1935 Ford Tin Woodie – Doug Hoppe


  • 1935 Ford Tin Woodie owned by Doug Hoppe, scratchbuilt by Brad Starks Rod & Custom (BSR&C)
  • Total Cost Involved mild Pro Street chassis
  • The front end includes a Mustang II–style setup, with 2-inch drop spindles to add to the wagon’s aggressive stance
  • The 9-inch rear is located by triangulated four-bars and runs 3.70:1 gears with a Currie limited-slip differential
  • QA1 coilovers and an antiroll bar at both ends add to the quality of the ride
  • Wilwood discs with a Scott’s Hot Rods pedal assembly provide reliable braking
  • Roush Performance 408-inch Ford small-block engine. Rated at just under 500 hp
  • Holley four-barrel on an aluminum intake manifold
  • A Lokar-shifted Gearstar 4R70W transmission and the driveshaft from Wiles Racing Driveshafts make sure the 408’s 485 lb-ft of torque finds its way to the rear tires

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