Sittin' in The Ritz!
The interior refinements in this little Deuce look more like
those you would have found in a high-end Cadillac of that era. If Ford had
made them like this, tycoons like Vanderbuilt might have dismissed their
chauffeurs and driven themselves to the office.
The Knect dash inserts hold a set of Classic Instruments gauges.
The far left insert holds the tach, while the one on the right holds a clock.
Under the dash is a Vintage Air heater/defrost unit. Also under the dash
is a custom built package tray so you have a place to store a map or a pair
The glazed "Ox Blood" leather covers a Wise Guys
bench seat with arm rest.
To keep the clutter on the dash to a minimum, the stereo system
controls are hidden in the arm.
A Flaming River polished column is held up by a Mullins Steering
Gear drop and topped by a classic Vintique 2-spoke steering wheel. A Dakota
Digital 4-channel remote entry system allows access from the outside, while
buttons for the door poppers are located under the corners of the dash when
you want to exit.
Interior accents include leather trim in the dash inserts
and pinstriping on the columnd drop and dash corners.
The trunk is as nice as the rest of the car. The drivers side
trunk wall opens to make way for a storage compartment (not finished in
this photo), while the right side panel holds the Crutchfield stereo system.
The back panel of the trunk opens to reveal the battery compartment,
an additional storage space, and the stereo amp (attached to the back of
Mr. Kalter climbs in to take a look and get ready for his
first test drive. This is the same Mr. Kalter for whome we built the Chrysler
Hot Rods & Custom Stuff, 2324 Auto Park Way, Escondido, CA.,
(Note: "Vineyard Ave." has been changed to "Auto Park
Way." Our address has changed, but not our physical location.)
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