1931 Ford Model A sedan custom street rod, a Professional built car with hundred upon hundreds of hours spent as well as close too Two Hundred thousand dollars, you will not find a better looking or driving 31 than the one available here, this car has less than 800 miles on it and is sorted and ready for a new owner.
The exterior of the car was completely disassembled and put a spinning jig, there are photos available of the complete build, the body has been Channeled 4” in rear and 7 in the front, the roof has been filled with a one piece English wheel insert, fully welded, the rear wheel wells were raised and radius to the tire diameter, the body has been completely welded and sun floored and very braced to increase the rigidity, ties into a 1/8th steel fire wall and covered in spun stainless steel. Award winning paint and custom flames over $25k for the paint.
The frame is a custom built tapered frame HD3/16 wall 2”x4 rectangular tube, rear set up, intergraded front shock mounts very well braced with multiple urethane mounting points, Art Morrison built 9” Ford with back brace, track lock 3.00 Strange Eng. 3rd member, axles and coil overs, triangulated 4 bar, Upper AME with early split wish bone, drilled, and boxed, TCI rear sway bar, Big Ford Rear drums.
Front end Polished So Cal stainless steel, drilled, I beam axle, So Cal Finned disc brake cover over 11 inch Will wood brake upgrade, Mono spring, pan hard bar, unsteer rack and pinion, QA1 adjustable shocks, polished bat wings with matched wishbones.
Wheels are ET spokes 15x12 on the rear with 285 15 and fronts are ET spindle mount look 15x5.5 with Ford 5 on 4.5 bolt.
Interior has accustom 55 Chevy dash that has been narrowed with speedo and other original trim and switches, custom overhead console, full high end audio system, 20 gallon rear mount stainless gas tank, full AN plumbing for fuel and brakes, flaming river polished steering column, lokar shifter, 4 point cage with shoulder belts, early mustang bucket seats and custom leather interior to the tune of 10k.
Motor is an original 392 Hemi bored to a 401, A full roller motor with dual 750 double pumpers an a 671 blower, MSD ignition, motor make 750 hp with blower at 10% over, no leaks and tuned perfect any other info on motor please ask it was done using only the best. Trans is a built 727 Torque flight.
The Pick of the Day is a 1930 Model A restored as a police ‘paddy wagon’ that seems accurate for the era
Founded in 1973, Rootlieb Manufacturing produces metal hoods and other panels for the collector car restoration industry. The Pick of the Day is a 1928 Ford Model A Rootlieb Speedster.
Once again, the Hagerty crew has created a drivable automobile in just 100 hours and sourced completely from the piles of used parts at the Hershey Swap Meet.
The idea of Hagerty’s Swap to Street Challenge sprouted from a simple concept often heard at the Hershey Swap Meet, that you could build an entire car from the used parts.
‘I’m a Ramblin’ Wreck from Georgia Tech and a hell of an engineer…”
Often a popular car to turn into a classic hot rod, the 1930 Ford Model A was created to help Ford maintain a strong presence in the market during a time when other cars began to be more affordable and practical.
“Dry lake” means something different in Southern California than it does in the rest of the world. Speed-obsessed hot rodders since the late 1940s have viewed the flat, dusty expanses of prehistoric lake beds as perfect places to go fast.
The Monterey Peninsula isn’t the only place the automobile and its role in American life is being celebrated this weekend. In the Detroit area, it’s Woodward Dream Cruise weekend.