Miikka Salminen's 1936 Dodge

From Kustomrama
Jump to: navigation, search
Miikka's coupe at the 2013 Custom Motor Show in Elmia, Sweden. Photo by Sondre Kvipt - Kustomrama.

1936 Dodge Coupe owned and restyled by Miikka Salminen of Finland. Miikka chopped the top, nosed, decked and shaved the body himself, while Timo Hersti of Hersti AutoShop massaged the nose to accept a 1937 LaSalle grille. 1940 Chevrolet headlights were sunken down to the fenders up front, while 1939 Ford taillights were installed in the rear. Timo Hersti painted the body and modified the chassis and suspension on the car as well. The interior was upholstered by Verhoomo Prima and Lasse Vänttinen, and it featured a pearl finished 1948 Dodge steering wheel by PearlCraft in Australia. The gauges and gauge panel is Stewart Warner. A Chevrolet 350 V8 and a Turbo Hydramatic 350 automatic transmission was installed for a more reliable drive. In March of 2013 Miikka's coupe was shown at the Custom Motor Show in Elmia, Sweden.

Promote your shop, show or business on Kustomrama - This ad space can also be bought to promote cars for sale or to hunt down rare parts you're looking for. Click here for more info...


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.

Help us make this article better

If you have additional information, photos, feedback or corrections about Miikka Salminen's 1936 Dodge, please get in touch with Kustomrama at: mail@kustomrama.com.

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.

Personal tools
Please Help Kustomrama
Recommended reading