ONE OF A KIND
Custom Built by Barry Lobeck's Hot Rod Shop
For the Split Fire Spark Plug Division
Which Was Its First Owner.
It Was Totally Hand Built
From Original Commissioned Thom Taylor Design Drawings.
Articles and Photos in
HOT ROD MAGAZINE Oct. 1996 - 9 pages,
Dec. 1996 - 5 pages.
ROD and CUSTOM MAGAZINE
Jan. 1997 Issue - 3 pages,
Feb. 2009 - HOT ROD MAGAZINE Issue - 6 pages
and Picture On a 2013 ROCK n RIDES
Car Show Calendar.
Registered as a 1933 Ford with
the Vin Number 1826998907.
Built in 1996.
Split Fire Spark Plug Division Owned this vehicle
Sold to 2nd owner June '03 Akron, Ohio
Sold to 3rd owner Aug., '04 Flint, Michigan
Sold to present owner Oct., '11, Williamsburg, Michigan
I have Barry Lobecks Hot Rod Shops Appraisal
of his build of this '33 Ford Roadster Splitfire Hi-Boy.
The 3rd Owner Was Told by Barry Lobeck that
He Had $120,000 In Labor Only
To Build This Car.
It all started during a Bench Racing Session
When the Folks from Split Fire Spark Plug Co.
Said They Were Looking For a Vehicle
They Could Drive on Hot Rod Magazines Power Tour
Split Fire Div. Displayed This Vehicle At Shows
Across the Country
Attracting Customers For The Split Fire Spark Plug.
The Flying V in the Front Bottom of the Car
Represents the Split Fire Spark Plug Tip.
SVD 302 CI Ford Engine
With Chrome Accessories
Custom Built Aluminum Grill
Power Trunk Opener with Suicide Doors
PPG Base Coat/Clear Coat In Purple and Silver
With Matching Interior
C4 Automatic Transmission
With Ford B & M C4 2200 Stall Converter
Engine Block Painted Purple to Match Body Color
600 CFM Holly Carburator
Ford SVO Gauges
33/4 Frame Rails Professionally Built
Front Suspension On an I-Beam Axle and
4-Link Location System with
Chrome and Stainless Components
Rear Suspension is a Specially Fabricated Ladder System
with Coil over Shocks
8" Ford Maverick/Currie Rear End
Specialty Boyd Cottington Aluminum Wheels
18 Gallon Steel Gas Tank
Walker Vintage II 3 Core Radiator
HPC Coated Stainless Steel Exhaust
Also Headers and Mufflers
Emergency Brake and
Stainless Braided Cables
110" Wheel Base
Reclined and Moveable
Mullins Prepped Vega Steering Box
Wildwood Dual Piston Caliper Front Disc Brakes
Unlike Most Street Rods and Hi-Boys,
This Roadster Runs An All FORD SVO Drive Train
As Well As Motor
Front P195/60 R15" Tires
15" x 6" Wheels
Rear P275/60R 17" Tires
17" x 8" Wheels
Hand Built Gibbons Fiber Glass Body
Rootlieb Custom 3 Piece Metal Hood
Held in Place with a
Carolina Custom Hood Latch and
Can Be Opened From The Left or Right Side
of the Car
Manual Dual - Master Cylinder System
EZ Jumpers under the Passenger Floor Area
In Case of Power Loss
Has the Only Sliding Roadster Seat
Requires a 2 Piece Seat Back
The Upper Part is Solidly Mounted to the Body
and the Lower Back Section is Mounted
to the sliding seat bottom.
Main Electrical Shut Off Just Behind the License Plate
Mileage: 10,100 Original Miles
50 Plus First Place and Best of Show Awards
YOu Could Not Build This Car Now for Under $100,000.
MUST SELL DUE to Health Reasons
Location Traverse City, MICHIGAN USA
NEW LOWER PRICE
PRICE: NOW $66,995 FIRM
FINANCING AND SHIPPING AVAILABLE
PLEASE CALL OR TEXT NOW
Seller RAY S AT 574-849-5323
Stock Number: paul.MI
My Location: Elkhart, IN United States
Information Call Ray at Toll Free 800-852-1911
Or Cell 574-849-5323
Second phone: 574-970-0645 (24 hrs) Or
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