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1927 Ford Model T Roadster Hot Rod Project on 2040-cars

Year:1927 Mileage:0

Wyoming, Michigan, United States

Wyoming, Michigan, United States

This is a 1927 Ford Model T Roadster project. It is a new fiberglass body, both doors and trunk open, it is larger in width, height and length for more passenger area. Aluminum windshield stantions. No hood or grille. Brand new crate Quad 4 engine purchased from GM, it has never been run, comes with computer and wiring harness, has cast exhaust manifold, also has flange to make a header. Has had all work done to convert to rear drive including a new Tilton hydraulic throw out bearing, and a used 4 speed S-10 transmission. The frame is built from rectangular tube, with a new drop front axle, spindles, spring, hair pins, friction shocks, etc. The rear end is a Chrysler product that has all new brake parts installed. Rear coil over shocks with panhard bar and four bar. Has new brake and clutch master cylinders. Steering gear is a Schroeder cowl steering that has been rebuilt by Schroeder. New Wilwood front disc brakes. New 1950 Pontiac tail lights. 2 Kirkey aluminum seats with covers, one cover will have to be altered to fit. New steel wheels and radial tires. Comes with new custom aluminum gas tank with GM pump installed, new aluminum radiator, new headlights,new gauges and senders. Factory GM service manuals. No warranty or guarantees. Local pick up or I will load on shipping company truck, but buyer must arrange shipping.

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Ford calling in 28k Edge crossovers over fuel line leak

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:01:00 EST

A problem with the fuel line on certain examples of the Ford Edge has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a recall. The issue revolves around the metal housing on the fuel line pulse damper, which was apparently improperly manufactured in the first place and is prone to crack in certain circumstances, leading to a fuel leak. And as we all know, a fuel leak is not a good thing.
The problem affects model year 2012 and 2013 Edge crossovers equipped with the 2.0-liter engine and manufactured between September 2, 2010 and April 25, 2013 - a total of 27,933 units. Although the Lincoln MKX is closely related to the Edge, since it isn't offered with the same engine (to which the problem is related), the recall does not include the premium-badged version. See the recall notice below for further details.

What next for Alan Mulally?

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:29:00 EST

Alan Mulally has emerged as a hero when it comes to American manufacturing. He came to Ford in 2006 after serving as head of Boeing's commercial aircraft division, streamlined operations, sold off the costly elements of its Premier Automotive Group and saved Ford from having to be bailed out by the federal government like its cross-town rivals Chrysler and General Motors did. But as we reported mere days ago, he's widely expected to step down from the chief executive's office at Ford shortly.
So what's next for one of the most successful executives in the business? Hard to say, but don't expect Mulally to disappear into retirement. Though he didn't ultimately take the top job at Microsoft, industry insiders expect to see him in another influential position - likely as a board director or even chairman of another company. (We say "another company" and not Ford because while Bill Ford may have stepped aside as CEO to bring Mulally on board in the first place, we don't see him giving up his chairmanship of the board also.)
Mulally has likely already lined up his next move, and could either announce what that move will be as soon as Ford confirms Mark Fields as his successor, or could wait awhile. Insiders speculate that he could leverage his transportation and aerospace experience into a position at General Electric or a major airline, his manufacturing expertise to benefit a company like Procter & Gamble or his management skills at a consultancy firm.

Ford and GM link bonus checks to quality scores

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:44:00 EST

The poor first quarter earnings of Ford and General Motors are having an effect all the way up the food chain. Both automakers struggled with recalls in the first three months of the year, and, according to The Detroit News, they have responded by increasing the percentage of bonuses tied to vehicle quality for salaried workers, including top executives.
GM announced that 25 percent of bonuses (up from 10 percent) for all salaried workers would be tied to its vehicle quality standards. The automaker revealed in its financial report that it spent $1.3 billion on recall-related repairs in the first quarter, and net income was down 86 percent.
Ford also increased the quality proportion of bonuses for about 26,000 salaried workers all the way up to CEO Alan Mulally from 10 percent to 20 percent. The company announced in its report that the amount paid out in warranty and recall claims was about $400 million higher than expected in the first quarter. Its net income fell 39 percent from the previous year. "The change reflects how critical quality is to our overall business," said spokesperson Todd Nissen speaking to Autoblog.