Getting the stance and proportions right on a car is the toughest task when building a rod or custom. This ’39 Ford via Kustomrama is a rolling tribute to getting that elusive “look” just right. Built in 1959 by Hank Fournier, this Coupe sports a channeled body, a 3 inch chopped roof and a six inch chop on the hood. Rounded corners on the hood and doors, shaved door handles and other tricks leave no loose ends to catch the eye. The car originally ran a stock ’52 Cad mill.
The car has an interesting history as well..Current owner Willy Ouimette, first bought the car for $300 in 1965. After some modifications, he ended up selling the car as he needed a down payment on a house. Willy never forgot the car and 45 years later he put a want ad on Craigslist seeking a channeled and chopped ’39 Ford Coupe.
It turns out the car was less than ten miles way from his house! The then current owner of the car initially said “no” to an offer, but after some wrangling, Willy agreed to swap a 1957 T-Bird he owned for the Ford Coupe and his cherished ’39 was his once again.
Since then it has been thoroughly restored with mile deep blue paint and Dodge Lancer hubcaps. Currently running a small block Chev, the low and smooth coupe also lost it’s hood allowing the Offy six pack to steal the show.