1940 Chevy Coupe Hot Rod

1940 Chevrolet Business Coupe

1940 Chevy Coupe Hot Rod Partners & Products


Blueprint Engines 400 Long Block

  • Tri-Power Carb Kit
  • Engine accessory kit

Weiand Tri-Power aluminum intake for small-block Chevy

  • Classic finned valve covers for small block Chevy
  • Tall aluminum breathers

Pro Billet Ready Run Distributor

  • Universal tank kit with filler neck
  • Stainless steel floor hatch door
Hot rod headers
Radiator and electric fan
  • Fuel filter
  • Fuel pressure regulator
  • Fuel pressure gauge

Transmission & Drivetrain

TREMEC TKX 5-speed transmission kit

SST Solid Street Twin Disc Clutch

Champion Quick Change rear end

Driveshaft made to specs


  • '40 Chevy Chassis
  • Independent front suspension
  • Transmission mount


  • HQ coil-overs front/rear
  • 4-bar and street style sway bar

Tires, Wheels & Brakes

Front and rear brakes

Body Parts

Firewall, floor, sheet metal


Body and paint work

From the Store

1940 Chevy Coupe Hot Rod Episodes

  • The Hot Rod Coupe: Fitting body and sheet metal - Mighty Mite

    The Hot Rod Coupe is back in the shop as Stacey continues to fit the old ’40 Chevy body down on the new replacement frame.
    April 17, 2024
  • Prepping for surgery; the Level 4 project.

    When it comes to working on a vehicle, nothing quite prepares you for the first time you pull a body off a frame. Even though it sounds easy, there is MUCH more involved than meets the eye.
    April 10, 2024
  • ARCA Toolboxes and Hot Rods

    Everybody knows that if you have tools, you need to have a place to keep them.

    October 25, 2023
  • Building a Better Hot Rod

    When it comes to laying out a vehicle for a hot rod build, most people focus on the engine and transmission they want but tend to overlook the chassis and frame.

    October 18, 2023
  • Hot Rod Chevy

    If you pull into any cruise-in or car show, you’re bound to see a lot of cool stuff like Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Slammed Trucks, and Resto-Mods.

    October 04, 2023