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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