1931 Ford Model A Roadster Chopped Channelled 1928 1929 1930 1932 NO RESERVE
- Condition: Used
- Make: Ford
- Model: Model A
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Roadster
- Year: 1931
- Mileage: 6,703
- VIN: A4769834
- Color: Black
- Engine size: V-8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black and White Leather Diamond Tucked
- Safety options: Seatbelts
- Options: Tilt Wheel, Leather Seats, Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1931 Ford Model A
BRUCE A. ELDER
ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC AUTOMOBILES
114 SOUTH NEW STREET, TAUNTON, IRGINIA, .S.A. 24401
1931 Ford Roadster
500 C.I.D. / 235 Horsepower Cadillac V-8 Engine
The Ford Motor Company
Dearborn, ichigan, .S.A.
Mileage: 6,703 (Indicated)
Engine Casting Number: 852004 (1973 500 C.I.D.)
Engine Number: 63Q206101
Trim: Black & White leather diamond tucked
Pinstriping: Blue & Red scroll style on grille shell
Price when new: $475.00
Original 1932 Ford frame, icked at the rear and boxed. Front suspension consists of hairpin wishbones mounting a 4” dropped early Ford axle on a transverse, eversed eye spring with drum brakes. The rear suspension is a Nova 10 bolt rear axle with drum brakes mounted with a transverse spring and tubular ladder bars.
The custom alloy radiator has polished tanks and a polished aluminum coolant recovery tank.. The exhaust is a full chassis dual system with ceramic coated headers. The wheels are stee, everse style with baby moon caps and trim rings. Wide whitewall radial tires. 165 R15 Front / 285 75 R15 Rear.
Original Model “A” roadster body with traditional custom modifications. The chrome, olding windshield has been chopped two inches and the floor channeled 6 ½ inches. The rear wheel openings have been raised on the rear quarter panels and the lower cowl panels have been curved to fit the fenders. The original style folding top was chopped and is fitted with black canvas. The 1932 style fenders, unning boards and grille shell are fiberglass. The power operated deck lid, nd upper cowl with a 1932 style cowl vent are fiberglass replacements. The halogen King Bee style headlamps are mounted to a chrome dropped headlamp bar. The aluminum firewall has been recessed approximately three inches for engine clearance. The car has dual windshield stanchion mounted mirrors
The engine is a 1973 Cadillac 500 C.I.D. / 235 Horsepower V-8 with the following modifications: Edelbrock Performer aluminum intake manifold with an Edelbrock 4 bbl. Carburetor, M HEI ignition, olished aluminum “Cadillac” script valve covers, hrome alternator, nd Stellings & Hellings style air cleaner.
Cadillac Turbo 400 with a column mounted selector. Remote transmission cooler.
The interior is trimmed in genuine leather in the traditional manner of diamond tuft.. The five gauge set are black-faced Stewart Warner units in an Auburn style cluster. VDO tachometer and clock. A Grant cherry steering wheel is mounted to a chrome Ididit tilt steering column. Chrome electric wiper. Seat belts.
You are completely nuts. Just ask your spouse or that self righteous Prius driving neighbor of yours. You can't possibly create any reasonable explanation why you need this crazy tire smoking monster of a Model “A”.
Except that it is so damn cool.
This car is the answer to the question “What happens when you put the biggest engine you can find in the smallest, ightest car?”
. Make no mistake, his car is a wild Rhett Butler “Frankly my dear, don't give a damn!”statement. This is the kind of Hot Rod that would made Ken Block smile. Bring this little wildcat to church and there is going to be a lightning strike on the steeple. Proper ladies will know you are a bad man.
And they will be right!
THIS IS A NO RESERVE AUCTION
Please read this prior to bidding!
We are located in beautiful Staunton, irginia in a building originally built in 1911 as a Ford Dealership. We invite and encourage you to visit us for a personal inspection of the car, r to send your mechanic or appraiser prior to purchase.If you have any questions or would like to see further pictures, eel free to call or message us. This car is sold as is and without warranty of any kind. We cannot and will not consider any trades. This car is also available for purchase locally in our showroom. As such, e reserve the right to end the listing early and with no notice.
If you click the "Place a bid" button, lease remember you are committing to purchase this car. If you are the least bit hesitant, r are a person who has commitment issues, lease do not waste our time or your own.
If you are the winner, non-refundable deposit of $500.00 via Paypal is expected within 24 hours of purchase. The balance, y wire transfer within five business days.
You can bid with confidence as I am a Licensed Virginia Dealer.