Lot #399 - What started out as a stock 1952 Henry J turned into a 3-year complete customization project. First, the body was completely removed and the original frame was replaced with a white pearl powder coated custom Art Morrison full frame, 4-link rear, IFS front coilovers with panhard bar, 4.11 9" Strange rear end and Strange 31 spline axles and Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes. Bill Mitchell Merlin 509cid engine, Grumpy Jenkins aluminum heads, Comp camshaft, Manly rods, Hardcore forged crank, Wisco 10:1 pistons, Milodon oil pan, Pete Jackson noisy gear drive, Weiand electric water pump, electric fans, MSD 6AL and distributor, Mean Green starter and Pro Max headers. Custom body work includes removal of hood trim, shortening of front section 3 1/3", center gap filled, installed hood pins, front lower section customized to fit a 53-57 Corvette grille (turned upside down), Frenched-in headlamps, custom molded fenders, V-butt front windshield, customized doors with shaved handles, wing windows removed, corners rounded front and back, top of doors built out ?, back edge lengthened 1/8-1/16 for gap, bear claw latches, reinforcing plates, remote openers, highlighted bronzed tinted power windows, drip rails removed and 8-point roll cage installed. Customized rear fenders with Frenched-in taillights from a 1988 Cadillac, back-up lights removed, Frenched power switch, tail lights peaked, seems molded in, custom exhaust openers and gas filler removed. Custom rear roll pan with exhaust openers, Frenched and peaked license plate opening, trunk handle removed, enlarged corner radius, T-Bird power trunk mechanism and 10-gallon fuel cell. The interior has a complete makeover including overhead switch panel, dash holes plugged, Dolphin gauge cluster, Auto Meter tach and shift light, custom CNC billet throughout, including rear panel, steering column/wheel, glove box door, column drop, cross bar and wheels, and gauge panel. Honda seats in rear, leather and Mercedes carpet. The paint has House of Kolor Tangelo Pearl applied by Eric Gutierrez. So many CNC custom billet parts designed and machined by owner.
**TITLED AS A HENRY J**