As in past years, the factory offered a comprehensive selection of commercial bodies for the 1930-1931 Ford Model A truck. The truck does not run, and having been abandoned for so long, it clearly needs a complete restoration. Preservation and restoration of these vehicles remains popular. This lower gearing reduced the top speed of the truck when compared to the Model A Ford. I can take whatever pictures you would like for serious inquiries. This was done to prevent accidental engagement of reverse while the truck was in motion.
This truck is a older restoration. I was disappointed to find they scrapped it a few years ago. It even has the original crank handle! Twenty inch 6 slot disc wheels were produced by Budd for Ford. Plycar Fine Automobile Transportation, offers the safest, most reliable, insured, modern transport available. The truck was originally owned by a safe making company in Portland, and was reportedly used to transport safes between Portland and San Francisco.
Underneath the dash on the right side is the choke rod. It could do 60 mph, had a modern gearbox and electrical system, and stopped much better with mechanical on all four wheels instead of two. It is a project, but has alot going for it. Our large interantional customer base has allowed us to make shipping contacts around the world. They are fine for tooling around a large farm. With around 150 vehicles in stock we are sure to have the right fit for you. The engine featured an up-draft , six-volt , 2-blade , mechanical , mechanical , and four-row.
Additional gauges can be mounted below the cluster if desired. Not all are indexed or linked on this home page. Early trucks had a rear-end that limited the top speed of the truck. The choke can adjust the flow of fuel from the carburetor into the engine. Finally, on July 29, 1931, Ford laid off 75,000 workers and closed 25 of his 36 U.
No rust in fenders or running boards. The cab only model was sold to customers who wanted a custom body to be built by an after-market company. Frame is straight and only patina. The gauge cluster includes three basic gauges. It needs new tires if you are going to drive on the road. That will save you a grand or more. The throttle can be adjusted to ease the shifting of the transmission and the idling speed of the engine.
We are a one stop shop that buys, sells, trades, and consigns vehicles. The rear suspension differed from the Model A Ford. I believe it still has the original wood floors. It is just after chasing, finding and buying and sometimes selling old cars for over forty years now, I know that it is impossible to restore a hulk like this one for anywhere near what it will be worth when you are finished with the restoration. We also offer service, restoration, and detail. Strange that the spare is still there. There are not latches on the doors as you can see in the pics and video, otherwise with a truck like this, what you see is what you get! Corporations could have custom paint and other modifications made by Ford for fleets of vehicles.
All steel body original vanadium with 4 speed gearbox, oak tool boxes on sides and rear, stake bed. Easy to use, just insert the handle and crank like a trailer jack. Wish I had them money to get this one, and the physical health to get it back on the road. I stand corrected and I wish you the best on this project. The windshield wipers started as hand operated and later models were powered by vacuum diverted from the.
There might be a little something here or there but it's actually unbelievable how solid and complete the truck is. Is it just me, or has Barn Finds morphed into Rusty Junk Finds? Again, not to criticize, but rather intended as helpful suggestions only. Wheel nuts changed with each new style of wheel to meet the changes made in the designs of the wheel. Also included are many original era photographs and literature, era accessories, collectibles and speed equipment, as well as topics about various tools, techniques, and methods used in the service, repair, and restoration of antique Ford cars, trucks, and parts. The front fenders were removed, soda blasted and sent to a hot rod shop to repair the usual cracks on the middle outside edge that most model a fenders have. If you have questions please email or call 507-386-1726.
In a world where shipping a small package can cause numerous headaches, the thought of shipping an automobile across the country, or even the world, can seem intimidating. The most popular and practical versions of the were the fully enclosed Ford DeLuxe panel delivery and the closed-cab pickup. It sat in a field for many years, and apparently still worked, but most of the body was gone. He had to build many of his own parts from patterns or blueprints he was able to obtain from a museum. The right point holds the amp gauge, which shows the charge rate of the generator. The brake light is activated when the brake pedal is pushed. Adjusting the timing of the engine changes the time that a spark will occur in the combustion chamber and those changes affect the performance of the engine.
. The trick is not to chase what everyone else is chasing. I have no idea what the cost of restoration for this example will be, but it looks like a challenging project, and will have to be done for love of the vehicle and the enjoyment of the work, not for profit. The transmission is geared lower than the Model A Ford to provide more torque to move a loaded truck. I appreciate seeing the rusted hulk barnfind as much as the next guy. Since it has not been licensed since 1965, maybe the old beast was not driven for the past 50 years? The original wood bed and gates were just completely refinsished last week.