Ron Calabretto spent 20 years designing, engineering and building his one-of-a-kind flip-body 1937 Ford 5-window coupe. He did virtually all of the work on the car, from building the custom-made chassis, the supercharged 392 Chrysler Hemi engine, the body work and spraying the gorgeous Bordeaux Red Reserve paint job.
Ron Calabretto spent 20 years designing, engineering and building his one-of-a-kind flip-body 1937 Ford 5-window coupe. He did virtually all of the work on the car, from building the custom-made chassis, the supercharged 392 Chrysler Hemi engine, the body work and spraying the gorgeous Bordeaux Red Reserve paint job. Mike Berry The Wichita Eagle
Ron Calabretto spent 20 years designing, engineering and building his one-of-a-kind flip-body 1937 Ford 5-window coupe. He did virtually all of the work on the car, from building the custom-made chassis, the supercharged 392 Chrysler Hemi engine, the body work and spraying the gorgeous Bordeaux Red Reserve paint job. Mike Berry The Wichita Eagle

Twenty years later, he’s got a flip-top Ford coupe he’ll never part with

February 16, 2017 11:07 AM

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