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1937 Ford Hot Rod Pickup on 2040-cars

Year:1937 Mileage:14000 Color: Red Oxide primer (PPG) / Black/White
Location:

Laguna Hills, California, United States

Laguna Hills, California, United States
Transmission:TH350
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:350 Chevy crate motor
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1937
Interior Color: Black/White
Make: Ford
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Other Pickups
Trim: Hot Rod / Rat Rod
Drive Type: RWD
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Mileage: 14,000
Exterior Color: Red Oxide primer (PPG)
Condition: Used: A 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. ... 

Fully documented ground up build! The pictures only tell part of the story. The rest you will have to see in person to believe. I have included the build sheet below, but there is no way to fully describe this truck on paper. The only way you will understand the quality and uniqueness of this vehicle is to see and drive it for yourself. It is fast, fun and reliable and gets looks wherever it goes. 

Chassis
Frame/Manufacture 1937 Ford/media blasted, painted black, shortened 12", rear cross member 
relocated, Chassis Engineering TH350 cross brace
Wheelbase 107 inches
Length overall 156 inches
Height overall 60 inches
Chassis Plumbing Aluminum tube fuel and transmission hard lines, steel brake lines
Rear axle/Ratio 9" Ford, Moser Engineering axles/3.25:1
Rear suspension So Cal ladder bars, buggy springs, Chassis Engineering tube shocks. Axle and 
cross member relocated forward
Rear brakes '64 Ford truck backing plates and drums
Front suspension 4" dropped and drilled So Cal beam relocated 6" forward, Chassis Engineering 
'34 Ford over-axle springs. Chrome steering dampener. Chrome tube shocks. 
TCI hairpins and wings
Front brakes Wilson Welding '39 Lincoln backing plates with So Cal alloy cooling scoops, '40 
Ford drums
Master cylinder ECI power assist with under floor pedal assembly
Steering box Unisteer rack and pinion
Front wheel/Size Ford 4x15" steel. 5x5 1/2 . Powder coated black 14" steel. Painted red with 1" 
spacer
Rear wheel/Size Ford 4.5x15" steel. 5x5 1/2 . Powder coated black 15" steel. Painted red with 1"
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Front tire 560x15" Firestone bias ply 185/75x14" Grand Am Radial STE
Rear tire 710x15" Firestone bias ply 255/70x15" BF Goodrich Radial T/A
Gas tank '37 Ford, 14 gallon, boiled out and refurbished, Classic Instruments sender, 
remote filter

Engine
Make SBC crate motor
Displacement 350 cu. In.
Machining/Assembly GM
Radiator Custom built AFCO aluminum with internal transmission cooler
Fans Manual & electric
Alternator Powermaster 140 amp one wire
Valve covers Polished So Cal, Moon breathers
Manifold Polished alloy
Induction Lumpy cam, Holly 600 cfm, Carter electric fuel pump
Ignition Mallory magnetic breakerless distributor, Taylor wires, Petronic coil
Headers Sanderson cast iron QP 1000
Exhaust Dual Flowmaster 40, 2 1/2 " pipes

Transmission
Make GM TH350
Assembly Summit
Converter Summit 1800 stall
Shifter Lokar Nostalgia 16"


Body
Style/Material Pick up -- original Henry steel. Rust and paint removal dipped. Modified
Manufacturer Ford
Modifications 4" chopped top, 2" chop and repositioned rear window, rain gutters removed, 
cab 6" channel over frame, bed shortened 12" and channeled over frame. 
Firewall smoothed and battery box eliminated. Battery relocated under steel 
floor panel
Hood 90 louvers by Bob Monroe. Channeled over frame, splash guards modified
Grille '37 Ford modified
Bodywork Logan Davis @ Milestone Hot Rods, Castaic CA
Paint type/color PPG DP75/red oxide primer/Valspar acrylic enamel flatted black
Painter Milestone Hot Rods/owner
Graphics Red and white pinstripes on dashboard/Jack Butcher, Mesa AZ. Door 
logos/owners
Headlights/Taillights 7" BLC682-J/Chevy
Other Vintage Air Gen II Mini under dash AC/Heat

