George Poteet's '32 Ford 5 Window Coupe Specs





Ford Motor Company's Excellence in Design, SEMA 2003


Mothers Polishes Excellence in Design (street rod), SEMA 2003


Shades of the Past Top 25 for 2003 at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee


Street Rod of the Year, Goodguys Columbus 2003


Street Rodder Top Ten, Goodguys Indy 2003


Pro's Pick, Goodguys Indy 2003

Top 40, Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2003


Northern Rodder Top 12 of 2003




Street and Custom Rodding Illustrated Magazine, Winter  2004


Rod and Custom Magazine, January 2004


Goodguy's Gazette (cover and inside feature), November 2003

American Rodder Magazine, November 2003


Northern Rodder Magazine, August 2003





Frame  32 Ford (American Stamping Rails)   custom built by FastLane Rod Shop

Wheelbase  _107”____

List frame modifications  boxed rails, front rails pinched, rear kick up for better tank to body fit, wires run within rails, flat front crossmember, wheelbase stretched 1”, engine raised in chassis for cleaner underchassis look, front rails narrowed (pie cut) to fit tight to spreader bar,

Done by  FastLane Rod Shop       City  Donahue  State  Iowa

Make/year of rearend  Winters Mini Banjo, 2002_   Posi  Yes   Narrowed/Inches  55”

Gear ratio  _3.55___   Rear springs Tranverse Leaf   Rear Shocks  Chrome Pete and Jakes

we’re using ’35-’36 Ford rear radius rods (chromed), front mounts are built into frame crossmembers


Make /year of front end  Pete and Jake Aluminum Axle Dropped/Inches  4”

Front shocks  Chrome Pete and Jake   Front springs  Durant Mono Leaf

Make/year of steering  Flaming River Steering Box

Make/year of front spindles  Chrome TCI

Make/year of brakes – front  SoCal Hidden Discs            Rear  Drum with SoCal Covers

List front end modifications  _’48 Wishbones split with oval slots welded in and chromed, slots cut in axle, everything chromed including the drums, Deuce Factory Stainless Rod ends/shackles/lower front shock mounts, modified SoCal upper shock mounts,

Make & size of wheels  - front  Wheel Vintiques Wires 15X5   Rear Wheel Vintiques Wires 16X7

Brand & size of tires – front Firestone 5.60X15 bias ply    Rear  Firestone Dirt Trackers 8.90X16

Other  chromed master cylinder, polished stainless brakelines/fuel lines, chromed rear radius rods, chrome rear backing plates and drum covers, polished Winters mini banjo rearend, chrome clutch and brake pedals (rounded edges to look like ’40 Ford arms), all front end parts chromed, all chrome work done by John Wright’s Custom Chrome Plating in Grafton Ohio





Make  Ford MotorSports Crate Motor  Year  2002   Displacement  351

Intake manifold  chromed 3X2’s______ 

Carburetor(s)  3 Holley two barrels      Air cleaner  Chromed O’Brien Truckers

Valve covers Thunderbird         Ignition  Mallory Unilite distibutor with MSD 6AL control module  

Headers/mufflers  Modified Patriot 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, adapters made to run Thunderbird valve covers on new style heads, valve covers feature chrome letters with the rest painted black, modified Griffin fan shroud, custom made overflow tank, carbs detailed by Holley custom shop/black powder coated center with everything else chromed, chrome intake, chrome 3 port fuel block mounted on firewall, powermaster chrome alternator,  Zoops pulleys

Dyno/estimated horsepower  360 




Make/year of transmission  Tremec 5 speed   Shifter modified ’64 Galaxie

Make/type of clutch  Ford Racing   Drive Shaft Sadler Drive Train




Was body work needed  yes__________   How much  lower front cowl, doors, rear quarters

Done by  _FastLane Rod Shop_______________   City  Donahue_________   State  _Iowa_

Describe body modifications  Roadster Quarters were added (they have a “flair” above tire – stock 5 window does not), chopped 1”, handmade steel rear corners (next to tank at bottom of quarter), 1” longer 4 piece hood, hoodtops pie cut 3/8” at front/nothing at rear, Cameltoe racing bullnose added to grill shell, brookville shell, pinstriped by Josh Shaw (cleared over stripping)


Type/color of paint  Dupont Super Jet Black/basecoat clearcoat

Painted by  FastLane Rod Shop  

Make/year bumpers – front handmade stainless spreader bar   Rear handmade stainless spreader bar

Make/year lights – front  ’33 Ford Commercial style by Jesse Greening/scew on trim ring (doesn’t have small “latch” at bottom of ring), handmade stainless headlight bar drilled for hidden wires to lights (blinkers inside headlights)  Rear Lobecks ’50 pontiac

Car top material  Vinyl covered insert flush fitted to body using a Bobby Walden steel insert 

All glass cut by Larry Utsinger at Kryger Glass




Upholstery material Custom Dyed leather   Color  white/yellow (color matched to dash/wheels/pinstripe)

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

Custom Dash  Narrowed ’40 Ford    Wiring  Centech Stainless panel/FastLane Rod Shop wiring

Instruments  Custom ’40 Ford, color matched with custom fonts with Camel Toe Racing Logo and all new instrumentation by Classic Instruments   Seats Glide with Custom made pockets on backside by Steve Pearson

Type of steering wheel  modified ’40 Ford (smaller diameter/plastic color matched to interior) by Dennis Crooks of Quality Restorations

Brand and type of stereo system (including stereo, cassette, CD, speakers, etc.)  _No stereo

Air conditioning  no

Special interior features  chrome garnish mouldings, one off dash/shift knobs made by Dennis Crooks to match steering wheel, custom armrest to match knobs by Steve Pearson, handmade speaker grill (FastLane), timed blinkers by Watson Street Works, chromed CornHusker column,