1937 Chevrolet "Coupe"

This custom street rod was built by Paso Robles resident, Ken Colwell, with the help from his many local friends. While it has been featured in numerous street rod/hot rod magazines, it has won countless car show awards over the years.

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Vehicle Type Chevrolet "Coupe"
Year Built 1937
Built By Ken Cowell, with a little help from his friends.
Suspension Custom Boyer Machine Front, Narrowed 1968 Corvette Rear
Engine 292 Chevy in-line 6, bored .060 over, Duggan-Sissel 12 Port Head, Triple Weber Carburetors, Aluminum Rods and Pistons, Custom Intake/Exhaust, 6 Speed Richmond Transmission.
Owner Woodland Family Collection


Possibly the two most famous car show awards won over the years by this vehicle, was being judged Best Street Rod in 1979 and Outstanding Custom Rod in 1980 at the Oakland Roadster Shows.

Yes, this custom street rod was created over 35 years ago from a Chevy that is now 80 years old. Even so, it has been driven regularly and maintained by Ken until it was decided in 2017 by he and his wife, Linda, to let go of their prized possession. It has been immaculately preserved and still shows quite well. (While no longer a regular on the streets of Paso Robles, it will remain a part of the community.

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