John Reeder worked at his factory job for 30 years when it closed up and moved to Mexico. His response? Buy a 1939 Chevy Master Deluxe Sport Sedan that he could drive and enjoy on the weekends.
Scroll down to learn about his 1939 Chevy Master Deluxe Sport Sedan and make sure to go to the end to see all of the pictures!
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What type of vehicle is this?: Car
Make, Model, Year of Project
1939 Chevy Master Deluxe Sport Sedan
What stage is this in?
When did you purchase it and for how much?
February of 2019 for $22,000
Why did you choose this vehicle?
I have always love Hot Rods
What sort of condition was it in when you started the project, what was wrong with it, etc.
It was in very good condition.
What, specifically have you done, or had done to it?
Rebuilt the engine
Can you list any and all parts that you have put in?
Power disc brakes, Vintage air and heat, power steering, tilt wheel, power windows.
It has a mild 350 SBC wT350 behind it.
Mustang II front end.
Power windows , tilt wheel.
Got Eagle wheels 15″ in the front and 17″in the rear.
The rear end is a 8.5 out of a Camaro with 3.42 gears.
Where have you purchased your parts?
Chevy of the 40’s
What about you?
I worked for 30 years in a factory. They closed up and moved to Mexico.
I paid off all I owed and bought my ’39 to enjoy my weekend .
Any stories regarding this project?
She is not prefect has some chips and scratches in paint but that is why I love her .
I purchased my ’39 so I could do Poker runs and cruise nights. I have entered it in a few Car Shows and I did win best GM at a show in Chatman, Ks.
I have put almost 5000 miles on it since I purchased it in Feb of 2019 .
Check out the pictures below, make sure to click on the picture to see the full version.
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