For Sale By:Private Seller
Sub Model: T-bucket
Exterior Color: Yellow
Model: Model T
Interior Color: Brown
Drive Type: automatic
Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
1927 Ford Model T-bucket. Runs excellent and rides excellent. I bought this from a guy who owned it for the past 10 years and kept it in the garage. It was built in the 70's. Very well built and very expensive parts. Below is a list.
-fully chrome 9" ford Rear Axle
-Ansen Rims front and rear (yes, Ansen...not Crager or off brand)
-Excellent tire tread, near brand new tires
-fully chrome front axle
-drum brakes all around
-Armstrong ladder bar tensioners
-Original wooden w/ brass steering wheel
-Original chrome model T radiator shroud and bird on top
-Original Model T lanters on side of the car, converted over from oil lamps to electric, used for turn signs and parking lights
-Original Model T convertible top frame excellent shape
-289 Ford v-8 engine
-Edelbrock Aluminum 351 heads
-Edelbrock aluminum intake
-Edelbrock chrome carburetor
-AHC coated header to stainless steel pipes
-22 gallon stainless steel fuel tank
-leather interior and top
-Original Chrome Dietz Headlights from the 30's
-all gauges work
The car does not smoke or drip any oil. Its turn key ready to go. Its not show quality. The fenders are fiberglass and have some spider webbing around the bolts. The Car could use a good detailing and paint touch up on many of the parts to really make it look great.
I encourage you to come inspect the car in person. I'm at zip code 29410 in Charleston, SC. I have it for sale locally for $13,500
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Hemmings came across an interesting article from the Throwin' Wrenches blog about the intersection of ice cream, cars and civic duty in America's late 1950s. In particular, it focuses on the Mister Softee trucks, which criss-crossed neighborhoods of the eastern US serving ice cream. Looking past the ultra-durable vehicles used - heavy-duty Ford-based chassis, for what it's worth - the article delves into some deeper national-security territory.
See, Mister Softee truck owners were voluntary members of the Civil Defense, thanks to all the useful stuff (potable water, generators, freezers and fridges) that the machines carried with them for serving ice cream. Click over to Throwin' Wrenches for the full run down of how Mister Softee would have stepped in to help fight if the Cold War ever turned a little hotter.
Ford has announced that it will be lowering the fuel economy ratings on a number of its 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles after an error was discovered in the company's internal testing data. The EPA has been notified.
Worryingly for Ford, the vast majority of the vehicles affected are hybrids, including the C-Max, Fusion and MKZ in both hybrid and plug-in varieties (where applicable). Also covered as part of the rerating is the entire lineup of 2014 Fiesta engines, with the exception of the ST, including the turbocharged, three-cylinder EcoBoost.
The C-Max was originally rated at 47/47/47 mpg, but dropped to 43/45/40 last year and now to 40/42/37.
Well at least we now know why Ken Block "just ain't care" about smashing up his Ford Fiesta rally car recently. It's because he's getting a full brand makeover including a new team name, new paint scheme and even a new headquarters. Formerly known as Monster World Rally Team, Block and his Fiesta will now be competing under the Hoonigan Racing Division name, which is based out of a new 12,000 square foot facility located in Park City, UT.
As you can tell in the image above, Hoonigan Racing will replace the familiar black, white and green paint scheme with a more colorful design featuring plenty of blue, purple and red; the Monster Energy logo retains some of the car's green. The new paint scheme was inspired by Block's love of skateboard graphics from the '80s and early '90s as well as "Miami Vice-era" speedboats.
Block will continue to compete in multiple rally racing series such as Global RallyCross, World Rally Championship and X Games. The new headquarters features office space on one side and a shop for the cars on the other side. The building features plenty of stuff you'd expect from a company designed around Ken Block, including a massive gaming station for racing video games, recycled shipping containers used throughout the facility and a black bear.