Over the past seven years, Mason Mattocks has been building, driving, and showing this awesome 1931 Ford Model A Sedan…
It is unique down to the smallest of details — Inspired by race cars, hot rods, and airplanes — Mason built this car with form and function in mind — everything has a purpose and a place.
1931 Ford Model A Sedan Hot Rod Build Specifications
- Small Block Chevrolet 350 Engine
- T56 6-Speed Transmission
- Four-Wheel Disc Brakes
- Ford 8.8 Limited Slip Rear-end
- Adjustable Four-Link Rear-end
- Custom Frame
- Chopped, Channeled, and Shortened Model A Body
- The roof is from a Chevrolet Equinox
The frame is built from 2×6″ and 2×4″ steel box-tube and 1 ¾” round tubing.
The dropped Henry Ford front axle is suspended by quarter elliptical leaf springs hidden in the frame rails. The rear suspension is an adjustable four-ink with Art Morrison coilover shocks and a Panhard bar.
The engine, transmission, and rear-end came from donor cars:
The engine is a crate motor with desirable upgrades including an Edelbrock aluminum high rise intake manifold, aluminum water pump, Holley carburetor, MSD ignition, and more.
The body has been painted with a Ford metallic blue and sealed with a flat clear coat, giving a unique satin finish. With the 18” and 20” tall tires, the Ford Racing 4.56 rear-end gearing coupled with the T56 6-speed transmission makes for great stoplight-to-stoplight and highway cruising.