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For Sale: 1953 Ford Mainline in Stanley, Wisconsin


Vehicle Description

ALL VEHICLES ARE SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY| AND MAY OR MAY NOT BE LOCATED IN OUR STANLEY| WI SHOWROOM! Call us at 715-709-0343 or email us at [email protected] to inquire. We love cars that have survived all these years without being molested| chopped| or left out in the elements! Outside of maybe one repaint many years ago| we feel this 1953 Ford Mainline Tudor Sedan is a true 43k mile survivor. Benefitting from a new set of wide white skins| this flathead powered old Ford is ready to cruise! A radio and clock delete car| the original owner didn't cut cost in the engine compartment| opting for the optional 239cid Flathead 8| which purrs beautifully when you hit the key. Shifting is nice and smooth with the 3spd on the column. Interior appears to be original| and is in wonderful shape! Original decals under the hood even remain| helping one think the mileage could certainly be on the first go-around. Would you keep it stock| or jazz it up with dual carbs and dual exhaust? Either way| this one is sure to impress wherever you go! Reasonable offers encouraged| financing/shipping available| we sell worldwide! Ford introduced all-new models for 1952| beating rival Chevrolet to the punch by a full year. The Mainline became FoMoCos entry-level model| and it featured a more modern style than the basic Deluxe it replaced. Wraparound windshield| curved rear glass| a modified grille| and more ornamentation to break up the earlier Shoebox Fords slab sides gave the new Mainline a fresh look. The Mainline came standard with an overhead-valve six-cylinder that displaced 215cid and made 101 hp. A 239-cid L-head engine was optional| and it used a two-barrel carburetor to create 110 hp. A three-speed manual transmission was standard| while overdrive and Ford-O-Matic were optional with either motor. Body styles included a business coupe| Tudor and Fordor sedans| and a two-door Ranch station wagon. The 1953 Ford Mainline was largely the same as the previous year| with a slightly simpler grille and different side brightwork. Body choices and prices were essentially the same| as were powertrain choices. Power steering became a welcome option this model year. The Ford Mainline was very popular| with more than one million making it to the road| and any Mainline is relatively easy to maintain assuming rust and rot are kept in check. All in all| the car is an affordable way to experience a mainstream 1950s American car.

Vehicle Details

  • 1953 Ford Mainline
  • Listing ID:CC-1463496
  • Price:$14,950
  • Location:Stanley, Wisconsin
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Mainline
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Gray
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:43976
  • Stock Number:200919
  • VIN:B3GG163146