1930 Ford Model A-V8 Air Conditioning Overdrive LeBaron Mohair Fast Dependable

Price: - Item location: Kingman, Arizona, United States
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Model A
  • SubModel: Briggs Town Car
  • Type: Town Sedan
  • Trim: V8 Air OD
  • Year: 1930
  • Mileage: 67,000
  • VIN: 123456
  • Color: Maroon & Black
  • Engine size: Flathead V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: LeBaron Bonney Brown Mohair
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1930 Ford Model A V8 Air OD

Drive it home no matter where you live in the continental US.
1930 Model A-V8 Briggs Town Car.
Elegant stock appearance with great performance, and not bad MPGs. All steel body. Frame off not long ago: undercarriage still looks like it: It's beautiful, above or below.
Provenance: California, then to Arizona. Always dry and rust-free. Built by Roy Sheridan, hot rod buddy to the legendary Ed Farrell. A real joy to drive.
V8: 1942, 59A (24 bolt) Flathead, Hardened Seats, SS Valves, Adjustable Lifters. About 100+HP
Offy Intake; custom dual exhaust with a true V8 sound
Holley 490CFM 4 Barrel, vacuum actuated
1934 Ford 3 Speed (2.78:1 final)Frame boxed and structurally supported
Custom built 4-Core Radiator, Closed system with SS reservoir. On electric fan and stays 180-190 any season with or without AC
Borg Warner R10 Overdrive mid-shaft mounted with torque tube junctions (4th gear, cruises comfortably at 70mph)
Air Conditioning (Blows very, very cold) - A good thing to have unless you live on the Oregon coast
Alternator: 3-wire for low RPM charging to sustain AC use easily
Very Expensive and High End, LeBarron Bonney Interior in very good shape - Headliner, seats, panels: beautifulPrivacy curtainsBattery cut off switch
Briggs body (155D): Deluxe Fordor Town Sedan body: the best Henry had made.
1935 Ford 16 inch spoked wheels. (5th included but not mounted to rear carrier. Carrier removed and included in sale.)
12 Volt system
Turn Signals
Schneider Cam
Dual exhaust (newer) with GREAT sound: Not too loud, not too soft.
New Firestone tires 6.50 rear and 6.00 front.
Rear Fold-Down luggage rack
Alarm w/ 2 fobs, and use when you park the car someplace when you don't cut-off the battery.
Speedometer, Odometer, Temperature, Oil Pressure, (New Ford script) Ammeter, Fuel, all work perfectly
About 3000 miles on complete rebuild
Very reliable and comfortable for cruising
Ford F100 Steering
Juice Brakes, Unassisted: Front, 1939; Rear, 1948, Master cylinder, 1948
1932 Wishbone Ford Frontend,Panhard style frontsuspension- flat on road
Non-power steering, but tracks correct and very easy to steer
Nearly everything is New or darn near it on this car...
Drive it daily so she has a few nicks, but still a show-stopper. Starts immediately. Runs very smoothly.A pleasure to drive Summer or Winter. (Got a chip in the windshield that looks like a small caliber bullet above the Gas Rationing "A" tag from WWII. Not a hole, but adds something to the look that I liked.)
A personal note: This is not a Hotrod Ford with an SBC 350 crate and an automatic tranny: This is a real Ford car: Ford from front to back, the way they used to build a performance car.
(There are four functional sets of seatbelts under the cushions.)
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Flaws List (i.e. Things I would eventually fix, but I've lost my muse.)
1. 1-1/2 inch stress fraction in RF fender which has been repaired, but I told my self that if I ever painted it again I'd braze the line and finish it better prior to repaint. (The car is nowhere needing a repaint, so it makes it difficult emotionally to pop the fender and shoot it with "Black No Blue."
2. OD Cable on the R10 pushes and pulls easily enough but I was thinking of a lever actuated floor shift next to the tranny.
3. E-Brake cable (RH side) rides on the R10 case and should have a small piece of fabricated steel to serve as a chafe guard, although there's nothing wrong with the cable, but it would allow for psychically smoother operation knowing that every time you pull the E-Brake it isn't dragging across the R10 case, although I don't park on hills very often so 1st-R holds the car very well as long as the R10 cable isn't engaged in which case the car will roll.
4. Far right of windshield has a small pit above "A" sticker, as mentioned above.
5. Although the rear-mount spare holder is not on car, I do have it along with another 35 spoke wheel for it. Can of Fix-A-Flat works better...your preference. HAVE NOT USED FIX-A-FLAT ON THESE TIRES.
6. In a year or two or three a new cobra grain top or steel insert, if you should decide to repaint, or just keep it garaged and it will last for a decade. (Small, repaired, sealed hole.)
7. Very few small scratches: I've tried to stay abreast of them and do touch-up as needed.
8. This car does not have an operable windshield wiper. (You're not going to drive it in the rain, are you?!) Front visor is a rain visor and will keep the windshield fairly clear. That's what they were for - not as sunvisors.

TEN DAYS is maximum storage.Important Note: If you are the successful bidder, you will have ten days from the close of auction to take possession of the car. TEN DAYS.So, if you have an interest in the car, before you bid, preliminarily decide on your method of shipment. At least get an idea as to how you're going to get it from our house to yours and how much that will cost you, so that, ex post facto, you are not "Shocked and Amazed" and, thus, remorseful because you've suddenly discovered that the car will cost you $2,000 more (or more) owing to Shipping.