1923 Ford Roadster - Phantom Roadster- with 2011 v8 5.0 Ford Mustang Engine, Drive by wire
A 1923 Ford Roadster with full blown military appearance. American ingenuity, MADE IN THE USA. This little Roadster looks like it was found on a marine base after many years of use. This highly unique formula roadster is a pro-built car that is firmly grounded in traditional hot rod style!!! We had taken the Chevy engine which came with the car an tossed it aside. We are putting a monster of an engine. A new all-aluminum engine from a 2011 Mustang 5.0, 32-valve DOHC v8, that uses advanced features like Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (Ti-VCT) to deliver 450+ horsepower @ 6500 rpm and 390 ft.-lb.+ of torque @ 4250 rpm (with premium fuel). Electronic Throttle Control accelerator pedal, drive by wire system. TREMEC 5-speed TKO 600 transmission. Custom headers w/ welded glass packs, vintage ’40 Ford front axle. Wilwood's 4 piston front disc brakes, Chevy S-10 rear axle w/ 3.42 gear ratio, three core radiator w/ rear mounted electric fan, dual mirrors. In addition is, the cool Convair Hustler B-58 Military Bomber steering wheel. Dashboard custom made to fit a range of Military fighter plane gauges. Seats made out of WWII Air force issued bomber pants. Custom made swept-back windshield post w/ Lexan mounting, custom mp3 sound system w/ speakers mounted in authentic ammo boxes in the bed. Custom 18 x 5.5” front wheels and 18x6 on the rear wheels. 700R18 Excelsior Stahl Sport Radial tires in the rear and 550R18 Excelsior Stahl Sport Radial tires in front. Cool and collected this “Phantom Roadster” is blistering fast and runs, drives, brakes and steers like a real Hot Rod should. Ready to fly!