1930-1932 Ford Custom Model A Pickup Roadster Street Rod Pro Built Steel Body on 2040-cars
/ Tan Tweed
Montross, Virginia, United States
Body Type:Pickup Roadster
Engine:Chevy 350 crate motor
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Tan Tweed
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Other Pickups
Trim: chrome, stainless steel, polished aluminum
Drive Type: 350 Turbo, 9 inch ford rear, coil overs
Sub Model: Street Rod
Exterior Color: Corvette Yellow
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"This is a turn key show truck in mint condition"
You are looking and a very nice Street Rod that was built as a street rod and finished in 2000 and titled in 2001. The truck was professionally built with no expense spared. This one of, if not the first, Brookville Roadster Pickup body made. Brookville Roadster is the best all steel maker of 1928-32 Ford bodies. They are made exactly like the originals, with the same thickness steel, and Henry Ford could not tell which is original and that which was made by Brookville. The parts are so exact they are interchangeable with originals. This particular truck was pictured on the front of their sales catalog and transported to many shows around the country to promote sales. The truck at that time was just a well built body and rolling chassis. The truck was sold and the custom build was started. The truck speaks for itself and was built using the finest products and accessories. The truck would cost over $100,000.00 to build today.
I have attached a picture of a current Brookville Roadster Pickup kit to show the basic kit price. Keep in mind the kit price doesn't include fenders, high end components, Motor, transmission,or drive train. As you can see it would be very easy to spend $100,000. I have attached a ton of pictures and a link to a video. The following is an incomplete list I am sure of the major features of the truck:
1930 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup No Rust Ever (titled as a 1930 Ford)
1932 Roadster Grill, Cowl, and Front Bumper
All steel body, the only fiberglass are the grill cowl and front fenders
Brookville Roadster Body (smooth cowl cover, smooth doors, 4" recessed firewall, flat floor, 32 style dash, steel floor)
Brookville Roadster Steel Chassis with front and rear cross members, center support
Front Parallel 4 link stainless steel with cross steer, dropped axles and disc brakes
Brookville Roadster Pickup bed (ford script tailgate with hidden pins, roll pan, stainless strips, wood bed finished on both sides, polished bolts)
Brookville Roadster complete top kit with curtains (stainless steel and oak frame)
350 Chevy crate motor completely rebuilt from a 1969-73 Camaro (code GM 3970014)
Turbo 350 Transmission totally rebuilt (No Shift Kit)
1850 Original Miles since build was completed.
Corvette Yellow Paint
Tan Tweed Interior including door panels and kick panels.
Carpeted over steel floor boards.
Tan Top with side curtains
Smooth Steel Painted Engine side covers. I always run without to show off motor.
Billett Specialties 15 inch polished aluminum wheels with Michlens
Ford 9 Inch Rear with Drum Brakes
Stainless steel brake lines
Centech Wiring Panel
Four Bar Rear with Coil Overs
Block Hugger Performance Headers
Edelbrock four barrel 1406 carb with electric choke
Weiand Polished Aluminum Intake
Chrome Oil pan
Billet polished aluminum Alt Bracket
Polished and Painted Ribbed Aluminum Nostalgia Valve Covers
Finned Aluminum Air Cleaner
Twin Saddle Tanks with switch
Electric Cooling Fan
Fully Smooth Painted Engine Side Covers
Rear roll pan with installed tail lights
Lighted rear tag area
Ididit Brushed Aluminum tilt wheel
Leather Wrapped Lecarra Polished Billet Steering Wheel
Mullin Billet Vega steering box
Gennie Shifter with piston shift knob
Polished Aluminum 5 gauge cluster with three indicator lights
VDO Gauges all work properly
Running lights and blinkers
Ford Script horn button and horn works properly
Ford Script tailgate with hidden latch pins
Perfect Bed with finished wood, stainless steel slats, and paint and wood finished on all areas top and bottom.
Flaws: There are a few minor scratches that have been touched up. The largest was where the engine side covers attach at bottom. The gas gauge bounces but is accurate for both tanks, top some minor color fade but is in excellent condition. Minor paint rub on very small area inside door jambs (normal for all model A's and not viewable with doors closed)
The list goes on and on and on and I can't remember it all. I am not going to give this car away.
I have also made a video of the truck copy and past the following in your browser http://youtu.be/MRmfJCcb-5A
Email if you want more pictures, the bottom very clean and detailed.
Any questions please call steve at 410-533-8044 the truck is located in Montross Virginia, one hour East from Fredricksburg Virginia come take a look and hear her run.
I am open to reasonable offers but I won't give it away.
I will assist with loading for your shipper. I live on a nice road and any size truck can get easily to my front door. I will assist with loading the vehicle for shipping. However I will not take the vehicle to a shipping terminal.
You are welcome to come view the vehicle or have someone come inspect it. I will not however let you or your inspector drive this vehicle. I will take you for a test ride but I have too much money invested to let a stranger drive my truck.
The vehicle has won best in show and its latest win was last week with a top 50 win in a very large 60th anniversary show (2nd place to 50th place received same trophy). I was told I was in the top 10.
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