Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:Flat Head 4 cylinder
Vehicle Title:Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 4
Model: Model A
Trim: Pickup Truck
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: RWD
Exterior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Brown
Nice 1931 Ford Model A pick up truck. RUNS!!!!
You are bidding on a really nice Model A pick up truck. This truck runs great and is very solid mechanically, previous owner has rebuilt the entire drivetrain with all original parts. Recent work includes rebuilt carb, new spark plugs, water pump, hoses, belt and exhaust system, starter and generator have been rebuild (the cases have been left original and period correct) The Engine starts and runs very well, clutch feels good and mechanical brakes stop the truck well. There are an extra set of complete rear axles also.
Exterior is very solid, no rust on floor pans or fenders...the only rust I can find is on the bottom of the driver door as seen in the picture. The wood in the bed floor and stakes is new and very solid, all of the glass in good condition, no cracks or discolored edges. Headlamps are the chrome Ford lamps and buckets. Extra sheet metal includes the front fenders and the metal bed and fenders with a some rust. Tires are Firestone period correct whitewalls with good tread remaining, however uncertain of the age. Wheels are complete with all center caps (you can see the dust on the top half of the wheels from it sitting). Roof needs to be recovered.
The interior has a new seat cover and rubber floor pads. The gauges work and windows roll up and down, front windshield tilts in and out.
included in the auction are a few boxes of extra parts, badges, mirror, wiper motor, seals, hardware and all the recent reciept for parts purchased and a shop manual
Vehicle is being sold with a Bill of Sale and winning bidder is responsible for pick up. Please feel free to email with any additonal questions and I will do my best to answer them.
Ford Model A for Sale
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Back in July, a mid-year study from YouGov found Ford to have higher brand perception than any other company in the US. While Ford failed to top the year-end study, it still has plenty to brag about. The final BrandIndex report shows that online retail giant Amazon edged out Ford for the top ranking, while Subway, the History Channel and Lowe's rounded out the top five spots.
For Ford, it's still an improvement from sixth place in the 2012 study, and, more importantly, it dominated other automakers in terms of brand perception with a clear advantage over Toyota, Honda, Chevy and Volkswagen. To determine how well - or not so well - a brand is perceived, YouGov uses a Buzz score that asks respondents whether they've "heard anything about the brand in the last two weeks, through advertising, news or word of mouth" and whether it was positive or negative. While it isn't clear how many respondents were included, YouGov does point out that Ford had a strong presence in social media, advertising and newsworthy toward the end of the year.
For more details about the study and the top companies, check out the press release posted below.
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).
During the recent unveiling of the 2015 Ford Mustang, we saw the car in both V6 and GT form, but we'll have to wait a little bit longer to see the successor to the Shelby GT500. In the meantime, though, it looks like SVTPerformance.com has confirmed reports that this high-performance model will bring the Shelby GT350 name back to Ford.
According to the forum post, a user found the Shelby GT350 name on a Ford promo website listing its 2015 lineup. The Shelby GT350 name was first used on a Mustang back in 1965, and most recently it has been a model created for customers as a post-title purchase by Shelby American. As for that car, Shelby confirmed earlier in the year that its GT350 would be phased out at the end of this month.
The million-dollar question for Mustang and Shelby enthusiasts is when we'll see next factory Shelby GT350. Last we heard it was planned for a debut at the New York Auto Show. We've included our previous spy shots of this hi-po, sixth-gen Mustang, and we've also captured it on spy video showing off its exhaust note.