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For Sale: 1917 Steel Ford T Touring (built in 1953) w/ Buick Nailhead





Built in 1953 by a well-known California-based hot rod and Indy car builder.
Titled as a 1917 Ford.
Steel 1917 Touring body and windshield.
1953 Buick 322 nailhead V8.
3 Stromberg 97 carburetors mounted on an aluminum Weiand manifold.
Custom lake pipes with removable baffles.
Sale includes original white organ pipe 4-into-one exhausts (not installed on car - removed due to some perforation that could be TIG welded)
1953 Buick Dynaflow.
Heavy duty transmission cooler under the floorboards (original to the build).
Ford Torque Tube.
1932 Ford banjo rear axle with 4:10 gears.
NOS axles and spider gears.
1948 Ford hydraulic brakes at all four corners.
1932 Ford Heavy front axle.
Sectioned 1949 Ford dashboard.
Rear tube shocks.
Front Houdaille friction shocks.
New Coker big and little tires.
Ford spoke wheels.
12 volt negative ground.
12 volt Buick/GM generator.
Master electrical shut-off.
New heavy duty battery.
Custom 15 gallon fuel tank hidden behind rear seat.
Full custom Naugahyde interior with custom wooden framework.
Vintage box-type directional and four-way flashers.
Ignition safety kill switch.
Model T rear spring.
Custom tube frame with Model T rear stub.
'39 Chevy headlight bucket frenched into body for drag link.
'49 Ford steering box.
Body channeled 3" over frame.
Body and tubular steel body subframe (to add rigidity) solidly mounted to frame to create a rigid monocoque (was designed and built by race car builder) - rear doors welded shut and frenched into body.
'39 Chevy headlight bucket frenched into body for drag link.
California black plates with 1979 stickers.
2 psi electric fuel pump with separate keyed security switch - set up to run the carbs dry for winter storage.
Engine has good compression and oil pressure and no knocks. There is a puff of valve seal smoke off idle. A little blowby as well, but no noticeable oil consumption. Includes an extra pair of complete, virgin 322 Buick cylinder heads. Doesn't overheat.
Car is sorted and dialed in. Just go!


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Posted: 08/09/2016, ad expires in 38 days
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Member Since: 08/09/2016
Phone Number: (631) 721-8985

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