65 427 S/C ROADSTER PROJECT

 

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News June 2004:  PrimEquip becomes manufacturer of Serpent Express

Distribution Points for 2005: Atlanta, Portland, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, SoCal, NorCal, and the Midwest


Purpose of this Web Site

These pages are dedicated to a new project began Sept 17, 2002.  It is to record significant events and details.  Hopefully there is something that will help others.


Goal:

The project goal is to recreate a classic look  like CSX 3016 on the left, an original car, and on the right is an excellent example of this project's goal, Dave Smith's car, FFR's co-founder::  

            


Results:

           

June 7, 2003 Hillsboro                                                 July 19, 2003 Battleground, WA

          

Aug. 16, 2003 owners Group Meeting                          Las Vegas FFR National Meeting Nov 2003

Dec 2003 Picture of the Month at

 


Awards:

- Best Interior: 3rd Place Nov 2003 Las Vegas FFR Nationals

- Best Pantera/Cobra: 2nd Place June 5, 2004 Hillsboro, OR

- Best 60-66: 1st Place June 12, 2004, Sherwood, OR

- Best of Show Overall; Nov. 6, 2004 FFR Western Roundup, Las Vegas

- Rapid Roadster Award at Muscle Beach May 05 Seaside, OR

- Best Roadster at Oct 30 2005 FFR Western Roundup at Willow Springs Raceway, CA

- Best in Class at AutoRama 2006 Feb. 24-26, Salt Lake City, UT

- KIT CAR Magazine Award of Excellence 2006 Feb. 24-26, Salt Lake City, UT

- Best Use of Chrome - FFR Knott's Berry Farm - April 2007 - Buena Park, CA


Track:

- Drag Race at PIR, Oct 2004: 60 ft 1.9 sec; 1/4 Mile 13.089 sec. Street tires.

- Road Race at Willow Springs, Oct 2005: times not recorded but approx 120 MPH on the front straight

- Road Race at Fernley, NV May 2006 anti-sway bars added...big help!

- Road Race at Miller MotorSports, Tooele, UT...140 approx speed front straight, full track.


Links

         Ken's Custom Auto Body  

 

Parts Source              Utah Cobra Club                Street Rod Painter                         Ceramic Coating Services

SOFAST Racing            HANDY POSTS  Encyclopedia

 Special Parts               Donor Mustang & T-Bird IRS Parts            Building Hints      Definitions


Contents:

1. Ideas     2. Paint Choices    3. Friend's Projects     4. Progress History Start    Travel Log     Hillsboro Club Trip      Gresham Trip    Beach Trip    FFR 2003 Nationals   Summit Mar 04

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Index Shortcuts:

    - Battery    - Brake System   - Ceramic Coating Engine      - Dash Board       - Engine Details       

     - Fuel System, Nylon Lines  - Final Punch List    - Headlights     - Independent Rear Suspension  

    - Louvers    -Meatballs   - Paint       - Pedals           - Pulleys & Accessory Diet     - Rear Bumper   

    - Seats        - Sheet Metal        - Side Pipes     - Speedo Cable   - Tail Lights    - Trunk Prop   

    - Radiator System     - Vanity Plates Pacific NW   - Wheels & Tires    Race Day?


Ideas:                     


Assembly Plan:  


Paint Options:  

       Forum Blue Paint Gallery

This car represents the color chosen and completed 4/18/03 by Street Rod Painter, Superperformance Royal Blue.

For more paint details of this project.  


Friend's Projects