Beautiful Ground up Restoration ! RARE One of a kind !
Price: US $60,000.00 Item location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
- Make: Dodge
- Model: Royal 500 Indy Pace Car Convertible
- Type: 2 door
- Year: 1954
- Mileage: 74,000
- VIN: 38531631
- Color: yellow / black
- Engine size: 241 Red Ram Hemi
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Power options: no power assists
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic powerflite
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: yellow / black
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: Hemi
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1954 Dodge Royal 500 Indy Pace Car ConvertibleMulti award winning 1954 dodge royal 500 Indy Pace Car Convertible
You won't find another automobile this beautifully restored and it's rare to even see one here in the USA . It's a rare rare automobile just being a convertible . Dodge only produced a low total of 2000 convertibles for 1954 and 701 were the Indy pace cars . Not many exist today if any . Jerry Lewi, Dean Martin and Roy rogers were honored to show off the 54 dodge pace car at the 1954 indiannapolis 500 race . This 54 dodge convertible is my personal car and I restored it from the ground up with very little help. Took a few years, but everything was gone through and restored with precision right down to every nut and bolt. I've been asked to enter the dodge at a few concours eligance shows and was happy to participate with honors.You'll be proud to show this beauty off for sure as I did. But it's time for me to let her go so someone else to enjoy my accomplishment. I'm moving onto other interests in my life . Here are some details on the car :It's a True REAL pace car . The 241 hemi has been professionally rebuil, every moving part in the engine has been replace or refurbished. While apar, I installed 10:1 forged high compression piston, port and polished the head, one step up in the hydralic ca, rebuilt the stock 4 bl carb . I have 10k in the engine alone . This engine has close to 200 hp now. The powerflite 2 speed trans shifts smooth a silk , the rear end with 354 gear ratio is quite as a church mouse. All the brake components have been refurbished or new  , new gas tank sender which is accurate . all gauges work in the dash along with wipe, radio and heater and defrost motor, all lights/ directionals works beautifully even the reverse light works. It has the correct size www coker bias tires along with correct 1954 "Motor Rim "spoke wheels . Does not have power steering or brakes . newly plated Chrome bumpers and accessorie, Pot metal is perfect thru the car The Single exhaust is quit, The top is electric not manual and has a new Canvas convertible top with clear plastic back glass. The body paint is ppg deltron base coat and several coats of clea, and laser straight , paint finish is smooth and shines like mad !The cooling system runs cool as a cucumber . I had it out this past summer on a 92* day and it ran perfect. Goes down the freeway like a dream with unbelievable Hemi power to pass cars. It is a powerfite 2 speed tranmsmission .This is a Solid Rust free California destination car all its life. All floor and trunk pans are like new.My 54 dodge pace car will be sold on other web sites as well at this tim, December 2017 . It will be advertised worldwide too . has a clear title in my name . Call me at 414 464 5831 with your offers or any questions . Don't be afraid to make me an offer I can't refuse. It's being advertised at a lower market value price . Such a bargain ! And the value of this particular car goes up every year .Thanks for your time !