Its a 1930 model A exterior red with black vinyl roof, gray tweed interior in great shape, steel body with fiberglass fenders. Has a 350 chevy engine w/ 4 barrel carburetor, 350 turbo transmission, electric fan cooled, with deadman switch. Dropped front axel, coil over rear shocks/front chrome shocks, 9" Ford rear end, front disc brakes n10" drums on rear. Square tubular frame (special built for body), flow master mufflers with 2--1/4" dual exhaust, with dual 8 gallon fuel tanks. Aluminum radiator, chrome oil pan, transmission pan, overflow & more. New optima battery, tires like new, with boyd wheels, P235/65R-15 on rear, 185/65R-15 on front. LED lights, instruments are VDO brand, Ron Francis fuse box, FM/AM radio with CD player mounted overhead, AC & Heat works great. Power windows, tinted glass, tilt steering wheel, lokar floor shifter, and car cover. Car is in great shape, exterior and interior.
The antique truck has been re-created as a Mobilgas fuel-delivery vehicle
The Pick of the Day is a 1930 Model A restored as a police ‘paddy wagon’ that seems accurate for the era
Founded in 1973, Rootlieb Manufacturing produces metal hoods and other panels for the collector car restoration industry. The Pick of the Day is a 1928 Ford Model A Rootlieb Speedster.
Once again, the Hagerty crew has created a drivable automobile in just 100 hours and sourced completely from the piles of used parts at the Hershey Swap Meet.
The idea of Hagerty’s Swap to Street Challenge sprouted from a simple concept often heard at the Hershey Swap Meet, that you could build an entire car from the used parts.
‘I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer…”
Often a popular car to turn into a classic hot rod, the 1930 Ford Model A was created to help Ford maintain a strong presence in the market during a time when other cars began to be more affordable and practical.
“Dry lake” means something different in Southern California than it does in the rest of the world. Speed-obsessed hot rodders since the late 1940s have viewed the flat, dusty expanses of prehistoric lake beds as perfect places to go fast.