1952 CHEVRO­LET 3100

Low Rider - - LOW RIDER -

OWNER

John Wempe

CITY/STATE

Hialeah, FL

BODY/PAINT

3-inch chop welded and filled with lead, shaved han­dles, Sikens '56 Porsche Turk­ish Red, SPI clearcoat, hand­made side skirts, oak­wood bed floor, cus­tom frame with hinges built from scratch, lam­i­nated flat glass wind­shield to fit, side win­dows made into one piece, body mods and paint­work by Yaril’s Customs, chrome plat­ing by Space Coast Plat­ing in Tampa, '37 Ford lights in rear, '53 Buick head­lights, splash pans were welded to bring bumper in closer, hand­made run­ning boards, four-link rear

ENGINE

5.3 LS, Hooker head­ers, Holley low pro oil pan, up­graded four-row ra­di­a­tor from Brothers Trucks, LS1 cathe­dral port in­take man­i­fold painted to match, 102mm throt­tle open­ing, K&N fil­ter

SUS­PEN­SION

Ac­cuAir e-Level air-ride sus­pen­sion, two ViAir 440s, 5-gal­lon tank, four switches, Slam Spe­cial­ties bags

IN­TE­RIOR

'52 Buick dash­board cut and welded to fit, Ste­wart Warner gauges, '53 Buick Sky­lark steer­ing wheel by Koch Steer­ing Wheels, Ac­cuAir con­troller molded into dash, ex­tended glove­box to make sym­met­ri­cal cus­tom-built seats sit lower due to chop by Yaril, dis­tressed dark brown vinyl done by Fipps In­te­ri­ors in West Palm Beach, suede head­liner by Rivero In­te­ri­ors in Do­ral, Flor­ida

SOUND

Blue­tooth Tech­nolo­gies unit, Pi­o­neer com­po­nents, Pi­o­neer 10-inch sub­woofer, five-chan­nel Pi­o­neer am­pli­fier

WHEELS/TIRES

Orig­i­nal 15-inch '53 Sky­lark Wire Wheels by Kelsey Hays, re­fin­ished at Amer­i­can Wire Wheels in Cal­i­for­nia, Fire­stone bias-ply 6.70 with 3-inch white­wall

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