1935 Plymouth Street Rod


On February 25 - 27, 2000 Kemp's Rod & Restoration was featured in the 48th Annual Big Kmart Autorama in Detroit where they were runner up for the Don Ridler Memorial Award. There were a total of 530 cars to be judged and this 1935 Plymouth was chosen to be one of the top 8 cars of the show. The Don Ridler award is presented annually at the Detroit Autorama to the best new vehicle - first time shown. This award has become the most sought after show prize in North America. The 1935 Plymouth also took 1st place in its class of Radical Custom Rod Coupe.


Full boxed frame rails, mustang II front suspension, Ford 9" rear end, triangulated 4 bar. New center cross member to house 518A automatic overdrive transmission. Fitted up to a 560HP blown big block 440 mopar engine.



Extensive sheet metal fabrication, 35 ply 5 window coupe body. Floor pan, wider wheel wells. Kemps fabricated door panels, 1/4 panel section, rocker panels. Top chopped 1 3/4", roof filled, front sheet metal has been remounted for a lower stance and was also pulled forward 2 1/2". Grill shell thinned out and leaned back, running boards lengthened.



Kemps fabricated new smooth running boards, aluminum hood and hood sides. Hand formed port holes into aluminum hood side panels. New lengthened grille, aluminum grille shell ring. Finned hoodside trim.



Air conditioning was fitted under the dash, power windows, power seat, am-fm, cassette, remote CD changer, power brakes, full gauge package, flush mount windshield and power rear window.



Body fit and finish is show quality. Paint is Sikkens base coat/clear coat. Kemps custom mixed color. All body panels will be color sanded and rubbed out.





Presenting "The Alluminator"
It's identity is from the 1939 Ford but is being built as a High Boy Roadster.

Kemp's Rod and Reestoration