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For Sale: 1949 Ford Convertible in ISLETON, California

$135,000 (OBO)

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Vehicle Description

This famous car/truck was built by Joe(Candyman) Bailon in 1952-53. He later sold it to Horace Davi the owner of Betty Elizabeth Shampoo Co.From then on it was as the Sampoo truck.It was the world's first Ranchero.He chopped the top 3",section it 5" and made a removeable hardtop from a 4dr sedan. quiet a feat in it's day.After being stored for decades, it was restored by it's present owner.This time it was put on a modern chassis with the following.Disc brakes,700r4 trans,9" ford rear end, coil over shocks 4 bar rear,rack and pinion steering. All powered by an 1957 365c.i. Cad motor. This was all done to drive it in modern trafficThis is a well documented car. Featured in many mags over the years. This past year the car has been awarded the following.  2016 WEST COAST KUSTOMS TOP 5 WILDEST KUSTOMS.   2017 GNRS The BRUCE MEYER'S PRESERVATION AWARD.  2017 GOODGUYS AWARD of EXECELLENCE. 2017 STREET RODDER'S TOP 100.I have many photo's of being built and being restored.  Trades with cash considered   $135000

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-993924
  • Price:$135,000 (OBO)
  • Location:ISLETON, California
  • Year:1949
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:Convertible
  • Exterior Color:RED/BLACK
  • Interior Color:RED/BLACK
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:1000
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Engine Condition:Running