Facts & Figures
David Franco
Los Angeles, California
1947 Chevrolet Canopy Express
CHASSIS
FRAME: restored by Epstein’s, Montebello, CA
REAREND / RATIO: open-dif / 4.11:1
REAR SUSPENSION: stock, de-arched leaves
REAR BRAKES: stock
FRONT SUSPENSION: dropped axle
FRONT BRAKES: stock
STEERING BOX: stock
WHEELS: acces. artillery, 16x4
TIRES: Firestone, 600-16
GAS TANK: stock
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: Thriftmaster 216
HEAD: stock
ROCKER COVER: stock
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: stock / Rochester B
IGNITION: Delco points
HEADERS: Fenton cast iron
EXHAUST: dual
TRANSMISSION: stock 3-speed
MODIFICATIONS: converted to open drive
SHIFTER: on-column
BODY
STYLE: 3107 Canopy Express Deluxe
MODIFICATIONS: none
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: stock, acces. trim package
HOOD: stock w/acces. ornament
GRILLE: stock w/acces. guard
BED: none (refinished oak floor), new side curtains
BODYWORK: Manuel, Garvey Auto Body, El Monte, CA
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: 2-stage / Buick Ocean Blue
PINSTRIPES: David, Dragon Shop, Santa Fe Springs, CA
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHT: stock / single, stock
OUTSIDE MIRRORS: stock
VISOR: Fulton
BUMPERS: stock w/acces. guards
INTERIOR
DASHBOARD: stock
GAUGES: stock
STEREO: retrofit stock radio
STEERING WHEEL: GM acces. banjo
STEERING COLUMN: stock
SEATS: commercial buckets
UPHOLSTERY BY: Mike Perez, Area 51, Bellflower, CA
MATERIAL / COLOR: vinyl / plaid
Carpet: vinyl floor mat