Fred Hunzinger's 1932 Ford
1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe owned by Fred Hunzinger of Antioch, California. The full fendered coupe was chopped 3 inches and channeled 5 inches. Stock fenders and running boards were retained on the car. The rear fenders had to be raised in order to clear the rear wheels.Fred turned the inside edges of the fenders in, at right angels to the surface, in order to belt them to the body above the wheel wells. The headlight mounting brackets were modified in order to support a set of 1934 Chevrolet headlights fit with sealed beam adaptors. Grille and shell were chopped, and the shell was also chrome plated. 1940 Oldsmobile bumpers were used front and back. The spare wheel mount was chromed, and the tire hidden by a white wheel cover.
Under the hood the car housed a modified Mercury engine equipped with Edelbrock heads, a three-carb Manifold, Potvin ignition and exhaust headers. Top radiator tank was modified to increase water capacity, and was equipped with a pressure cap to minimize cooling difficulties. 
Inside the car was upholstered in leatherette. the instrument panel was a reworked Auburn unit fit with many functional gauges. Invidual bucket seats were taken from an English Austin A-40 and were upholstered in natural leather.
Did you enjoy this article?
Kustomrama is an online encyclopedia dedicated to traditional hot rod and custom cars. Our mission is to protect, preserve and share traditional hot rod custom car history from all over the world.
- Find out how you can become a contributor.
- Forward this article to a friend.
- Subscribe to our newsletter and receive updates on Fred Hunzinger's 1932 Ford and other subjects featured on Kustomrama.
Help us make this article better
If you have additional information, photos, feedback or corrections about Fred Hunzinger's 1932 Ford, please get in touch with Kustomrama at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Article Was Made Possible By:
SunTec Auto Glass - Auto Glass Services on Vintage and Classic Cars
Finding a replacement windshield, back or side glass can be a difficult task when restoring your vintage or custom classic car. It doesn't have to be though now with auto glass specialist companies like www.suntecautoglass.com. They can source OEM or OEM-equivalent glass for older makes/models; which will ensure a proper fit every time. Check them out for more details!
Do you want to see your company here? Click here for more info about how you can become a Kustomrama advertiser and supporter.