1940 Chevrolet Master Deluxe Gasser Coupe
$27500 (Valley Center, CA)
“The Devils’ Grocery Getter” built and driven by Dale Van Zant; dvz Kustoms
This car was a resurrected Pontiac-powered 60’s gasser, built, driven and raced as a Street Rod, 80s-90s, refreshed 2010 in traditional gasser trim.
Originally built in the late 60’s to run at San Diego Dragway, Ramona and Paradise Mesa. Recent race history at Carlsbad Raceway and Barona Dragstrip.
Featured in Ol’ Skool Rodz magazine, also seen in Car Kulture DeLuxe, Rolls & Pleats, Rod & Custom magazines
Featured Poster Car San Diego Antique Drags 1991, King of Clubs 2011
Class winner Lifters’ King of Clubs Race/Show 2007, 2008, 2009
Barona Dragstrip Rockabilly Roadtrip – “Quickest Full-Fendered” 2009
Refreshed 2010; Complete new Speedway straight axle & disk brakes, disassembled, fresh paint & graphics.
Grand National Roadster Show Suede Palace entrant 2011
This car is a well-known, track-proven veteran SoCal racer, a hard-running 455 Pontiac-powered gasser.
I have literally hundreds of build and action pics and videos of this car being built and raced. Hit me up, I’ll send whatever you want to see.
455 Pontiac, bored to 462ci, balanced & blueprinted
’59 Pontiac forged rods
Moroso 7 qt. oil pan
Stock 400 heads, zero deck, 12:1 compression
Crower cam & lifters, hydraulic
Comp Eng. Roller-tip aluminum rockers
Doug Nash-style Warrior Racing dual quad tunnel ram
2 Holley 600’s, side-mounted (ease of bowl removal)
Custom fenderwell headers
MSD 6AL ignition
TH 400, reverse shift pattern, transbrake
5k stall (real stall, on the ‘brake) Boss Hog torque convertor
Line-Loc roll control
’57 Ford 9” rear, 31 spline axles, large mid-60’s Galaxie drum brakes
5.13 gear (1/8 mi.), additional center section 4.32 gear (1/4 mi.) and 2.50 (street) gears available
Alston ladder bars, coil overs
12 gallon fuel cell
110 lbs ballast (trunk)
Speedway straight axle, GM metric disc brakes
’55 Chevy truck column, reversed Corvair steering box
’49 Chevy steering wheel
Old Chicago ‘glass front and rear fenders
Custom Roll cage
Hot Rod Flatz Old Gold Metallic paint (painted 2010)
Filled & smoothed stock dash, Classic instruments gauges
Mid-60’s GM bucket seats
5-point racing harness
Quarter mile – 11.20’s
Eighth mile – 7.40’s
Hooks hard, goes straight, easy stop
Very safe tune… will run quicker with an aggressive tune.
This gasser is the real deal. Not a show car, a dependable and race-ready car that shows well. You want to feel a wheels-up launch? Here ya go…
King of Clubs 2009
King of Clubs 2010