Mervyn Toynton's 1932 Ford

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1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe restyled by R. C. H. Auto Body Shop for National Hot Rod Association member Mervyn Toynton of San Francisco, California. Mervyn's coupe featured a rather unique section job, 4 inches was removed through the grille shell, hood, quarter panels, doors, and rear window. It was fit with 1940 Ford hydraulic brakes, Auburn clutch, 1938 Ford rear end and a 1940 Ford engine bored to Mercury 8-1 specifications, fully equipped with a 2-pot Offenhauser manifold, Speed-O-Motive 4-ring pistons. Sparks were secured by the Harmon & Collins ignition. A 4-inch Lincoln radiator core cut down cooled down the hot engine. The dashboard was handmade and fit with Auburn gauges and panel. The steering column was a 1940 Ford unit. 1938 Ford taillights were installed.[1]

Rumors had is that the car still exists today.[2]



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