1972 Ford Ranchero 500
When people think about the classic Ford Ranchero they typically picture the cousin of the El Camino and not a tough wild custom. Well this Ranchero is sure to change your tune! Not only does it have an awesome look but it was just gone through with any needed repairs addressed. These cars were originally advertised as a "high spirited sports car" and "hard working pickup" but now you can add show car to the list. Coated in dark black with classic style yellow into orange this car turns heads wherever it goes. Starting at the nose the flames cover the hood and stretch all the way down to the doors on both sides. The open front center grill looks great sitting between the dual double headlights all of which are frame in very nice stainless trim. The chrome is all in good condition with nicely mounted front and rear bumpers. The rear tailgate is all smoothed out with all of the Ranchero lettering emblems removed. The glass is in good condition with a slight tint that is being framed in clean stainless trim. The truck/car combo has a great stance and rolls around on nice American Racing Torque Thrust wheels.
Powering this custom down the road is a 1989 302 V8 that runs extremely well. These small block motors run very well and have no problem providing horsepower. It has been dressed up with a very nice finned Edelbrock air cleaner and matching Rancher "built by Ford" valve covers. With the recent upgrades to the car a new C6 automatic transmission was installed to insure smooth shifting. Other recent fixes include front axle bearings, front seals, pinion seal, air shocks, battery, weather stripping, heater control valve, temperature sending unit, and an overhauled AC which now runs 134 refrigerant. A lot of these areas are common tweaks on these old cars so having them just completed means the car is ready to be driven and enjoyed without any needed work. A power steering system is in place and other nice luxuries include the disc brakes found up front.
The interior of the car was just entirely customized so it has a very fresh clean look. There is nothing like purchasing a classic and opening up the door to see that brand new leather that looks perfect. It is finished out in Red with custom stitching throughout incorporating flames into the bucket seats and door panels. The bucket seats are very comfortable and are adjustable with power lumbar support. The dash utilizes the original style components but has also been covered in Red leather which looks great accenting the Black. A tilt steering column is in place and is topped with a custom Billet Specialties flame steering wheel that is also wrapped in Red leather.
The truck bed on this classic has been treated with a bed liner to give it a nice clean finish while protecting it from any items you may toss in the back. Everything has been detailed out and the car needs nothing.
This unique classic could be winning you trophies in no time so get it today for $28,000.00!
NOW REDUCED DOWN TO $23,000.00!
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