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
Shelby American unveiled its all-new Shelby Raptor at the New York Auto Show last month, saying that it would build just 100 examples of its off-road bad boy, a pickup priced at $17,995 over the cost of the donor Ford F-150 SVT Raptor. But the Las Vegas outfit apparently underestimated just how popular the supercharged 575-horsepower 4x4 would actually be.
Strong early demand reportedly has Shelby singing a whole new tune, as the company is now saying it will build upwards of 500 units annually. While the increased production will likely make for at least 400 more happy owners, those who were on the original short list - possibly speculating on future values - might not be grinning as much. Needless to say, the company has assured everyone that each and every one of the modified Raptors will still be listed in the official Shelby registry.
Keep in mind that Ford isn't sitting idle on its trophy-truck-for-the-street, either. The company will reveal its own 2014 F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition this month.
Saleen may be making headlines these days for working on the Tesla Model S, but its history and bread-and-butter is all about the Ford Mustang. The rear-wheel-drive Dearborn pony cars singlehandedly put the company on the map in the '80s. Founder Steve Saleen was already a talented American racing driver when he started the venture, and like many auto industry businesses before him, Saleen went to the track to prove his vehicles' worth. Now, there's a chance to buy one of those early racers on eBay Motors.
Saleen Mustangs raced in the Sports Car Club of America Escort Endurance Championship - a series of multi-hour races meant to challenge man and machine. Ostensibly a showroom stock class, the cars had larger wheels, tuned suspensions and other upgrades that stretched the concept slightly. Saleen found major success though, taking the championship for its class in 1987 and winning the 24 Hours of Mosport consecutively from 1986 through 1988.
According to the seller, Saleen only built eight of these cars, and this one carries the #21R serial number. They all started life as new Mustangs from Ford dealers but were immediately stripped and prepped to go racing. Beyond obvious mods like a roll cage, they featured eight-inch wide wheels in front, an inch of additional track width, stiffer suspension bushings and much more.
Ford is doing well. It can't make enough examples of its new Fusion, it can barely make enough of the aging F-150, it's getting good brand rankings, people like its turnaround story, it's selling oodles of product and its quarterly profit numbers end in the word "billion." As other high-flying examples have demonstrated over the past few years, though, big numbers can come with problems that aren't exactly small.
Automotive News has published a good "nutshell" report of Ford's progress and problems. The Dearborn automaker's optimistic "general label rule" determination of gas mileage for the C-Max Hybrid has led to lawsuits, hybrid software updates, a downward revision of C-Max fuel economy and millions in rebates. AN notes the C-Max was the "worst-scoring model in this year's J.D. Power Initial Quality Study," but Ford will probably be happy that it managed not to be mentioned further in the study's results after last year's mediocre showing. Its MyTouch and SYNC systems, the bugbears sabotaging Ford's J.D. Power results, have also led to lawsuits, software updates, more software updates and a center console rethink. On top of that, the 1.6-liter EcoBoost in the 2013 Ford Escape that Ford called a "hero" was soon catching fire for three different reasons. And let's not even get into the troubled launch of the Lincoln MKZ.
The Automotive News piece notes that industry observers have been surprised at Ford's stumbles because everything has been looking so good. Nevertheless, there is still the issue of those billions in profits - the company is doing plenty of things, plural, right. Ford says it is tackling its problems, hiring engineers and instituting new quality control processes as part of its effort to find solutions. The test will be to see if in a year from now we begin the discussion of these issues with "Remember when Ford...", or "Problems continue at The Blue Oval."