For Sale By:Private Seller
Engine:350 4 bolt main bow tie
Drive Type: automatic
Model: Model A
Trim: 5 window coupe
You are Bidding on a 1931 5 WINDOW COUPE ORIGINAL HENRY FORD STEEL BODY with a 350 CHEVY 4 bolt main BOW TIE. FRAME is a ROD FACTORY made PRO STREET. FRONT AXLE CHROME SUPER BELL 5in DROP AXLE. POLISHED ALUM WELL WOOD FRONT DISC BRAKES with ALUM HUBS.REAR END is a FORD 9in with 31 SPLINE AXLES.
POWER BRAKE BOOSTER-POLISHED STAINLESS BRAKE Lines- FRONT WHEELS 15x7 RIKEN RAPTOR Tires. REAR WHEELS 29x17 PRO STAR WELD 15x14 wide with M&H soft compound STREET TIRES .BROOKVILLE TRUNK LID Lower Panel- RUNNING BOARDS- VINTIQUE HEADLIGHTS 12volts with turn SIGNALS and TAIL LIGHTS. GLASS is DARK LIMO in color except windshield from BOBS CLASSIC GLASS.SUMMIT 8GAL FUEL CELL with TIP VALVE.WALKER- Z RADIATOR ULTIMATE FAN & SHROUD- STAINLESS STEEL STEERING COLUMN - STUART WARNER GAUGES. Every thing Listed Above is NEW.CAR HAS NEVER BEEN DRIVEN AND IS BEING SOLD AS A PROJECT CAR Has TITLE/ REGISTERED MOTOR RUNS. CAR Does NEED double D Steering-U Joints- Drive Shaft- Floor-Wheel Tubs. MOTOR Has EAGLE STEEL CRANK and RODS-FLAT TOP PISTONS-HIGH VOLUME MILLINGS OIL PUMP- BOW TIE ANGLE PLUG HEADS-202 VALVES 64CC-MSD DISTRIBUTOR AIR GAP EDELBROCK INTAKE- 750 Duel feed single pump HOLLEY CARB -BELT DRIVE SET UP -Double roll True TIMING CHAIN-PRO COMP ALUM ROLLER ROCKERS AND GUIDES PLATES- ARP SCREW IN STUDS- HOLLEY HIGH VOLUME FUEL PUMP -SANDERSONS FULL LENGTH CERAMIC HEADERS 1 7/8 TUBES- BILLET SPECIALTY BREATHERS -TRANSMISSION: is a BRAND NEW SUMMIT 350 SHORT TAIL SUMMIT 10in CONVERTER 2600 STALL SUMMIT FLY WHEEL ARP FLYWHEEL BOLTS & CONVERTER BOLTS B&M trans fluid 6AN RUSSELL FITTINGS EVERY WHERE
Just one year after launching the all-new 2013 Fusion, Ford is reportedly set to alter the sedan's powertrain lineup with the addition of a new 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder EcoBoost engine. A member of Blue Oval Forums apparently got their hands on the ordering guide for the 2014 model year Fusion, and this 1.5-liter mill is set to be introduced with late availability.
This lines up with other news about the Chinese-market Mondeo being offered with a new 1.5-liter EcoBoost - a derivative of the 1.0-liter triple that will come to North America under the hood of the Fiesta (note: the 1.0 is also offered in the current Euro-spec Mondeo). In the Chinese application, the larger three-pot engine produces 177 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque, which is very close to the current 1.6-liter inline-four's output numbers of 178 hp and 184 lb-ft.
What's interesting, however, is that the 1.6-liter engine will reportedly still be offered in the Fusion, but only with the six-speed manual transmission. The smaller 1.5-liter EcoBoost will only be mated to a six-speed SelectShift automatic, and will feature start/stop. This means that while the 1.5 is slightly down on power compared to the 1.6, it could easily improve fuel economy numbers, allowing the Fusion to regain the title of having the best mileage in the segment, likely besting the 38 miles per gallon of the Nissan Altima. Currently, the Fusion 1.6 is rated at 23 mpg city and 36 mpg highway.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:58:00 EST
We know that Ford is positioning the new, upscale Vignale brand in Europe to fill a niche market of customers who want a bit more luxury, a lot more service and the same reliability and dependability that a non-Vignale Ford offers. But so far, we've been in the dark regarding how the Blue Oval will sell Vignale vehicles, how many of them will be created, and what the new sub-brand has in store for the future.
Gaetano Thorel, Ford's European marketing head, recently was interviewed by Automotive News and shared details about Ford Vignale. Thorel says, "The Vignale trim line will be priced like an ST model but attract a completely different type of customer." Specifically, he says it will attract customers in the upper 15 percent of the price band who don't want a performance-oriented ST model. He adds that Vignale cars will be about 10 percent more expensive than Titanium-trim cars. About 500 of Ford's European dealers will sell Vignale Fords, Thorel says, "in areas that make sense." The automaker expects 10 percent of its European sales to be Vignale cars, which equates to about 5 percent of its global sales. When asked if there are any other Vignale models planned beyond the Mondeo, Thorel said, "There is nothing written in stone yet."
Perhaps it's fitting that the band Pantera is known for its heavy metal music, because the DeTomaso Pantera is the automotive equivalent of a metal album. It's short, aggressive and makes a mean sound. It doesn't mess around either, with a Ford 351-cubic-inch (5.75-liter) V8 sending mountains of torque to the rear wheels. This week, Jay Leno takes us on a detailed tour of his '71 to show why it rocks.
There's a regular format to Jay Leno's Garage. It starts with Jay and maybe a guest taking a look at the car and talking about its history, and then they take it out on the open road. However, this video is practically a Pantera buyer's guide. Jay is adamant from the start that the last thing anyone should own is a stock example. To remedy this, he and his guest, the editor of the Pantera Club magazine, take viewers to school about some of the ways to turn them into even better performance machines.
No matter what you do to it, though, the Pantera requires that the driver adapt to it, not the other way around. For example, Jay isn't a big guy by most standards, but he has to cram himself into the cockpit with his shoes off and shirt partially unbuttoned just to go for a drive. Still, once out on the road, it all makes sense with that rumbling V8 and those Italian supercar looks. Scroll down to watch and learn a lot more about this uncompromising '70s performance car.