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
Not all so-called Memorandum of Understanding pacts end in actual collaborations. For instance, after a two-year "feasibility study," Toyota and Ford have just announced that they will not be developing hybrid systems for use in light trucks and SUVs as previously planned, and the two automakers will instead continue to develop their own hybrid technology independently.
The would-be collaboration was first announced in August of 2011, and would have seen a rear-wheel-drive hybrid platform that would "improve the efficiency of trucks and SUVs while still allowing them to be driven in the way customers expect," according to our initial post on the topic.
Keep in mind that this announcement isn't to say we shouldn't expect hybrid pickups and SUVs from the two automakers, but that they probably aren't coming very soon - Ford says it will have a system "before the end of this decade" and we haven't heard much from Toyota on the hybrid truck front since the 2008 A-BAT Concept (pictured above) - and that they will not share any components between them (and they never have, for what it's worth).
It's only been a couple of years since Ford rolled out the current Fusion, but if these spy shots are anything to go by, it's already planning what appears to be a substantial update for the mid-size sedan.
According to our paparazzi on the ground, the new Fusion is being prepared for launch late in 2016 or early 2017. Although heavily camouflaged to keep it from prying eyes such as ours, it appears that the updated Fusion will tone down the Aston Martin-style grille, ditch the small corner window with revised front side glass and tweak the vehicle's overall shape. But there's more to the new Fusion than a styling adjustment, and our spy photographers have caught a glimpse inside and taken us along.
Apparently the new Fusion is to get a completely overhauled interior with soft-touch surfaces and matte wood trim to make it seem more upscale. There's an all-new rotary gear selector (like you'd find on a Jaguar, for example) hinting at the implementation of a new nine-speed automatic transmission. The prototype appears to be packing the Microsoft SYNC system, suggesting that the new Blackberry QNX system isn't ready quite yet - though that doesn't necessarily mean it won't be ready by the time the new Fusion is.
The 2015 Mustang is one of the most hotly anticipated vehicles of the moment, and Ford continues to leak out interesting little details about its newest pony car. The latest info doesn't have anything to do with its quarter-mile time or handling, but if any of that goes drastically wrong, the innovative new glovebox-mounted airbag may prevent passengers from knee injuries.
All variants of the 2015 Mustang get the active knee airbag as standard, and it's the first vehicle in Ford's lineup to receive the system. The setup is actually quite simple and ingenious. The glovebox is made from a plastic outer panel that is attached to the inner door. Sandwiched between them is this new injection-molded plastic bladder that folds flat when in use. If the passenger-side airbag deploys, the system springs into action to act as a cushion for your knees. Compared to a traditional knee airbag that has to fully inflate, this arrangement is 65 percent lighter and can use a 75 percent smaller inflator. It's also basically invisible when you look at the glovebox door.
Ford spokesperson Ed Saenz declined to tell Autoblog whether the system will appear in other vehicles in the Blue Oval's lineup but said, "We're considering other applications." Provided it's effective, the approach seems too simple not to make its way to other products. Scroll down to watch a video showing how the glovebox-mounted knee airbag works.