1929 Ford Model A Roadster Convertible, Steel Body, Custom Fenders, 351, 5-Spd!!
- Make: Ford
- Model: Model A
- SubModel: Model A Custom Roadster Convertible
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Model A Custom Roadster Convertible
- Engine size:351 Cleveland
- Number of cylinders:8
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Tan/Red
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1929 Ford Model A Model A Custom Roadster Convertible1929 Ford Model A Roadster Convertible Description
1929 Ford Model A Roadster ConvertibleSteel body Model A Roadster Hot Rod from Pismo Beach California Rear wide body fenders with custom Corvette C4 taillights and custom exhaust outlets Show winning gold exterior with burgundy manual folding top and burgundy accents New tan and beige interior with custom-embroidered Ford V8 logos Strong Cleveland 351 CID V-8 engine with Edelbrock air cleaner, carburetor and buttoned to a Tremec five-speed manual transmission Competition chassis with a stunning undercarriage Custom Quad exhaust Shaved door handles and pop-off door openers Documentation includes California license plates
Stock A-bones are becoming increasingly harder and harder to find as this latest one at MotoeXotica Classic Cars will attest, a 1929 Ford Model A Steel Body Roadster Convertible from the sunny state of California. If you want a cruiser with some style that verges near over-the-top, this bold roadster might be the one for you.
Lowered and wearing distinctive gold paint with a burgundy folding top and matching body accents, this car is definitely not an automotive wallflower. The paint and trim bits are in excellent condition, including the running boards. All of the glass panels are quality, no cracks or haze and the rear window is plastic. The car’s lights are in overall good shape, but the headlights show some patina but matches the style just right. The rear and side view mirrors all use a flame theme, in design and/or color In addition, the car has the optional cowl lights and door poppers. The burgundy cloth top is in great shape. The color adds a pleasing contrast to the gold body and the burgundy serves as the car’s body accent color, too. The rear has wide fenders with Corvette C4 taillights and custom quad exhaust outlets, the rear view looks sinister!
The car rolls on Cooper Cobra Radial G/Ts, sized 195/50R15 in front and 295/50R15 in back. Inside of those tires are chrome and vented aftermarket wheels. All of its body panels are straight and solid, the engine bay is tidy and the trunk is very tidy, complete with carpet and Ford’s V8 logo.The horn is inoperable. The car’s front bumper is in good order.
Under its hood is a strong running Cleveland 351 CID V-8 engine with Edelbrock air cleaner, carburetor and buttoned to a Tremec five-speed manual transmission. The car’s battery is new and car is pre-wired for trickle charger use.
Inside are new tan-and-beige bucket seats with sculpted back and bottom bolsters, the matching tan carpet is in very good order, as is the tan, covered instrument panel. In the center of that dash are Auto Meter aftermarket gauges, plus a clock and a modern stereo and a fuel gauge on the driver’s left side. The three-spoke, flat-bottom aftermarket steering wheel has a rim mostly finished in warm-looking burled wood to match the shift lever. Car features Weapon-R seat belt restraints. The door panels, mirror glass, center console and shifter are all in very good order.
Original sale prices for the Model A ranged from $385 for a roadster to $1,400 for the top-of-the-line Town Car. The engine was a water-cooled L-head inline four-cylinder with a displacement of 201 CID. This engine provided 40 horsepower and top speed was around 65 mph. The Model A had a 103.5-inch wheelbase with a final drive of 3.77:1. The transmission was a conventional three-speed sliding gear, unsynchronized manual with a single speed reverse. The Model A had four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Underneath the roadster has a competition chassis with a stunning undercarriage so please be sure to see the photos!
The Model A came in a wide variety of styles including a Coupe (Standard and Deluxe), the Business Coupe, Sport Coupe, Roadster Coupe (Standard and Deluxe), Convertible Cabriolet, Convertible Sedan, Phaeton (Standard and Deluxe), Tudor Sedan (Standard and Deluxe), Town Car, Fordor (two-window) (Standard and Deluxe), Fordor (three-window) (Standard and Deluxe), Victoria, Station Wagon, Taxicab, Truck, and Commercial. The very rare Special Coupe started production around March 1928 and ended mid-1929.
The Model A was the first Ford to use the standard set of driver controls with conventional clutch and brake pedals, throttle, and gearshift. Previous Fords used controls that had become uncommon to drivers of other makes. The Model A’s fuel tank was situated in the cowl, between the engine compartment’s firewall and the dash panel. It had a visual fuel gauge and the fuel flowed to the carburetor by gravity. A rear-view mirror was optional. In cooler climates, owners could purchase an aftermarket cast iron unit to place over the exhaust manifold to provide heat to the cab. A small door provided adjustment of the amount of hot air entering the cab. The Model A was the first car to have safety glass in the windshield.
Documentation includes California license plates and starting instructions.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 111 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, exempt mileage California title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
VIN:RPA05270Steel body Model A Roadster Hot Rod from Pismo Beach California Rear wide body fenders with custom Corvette C4 taillights and custom exhaust outlets Show winning gold exterior with burgundy manual folding top and burgundy accents New tan and beige interior with custom-embroidered Ford V8 logos Strong Cleveland 351 CID V-8 engine with Edelbrock air cleaner, carburetor and buttoned to a Tremec five-speed manual transmission Competition chassis with a stunning undercarriage Custom Quad exhaust Shaved door handles and pop-off door openers Documentation includes California license plates
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