Full Time Sheriff's Deputies Build a 1932 Ford Roadster for the 2012 SEMA Show Debut
Dave Timm and Brian Walker are more than just co-workers and business partners, they are brothers as well. They own 2 Brothers Custom Trucks out of Springfield, Illinois, and also work full time as Deputies at the local Sheriff's office. 2 Brothers Custom Trucks was started in 2006, and has been growing ever since. While they specialize in the restoration of classic trucks, they are no strangers to other projects like this 1932 Ford Roadster.
The twin turbo setup on this 1932 Ford displayed at SEMA 2012 takes advantage of the room in front of the motor, to get the optimum air flow
A universal K&N Filter peeking over the headlights on the 1932 Ford during 2012 SEMA Show
In 2010, Brian's Uncle, Jim Walker started restoring the car. Jim started this project as a traditional hot rod development, and completed about 50% of it until he passed away in early 2012 due to cancer. Brian purchased the car, and the two brothers made it their mission to get this Hot Rod to SEMA. Brian was motivated to finish this build in time, even while juggling his running business, being a full-time sheriff, and spending time with his wife and kids. With over 17 years of SEMA experience between them, they're sure to end up in the spotlight. The past five vehicles built by 2 Brothers Custom Trucks have drawn a lot of attention at the show and have been featured in magazines as well.
When building this project, Dave and Brian made it a point to keep the classic "Hot Rod" looks while adding a little bit of style to the build as well. From the twin turbo LS motor to the Teas Designs bench seat, this 1932 has the best of both worlds; speed and beauty! On top of that, each turbo is equipped with a K&N universal cone air filter (part number RC-5149) to provide premium filtration and maximum airflow. K&N filters were also used on this hot rod for the valve cover breathers, fuel cell vent breather, and rear axle vent. Dave explained that he chooses K&N because of its quality product and affordable price and claims, "K&N performs to the level it says it will."
K&N remains supportive of builders like Dave and Brian. It takes a lot of hard work, time, and patience to complete a project like this. Dave and Brian not only completed this build on time, but also completed their duties at the Sheriff's Office, and maintained their relationships with their families as well. They deserve a load of credit for that accomplishment.
1932 Ford Roadster modifications:
-Kilboure fiberglass body
-Heidts Hot Rod and Muscle Car Parts super ride ifs and four link rear suspension with a 9 inch ford rearend
-Raceline burst wheels, 22x10 rear, 20x8.5 front
-BFG kdw 2 tires, 305 40 22 rear, 245 30 20 front
The 1932 Ford looks great in the Autometer booth at SEMA 2012
-Turn Key Engine Supply 5.3 liter aluminum block (400 horse naturally aspirated )
-Turbo 350 transmission built by Steves Transmissions springfield illinois
-Holley hi ram intake with holley 90mm throttle body,polished valve covers and fuel rails
-Aeromotive stealth fuel system including a 1000 pgh pump, filters, 8an steel braided line and fittings
-Twin Turbonetics billet GTK turbos, Turbonetics Godzilla blow off valve and Turbonetics Evolution 35 wastegates
-Tuff stuff performance accessories chrome starter, water pump, alternator and master cylinder/booster combo
-Msd plug wires, Msd coil packs
-Auto Meter custom shop gauges, Auto Meter gps speedo interface module
-Kicker audio comp vx 10 inch subwoofer, ks 65.2 components, ix1000.5 amplifier, pxi 50.2 ipod controller, wiring
-Raceline burst steering wheel
-Teas Designs bench seat
-Schroth seat belts
-BASF Diamont paint with BASF Glamour clear, body work and paint by Nick Kieffer
-Lokar throttle cable and transmission dipstick
-K & N air filters
-B & M magnum grip shifter
-American Autowire Highway 22
-Action Machine Inc aluminum driveshaft
Some other similar SEMA show vehicles from prior years include the Slick's Garage 1932 Ford and Mitch Henderson's 1937 Ford,
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