1946 Ford F1 1/2 Ton Pickup - Fully Restored on 2040-cars
Wayland, Michigan, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:Flathead I6 3.7L Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Model: Other Pickups
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: RWD
Exterior Color: Green
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Green
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Number of Cylinders: 6
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. ...
I'm listing this 1946 Ford F1 pickup for my father, whom is computer-illiterate...
What I know about the truck is...
it's a FULLY-RESTORED 1946 Ford F1 Pickup with the original flathead 6 cylinder engine, original 3 speed manual transmission (on the floor), and original rear end. Truck has ONLY 31,375 original miles and runs/drives great!!! Custom body work and paint job, color is Holly Green with Creme accents... Clean and Straight lines... NO BONDO!!! NO RUST!!! It's a beautiful looking truck...
Other features include:
Original Bench Seat (excellent condition);
Original Heater (working):
New Custom Fabricated Fuel Tank;
New Wood Floor in Bed;
Original 6-ply tires (excellent condition);
Answers to some general questions:
Engine, Transmission, and differential all operate as it should: no grinding, no slipping, no whining, no oil leaks;
Steering is original (not rebuilt) and is tight;
81 HP @ 3100 RPM;
Cruises comfortably 45-50 mph... Top speed around 62-64 mph;
More information or additional photos can be provided upon request...
Starting bid is less that what's invested in the truck...
Thanks for looking...
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