1937 Fiat 500
This hand built hot rod has received many awards, some of which are Best of Show,Best Engineered, Most Popular entry, Best Engine, Best Interior, Outstanding Undercarriage. Also the car has won editor's choice at super Chevy show in Denver Co.and has appeared in N.S.R.A. street scene and super Chevy magazine. the body, hood, doors and fenders are steel with a polyurethane pearl paint scheme the frame and roll cage have been N.H.R.A. certified,and powder coated to match exterior color.the power plant is a Chevrolet 454 LS7 crower injection, runs on alcohol or gasoline, roller cam with rev kit, Hilborn pump and barrel valve, Milodon gear drive, Vertex magneto, surge tank with John McClintic super bowls, open chamber heads, fluid damper, alum radiator with electric fan and water pump,coupled to a power glide transmission with trans brake and high stall torque convertor. The rear axle is a ford 9" design with a 4:11 to 1 ratio mounted on a summers bros. carrier and summers bros. axles with wilwood disc brakes.adjustable coil over shocks, four link suspension front and rear. Interior is buck skin leather and wool carpet.The instrument cluster is equipped with fluid filled gauges. the car has run low 9 second elapsed times at 150 MPH in the quarter mile.