1937 Chevrolet 3 Window Coupe
Forestdale, MA, 02644
Engine: 8 cyl.
Drive Type: RWD
Exterior: Blue Metallic
1937 Chevrolet Special FG Body, new frame, 5.7 HEMI, World of Wheels Class winner, OD Auto Trans., 3.50 posi, PW window & doors, PS, PB, AC, Air Ride, Billet Specialty, Sat. Radio, Elec. Mirrors, Digital Dash, & Much more.
The smooth body is vacuum formed in aircraft quality ATH Molds. Composite
body and parts formed using a vinyl-ester Resin Infused three-layer composite.
The 3-layer composite floor system is unitized to the body using 3M bonding
agents. Center core balsa is used in the floor and the recessed firewall, inner door and inner trunk panels, for strength and stiffness, as well as sound deadening and cabin insulation. Roof is lowered 2” and body is lowered 3” below frame top. Doors are hung Suicide style with Hagan hinges and bear claw latches using remote electronic open controls, no exterior door handles. Doors are fitted with an automatic safety pin locking system that activates when the car is taken out of park. Custom armrests include an integral manual door release.
Trunk is controlled both internal manual and remote electric with an internal tool compartment and hidden hinges and support which are silver ceramic coated.
All windows are lightly tinted. The body has a molded in tail/brake light with 120 LED bulbs that use a sequential control unit for the directionals. Third brake light is in the top of the rear window. A smooth matching color dash, and garnish moldings. Hood release is inside cab and allows the insulated hood to tilt forward on a custom hinge system. The custom grill and hood side grills are polished stainless steel. Headlights are chromed aluminum “Headwinds” with integral LED directional lights. The cab interior and trunk are fully pholstered with leather 6-way power driver’s seat and matching vinyl custom console and other panels. Seats are 2001 Chrysler Sebring with integral seat belts, driver’s side electric. Dakota Digital electronic gauges 37 Chevy 3-window Coupe built and owned by Dennis Newman
A custom console houses a Kenwood AM/FM radio with satellite receiver, GPS
system, Front & Rear-view camera, Bluetooth, I-pod adapter and MP3 flash port connection, and power window and mirror switches.
All antennas are hidden. The cabin has Vintage AC/heat. Full electric mirrors are installed on each door. Paint is PPG Medium Blue Metallic with 3 polished coats of clear on top. Running boards and inside of all fenders are coated with bedliner for sound deadening and ease of maintenance. The tilt steering column is topped with a Lecarra steering wheel that is covered with matching leather.
All knobs match the brushed aluminum Glover box and Gauge cluster. Door sill plates are custom Stainless steel. Brushed aluminum cup holders are hidden in each side of the console. Inside rearview mirror is brushed aluminum.
Chassis is designed and built by Chassis Works that includes:
Frame is epoxy coated black.
TCI spindles and tubular A-arms.
Flaming River power rack & pinion.
New 9” ford axle housing with John’s Industries third member 3.50 Posi,
Rear suspension is parallel 4 bars & pan hard bar suspension with urethane bushings.
Four wheels supported by a RideTech RidePro e3 Shockwave air
A K member flows from front to back with over sized tubing and a drive
shaft hoop to strengthen the frame.
Sway bars are included front and rear.
Stopping is by a Bosh Hydraulic Brake booster with a Wilwood dual master
cylinder, 11” GM Discs and 11” GM disc brakes at rear with integral E-
All brake lines are hard coated with Stainless steel flex lines at front
Fuel tank is one-piece poly tank with internal fuel pump and all fuel lines
are high impact poly with high pressure fittings.
Lightweight weight AGM Battery and electronics easily accessed in lighted
compartment behind seats.
Chassis weight is nearly perfectly balanced front to rear and side to side.
Style GTP3D Billet Specialties wheels 16” wheels carry
Rear Yokohama Avid V4s P255/50R16
Front Michelin Pilot Exalto AS P205/50ZR16.
A fuel injected 2004 Dodge 5.7L HEMI engine is backed by a 5-speed overdrive
Drive shaft is a balanced 3.5” Inland Empire aluminum unit.
Fed by a Cold air piped 4” Spectre/K&N air filter and exhausted by dual 2 ¼” pipes and mufflers with stainless tips at rear.
Engine is cooled by a 16” electric fan with a Walker radiator with Cool-Flex hoses.
A Dakota Digital electronic cruise control is installed.
Billet Aluminum reservoirs for the cooling system overflow and power steering.