1951 Ford Victoria with working convertible top. Complete frame off restoration and modified to support Jamco ball joint, upper/lower control arms, new springs, shocks, disk brakes, heavy duty front/rear sway bar and rear leaf springs. Ford 9 inch rear end shortened 2 inches. 49 Mercury engine built by H&H Motors calif. 276 cubic in, Speedway Motors C-4 with fathead Kit and Lockhart floor shifter. 390CFM holly on early 4 barrel Edmunds intake. Speedway Motors new high flow water pumps, Brass Works four core radiator, shroud and electric fan . Unisteer R&P power steering, front power disk brakes, rear drums, 49 Plymouth bumpers, 54 Pontiac Grill, 55 Pontiac Star Chief Side trim, Frenched front and rear lights, rounded and louvered hood, Bear claw door latches with poppers, 56 Ford dash with Dalphen gauges, 56 Thunderbird rear seat, power windows front, manual rear.. Four new chrome wheels with baby moon caps and new tires .215 75 15. New top Pump, cylinders and lines with all rubber seals. New glass and seals.
In 1956, brothers Frank and John Balzano of Bristol, Rhode Island, purchased a 1956 Ford Victoria. John worked in the body shop of the Ford dealership were it was purchased.
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