1974 Gran Torino Sport on 2040-cars
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Blue
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: Gran Torino Sport
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: Auto C-6
Options: factory 8-track, Cassette Player
Sub Model: Sport
Exterior Color: Blue
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. ...
1974 Gran Torino Sport
Rare factory Sport non-air car.
Spent most of its life in Carolina. Was completely restored 10 years ago by present owner and has never seen rain since.
Always garage kept!
This is a must see if you are wanting a Supreme Gran Torino Sport!
Car was originally a 351w, FMX Trans. At time of restoration, a rebuilt 1970 429 DOVE head 365 HP thunderjet, C-6 was installed with all factory mounts and brackets so it looks all original.
Driven less than 8000 miles since complete restoration.
All work was done by an ASE Master Ford Technician. No corners were cut; no cost was spared.
New front & rear bumpers.
All new suspension, Control Arm bushings (Front and Rear), shocks, springs, ball joints, tie rods, & rear air shocks.
New Anson Sprints & B.F. Goodrich tires.
Hooker headers, & "mild" comp cam.
NEW TCI C-6 transmission with street-fighter converter.
Car is in GREAT reliable condition! Body is straight as an arrow. Paint is brilliant and shiny.
This car has over $20,000 invested in the restoration.
Interior is original and in great shape.
This Gran Torino is a real attention getter!
Receipts available for all work performed.
You will NOT be disappointed!
If you have any questions call me at 513-309-6749.
Crack in dash pad. I have a replacement that comes with sale.
See photos to view crack where quarter was installed on passenger side.
No warrenty applies to this sale in any form. Buyer is responsible for any shipping costs. All money must clear PayPal or cashiers check before taking possession of the vehicle.
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