1953 Ford Crestline Sunline Convertible

Price: - Item location: Wichita, Kansas, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Crestline
  • Year: 1953
  • Mileage: 35,000
  • VIN: B3GC137226
  • Power options: Air Conditioning
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1953 Ford Crestline

1953 FORD CRESTLINE CONVERTIBLE
This car has had a frame off restoration. I've owned the car for over 10 years. I have some health issues so the car is not complete. It runs and drives very well. The specifications and things I've done to the car are as follows:
CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION
  • Stock 1953 Ford Convertible frame.
  • New "A" arms and kingpins.
  • New shocks front and rear.
  • Front power assist disc brakes
  • New Volvo power steering.
  • New exhaust system.
  • New bushings in complete front end.
  • Good Year Classic 2 1/2" wide white walls, 215R15 tires.
ENGINE AND DRIVE TRAIN
  • 350 Chevrolet engine.
  • Chevy 700R Transmission.
  • New Four core Walker radiator & shroud a/c condenser and transmission cooler.
  • New fuse panel and wiring harness.
BODY MODIFICATIONS
  • Entire body & frame media blasted - all rust repaired or replaced.
  • Firewall filled and smoothed.
  • Hood nose.
  • Bumpers and bumper guards rechromed.
  • New tail lights and lense.
  • Battery box relocated to trunk.
  • New windshield and all new side glasses.
  • Factory skirts.
  • Interior paint is single stage.
  • Exterior paint is two stage- base coat/clear coat.
  • Coronado kit.
INTERIOR
  • Tilt column with shifter.
  • Original steering wheel with anniversary center cap.
  • New upholstery in complete car - seats, side panels, carpet, and trunk.
  • Top is black cloth - material looks like Mercedes wool top with bows painted to match interior of car.
  • Top frame needs a couple of bushings. Works up and down good but needs a little help to get started.
  • Top lift mechanism IS SCREW JACKS WITH NEW MOTOR.
  • extensive use of dyna-mat for interior insulation.
  • Seat belts front and rear.
  • Vintage air a/c, heat and defrost.
  • Two speed intermediate windshield wipers.
  • New electronic clock.
Everything on the car has been replaced or rebuilt except rear end. Rear end is original Ford-a-matic. Car is showable and drivable. Car being sold as is. Buyer is responsible for pick up. For more information call Jim at 316-641-1026