classic vintage chrome Edelbrock American Racing Equus automatic transmission
And the metallic element has a good shine to represent both the post-war cheery optimism and a signal that this is a custom machine. This mix of vintage and upgraded is also seen in the details. You have the classic Ford curves and two-piece windshield.
That’s why this one has been upgraded to Ford’s mighty 302 cubic-inch V8. It also has a Holley four-barrel carburetor, upgraded intakes, and an aluminum radiator. It fires up nicely with a good V8 tune from the glasspack-style dual exhaust, and aluminum radiator.
This mix of vintage and upgraded is also seen in the details. You have the classic Ford curves and two-piece windshield. Ford even did some nice details at the factory, like the flush-mounted gas cap door and incorporating the door handles into the full-length trim.