1932 Ford 5-Window American Graffiti

  1932 Ford 5-Window American Graffiti


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Here is Paul LeMat  aka "Milner" signing this fine machine.




Gibbons 5-Window Ford Body / Titled as 1932 Ford

Pete & Jakes Chassis / Powder-Coated / Chromed 4-inch Drop I-Beam up front

383 stroker V8 / Vintage Man-A-Fre Intake w 4x2bbl. Rochester Carburetors / High Octane Tuned

Muncie M21 4-Speed Manual Transmission & Hurst Shifter w Real Piston Handle

9-Inch Ford Rear End

S&W Black Face Vintage Gauges

Chromed Reverse Wheels / Vintage Poly Tires


 (G70-14 Custom Wide Tread Polyglas Goodyears rear / 5.60-14 B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Poly Fronts)

Corvette Yellow Single-Stage Paint

Custom Black Interior

Hidden Power Windows / Dummy Crank Handles

Hydraulic Clutch Hidden

Front Disc Brakes / Hidden Master Cylinder & Dummy Firewall Mounted Correct Unit

Hidden Secret Audio AM/FM Stereo & 6-Disc CD Changer

Working Horn, Turn-Signals, Brake Lights, Headlights, Wiper

Optima Battery / Professional Wiring / Upgraded Engine Electronics by MSD (Pro-Billet Distributor & 6A Box)

Tinted Glass

 Sanderson Headers


The body features a single-stage Corvette yellow finish. Note the position of the front fenders. The early 60's California laws required the wheels to be covered.

The rake is perfect on this machine. Notice how the radiator is dropped in the front, just like Milner's Deuce. Many of the clones you find out there overlook this fact.

The license plate THX 138 was used exclusively on Milner's car by director George Lucas as a reference to his Sci-Fi thriller THX 1138. George was very proud of that film and offered a hint of its title to his knowing fans. A reference to THX 1138 was also made in Star Wars.

Built to drive, this car showcases a profesionally built 383 stroker V8 with the ultra-rare & correct MAN-A-FRE. intake manifold with four 2bbl. Rochester carburetors. A lot of time was spent getting the tune perfect. This is a docile machine tuned for high-octane fuel.

You'll notice the correct master cylinder mounted on the polished stainless firewall panel just like the movie car. This is a dummy unit. The brakes consist of a hydraulic brake booster hidden underneath the car powering front disc brakes. This car built to GO and STOP.

Breathing duties are taken care of by these custom Sanderson Headers, twisting underneath the car. They sound GNARLY. Be sure to play our video/sound presentation of this Lil' Hot Deuce Coupe in action.

John Milner was so COOL! Here he is getting ready to go race the Mean '55 Chevy.

Tell the kids to stay inside and lock your doors. Enjoy the movie stills from American Graffiti.


Here is our '32 Ford 5-Window Coupe today.

Here are a few shots of Milner's actual car above and below.

Do you see the resemblance? This car was built right !

The black interior is spartan and functional. The gauges are vintage S&W units. The steering column is polished, resting underneath the simple 3-spoke steering wheel. A Secret Audio sound system has been installed, complete with a 6-Disc CD Changer mounted in the trunk. The tinted windows are power operated, with a simple push of the window crank.

 FLASHBACK! Here is Paul LeMat in the iconic role of John Milner.

The undercarriage is very clean and detailed. This is a SAFE street rod. The Pete & Jakes chassis is re-inforced and complimented by the I-Beam front end. A Ford 9-Inch Rear end houses the highway friendly gearing. This is a not a low-geared, hard to drive on the street quarter miler, but we won't tell anyone if you don't...

Fly High or Race Low, many of our photos were taken at the historic Dallas Love Field Frontiers of Flight Museum, located only minutes from our showroom.

The trunk features Paul LeMat's signature prominently displayed against the Corvette Yellow finish.

Inside the trunk, you'll find it to be neat and tidy inside, complete with a main battery power switch, battery tender, large fuel cell, and Optima Battery.

You'll be the talk to town at the local car show or the talk of the local police if your neighbors don't like you much.

This is a beautiful hot rod, ready to enjoy.

 The engine was specially built with streetability in mind. These quadruple carburetors can be a chore to tune if you don't know what you're doing. This setup has been fine tuned and runs like a top. The cam was specifically ground for this application. Ignition duties are courtesy of an MSD Pro-Billet distributor and MSD 6A box.

Yes, this Hurst shift features an actual Piston shifter knob, not an El Cheapo!  

Detail, detail, detail. There are none finer.

Come visit our Dallas, Texas showroom and please pay attention to the posted speed limits.