1930 Ford Model Aa Hand Crank Dump Flat Bed Runs Drives Parade Ready! on 2040-cars
Blue & Black
Capron, Illinois, United States
Body Type:Dump flat bed
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Black
Number of Cylinders: 4
Model: Model A
Trim: Hand crank dump flat bed
Drive Type: 4 speed manual
Exterior Color: Blue & Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"Runs and drives, smokes a little, minor imperfections in body."
For your consideration we are offering our 1930 Ford Model AA Truck with hand crank dump flat bed.
During its time with us we have added, replaced, repaired and painted many items, below is a list.
Replaced all(6) tires and tubes with original model tires from Cooker Tire Co.
Blasted, primed, and painted all 6 wheels.
Replaced all wheel bearings, front and rear.
Replaced repaired all brakes, including parking brake.
Rebuilt distributor with modern points.
Replaced water pump, added thermostat, re-cored radiator.
Installed rebuilt 'balanced' carburetor and air filter.
Painted engine compartment, engine and components.
Added battery disconnect switch, new rear lights, and rewiring.
Interior of cab is redone with new seat, door and kick panels, and floor mat.
Truck runs and drives well. Engine smokes a little. We do have a never installed rebuilt engine which is NOT included in this auction, but can be negotiated at auction end if wanted.
Truck has been in many parades and can run all day without going over the thermostats temp of 160.
Starts easily after months of storage, or day to day.
Body is not perfect, blue paint is a bit thin in some spots. Slight dent/scrape on right fender, other minor imperfections.
Hand crank dump bed works smoothly. Crank handle is not original. Bed has one other side section per side and two back sections, these are not pictured.
Overall a great truck, with a little room for your personal improvements.
This truck is also for sale locally, so this listing may be ended if truck sells locally.
This truck is sold "AS IS" with NO warranties or guarantees expressed or implied.
If you are seriously interested in the truck please feel free to call me with your questions, or to arrange to see in person, 815-482-1898, CDT 8am to 7pm.
Ford Model A for Sale
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:30:00 EST
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Scroll down to watch the scaled-down action ensue as well as the full-scale conclusion.
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And as much as some may not like it, Hameedi speaks the truth. It really isn't possible to compare times from one car to another, unless those cars were lapping the same track at the same time with the same driver. Not that any of this means there won't be continuous wars by fans and manufacturers alike... in other words, feel free to voice your opinions in the Comments below.