For Sale at Auction: 1949 Ford Country Squire in Scottsdale, Arizona

Vehicle Description

Major League Baseball's Ron Roenicke (Manager Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox) spent three off-seasons overseeing the complete restoration of this Corvette Supersonic Blue 1949 Ford hot-rod Woody. Turning to renowned master restorer Mattson Street Rods and other elite automotive restoration experts from Southern California, this vehicle was transformed. Powered by a custom Roush Performance 347ci Ford Super Stroker V8 engine paired with a 6-speed manual transmission with a 9-inch Currie posi-traction rear differential with 4.11 gears completes the drivetrain. Additional features include an upgraded suspension consisting of TCI IFS Tubular A-arms with coilovers in the front and a 4-link suspension with coilovers in the rear, including a 1-1/8-inch sway bar, rack & pinion power steering, a Wilwood Hydro-Boost brake kit with a Corvette master cylinder, 6 piston calipers and 13-inch drilled and slotted rotors, all riding on Coys 18- and 20-inch chrome wheels. This custom Country Squire features woodwork by master craftsman Ron Heiden, using top-grade maple and several months of painstaking bending and shaping, the exterior wood panels, center console, arm rests and gearshift knob are all individual works of art. Custom leather upholstery, using top-grain cowhide imported from Germany, was used for the two front seats and the rear bench seat. All interior fastening hardware and ornaments are stainless steel, and the rear hatch door is secured with heavy-duty chrome handles. Additional interior upgrades include a climate-control system with controls in the center console, Pioneer stereo, GPS, backup camera and digital display. The back top window has a manual wire pull under the rear bumper to open it.

Vehicle Details

  • 1949 Ford Country Squire
  • Listing ID:CC-1556872
  • Price:Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Year:1949
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Country Squire
  • Exterior Color:SUPERSONIC BLUE
  • Interior Color:BEIGE
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:138131
  • VIN:98BA475974

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Barrett-Jackson Auctions
Westworld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
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