Modesto Area Street Rod Association

2015  Featured  Car


 Steve Cunha's  1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe

     Steve named this beautiful 1940 coupe Lucy and he and Lucy live in Modesto, California.   Steve says "This car is a blast to show and go!"  "I have owned Lucy for 20 years now and throughout the years I have made a few changes to her here and there." 
Chassis:   40 Ford with Mustang II front end, twin leaf spring with 9" Ford rear end. (3.73 gears) with custom built traction bars.
Motor:   Chevy 350 bored to 355 cubic inches  with about 500 HP.
Transmission:   Muncie 4 speed (M-21) rock crusher.
Exhaust:   Flowmaster with 2.5 inch aluminized exhaust pipes.  "She's all chrome from the mufflers back."
Wheels and Tires:  Front is 195 60R/14's. Rear is 225 70PR/15's with Billet Specialties Legacy Wheels.
Interior:   Leather and tweed seats and door panels. The dash is a one off Billet Aluminum Instrument cluster and A/C vents.
Body:   All original Henry Ford sheet metal and stainless steel. The paint is Dupont Centari Flame Red.

"Did I forget to mention she is a blast to drive !!!"

. . . Here's Lucy's high school graduation picture as a teenager!.

LIBERTY  H.S.   1940

. . . Here's a beautiful car we're proud to have as our


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