Per Iggsten 1937 Ford Convertible
Per Iggsten from Västerås, Sweden was one of the early Hotrodders in the area around lake Mälaren west of Stockholm.
He found and imported a 1937 Ford cabriolet from Denmark in 1965 that he drove around in despite a rather miserable condition.
A long and comprehensive restoration started including regular rust fixing and tuning a flathead from 1953.
Manifold and heads are from Offenhauser with two Holley 2-port carbs. The gearbox is a 4-shift T-10 BW from a Mustang that fits directly on the engine.
Per didn't manage to get the car ready before the new regulations in 1969 - thats why he choose a flathead.
The body was painted in avocado green metallic which looks fine together with the black top and bumbers from 1936 Ford.
When finished, the couple took the car for a sunny trip around Europe that went very well.
The car was later sold to Kansas, U.S.A. and is still alive over there!
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