For Sale: 1957 Ford Custom in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Vehicle Description

Ford body type 70A.  One of a kind custom build.  Not a resto-mod but a custom hot rod built like a 1960’s Muscle car.  All components used were top quality and new.  Car is a beautiful head turner built by a Ford factory mechanic with 60 years of experience building Ford racing cars.  Car is located in the dry southwest and has always been garaged.  12,000 absolutely trouble-free miles.  Fly in to pick up and do not hesitate to drive home anywhere in the U.S.  With the fifth gear overdrive the car easily gets 20 mph on highways yet is a beast when you put your foot into it.  Pass anything on the highway.  Fabulous sound from the Porter Steel Pacs.  Selected as a Safety Reps pick at the 2019 NSRA Route 66 Car Show. Please email and do not hesitate to ask questions.  Take Notice: I reply to all questions but sometimes my response lands in the recipient’s spam folder.  Seller will assist but buyer must arrange pickup within 30 days of sale.  Specs laid out below. 

Power Plant:  420cui Ford Engine on 351w block, forged Eagle crankshaft, forged eagle rods, forged alum Mahle pistons, 10.5 compression ratio, alum heads w/2.05 intake valves, Edelbrock Performer Intake manifold, Comp Cams camshaft, hydraulic roller, .512 lift, comp beehive valve springs, roller timing chain, roller rocker arms.  Engine block paint custom mixed to match Ford Racing Valve Covers.  March serpentine pulley and bracket system with black powder coat, Ford Motor Mounts, Ford starter motor.  Moroso spark plug wires and wire loom.

Carburetor:  Holley 770cfm Ultra Street Avenger

Engine Dress Up:  Chrome Fuel log with fuel pressure gauge, Ford Racing Dip Stick, Ford Racing Air Cleaner Assembly, Ford Racing Valve Covers, Distributor Cap & Rotor:  MSD black ignition cap and rotor.

Chassis:  Front End Power Disc brakes, Sway Bar, Rack & Pino.  Rear End:  Strange Engineering 9in Ford, Posi-traction w/4.11 ratio, 11” drum brakes, s/s street axles, traction bars. Gas Shocks, Front sway bar.  

Transmission:  Tremec TKO 600 5-Speed manual transmission. Gear Ratios:  2.87, 1.89, 1.28, 1.00, .64, 2.56.  Hurst stick shifter. CenterForce Dual Friction 11” clutch. Bell Housing:  Lakewood Shatter proof bell housing. Drive Shaft:  New Driveshaft. Driveshaft yoke:  Ford Racing Driveshaft Yoke.. Leaf Springs:  New Leaf Spring kit from Concours Parts.

Brakes:  Front Brakes Disc brake conversion kit with 10in booster from Master Power, Custom Brake Lines, Mac’s Antique Emergency brake cable. Rear Brakes replaced as part of Strange Engineering Rear End, 11 in. drum.

Wheels: 15 inch American Racing Chrome Torq-Thrust D 605 wheels. Tires: BF Goodrich T/A Radials, Front:  P215/65SR15, Rear:  P255/60SR15.

Steering Column:  Flaming River Tilt column, 2in and DD shaft.  Steering Wheel:  Billet Specialties 14in wheel with ½ wrap to match custom interior.  Steering Adapt.:  9 hole steering wheel adaptor.  Power Steering:  Rack & Pinon Power Rack.

Cooling System:  New Custom Built Walker Radiator and black cap, Electric Engine Fan from Cooling Components.

Exhaust:  Hedman Long Tube Headers, 1 ⅝ Tube, Ceramic coated.  Mufflers:  Porter Steel Pac Mufflers 2½” inlet & outlet.

Electric:  New Optima Battery installed 04/18/19. Battery Tray : Stainless steel battery tray. MSD Pro Billet Distributor. E-Z Wiring Kit, 15 circuit. Courtesy and LED indicator lights from Watson's Streetworks.  New Electric Wiper Motor from Newport Engineering. Twin Volo chrome horns. Classic Instruments White 3 Gauge. All new lights, lamp gaskets, Lamp seals, lamp screws, and Lenses.

Glass and rubber:  New Window glass in Vents, Doors & Quarters, Original Front & Rear windshields cleaned and buffed.  All new Glass runs, seals, gaskets, weather stripping, rubber bumpers and seals, gaskets, and new shackle kit with new U-bolts.

Chrome:  Front & Rear Bumpers and front grill re-chromed.  New inside and outside chrome door handles and window handles.  New dual exterior chrome mirrors.  Door locks and Ignition switch keyed alike.  New Rocker Panels.

Interior:  Front bucket seats from Honda Odyssey Van with tilt and sliding tracks, original rear bench seat. So-Cal Dash Knobs and Kill Switch. Custom Engine Turned Dash Insert cut for gauges from FPM Metals, Heater Motor    Heater motor assembly with rebuilt heater core. New Glove box liner. New Kenwood stereo system with USB port, 4 Kicker speakers. Front shoulder and rear lap seatbelts from Juliano's.  Dynomat insulation and insulated firewall pad. Chrome fire extinguisher with mount.

New 20 gallon gas tank and gas cap from Dennis Carpenter.

Paint:  Custom 2-tone paint job.  Toyota super white, 040 and 2002 Mini Cooper, Electric Blue, 870

Upholstery: Complete custom interior and trunk installed by Custom Auto Threads in Bayfield CO. 2 tone Vinyl ISL white and 812 Royal Blue.  Carpet:  9156 Baby Blue Carpet from Auto Custom Carpets, Inc.

Vehicle Details

  • 1957 Ford Custom
  • Listing ID: CC-1270440
  • Price: $65,000
  • Location:Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Year:1957
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Custom
  • Exterior Color:Blue and White
  • Interior Color:Blue and White
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:12000
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Tilt Wheel:Yes
  • Engine History:Replaced
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive
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