1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe
The Body and fenders are by Westcott. Two men, highly experienced hot rod builders, purchased the last two Westcott body fiberglass coupes produced at Dee Westcott facility in Damascus, Oregon. Both men assisted each other in the construction of their coupes, and this particular coupe is one of those and it is spectacular!
The Paint: Completely finished in PPG Porsche Guards Red, base/coat, clear/coat, highly polished and custom hand pinstriped by renowned pin-stripe artist, Mitch Kim.
Dan Fink Custom Grill
The Engine: World Performance “Hard Core” 415 CID 4 bolt main based on Chevrolet’s small block to include aluminum heads, MSD ignition, Holley 870 Carburetor, March polished serpentine belt system, S & S ceramic coated headers, thermostatically controlled cooling fan, Walker aluminum radiator, Motown aluminum intake manifold. Add all of this to this very well built engine, and you have an extremely high quality Bill Mitchell Hardcore engine producing 558 dyno’ed horsepower and 519 ft. lbs. of torque.
The Transmission: Bowtie Custom built 700R4 automatic with overdrive, Level 3, extreme duty, with 2600 Stall converter
The Differential: Currie (Ford) 9” third member with 3.90:1 gear ratio with Posi-traction.
Custom 3 1/2” Aluminum drive line by Inland Empire
The Frame: Pete and Jake’s, fully Boxed, smoothed and painted Porsche Guards Red to match the car
The Suspension. Front: TCI independent front, highly polished tubular A-arms, chrome springs
Rear: Heidt’s independent, highly polished A-Arms, chrome springs, chrome rear housing plate.
Power 4 wheel disc brakes by Wilwood
The Interior: Cashmere custom Upholstery by Jerry’s Upholstery in Tualatin, Oregon. Wise Guy’s Custom leather bench seat, sculpted leather door panels, and headliner, matching high quality custom Mercedes-Benz carpeting, with perimeter beading. Very well thought out gauge placement, Heat and Air Conditioning controls, Gennie floor shifter and Emergency brake, Aluminum fixtures and handles, upper dash painted and pin striped to match the exterior of the car.
Flaming River polished stainless tilt column mounting a matching leather wrapped Banjo steering wheel
Custom rear view mirror with digital shift indicator
Classic Instruments “Wing” aluminum spun gauges
Custom Autosound Stereo with 10 disc CD stacker
Suicide doors that automatically lock-in-drive and unlock-in-park
Power tinted windows
Functional Cowl vent
“Vintage Air” Heat and Air conditioning system
Pass-through from interior to trunk that houses the battery, stereo equipment, antenna, etc. with upholstered doors
Complete Ron Francis Wiring system
Entire exhaust system is ceramic coated
One of the last sets of genuine Halibrand polished wheels 17” rears, and 15” fronts, wrapped in BF Goodrich radial tires.
If you have ever considered a ‘32 Ford Coupe (and who hasn’t), and in a perfect world you want the very best, this 3-window has it all! Anyone would be hard-pressed for find a more quality built Hot rod utilizing high end brand name components, and thoughtfulness from planning to execution.
This 32 Ford has had the luxury of having very knowledgeable, professional, classic Hot rod individuals for it’s complete, thorough build.
What you will find here is a high quality Westcott Fiberglass body and fenders, over a Pete and Jake’s smoothed, stout, and fully boxed and painted frame. The fit and finish on the coupe is exemplary, and I mean everywhere!
The Custom built Bill Mitchell “Hardcore” engine does, in fact have a true horsepower rating of 558 on the dynamometer, with it’s 415 cubic inches crammed into a small block, aluminum heads, Motown aluminum intake, and fully balanced, you can be assured of not only high quality and reliability, but this engine can be driven around town at low speeds without a hiccup, as well as give you and your passenger a facelift upon instant throttle! And that’s kind of important.
The overdrive automatic transmission was built to handle the horsepower and shifts nice and smooth. The Currie Ford 9” is strong, and with Posi-traction. works hard to keep the tires planted.
Of course, the engine and drive train is vastly important. Power, strength, reliability, etc. But, what this Coupe provides additionally, is all of the other components required to make a quality, fun-to-drive hot rod as well.
The TCI and Heidt’s fully independent suspension working in concert together, along with the Wilwood power 4 wheel disc brakes, rack and pinion steering, and big 3 1/2” aluminum drive shaft, not to mention the completely ceramic coated dual exhaust system, with Flowmaster’s. All of these high-end components make for a very pleasurable drive and any speed.
Now, what high quality vehicle would be complete without a fully customized, clean, sculpted leather interior? Certainly not one of this level! From the top quality, comfortable leather seating, to the sculpted leather head liner and door panels, to the fully beaded Mercedes-Benz carpeting, this interior along with it’s Classic Instruments “Wings” gauges, matching painted dash and “Vintage Air” A/C and heat system, is not just comfortable, but includes a completely matching sculpted leather luggage compartment.
I can go on, and on dropping high-end, well known names of products utilized throughout the coupe during it’s 3 year build, but rest assured, everything you see here is first class and 4 star! Truly the finest in Hot Rodding!!