Tech Specs

“Estilo Viejo”

Name: Santiago Romero

Vehicle: 1938 Chevrolet Coupe

City: Albuquerque, NM

Car Club: Dukes Bernalillo Chapter – Vice President.

Engine: 1972 Chevy engine, built by Santiago himself. Displacement (cubic inches): 350/355hp. Special Engine Features: Headers, Crane Cam, Edelbrock Intake, 650cfm carburetor.

Drive Train: TH700r4 Transmission, with modifications handled by Joe Martinez. Chevy S10 rear end, Flow Master Dual Exhaust included.

Exterior: Most of the Chevy’s bodywork was done by Santiago, with extra work done by Enrique.

Suspension: Four-link Rear suspension with air-ride system was also added at Greg’s Body Shop.

Paint: Sikkens paintjob by Greg of Greg’s Body Shop in Albuquerque, who laced the Chevy with a Candy Apple Red Metallic scheme.

Interior: Manny and Steve of House of Cover in Albuquerque used a Diamond tuck leather and a crushed velvet combination on the interior, which also includes tilt steering, VDO gauges, a Russ Francis Wiring unit, and a Banjo Steering wheel.

Wheels: Dayton’s 14-Inch, 100-spoke.

Tires: 5.20s Premium Sport Way tires.

Additional accessories: Fulton visor, Thermador air cooler, fender skirts, fog lights, and a front grill guard.