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
Back in October, there were reports that General Motors and Ford Motor Company were hard at work co-developing new nine- and ten-speed automatic transmissions, and now both automakers have confirmed this joint operation. While there are no specific vehicles mentioned to receive either transmission, a collaborative press release issued by GM and Ford mention that the transmission will be designed for front- and rear-wheel-drive cars, crossovers, trucks and SUVs.
These aren't the first powertrain components developed jointly between these cross-town rivals, either. The six-speed automatic currently used in vehicles like the Ford Edge, Ford Fusion, Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Equinox was engineered in a similar fashion. As is the case with this existing transmission, both automakers will assist in the design, development and testing of the new transmissions, but each will build its own units in its own factories. Scroll down for the official press release.
Ford buyers appear to love their cars more than customers of any other automotive brand, returning back to the American automaker when it comes time to purchase their next vehicle. According to a study by Experian Automotive, six of the top 10 vehicles for customer brand loyalty wear badges from the Blue Oval. That includes the Ford Fusion (62.4 percent), Ford Edge (57.9 percent), Ford Five Hundred/Taurus (56 percent), Ford Freestyle (51.9 percent), Ford Escape (49.4 percent) and the Ford Focus (47.57 percent).
Other vehicles making up the top 10 include the Toyota Prius (52 percent), Chevy Impala (51.7 percent), Toyota Camry (47.8 percent) and Toyota Corolla (47.56 percent). This brings up an interesting question: With the closing of automotive brands like Saturn and Pontiac, where are those buyers to turn for their next automotive purchase?
Apparently, not back to General Motors. According to Experian, Pontiac owners are most likely to look to the Ford lineup for their next car or truck and Saturn shoppers will switch to Toyota or Honda - not particularly surprising given that Saturn was meant to compete with import brands. Experian predicts that GM's overall market share will fall from 20 percent to about 17.5 percent, with most of the slack being picked up by Ford, Honda and Toyota.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally may be about to announce his long-rumored retirement from the Blue Oval, according to a pair of insiders who spoke to Bloomberg. An official statement on the succession could arrive as soon as May 1. Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields is rumored to step up as the new CEO. The company is said to be readying the announcement soon to ensure an orderly transition of power, according to the insiders.
Mulally's retirement from Ford has been a hot topic for a while. He was seriously rumored last year to be leaving the automaker to take over as the CEO of Microsoft. The board even said at one point that it was okay with them if he stepped down early. However, the CEO maintained he would stay with the business through at least the end of 2014. Fields has been rumored as a frontrunner to take over the top spot at the company since he was promoted to COO.
For the moment, Ford isn't officially confirming any of these plans. "We don't comment on speculation. We do have succession plans in place for our key leadership. We take succession planning very seriously," said Susan Krusel, Ford Global News Manager, to Autoblog.