For Sale: 1957 Ford Custom in Kentwood, Michigan


Vehicle Description

The GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this clean 1957 Ford Custom for your consideration! Powering this beast is a 1966 427 side oiler coming with solid lifter cam, Ford aluminum intake, Cobra Jet crank, Ross pistons, stainless valves, Elgin pushrods, Dove roller rockers, and MSD ignition. The transmission behind this motor is a C6 automatic transmission coming with a manual valve body, 11 inch 3,500 RPM stall. There so many things worth noting on this Ford some being Ford 9inch rear end, front disc brakes, 15-inch steel wheels, dog dish hub caps, new BF Goodrich tires, New 3 inch exhaust, exhaust cut outs, new battery, and much much more. So if you are in the market for a great sounds Ford this is the car for you! Please call or email us today for more information.

The 1957 models retained a single-headlight front end like their predecessors, but were unmistakable with their long flanks and tailfins. A plethora of trim lines was introduced, starting with the base "Custom", "Custom 300", "Fairlane", and top-line "Fairlane 500". The two Custom lines used a 116 in (2946 mm) wheelbase, while the Fairlanes had 118 in (2997 mm) between the wheels. A new car/pickup truck hybrid based on the short-wheelbase chassis was also introduced, the Ranchero.
The 223 CID (3.7 L) OHV straight-six continued, now with 144 hp (107 kW). The V8 lineup included a 272 CID (4.5 L) Y-block making 190 hp (142 kW), a 292 CID (4.8 L) Thunderbird version making 212 hp (158 kW), a 312 cubic inch V8 making 245 HP and a supercharged 312 CID (5.1 L) Thunderbird Special making 300 hp (224 kW), and designated "Police Interceptor" on the glove box. Two dual 4-barrel versions of the naturally aspirated (non-supercharged) 312 cubic inch V8 rated at 270 and 285 HP were available. The 270 HP version had the same cam as all the other V-8's but had vibration dampers on the valve springs. The 285 HP engine had a racing cam and was only available to NASCAR and possibly other racers. This option was dubbed "E code" and was available in all body types. It came standard with the deep-dish steering wheel. The radio had a transistorized audio output stage for the first time. There were lights for the generator and oil instead of gauges. The controls became recessed for more safety (the Lifeguard safety package was still available).

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Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Vehicle Details

  • 1957 Ford Custom
  • Listing ID:CC-1467983
  • Price:$51,900
  • Location:Kentwood, Michigan
  • Year:1957
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Custom
  • Exterior Color:Green
  • Interior Color:Gray
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:75430
  • Stock Number:BW2180
  • VIN:A7GG163991

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GR Auto Gallery
4722 50th Street SE
Kentwood, MI 49512