FastLane 1959 Chevy Stratocruiser


Chrome and Flames Magazine Top Ten pick of 2003,  January 2004

Power Magazine (Based in Sweden), Aug-Oct 2003

Hot Rod Magazine Top Ten pick of 2001,  January 2002

One of America's 100 Hottest Super Rods, Super Rod magazine - January 2002

Custom Rodder Calendar, January  2001

Rod & Custom Magazine Top 100, January 2001

Low, Smooth, Cool Award, Rod & Custom Americruise 2000

Goodguys Celebrity Pick (Troy Trepanier) Des Moines 2000

Custom Rodder Top 10, Goodguys Des Moines 2000

Boyd’s Pro’s Pick Goodguys Indy 2000

Hot Wheels Celebrity Pick, Hot Rod Power Tour 2000


Chrome and Flames (Based in Germany), August 2002

Street Machine (Based in England) February 2002

Hot Rod,  June 2001

Custom Rodder Cover and feature article November 2000

Street Rod Builder September 2000


Frame/Manufacturer – Stock/Chevrolet

Rearend/Ratio – Stock/3.40:1

Rear Suspension – Stock/All new bushings/Air Ride Technologies brackets and bags (solenoid controlled)

Rear Brakes – All new 11” drums

Rear Shocks – KYB gas

Front Suspension – Stock/All new bushings/2” Dropped spindles/Air Ride Technologies brackets and bags (solenoid controlled)

Front Brakes – Disc

Front Shocks – KYB gas

Master Cylinder – Geo Metro/modified stock pedal ratio

Steering Box – Stock/Power assist

Steering Column – GM Van/Tilt Column and dash mount shortened 1”

Front Wheels – Billet Specialties Talledega/18X8 w/StratoCruiser milled in caps

Rear Wheels - Billet Specialties Talledega/20X9.5 w/StratoCruiser milled in caps

Front Tires – BF Goodrich 235 40ZR18

Rear Tire – BF Goodrich 275 35ZR20

Gas Tank – 25 Gal, Stainless Steel by FastLane


Body Style– 1959 Kingswood 9 Passenger Station Wagon

Body Manufacturer - Cheverolet

Radiator – Stock 4 Core

Grill – Hand made w/flush blinkers by FastLane

Body Work - FastLane

Paint Type/Color – Dupont Chromapremier basecoat/clearcoat Woodcoat Green upper/Planet Gold lower

Painter - FastLane

Headlights/Taillights – Stock/Stock

Other body items – Body Plastic Media Blasted inside and out, Front eyebrows and blinkers removed, flush mount antennae, tailgate key, emblems, sideview mirrors and some trim removed, smoothed firewall and inner fenders, AirBrush Work by Todd Jones and Vicki Racer (of River City Customs)



Year and Make – 1999 Chevrolet Crate

Displacement - 454

Manifold/Induction – Factory aluminum/Edelbrock 600cfm

Ignition/Wires – HEI/Taylor

Alternator – Polished 1 Wire by PowerMaster

Cooling fan – Flexlite 17”

Headers – Modified/Coated Block hugger

Exhaust/Mufflers – Full 3” (utilizing Ron Covell Donuts Coated inside and out)/Stainless Tube mufflers by FastLane

Dress Up – Intake/Block/Heads ground smooth and painted Basecoat/Clearcoat, March Serpentine Pulleys and Brackets, Polished Compressor, Modified Oil Pan/Custom Air Cleaner/Fan Shroud by FastLane



Make – Turbo 400 w/375 Tailshaft

Built by – Mark Wedemeyer

Converter - Stock

Shifter – Column with Kugel Linkage

Trans Mods – Shift Kit, B&M Cooler

Driveshaft – Custom by Sadler



Dashboard – Stock/filled speaker hole/custom air vents added/radio hole modified for cd player

Gauges - Stock/Custom Faces w/StratoCruiser logo added to speedo, additional gauges in ashtray, digital for airbags in glovebox

Air Conditioning – Vintage air/hidden

Wiring Panel – Rod Parts Warehouse/Fastlane

Steering Wheel – Billet specialties/painted grips/no seam leather cover/StratoCruiser milled in Horn Button

Seats – Leather/front seat lowered and moved back 1”

Upholsterer – Billy Tunnel, Houlka Mississippi

Material/Color – Leather, custom dyed with material inserts

Carpet – ACC carpet

Stereo – Alpine AM/FM/CD with AMP and Four MTX 6X9’s

Other – Billet Specialties Inside door handles and window cranks