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1961 Ford E-100 Unibody Pickup on 2040-cars

Year:1961 Mileage:95000 Color: Green /
 Green
Location:

Amboy, Indiana, United States

Amboy, Indiana, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Standard Cab Pickup
Engine:223
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Condition:

Used

Year
: 1961
Number of Cylinders: 6
Make: Ford
Model: F-100
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: 2WD
Mileage: 95,000
Exterior Color: Green
Interior Color: Green
Trim: custom

I have owned this truck several years and due to financial reasons just pulled it out of the barn last week and need to sell it.  In 2011 I cleaned the fuel tank and installed a disc brake conversion to the steer axle and had a machine shop make new kingpins and I installed them.  The truck ran and drove and I put it back in the barn where it sat until last week.  I got it out, put in fresh gas and a battery and it took off as usual.  The 223 straight six does not smoke but has blow by.  The three speed column shift and clutch work exactly as they should and are very smooth and quiet.  Everything is original except the kingpins and brakes but I have the original drum brakes that go with the truck.  It is a true survivor especially for the midwest.  It has been inside the last 40 years.  The guy before me started a body restoration which he never completed.  The interior and all glass is prisitine.  Original floor mats.  All lights are there but may not be working.  It is truly a complete, straight original truck ready for restoration.  Disc brakes are not plumbed in so truck is not roadworthy but the truck lot drives.  Remember, its a little stiff and crusty from storage all those years.  By VIN this truck was built in Chicago in April, 1961 and is within the first 500 unibodies ever made.  Unibody was a failure for Ford so they went back to the two-piece cab-bed models a few years later.  This is an extraodinary truck as it has never been in a crash or overloaded and entirely intact.  The tailgate even works great.  Call with questions.  765-437-39five8.  I have a clear indiana title and will help you or your shipper load.  Low reserve.  I need to sell.  Thanks for your interest. 

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