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1914 Model T Ford Speedster on 2040-cars

Year:1914 Mileage:99999 Color: black with red pin strip
Location:

Conroe, Texas, United States

Conroe, Texas, United States
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Engine:4 cylinder
For Sale By:Private Seller
Condition:
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VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 5676430
Year: 1914
Mileage: 99,999
Make: Ford
Exterior Color: black with red pin strip
Model: Model T
Trim: Speedster
Drive Type: rear wheel

For your consideration is a 1914 Model T Ford Speedster.  New items on the car include:  All new paint by a professional painter in a booth for all the sheet metal (all steel, no fiberglass), all new wiring, floor mat, light bulbs, spark plugs, ammeter, brass data plates, firewall and brass rim, exhaust manifold and gaskets, radiator hoses and clamps, fan belt, and new starter switch.  You will notice the headlights are marked with a V on the top.  The headlights were made by the Velie Automobile Company which was active in the same early years as Ford.  These headlights are original from about 1910/1911 and are not aftermarket items.  They have been restored and new halogen 12 volt bulbs installed.  For the most part, Speedsters were/are "put together cars", similar to later hot rods.  While this Speedster is titled as a 1914 model the engine is a 1922, cast in January of that year.  In the early years when these cars were first being made the builders of Speedsters would use whatever they could find to build the car they wanted. The car can still be crank started but there is a 12 volt battery under the seat and an alternator and electric starter.  I normally start the car on battery using the starter but it will run on magneto but not as well as on the battery.  You will note that three of the tires have matching tread while the right rear is a different tread.  I debated new tires but some folks would like all white tires and some prefer all black tires.  The present tires, while not new, are suitable for most Model T driving----just one has a different tread.  You may bid with that in mind.  I do have a clear Texas title.  Shipping is the responsibility of the buyer and the car is for sale locally so the auction could be ended early if a local sale takes place.  Preferred method of payment is wire transfer.  You are invited to make a personal inspection before bidding.  Thanks for looking. 

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