rat rod" of
sorts, I love my Hiboy just the way it is. The flat black finish contrasts
beautifully with the glossy blood red grill insert and wheels. This old school
roadster stands as a tribute to the golden days of hotrodding, back when
hiboys like this one ruled the dry lakes and drag strips. And I intend to keep
it that way.
SCHOOL IS COOL:
Original 1932 chassis, original front axle with 4 inch
drop, original grill shell and insert, original 32 radiator, original 32
Circa 1948 front wheels, 1940 Ford front backing plates, 1941 spindles,
original 1941 unrestored hubcaps and 1948 beauty rings. Circa 1930s
Guide 682-C headlights. Vintage 50's Buick finned drums. Circa 1953
Chevy steering wheel with custom built steering column.
Stewart Warner white face retro gauges. Vintage RPM gauge. Stock seat. Rumble seat trunk set-up. Very early Dan Fink
Chevy 350 engine with Tri power Rochester carburetors and progressive
linkage on Offenhauser manifold. Nostalgic vintage Edelbrock finned
valve covers. Mallery electronic distributor with vacuum advance.
350 transmission with retro style Lokar shifter. External radiator style
transmission cooler. 10 bolt Chevy S-10 rear end. Unisteer
steering system. Smithy mufflers. 4 link rear suspension with coil over.
Left: Photo by Alan Greene , who's Automotive fine art
can be viewed and
Mid 1970's unmarked fiberglass body.
Manufacturer unkown, possibly an early Gibbons body with custom steel
reinforcing. Body is very solid despite its age and an exact replica of
original Henry Ford body, down to the firewall details.