For Sale: 1931 Ford Roadster in Roanoke, Texas

Vehicle Description

Amazing Custom Build "Real Henry Steel Pickup" Chassis
Hand built frame 2x4" rectangle tubing. 120 wall with 8" rear kick up, powder coated Custom front cross member all the chassis fabrication jig/tig welded
Front Suspension
'32 Ford heavy axle dropped by Industrial Chassis, Phoenix, AZ
Durant single leaf front spring
Custom cantilever shocks using '40 arms adapted to concealed Bilstein shocks
'39 Ford spindles, arms removed
'39 Ford wishbones split and modified

Rear Suspension
Custom cantilever shocks using '46 arms adapted to concealed Bilstein shocks
'40 Ford transvers front spring used on rear
'39 Ford wishbones split and modified
'59 Ford Ranchero 9" rear-end shortened 1-1/2", 3.25 Posi rear end Dutchman 28 spline axles
Front Brakes
'40 Lincoln backing plates rotated 180 degrees placing wheel cylinder on bottom
'40 Lincoln drum brakes, M-T Products Lindsay, CA
'68 Cougar dual-reservoir master cylinder
Rear Brakes
'59 Ford station wagon large diameter brakes

Body
Reproduction 1931 Ford extended cab RPU
Custom bed, tailgate, rear frame covers by Kimmins Custom Fabrication
'31 Ford school bus grille shell, chopped 2-1/2"
Honeycomb grill insert
4 piece hood with stainless steel screen inserts and polished hinge
Windshield post shortened 2" and laid back 10 degrees
Curved windshield frame made by owner
'29 commercial headlights painted body color, attached to grill shell
'37 Ford taillights painted body color
Cowl band removed
Metalwork with help from Loren Richards, Colin Kimmins and Garth Bowie
Front Wheels and Tires
16 x 4-1/2 early Ford steel wheels
5.00 x 16" Excelsior by Coker

Rear Wheels and Tires
16" � 5-1/2 early steel wheels by Wheelsmith
Owner modified stainless wheel disc, adding ribs, polished and painted

Paint
PPG base coat clear coat '40 Packard dark blue Bill Knight painted engine, transmission, wheel covers Mike McAndrew body, bed, hood, rear end, top bows
Interior

Interior by Glenn Kramer, Hot Rod Interiors Glendale, AZ
Hartz cloth top by Glenn Kramer,
Owner designed/built bows, adding steel visor attached to bows Reproduction '32 Ford dash, modified adding glove box doors
NOS GM diesel truck gauge panel
Fabricated the steering wheel from "H" beam NASCAR connecting rods
Steering linkage embedded in kick panel
Pyramid rubber carpet inlayed in custom floor panels
Cowl steering using a German steering box

Drivetrain
327cid 300HP small block Chev machine work by K&K, Prescott, AZ
Crane cam, Stewart water pump, ProTronix ignition, Holley 4 bbl carb.
High performance steel Chev heads
Edelbrock intake manifold smoothed and painted
Ram horn 2-1/2" exhaust manifold smoothed and ceramic coated

Transmission
350 Turbo hydro, case is detailed and painted
Shift kit
Genie shifter
Drive shaft, Inland Empire Driveline

The project took over 8 years to complete with help from several professional friends/builders.
Comments overheard at a Good-Guys event
"This little truck has more tricks than a room full of Magicians"

Vehicle Details

  • 1931 Ford Roadster
  • Listing ID: CC-1827639
  • Price: $74,800
  • Location:Roanoke, Texas
  • Year:1931
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Roadster
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:1155
  • VIN:A4239777
Listed By:
Hotrod Collection
1721 N. Hwy 377
Roanoke, TX 76262

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