Pete Sather's 1932 Street Rod
Customer: Pete Sather
Vehicle: 1932 Chevrolet CP
How long have you owned this vehicle?
Where did you get this vehicle?
I have owned and built several street rods but I always wanted a 1932 Chevy. I had been looking for years and found one at Hot August Nights, and it seemed as though that I wouldn't need to do much work. When I got it home and took it apart there was nothing but the body that was useable to my standards. Had to build a new Frame and used a TCI Front independent front suspension. Bought a 700R4 and cut down a 9" Ford rear end. Took off plastic fenders and used all steel. Built a 350 CI small block with Edelbrock Heads, comp cams and Holley Fuel injection. I painted in my shop with House of Color: Candy Burple. Interior was done by Person in Nampa Idaho, and he did a wonderful job. He had to make all of the patterns because I cut down Corvette sport seats.(I didn't want them to show through the back window).
What condition was it in when you got it?
Looked nice but extremely poor.
What kind of work have you done on this vehicle?
Complete Restoration, including building a new frame
Is there any other work that you would like to do on it?
It‚Äôs purdy complete now.
What was the hardest part to find?
The Chevrolet Logo no the front of radiator shell and the headlight bars, oh and the trunk handle.
What other vehicles do you own?
1934 Ford CP 427, Fast Fuel injection and 2004r. 1934 ford tudor sedan- 350 , 1968 Camaro Pro Street (Blown 502). 1969 Corvette Roadster (427. 6speed), 1984 Crovette with a 502 and DFI fuel injection. 2004 Corvette.
What is your next project?
1932 chev 4 door sedan which I plan to do near stock. I havent made all decisions yet. I want it to be purdy real but I have to research what I can update and still have an original.
Do you have any advice for people thinking about starting a restoration project?
Yes, I do them all the time. Every one is an individual based on the condition, wether you want a stock or street rod and how much money is in your budget. I have no jproblem with someone calling me, its ok to publish my number, as I am semi retired anyway. Other information: 350 , 700R4 9"ford, cut down corvette sport seats, House of colors- Candy Burple. I also have pictures during the build.
350 , 700R4 9"ford, cut down corvette sport seats, House of colors- Candy Burple. I also have pictures during the build.
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