For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: 2000 prowler red
Model: Model A
Interior Color: Red and white
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: rear wheel
Coldwater, Michigan, United States
If you are looking for a nicely built street rod that you can drive anywhere this is it. I am selling this 1928 Ford model A street Rod for a friend of mine. He finished this car about 6 yers ago. It is built very well and runs and drives excellent. I have a photo album full of pictures documenting this build. This is an all steel bodied car, with exception of the hood which is fiberglass. It is powered by a .040 over ford 302 V8 with an AOD transmission, 373 rear gears, coil over suspension, mustand 2 front with manual rack and pinion steering. Power brakes with disc up front. The car runs,drives,and stops excellent. This car is purrs at 70mph and 20 miles to the gallon of gas. It sounds great with a mild camshaft and stainless exhaust, headers. This car features tilt wheel, wipers, heater, indicator lights and gauges. All the windows roll up and down nicely, all door latches function great.
17" Boyd wheels 215/50R17 on frt, 235/55R17 on rear
Has heat, no air conditioning
.040 over 302 with approx 14,000 miles on it. ( no smoke, no leaks) runs very good!
mustang 2 front suspension
coil over rear, 373 gear.
Paint is nice, 2000 prowler Red. shows minor signs of being driven.
If you are serious about this car, please contact me and I will answer questions. This car has hunderds of hours of labor and many thousands of dollars put into it. It is ready to drive anywhere. Thanks
What looks to be the next Ford Edge has been leaked in an apparent corporate Powerpoint presentation deck. Despite the thumbnail image's blurry and pixelated quality, it appears as if the next generation crossover will be staying close to its current aesthetic despite an all-new front clip with redesigned grille, headlamps, and lower fascia with integrated fog lights.
The upscale-minded Blue Oval CUV is due for a redesign in 2015, having just received a mid-cycle refresh for 2011. It isn't clear what changes lie beneath the new skin, either in terms of mechanicals or interior refinement, but we suspect Ford will be looking to put some distance between the next generation model and the new Escape, which is suddenly much more car-like and not that far off the more expensive Edge in terms of overall size, power or refinement.
UPDATE: Substituted clearer image - thanks, Sean!
Ford has already confirmed that the 2015 F-150 (pictured above) was just the beginning for its more extensive use of aluminum. CEO Alan Mulally said it himself during the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. We've even already seen the future Raptor testing with an aluminum body. But a recent discovery from an intrepid spy photographer might indicate that the lightweight metal is coming to the Blue Oval's Super Duty pickups in their upcoming generation, as well.
According to Automotive News, a spy shooter in Colorado spotted a prototype for the next-gen F-350 testing. He happened to have a magnet on hand and got close enough to check the truck out. When he held it up to the metal in the bed, it didn't stick, which signaled to him a switch from steel to aluminum.
Obviously, this claim raises some questions. Given that it was a test vehicle, one possibility is that the Blue Oval is just evaluating the feasibility of switching to aluminum for the Super Duty trucks, not necessarily committed to it yet. Ford has been testing it quite exhaustively, after all. In fact, much of the rest of the truck in question was covered in camouflage, so it's possible that the magnet failed to work along the rest of the body not because it was aluminum, but because it wasn't powerful enough to get through the disguising material. Thus, the lightweight metal's use could be far less substantial than on the new F-150. Still, it was a clever idea for the cameraman to check things out and might have given us the first hint about brand's next heavy-duty models.
This year more than most, it's pleasant when we can string together a few days without word of an automaker or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announcing a bunch of new recalls. It's seemingly been a little quiet on this front lately (barring a spider-related Suzuki issue revealed early today), but now we have word of the government safety agency opening a Preliminary Evaluation into the 2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, a probe that could potentially affect an estimated 20,000 vehicles.
The issue being investigated concerns failures of the front brake hose on the vehicle that show "small splits in the hoses near the body side ferrule of the hose assembly," according to the agency, and the issue could result in longer stopping distances. The feds have reports of 13 malfunctions affecting 11 Explorer units. However, it's important to note that all of the incidents come from a single, unnamed metropolitan police fleet that operates 46 of them. According to The Detroit News, the failures generally took place between December and July.
NHTSA is investigating further to find if this is a more widespread issue than just this one fleet. Ford spokesperson Kelli Felker confirmed to us, "We are cooperating with NHTSA on this investigation, as we always do." Scroll down to read the agency's report.