|Location:||Binfield, Bracknell, United Kingdom|
The Memphis Coupe
I Imported the Coupe to the UK in 2006, I found it at Goodguys Nashville event and bought it from David and Kirby Kennedy from Selmer, Tennessee who'd taken it to the event. George Poteet considers this 'The one that got away' as he would have bought it had he known! Especially as he lent us a truck to drive to the event. Thanks George!
The car was first rodded in Michigan and at one time was fully fendered show car with Corvair front suspension. David owned it as a project before putting on the road in 2005, the car just has so much stuff on it that I wanted on a rod it seemed like sense to buy it all in one hit, besides steel Coupe's are rare in the UK!
327ci Chevy bored 30 over, Triple Rochesters, Isky Cam, TRW Pistons, Competition Cams Lifters, Springs and Rocker arms. Mellings Oil Pump built by Lavender Engine Development, Corinth, Mississippi.
5-speed S10 Transmission and Ford 9-inch rear axle
Repro '34 by Frames and Thangs, drilled and chromed Super Bell dropped axle on So Cal Hairpins. Buick drums on early Ford Spindles. Vega cross steering.
Steel wheels with caps and rings, Firestone Whitewalls.
Steel, Fenderless and stock height. Rootleib Hood Top, No side panels.
Flat Green paint with orange striping.
Orange and white vinyl pleats, black carpet, cream headlining by Trimmania, Reading, UK. Chrome Garnish Mouldings and roll hoop, Flamin River column with four spoke sprint wheel, Moon Gauges.