Charlie Kocher
Malvern, Pennsylvania
1950 Oldsmobile O-1
CHASSIS
FRAME: ’87 Chevy midsize chassis
REAREND / RATIO: Chevy 10-bolt / 3.08:1
REAR SUSPENSION: lowered springs, Monroe shocks
REAR BRAKES: Chevy drum
FRONT SUSPENSION: lowered springs, Monroe shocks
FRONT BRAKES: Chevy disc
STEERING BOX: Saginaw power
WHEELS: steel, 15x6
FRONT TIRES: Goodyear radial WW, 205/75R15
REAR TIRES: Goodyear radial WW, 225/75R15
GAS TANK: ’69 Mustang, under bed
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: Chevy 350 V-8
HEADS: ’69 Z-28
VALVE COVERS: Chevy, aluminum
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: Edelbrock Performer package
IGNITION: HEI
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: cast-iron manifolds / Flowmaster Hushpower IIs
TRANSMISSION: 700-R4
MODIFICATIONS: shift-improver kit by Dave Butakis
BODY
STYLE: Experimental O-1 1/2-ton
MODIFICATIONS: chopped, channeled, stretched
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: ’47 Ford car / ’51 F-1, narrowed
HOOD: ’49 F-1 w/’50 Olds treatment
GRILLE: integrated ’50 Olds
BED: scratchbuilt
BODYWORK BY: owner, Dan Meyers, Jimmy Hines
PAINT BY: Chris Judeikis, Paoli Auto Body
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: PPG / Torch Red
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: ’50 Olds / custom made
BUMPERS: ’51 Chevy front, no rear
INTERIOR
DASHBOARD: modified ’49 F-1
GAUGES: Classic Instruments
AIR CONDITIONING: Southern Air
STEREO: JVC
STEERING WHEEL: repro ’40 Ford
STEERING COLUMN: Camaro tilt
SEAT: Ford Ranger bench
UPHOLSTERY: Roger Hoover
MATERIAL / COLOR: leatherette / red and beige
CARPET: red wool