FOR SALE: '51 Henry J, street rod or race car project.
No trunk lid model -mounted on a complete '85 S-10 Blazer rolling chassis, front disc brakes, ps, stock rear end. 16 x 8 Centerline "Eagle" wheels ( R205/55 front ; R225/60 rear ), '67/'68 Camaro rear bumper, reclining bucket seats, steering column from late model Chevy with wiring intact. The car was an old 'gasser' with a straight axle & I changed the chassis ; the body is not permanently attached to the chassis. The car had been stored out of weather for years & the body is in remarkable shape except for normal Henry J rusted rocker panels. Firewall & front inner fenders have been trimmed for motor & header clearance. Fair grille - "bull nose" & extensions with parking light buckets ( no lenses or retaining ring ). No front bumper or brackets. Most of the front flooring has been removed, dash is not cut, all side windows & windshield pcs. needs replacing, working window regulators (lexan door windows), good back glass. Hood is fair but does not have hinges or latch. Extra parts - stock rear wheel opening patch panels, '53 trunk lid, '53 tail light assemblies, some good chrome '53 grille parts, headliner bows, sun visors, back glass, windshield wiper assembly, door pull/arm rest.
Also available, completely assembled, balanced & blueprinted, professionally built 650 hp "pro-touring" 468ci BBC with Brodix aluminum heads, mild CompCam hyd. roller cam, TRW forged 10.6 cr, Dart intake, internal balanced Callies crank, Manley rods. New, never fired, premium components throughout, over $2,400 in machine/assembly labor. $2,000 for rolling Henry J. At home, available anytime.
August 10, 2006