For Sale: 1953 Ford Sunliner in Boise, Idaho


Vehicle Description

Take a look at this BEAUTIFUL !! - RARE - MOSTLY FACTORY ORIGINAL !! - PAMPERED SURVIVOR !! - 1953 Ford Crestline Sunliner Convertible with 9,985 ACTUAL ORIGINAL MILES SINCE BRAND NEW !! You can now own a VERY NICE example of the styling and beauty of Convertibles in the 1950's which is getting hard to find to say the least. 1953 was Ford's 50th Anniversary and they tell me it's the year to have !! A 1953 Ford Crestline Sunliner Convertible was the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car in 1953 !! We recently purchased this Sunliner from the previous older retired Washington State couple and as you can tell in the pictures and video this was their pride and joy for sure !! It also still retains it's - FACTORY ORIGINAL - correctly mounted driver's door pillar mounted Ford data / VIN plate which is shown in a picture below. This is a NICE - DRY - SOLID - California - Washington State - Oregon - Idaho High Mountain Desert - Western car and it shows !! If you can make it to Boise in the next ten days please come drive and look this BEAUTY over for yourself, you won't be disappointed ! THIS IS A QUALITY CAR FOR SURE THAT IS READY TO DRIVE, SHOW AND ENJOY !! At the heart of this BEAUTY is what appears to be the STRONG !! - FACTORY ORIGINAL !! - 239 CID Flathead V8 Motor in it that is running VERY well indeed. The engine also sports the ORIGINAL intake manifold, ORIGINAL Style exhaust manifolds, ORIGINAL "Oil Bath" air cleaner housing and the ORIGINAL Ford carburetor, etc... . Sounds GREAT too with the factory style true dual exhaust system with dual chrome tips. The engine is backed by a - SMOOTH - Three Speed - "3-On-The-Tree" - column shift manual transmission which is also functioning well. The BEAUTIFUL !! - MOSTLY FACTORY ORIGINAL !! - Timberline Green and Ivory White Vinyl Sunliner interior is in VERY NICE condition including a NICE MOSTLY ORIGINAL Timberline Green and Ivory White Vinyl front seat, VERY NICE Black Rubber front floor mat, NICE ORIGINAL Matching Timberline Green and Ivory White Vinyl door panels, VERY NICE ORIGINAL Ford steering wheel, NICE ORIGINAL Timberline Green sun visors, VERY NICE ORIGINAL Factory gauge clusters and a VERY NICE ORIGINAL Timberline Green and Ivory White Vinyl rear seat. This Sunliner Convertible came nicely equipped including working front and rear turn signal indicators, factory front wing windows, factory manual choke knob, working factory "Magic Air" heater and defroster, original clock which is no longer working, factory power wipers, working factory original AM radio, original rear view mirror, original chrome driver's side view exterior mirror, original matching rubber floor mats, working factory power convertible top and factory fender skirts. The BEAUTIFUL !! - Sungate Yellow exterior finish is EYE POPPING BEAUTIFUL !! with really little to no wear showing other than some very small chips that have been touched up and is still bright and shiny and looks STUNNING as you can clearly see in the video and 100 ADDITIONAL PICTURES !! The White - Power convertible Top is two years old and in Nice condition !! This Sunliner is a great runner and a real nice looker. It has AWESOME looks and GREAT "Flathead" 239 V8 power as well, what's not to like ?!! There are not many of these left on the roads for sure !! These vehicles have an appreciative group of owners any of which would be pleased to own this one. The suspension and drive line all seem to be in good working order as well as the electrical system. All of the ORIGINAL Chrome and Stainless Steel exterior body trim and moldings are in NICE condition for being original including NICE ORIGINAL Chrome front and rear bumpers, NICE ORIGINAL badging and VERY NICE ORIGINAL Chrome Grill and stainless steel headlight surrounds. Take a look at the AWESOME - Factory Original - Ford Stainless Steel wheel covers and BRAND NEW Coker American Classic wide whitewall steel belted radial tires, boy does this combination look OUTSTANDING on this Sunliner and really give it that CLEAN - "Factory Original" look !! The Clean - Solid trunk also sports he ORIGINAL Black Rubber liner and a full size wide whitewall radial spare tire. All of the ORIGINAL black rubber weatherstripping is soft, supple and in good condition for being original. This Sunliner Convertible is a good investment opportunity and it is priced right ! It is in BEAUTIFUL condition from top to bottom and from front to back. It will not disappoint someone looking for a good example of a sought after and hard to find 50's drop top collector car which is not seen at every stop light for sure. If you have been looking but cannot find a Classic '53 Ford Crestline Sunliner Convertible worthy of your hard earned money look NO further because this is the one ! All of the ORIGINAL light lenses and reflectors are clear, bright, UNCRACKED and BEAUTIFUL !! This vehicle is in nice mechanical condition and it runs and drives very well. It is solid with respect to the overall mechanical condition as well as the overall cosmetic impression. I looked underneath and also included photos below. Please pay close attention to the video above and THE 100 ADDITIONAL PICTURES and this description as they will answer most if not all of your questions. If you need to speak to me my name is Kris and my telephone number is (208) 585-7155 or you can email if you prefer. As always I tried to get as thorough and in depth with the photographs as possible.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-922550
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Sunliner
  • Exterior Color:Sungate Yellow
  • Interior Color:Timberline Green
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:9985
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Trim Level:Crestline
  • VIN:B3CC131889
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive