1931 Ford Model A Coupe
"Back Seat Betty"
(updated July 9, 2009)
Engine: 1956 Dodge 325 Poly
Transmission: TTC TKO 5-Speed
Rear End: 1959 Ford 9", Limited Slip
Front Suspension: 4" Dropped & Drilled I-Beam
Rear Suspension: Triangulated 4 Link, Coil Overs
Frame: Heavily Modified Stock Model A
Body Modifications: Chopped 6", 1938 Plymouth Grill, Custom Fighter Plane Seats, custom B-17 roof, aircraft gauges, P-47 Thunderbolt throttle quadrant, aircraft gauges, aluminum roof, interior and decklid, and thousands of rivets.
Back Seat Betty was built as a tribute to the car owner's father, a navigator on a B-25 Mitchell in World War II... the greatest generation. Look for it in Detroit, Indianapolis, Bonneville, L.A., Vegas or basically anywhere. Back Seat Betty is always on the move.
WINNER 2007 Best Hot Rod at Detroit's Eyes On Design at the Edsel Ford Estate
MAY 2008 Rod and Custom Magazine Cover and Feature Car
SPRING 2008 POWERGLIDE Magazine Feature Car (France)
March 2008 Mopar Collector's Guide Feature Car
Summer 2009 Gearhead News Feature Car