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1953 Ford F-100 Short Bed on 2040-cars

Year:1953 Mileage:29000
Location:

Deer Park, Texas, United States

Deer Park, Texas, United States

Almost all the parts are there, even has the original spare tire mounted under the bed.

The rear end has been replaced with another Ford rear end, unknown year.

The Cab Floor is good, no rust holes that I can see.

The Bed Floor is Steel Grating, not Wood.

The frond end appears good all the parts are there and steers good.

The Brakes will need rebuilding.

It is not the original Tailgate it is a cover that is screwed shut and does not open.

The Hood opens and closes but needs work and adjusting.

The Running Boards are pitted but ok for a Rat Rod.

Doors open and close very good. They do need the rubber seal.

The Windows roll up and down. Side vent windows are Lexan one opens one does not.

The Windshield and Seal are New.

The fresh air vent opens and closes good.

I don't know if the Gas Tank leaks or not. Smells like it still has old Gas in it.

The Tires are New but aged and will need to be replaced, decent enough for transporting and moving around the shop.

It appears the Truck has never been taken apart. The under carriage has never been cleaned up. The Frame is solid.

I'm not sugar coating anything on this 60+ year old truck. Like I said it needs a total make over.

Selling as-is where-is no warranty expressed or implied.


On Jul-12-14 at 18:37:07 PDT, seller added the following information:

 The Engine does NOT run.

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