Alan and Connie Button’s  '32 Ford 3 Window Coupe Specs




Goodguys Chopped and Dropped, Goodguys Kansas 2009

Duece Doin's Pick, Goodguys Kansas, 2006

America's Most Beautiful Street Rod Top 5 Pick, Goodguys Pleasanton 2004

Street Rodder Top 10, Goodguys Columbus  2004

U.S. Radiator Coolest Rod Pick, Goodguys Des Moines 2004

Top 50, Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2004

Pro's Pick, Goodguys Indy 2004



American Rodder Magazine, July 2007

Rodders Journal (cover on newsstand and feature), Number twenty seven

Street and Custom Rodding Illustrated Magazine, Annual 2005

Street Rodder Magazine, January 2005



Frame  32 Ford (American Stamping Rails)   custom built by Bob Rothenberg and Boyd Coddington in the early 80’s with some modifications by FastLane Rod Shop

Wheelbase  106”

List frame modifications  boxed rails,  wires run within rails, fuel line fun within rails, flat front crossmember, engine raised in chassis for cleaner underchassis look

Make/year of rearend  9” Ford smooth housing, narrowed

Gear ratio  3.55   Rear springs Pete and Jakes Viper Coil-Overs, ladder bars, TCI sway bar. 

Make /year of front end  Tube axle  Dropped/Inches 

Front shocks  Chrome Pete and Jake   Front springs  Durant Mono Leaf

Make/year of steering  Vega steering box, smoothed

Make/year of front spindles  Chrome TCI

Make/year of brakes – front  Wilwood calipers, drilled roters  Rear  Wilwood calipers, drilled roters

List front end modifications  Chromed front axle, four bars, etc,  Deuce Factory Stainless Rod ends/shackles/lower front shock mounts

Make & size of wheels  - Front  Eric Vaughn Real Wheels, 14X6   Rear Eric Vaughn Real Wheels, 15X8 (actually started with a 10 which was cut down to an 8)  

Brand & size of tires – front Firestone 185-14 (smoothed sidewall)  Rear  Firestone 235-15 (smoothed sidewall)

Other  smoothed master cylinder, polished stainless brakelines/fuel lines, chrome clutch and brake pedals (rounded edges to look like ’40 Ford arms), all front end parts chromed, all chrome work done by The Chrome Shop, Rock Island IL.




Make  Chevy Small Block  Year  1970   Displacement  355

Intake manifold  polished Edelbrock Performer Air Gap 

Carburetor(s)  Barry Grant Demon      Air cleaner  Mooneyes Oval

Valve covers Mooneyes         Ignition  Mallory Unilite distibutor  

Headers/mufflers  HPC  headers / stainless tube mufflers, 2 ½” exhaust using donuts TIG welded/sanded smooth (by FastLane), then JetHot Coated 

Other engine modifications  Block/heads completely smoothed, modified Griffin fan shroud, custom made overflow tank, powermaster chrome alternator,  Zoops pulleys

Dyno/estimated horsepower  375 




Make/year of transmission  Muncie 4 speed  Shifter Hurst (modified handle)

Make/type of clutch  McLeod   Drive Shaft Sadler Drive Train




Modifications Done by Owner and FastLane Rod Shop  

Describe body modifications  Chopped and filled roof, middle hinge removed, hoodtop pie cut 3/8” at front/nothing at rear, filled shell, Hagen hood hinge, steel running boards, trunk handle removed and custom latch installed.

Type/color of paint  Dupont / Custom mixed by owner, basecoat/clearcoat

Painted by  FastLane Rod Shop  

Make/year lights – front  ’33 Ford Commercial style by Jesse Greening/scew on trim ring (doesn’t have small “latch” at bottom of ring),  modified headlight bar (hidden wires and lowered)  (blinkers inside headlights)  Rear Stock ’32 (right lens spun to match left)

All glass cut by Larry Utsinger at Kryger Glass




Upholstery material Leather   Color  Brown

Done by Steve Pearson/Upholstery Unlimited    City/State  Clinton, Iowa

Dash  Original ’32 Ford    Wiring  Centech Stainless panel/FastLane Rod Shop wiring

Instruments  Custom One-off gauge panel designed by Dave Lane and Josh Shaw,  color matched with custom fonts with V8 as part of the pointers for Speedo and Tach and all new instrumentation by Classic Instruments   Seats Custom made by Steve Pearson fitted to Alan

Type of steering wheel  modified ’36 Ford (smaller diameter/dished by Pearlcraft Steering Wheels in Victoria, Australia – painted by Fastlane Rod Shop).

Air conditioning  Vintage Air Super Cooler hidded behind seat with ductwork in headliner

Special interior features  painted garnish mouldings, one off gauge panel, custom armrest by Steve Pearson, handmade air vents, timed blinkers by Watson Street Works, painted ’33 column drop, power windows with original handles.


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