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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