1938 Ford Coupe For Sale — Proven Great Race Car

January 29, 2020


Gary and JeanAnn Martin are dedicated Great Racers who have swapped to different cars through the years. Before their most current Chevy II, the Martins rallied in a 1938 Ford coupe affectionally known as “Maxine”. The car is Great Race-prepared in every aspect and finished in the Top 5 in its last Great Race appearance. The Martins have rallied this car extensively and will include the speed and performance charts with the car. Here are some specs, but if you’re interested in more pictures or info, please contact Gary Martin directly at 502-338-2740 or [email protected]l.com.

1938 Ford – Five window coupe – $37,000
Color: Red Pepper

ENGINE
24 stud Ford flathead by Rex Gardner/ Flatmotor Research
Scat complete engine kit.
Stroker crank, rods, pistons.
Balanced with flywheel lightened to 23 lbs.
3 angle valve job.
Aluminum intake and Edelbrock aluminum heads
Holley 94 carb with pressure regulator
K&N air filter
Dual electric fuel pumps on toggle switch
Reds headers, full dual exhaust
Mallory 3 bolt distributor with electronic ignition
Modern GM 12 volt alternator
Remote spin on oil filter

COOLING
Walker Cobra Z series copper radiator
Cooling Components electric fan
Coolant recovery tank 32 ounces, poly
Louvers for cooling in hood, have original hood

TRANSMISSION
39 3 speed transmission by Mac Van Pelt
Fresh Kevlar clutch with new pressure plate and throw out bearing
Mitchell overdrive
Banjo rear with 3:73 gears
Hot Rod Works 9 inch Ford axles, 5’bolt pattern

CHASSIS
Posey’s super slider springs front and rear
Urethane bushings throughout
40 Ford front hubs
Lincoln Zephyr hydraulic brakes by Early V8 Garage
Steel braided rear brake lines
Sway Bar, Panhard bar
Modern Monroe tube shocks
Coker bias look radials, 16 inch as original
2 to 1 steering quickener
Steering dampener

ELECTRIC
All new 12 volt system
Painless wiring throughout car (2 races)
Newport Engineering wipers
Master Blaster coil
NGK spark plugs
Mallory distributor and wires
3rd brake light and turn signals

INTERIOR
All gauges are Auto Meter mechanical.
Fresh carpet removed to use rubber mats
Interior was new when restored in 2007
Original type bench seat
Modern 3 point retractable seat and shoulder belts
All doors, windows, latches, etc. work perfectly
Crank out windshield and cowl vent
Quick release steering wheel

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