Interior
Dashboard Modified '37 Ford truck
Gauges 4 Moon white on black engine monitoring, AutoMeter Shelby Cobra replica 
Speedometer and tach
Steering wheel '40 Ford
Steering column Limeworks polished 1 1/2 " 
Seats '94 Ford van
Upholsterer G. Canavan
Material/Color Naugahyde/White pleats in black horseshoe
Carpet VW bus rubber mat 
*Milage listed is since build, not since new

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NHTSA upgrades Ford floor mat unintended acceleration probe

Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:27:00 EST

According to a Bloomberg report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an investigation into complaints of unintended acceleration lodged against Ford vehicles. The investigation began in June of 2010 when just three complaints had been received and it only concerned the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, but this was at a time when the phrase "unintended acceleration" made grown men go pale. With 49 additional complaints received since then, the investigation has been reclassified as an engineering analysis - the last phase before a recall - and it has been expanded to include the Lincoln MKZ, making for a total of "around 480,000" units affected between the three sedans from the 2008 to 2010 model years.
The ostensible cause is that floor mats are trapping the accelerator pedal, but according to a Ford statement at the time, the entrapment is due to owners placing the optional all-weather floor mats, or aftermarket floor mats, on top of the car's standard floor mats. NHTSA has backed up that assessment, pinning the blame on "unsecured or double stacked floor mats."
On the face of it, it would appear that NHTSA has upgraded the status not because of Ford's error, but owner error, and Ford has stated publicly that it is "disappointed" in NHTSA's move. On top of NHTSA still being skittish after that other unintended acceleration debacle, it could be seen to be taking its time investigating all of the variables: it's reported that Ford changed its accelerator pedal design in 2010, a "heel blocker" in the floorpan has been considered a potential culprit in how the floor mats could be trapping the pedal, some drivers have said the floor mats weren't anywhere near the pedal, and according to a report in the LA Times, in "a letter sent by Ford to NHTSA in August 2010, the automaker said it found three injuries and one fatality that 'may have resulted from the alleged defect.'"

Ford opens 88 new dealerships in China in a single day

Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:30:00 EST

"Ford opened 88 dealerships in China last year." "Ford opened 88 dealerships in China during the first half of 2014." "Ford opened 88 dealerships in China last month." None of those statements - even the last one - would seem unbelievable. Saying "Ford opened up 88 dealerships in China last Thursday," though, is a bit more dramatic.
Yes, on June 19 alone, Ford opened the doors on nearly 100 showrooms in the People's Republic, boosting the Blue Oval's total presence in the country to 750 dealerships. Of course, while an overabundance of dealers in the US proved troublesome for American manufacturers back in 2008 and 2009, there's no such concern in China. Considering the country's huge population and the breakneck pace of the local auto industry, you could be forgiven for being surprised Ford only has 750 outlets at this stage.
What's notable about this most recent push, besides the sheer volume of new stores, is their location. Over three-quarters of the new dealerships are in so-called Tier 4 cities, which are smaller towns that still contain millions of people. This fits with Ford's strategy in China of avoiding the bigger battlegrounds that are already dominated by competitors and focusing on setting up shop in newer markets that may have been overlooked, according to Automotive News.

Are you Ford's next Bullitt Mustang? [w/poll]

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:28:00 EST

Ford has a long history of offering special editions of its legendary Mustang. One of the most vaunted of those trim packages, though, has only been offered twice. The first time was in 2001, and then again in 2008. Yes, we're talking about the Bullitt.
Named for the infamous Dark Highland Green Mustang Fastback driven by Steve McQueen in the 1968 cop melodrama Bullitt, the car was famous for not just its pilot, but the high-speed chase it took part in during the movie. Now, we think we have images of the next Bullitt.
According to our spy photographers, the paint is a "dead-ringer" for the Dark Highland Green that has signified these special edition Mustangs. While we're inclined to agree, it's also worth pointing out that this shade looks very similar to one of the 2015's other new colors, Guard. We've yet to see one on the road (let alone in such dreary conditions), so it's tough to say for certain.