1937 Ford Hot Rod Pickup on 2040-cars
Red Oxide primer (PPG)
Laguna Hills, California, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:350 Chevy crate motor
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Black/White
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Other Pickups
Trim: Hot Rod / Rat Rod
Drive Type: RWD
Power Options: Air Conditioning
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.
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
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"
Rear wheel/Size Ford 4.5x15" steel. 5x5 1/2 . Powder coated black 15" steel. Painted red with 1"
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,
Make SBC crate motor
Displacement 350 cu. In.
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
Make GM TH350
Converter Summit 1800 stall
Shifter Lokar Nostalgia 16"
Style/Material Pick up -- original Henry steel. Rust and paint removal dipped. Modified
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
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
Headlights/Taillights 7" BLC682-J/Chevy
Other Vintage Air Gen II Mini under dash AC/Heat
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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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:00:00 EST
It would have been all too easy to miss the auto show debut of the 2015 Ford Mustang convertible. It was, after all, unveiled alongside its fixed-roof counterpart at the Detroit Auto Show this past January, lumping coupe and cabrio into one debut. But Ford is evidently still intent on making its new droptop stand out. The top of the Empire State Building ought to do the trick.
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:44:00 EST
Automotive history buffs may recall that, 50 years ago, Ford unveiled its first Mustang convertible atop what was then the tallest building in the world, that Art Deco icon of the New York skyline. Half a century later, Ford is recreating the feat and bringing the new topless Mustang to the same observation deck on the building's 86th floor.
Getting it up there, of course, will be no easy task. While they'd usually airlift the vehicle onto the roof or lift it by crane, the spire protruding from atop the building makes approaching the narrow observation deck too dangerous, and no mobile crane can telescope the thousand-plus feet it would take to get the pony car up there.
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:45:00 EST
Ford nabbed six of the 21 categories that received awards this year, the Focus, Fusion, Fusion Hybrid, Taurus, Escape and Edge getting trophies. Toyota and its Lexus and Scion sub-brands took another five, the Tacoma and Tundra owning the two categories given to pickup trucks. The other ten awards were split between Honda with three, Buick with two, and one each for Subaru, BMW, Hyundai, Chevrolet and Mazda.
Follow the link to see all the winners and read about why they were chosen.
Racing takes on many forms in the automotive world. There are sanctioned events that are as varied and diverse as NASCAR, Formula One, Global Rallycross and drag racing, and to be good enough to win competitively in one discipline, you need to have a specialized vehicle. Or do you?
Ford decided to find out what would happen when its Global Rallycross Fiesta ST, driven by Tanner Foust, lined up against its Mustang Cobra Jet drag racer, driven by Roy Hill. In one lane, Tanner has just 2.0 liters of displacement to work with, while Roy has more than double that, at 5.0 liters. Evening the playing field a bit, Tanner has a massive turbocharger and all-wheel drive; Roy has to filter all his supercharged power through the rear wheels only.
So, who wins? We suggest you see for yourself in the press release and video below. And we're holding out hope that Tanner's challenge at the end results in another video from Ford Racing...