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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Word coming in from across the pond has it that Ford is working on developing the business case to create a new Fiesta RS. The development is encouraged by the extremely positive reception the existing Fiesta ST has garnered to date, and the emergence of the above-pictured Fiesta RS WRC rally car, but it'll take more than goodwill to make a more extreme version a reality.
According to Auto Express, a new roadgoing Fiesta RS would almost certainly be based closely on the ST version, albeit with some vital differences. Its 1.6-liter turbo four would be increased from 180 horsepower to somewhere around 230 hp, and that powertrain would be accompanied by lightweight alloys inside blistered wheel arches, a stripped-out interior and possibly lightweight bodywork.
The vehicle's approval would reportedly require a strong business case in Europe, and not just in the UK where Ford hot hatches traditionally enjoy a strong following. It's unclear whether the Fiesta RS would potentially make the transatlantic voyage to American showrooms, but between it and the larger Focus RS, hopefully the Blue Oval wouldn't leave its home market out of the action altogether.
If you're in the market for a hot hatch, there are some excellent choices at your disposal - especially if you live in Europe. But if you want a diesel, well, your choices become rather more limited. Volkswagen tends to that niche market with the Golf GTD (essentially an oil-burning version of the GTI available Stateside), but that's about the extent of it. The pleas of those looking for more diesel-burning hot hatch choices haven't fallen on deaf ears at Ford, with the Blue Oval not only rolling out a facelifted gas-powered Focus ST at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, but also a new diesel version as well.
The diesel Focus ST (which we hope and pray isn't marketed as the STD) packs a 2.0-liter turbodiesel four producing 182 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque to propel the oil-burning hot hatch to 62 in 8.1 seconds en route to a top speed of 135 miles per hour. With less power and only slightly more torque, that makes the diesel Focus ST considerably slower than the gasoline one, which packs 252 hp and 270 lb-ft, runs to 62 in 6.5 seconds and tops out at 154 mph, but (in a testament to how far particulate filters have come) the diesel model cuts carbon emissions by nearly a third compared to the petrol version and returns about 50-percent better fuel economy, which makes that much more of a difference in markets where diesel is already priced better than gasoline at the pump.
For buyers who wouldn't consider anything other than a diesel, it also represents 23-percent more power than the previous top-level diesel Focus. The VW Golf GTD, for reference, offers up 181 hp (just 1 horse less), 280 lb-ft (15 fewer torques) but is somehow estimated to reach 60 in a considerably fleeter 7.4 seconds.
Ford is among the kings of concealment when it comes to test cars. On one recent Mustang SVT mule, the automaker went to the extreme of putting baffles over the exhausts to hide how many there were. Sounds like a lot of work, right? In a new video, the Blue Oval has decided to take fans behind the scenes to show them what it takes to camouflage a prototype. In this case the subject was the recently unveiled 2014 Falcon XR8 for Australia.
Ford's prototype build coordinator Down Under has the very appropriate name of Neil Trickey, and it's his job to obfuscate the important bits of test cars to keep them out of spy shooters' camera lenses. Trickey calls his job a "dark art," and he shows off some of the tricks of his trade in the video. It turns out that the fabric we often see on mules is a type of lycra, but his team isn't above getting out a can of spray paint to conceal parts, too.
Scroll down to watch a video about a man who you probably wish could be a little worse at his job.