1951 Ford Custom

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Year
1951
Make
Ford
Model
Custom
Stock
BTC0369
Vin
B1DA100863
Odometer Reading
16,455
Engine Size
Flathead V8
Transmission Type
3-Speed Manual
Body Color
Blue
Interior Color
Gray
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Traverse City

First let me start by saying this is a running, driving, shifting and braking example…Ill get to that later. The Shoebox Ford built from 1949-1951 was a highly popular automobile amongst civilians and commercial duty with its highly durable Flat Head V8, not to mention high performance for the time. This particular car is believed to be a “Upper Penninsula” of MI car its entire life and is thought to be a retired police cruiser. It is a stripped down version with out turn signals. The body is as-is and is not great but salvageable if a body restoration was going to be performed. This Ford has received a full mechanical restoration including a rebuilt transmission, complete brake job, axle bearings and all seals, front end rebuild including king pin, upper and lower control arms and shocks, exhaust and fuel system. There is rust and the chrome is not good. However, this is a turn key Flat Head that starts perfectly, does not leak or smoke and goes down the road very nicely. There is a also a complete brand new wiring harness that accompanies the car as well. The original build date November 13th 1950 and it was the 27th made that day. It was delivered in paint code G or Sea Island Green. All of the work performed has been in the last year. The Ford code is DA70AGB13L27. The owner is part of the Early Ford V8 Club and did the work himself. He has about $3,000 in mechanical parts and his time.

This vehicle is located at our Traverse City facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1951
Make
Ford
Model
Custom
Hobby Segment
Classic
Odometer Reading
16,455
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Body Color
Blue
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Gray
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
Flathead V8
Transmission Type
3-Speed Manual

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