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1930 Ford Model A Rat Rod Blown Big Block Chevy 8-71 Supercharger No Reserve on 2040-cars

US $16,900.00
Year:1930 Mileage:999999
Location:

Bronston, Kentucky, United States

Bronston, Kentucky, United States

Up for auction with no reserve is a 1930 Ford Model A Rat Rod. The body is in rough condition with no side windows or rear window. It was formerly a 4 door slant window sedan that someone shortened into a 2 door cab. The doors open and latch easily.  The body has a new firewall, front floor, 32 style dash, and grille shell from Brookville Roadster.  The grille is new from Vintiques.  The body needs a lot of TLC but has been driven as is. The interior includes 2 new Bomber seats. The frame is an original Model A frame that came with the cab.  It was also rough but has been reinforce by boxing and bracing.  The frame has a 10 inch kick up in the rear. The front suspension is a drilled I Beam with disc brakes and radius rods and the rear suspension is the drag race ladder bar kit, both are from Pete and Jakes with Posie's springs.  It has disc brakes on the front and rear with a new under dash brake pedal assembly and master cylinder. The rear end is an 8.8 from a 1998 Ford Explorer with 31 spline axles, a rebuilt limited slip, and new disc brakes.  The rear has been narrowed to 56 inches by shortening the driver's side to use a passenger side axle.  The electrical includes a new wiring harness and one wire alternator from Danny's Rod Shop, United Pacific Guide Style Headlights, 32 Ford tail lights, and 6 gauge set from VDO.  The steering is through a new Borgeson 525 Box and u joints with a new Ididt Old School column and Grant wheel. It has a new fuel tank from Tanks, Inc that holds 16 gallons with a Mr. Gasket electric fuel pump. 

The engine is a big block chevy with small oval cast iron heads. It is freshly built with a Scat crank with 4.25" stroke, Scat H beam rods, SRP pistons, UltraDyne solid lift cam and lifters, with 3/8 push rods, and roller rockers. It is fed by 2 new Edelbrock 600 cfm carbs through a new Dyer's 8-71 supercharger.  The engine is 489 cubic inches with a compression ratio of 8.5:1 and the supercharger is under driven to produce 5 psi.  The horsepower is unknown but it is powerful and runs well. The engined is cooled by an aluminum water pump through a Walker radiator that has a Cooling Components Inc electric fan. The transmission is a TH400 with a new B&M Breakaway stall converter and a 23" Lokar shifter. It has a new driveshaft with 1350 u joints. 

This car is light with a very powerful engine.  I have built many cars and this is the most dangerous but a lot of fun being very loud, very quick, and can break the tires loose with only minor throttle changes. The reason to sell is that I have a pro touring project waiting and want to use the proceeds to complete it.

This car is being offered thousands below cost and will be sold AS IS, WHERE IS, WITHOUT TITLE, BILL OF SALE ONLY. I will gladly cooperate with the buyer to pick the vehicle up themselves or with a competent shipping company. 

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