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1926 Model T Sedan Rat Rod/ Hot Rod on 2040-cars

Year:1926 Mileage:950

Ainsworth, Nebraska, United States

Ainsworth, Nebraska, United States

For sale: 1926 Model T Sedan Rat Rod/Hot Rod

Body is a 1926 Model T Sedan that was chopped 4.5 inches, rear window left stock height to match side windows-not slivered like most, channeled 3 inches over frame, has marine grade vinyl over plywood top, 1996 Cadillac Tail lights molded in, 1937 Chevy Coupe headlight buckets, grill shell is a 1931 Ford Model A with small circle steel mesh, black epoxy primer that is a little faded and scuffed, and some hand done pin stripping. 

Frame is made of 2x3-3/16 tubing, front axle and wishbones are 1938 Ford with Speedway disc brake kit, steering is aftermarket Chevy Vega steering box, brake booster master cylinder is new 1966 Mustang under floor, rear end is 9 inch Ford with the large drum brakes limited slip-not for sure about gears, but guessing in the 270 range. heavy duty Speedway 4 link kit with bilstein coilovers, and pan hard bar. all fabrication and welding was done by a certified welder with more than 20+ years experience, built safe-not like a lot of other cobbled together cars that are out there

Engine & Transmission 
Engine is 383 Stroker Dinoed at 440 HP- less than 1000 miles on motor, is bowtie block, forged pistons, 5140 Rods, nodgular scat crank, Howards cam, aluminum procomp heads 2.02 160s with roller rockers, 7 quart oil pan, MSD distributor and Procomp iginition with adjustable rev limiter, 650 Elderbrock Carborator and dual plain intake. Transmission is turbo 350 with shift kit unknown miles on tranny, bought used, but works very well. 

Wiring & Interior
2000 Camero rear leather seat, 4.5 inch Dolphin gauges, homemade shifter with skull handle, rear deck is left over laminate flooring, fuel tank is a 10 gallon air tank, wiring is a Speedway 12 circuit wiring kit, radiator is new aluminum 3 core with built in trans cooler and large chrome electric fan, car has never got hot even with 100+ degree days.

Car could use new door latches, can get out of Speedway for about $75 each, but I just use a screwdriver to pop the original door latches. Brakes could use a vacuum canister or pump, worked well with stock motor but new motor doesn't create enough vacuum with big cam, but still stops fine, pedal just squishy and doesn't lift on it's own. The car is very fast and loud, but could be much faster with bigger carb and lower gears. Car handle's very well, have had over it over 100 mile per hour numerous times with no problems.

Car is located in Ainsworth NE and is sold as is. Shipping to be set up by buyer at buyer's expense, but will assist in loading, with ample notice. Otherwise pick up in person. Item must be paid for within 7 days of purchase, unless other arrangements have been made. Please ask any questions you may have before bidding. 

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The move to the more potent powerplant was born out of all the equipment officers need to carry on a day-to-day basis. These days, there's so much stuff that police need on a regular basis, that there's a genuine market for a faster Police Interceptor Utility, as it's known officially. The Explorer-based cruiser has already accounted for 68 percent of Ford's LEO sales in 2013, and that's with just the 3.7, and we'd only expect that number to increase once the twin-turbo, 3.5-liter V6 is available. Ford won't offer up any indication of what the take rate will be on the new engine, but we're guessing it'll be fairly high.
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