1954 Pontiac Star Chief – Bill Raper


  • 1954 Pontiac Star Chief owned by Bill and Carol Raper. Goodguys 2014 Custom Rod Of The Year Award.
  • TCI front suspension, a four-link rear, and Ride Tech components
  • Big Wilwood brakes. Continental-shod Budnik Wheels
  • A Budnik steering wheel on an Ididit column
  • 496ci big block stroker with Edelbrock E-Force heads and custom valve covers
  • Dual four-barrels, Headman headers, and MSD Ignition
  • Currie 9-inch through a GM 4L80E transmission
  • PPG Pearl Yellow paint

  • http://www.artdirectorandhotrodder.com/car-feature-bill-rapers-1954-pontiac-star-chief-winner-of-the-goodguys-2014-vintage-air-custom-rod-of-the-year/
  • https://www.streetmusclemag.com/news/goodguys-honors-amazing-pontiac-with-custom-rod-of-the-year-award/