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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Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:31:00 EST
It's happened. General Motors' biggest vehicle market - at least in terms of new model sales - is China. According to TheDetroitBureau.com, GM and its various Chinese joint venture operations enjoyed a 10.6-percent sales increase in the first half of 2013, selling almost 1.6 million units in the market. That puts GM China about 200,000 units ahead of its US sales totals over the same period - this, despite indicators that the communist nation's economy is losing momentum.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:37:00 EST
TDB notes that like GM, rival Ford has also enjoyed a robust 2013 in China thus far, with its sales up a whopping 47 percent to 407,721 units sold - 75,254 of them in June alone. Between the two US automakers, passenger car sales for the first half of 2013 are up around 14 percent, well ahead of the rest of the industry's 10-percent growth estimates for the market. Some of the sales growth may come as a result of an overall anti-Japan sentiment in China, though the American brands have long outsold their Japanese counterparts in the country.
By The General's own predictions, China will only continue to grow in sales importance. The company has designs on selling over five million cars a year in the market before the end of the decade, a total that figures to dramatically widen the gap versus its US totals - even if America's auto market makes a full recovery to the the salad days of over 17-million units a year.
Building a car out of aluminum has a number of benefits - the lighter weight allows the vehicle to be more agile, more fuel efficient, make better use of its power and be more resistant to dings and dents. The downside to the advanced construction, though, is that repairs are both challenging and expensive. That's troubling for the new, aluminum-bodied Ford F-150, because it's kind of made a name for itself as a rugged, durable work vehicle.
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How will the legions of Ford buyers cope when it comes time to insure and repair their new trucks? Well, according to Ford, it's expecting a ten-percent jump in insurance costs for the aluminum-bodied F-150, although Ford's truck marketing manager, Doug Scott, was quick to point out that the F-150 is generally cheaper to insure than its competition from Ram and General Motors. "At the end of the day, that's sort of a wash," Scott told Automotive News at last week's Detroit Auto Show. "We've spent a lot of time and feel very comfortable that that's not going to be an inhibitor."
The other issue facing Ford is the distinct lack of body shops that have the training or equipment to repair aluminum-bodied vehicles. AN cites an estimate from the Automotive Service Association claiming that of the 30,000 independent body shops in the US, less than 10 percent are able to work on aluminum.
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The one thing that Auto Express really illustrates here is the modern marvel that is stability control. The driver hops curves, and these big vans lean in the corners like your friend walking home from a long night at the bar. However, because of the amazing stability systems, the vans mostly keep all of their wheels planted and never seem close to getting sloppy, despite their behemoth size.
Unfortunately, the two vans aren't exactly fairly paired. The Ford has a dual rear axle and a few other advantages over the Mercedes, but it's still hilarious to watch them go. Even better, the host breaks down everything happening behind the wheel like these commercial vehicles were two Porsches. Enjoy watching this very unorthodox battle between Ford and Mercedes.