Mike Young's 1936 Ford 3-Window Coupe

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The '36 as it appeared after Lee Pratt had turned it into a 1950s inspired hot rod. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.
The 16" chrome wheels with dome hub caps and wide whitewall tires. Not shown is the spare wheel cover that can mount on the back of the car. The car features a dropped front axle with front-end shocks and transverse leaf springs in the rear. The braking is handled by power-assisted front disc brakes and rear drums. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.
The deco curved body was refinished by famed car customizer Gary Howard in its current Dark Blue lacquer paint in 2009 and features dual chrome exhaust, dual taillights, large business coupe trunk, a roll-down rear window, front vent and crank out window, and deco side-view mirrors. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.
Bumpers with their inverted eyebrow center dip, chromed headlight bezels, handles, and mirrors are all excellently restored with no dimpling or rusting. From its vertical ribbed "shield" style grille complete with blue oval and V8 hood adornment. Nice running boards with excellent rubber connect the curvaceous fenders. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.
The cabin features a bench seat trimmed in brown mohair with a matching headliner and door panels. Features include an AM "ash tray" radio, rearview mirror, Vintage Air A/C, and a chromed glove box door. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.
An original woodgrain finish is painted on the metal dash and the tops of the door panels. The dash houses original art deco-style Ford gauges trimmed in chrome. The car retains a factory 100-mph speedometer, which is bordered by gauges monitoring oil pressure, fuel level, coolant temperature, and charge status. Mounted beneath the original circular radio dial in the center of the dash are five Stewart-Warner gauges including a Stewart-Warner tachometer mounted on the steering column. An aftermarket turn indicator switch is also mounted just behind the banjo-style steering wheel. The original heater assembly is included in the sale. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.
A Jim Cook rebuilt 1967 Chevy 327 Turbo Fire with small cam is buttoned up under the side-hinged hood. A single 4-barrel carburetor tops this mill, and a 4- speed GM PT700R4SS High Performance automatic transmission make up the drivetrain. Photo courtesy of Mike Young.

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1936 Ford Model 68 DeLuxe 3-Window Coupe owned by Mike Young of Austin, Texas. In 2009 the car was originally built into a mild tail dragging custom by famed custom car builder Gary Howard. It was finished in dark blue lacquer paint with a brown mohair upholstery. Power came from a Jim Cook rebuilt 1967 Chevrolet 327ci V8 with a slightly larger cam that was paired with a performance four-speed GM 700R4 Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic transmission and a Ford nine-inch rear end.

Hot Rodded

In 2015 famed custom car builder Lee Pratt turned the car into a 1950s inspired hot rod. It received a dropped axle, front disk brakes, and chromed steel wheels with dome hub caps. Inside, Pratt installed a custom-made under-dash five-gauge cluster with Stewart-Warner amps, oil pressure, temperature, fuel, vacuum gauges, and a steering column-mounted RPM gauge. Mike kept the original roll-down rear window, crank front window, AM radio, deco gauges, banjo steering wheel, and after-market blinker switch.

For Sale

Early in 2022 Mike decided to sell some of the cars in his collection in order to get down to a few he could drive regularly. He is asking US $89,000.00 for the coupe. Please get in touch with Mike at myoungx@me.com for more info, photos, and details.


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