1929 Ford Roadster Pickup

1929 Ford Roadster Pickup

Owner(s): Brad "Skippy" Roorda

City / State: Pella, IA

Club(s): High Desert Racers

Builder: Skippy

Engine Details: 300 Ford inline 6cyl, clifford intake 

Fuel Injection/Carburetor: 3x 1 barrell carbs

Headers: Factory Ford 1994 split manifold

Exhaust / Mufflers: Anger tube

Transmission: 5speed Ford

Rear-end / Ratio: 3.73

Front Suspension: 1940 Ford straight axle

Front Brakes: 1933 F100 Drum

Rear Suspension: 9in. Ford with Skippy 3 link

Rear Brakes: 9in Ford Drum F100

Wheels: Cragar Steel Wheels

Body Modifications: Coupe doors on roadster cab, Dodge truck box


Paint Type / Color: Rust

Gauges: Stewart Warner

Interior Goodies: 70 mph with ear buds

Custom Pieces: Everything, 1928 Durant frame out front, rear IROC seats turned into buckets

Awards: November 2010 cover of HOT ROD Magazine

Cool Story: In August of 2010 drove the car from Pella, IA to Wendover, Utah for Speed Week and back home, it gets 20 mpg, and wife will sleep in it when going down highway

Car runs low 9s in the 1/8th mile